Shades of Gray (Paperback)

A Novel of the Civil War in Virginia

By Jessica James

Patriot Press, 9780979600005, 480pp.

Publication Date: January 19, 2008

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Description

The award-winning historical fiction novel Shades of Gray chronicles the clash of a Confederate cavalry officer with a Union spy as they defend their beliefs, their country, and their honor. This epic love story illuminates the fine line between friends and enemies at a time when traditions and principles were worth defending at all costs. In its review, the Book Connection says ..". explores the War Between the States in a way that will touch you like no other work of fiction. If you only buy one book in 2009, make it this one." The Book Review Journal noted, "You cannot leave this book unchanged in your understanding of the souls of the Civil War." Awards include: Top Five for Best Southern Theme in 2009 HOLT Medallion Contest; 2008 Indie Award for Best Regional Fiction 2008; Indie Award finalist for Best Historical Fiction; 2008 IPPY Award for Best Regional Fiction; 2008 ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year award finalist in Romance category. Named Favorite Book of 2008 across all genres by two book review sites. "It is a book that I think could have the impact of a Gone With the Wind." - Jonathan A. Noyalas, Assistant Professor of History and Director for Civil War Studies, Lord Fairfax Community College.