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Book Reviews

"COMPELLING HERO . . . A TRUE BELIEVER IN HUMAN RIGHTS... THE ATTENTION TO HISTORICAL ELEMENTS IS APPARENT IN EACH CHAPTER AS THE AUTHOR RECREATES THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR DRAMATICALLY AND ACCURATELY."
—South Carolina Morning News

"A GOOD READ."
—Virginia Smyth County News & Messenger

"EXCELLENT . . . A GENUINE JOY TO READ."
—Georgia News-Reporter

"EXCITING... STAYS TRUE TO THE HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR."
— North Carolina Wilson Daily Times 

"A TALE OF ROMANCE, EXCITEMENT, INTRIGUE, SUSPENSE
AND ADVENTURE - DEFINITELY A PAGE-TURNER.
HIS CHARACTERS COME TO LIFE AND J
UMP OFF THE PAGE."
— North Carolina News Reporter

"COMPELLING … LIKE WATCHING A GOOD MOVIE,
YOU DON'T WANT TO GET UP EVEN FOR THE RESTROOM."

—The Tampa Tribune

"SOUL OF THE SOUTH IS A GRIPPING NOVEL… SUPERB STORY… WITHAM GIVES LIFE TO LINCOLN SUCH AS NEVER BEFORE SEEN IN ANY HISTORY BOOK… SPELLBINDING TALE. IF YOU READ ONLY ONE BOOK THIS YEAR,
LOOK FOR SOUL OF THE SOUTH."

—Arkansas SUN-TIMES

"THE SAME QUALITIES PRESENT IN WITHAM’S BOOK [AS] IN MARGARET MITCHELL’S MASTERPIECE ALTHOUGH HERS WAS FICTION AND WITHAM’S GOES A STEP FARTHER BY PAYING MUCH MORE ATTENTION TO THE HISTORICAL ASPECT OF THE WAR BETWEEN THE STATES . . . PART WAR STORY, PART HISTORICAL DRAMA AND PART LOVE STORY, WITHAM COVERS ALL BASES WITH HIS TALE"
—Tennessee Weakley County Press

"MASTERPIECE . . . A JOURNEY OF DANGEROUS ESPIONAGE, HIGH-STAKES DIPLOMACY, AND GRUESOME BATTLES . . . 'SOUL OF THE SOUTH' IS A MUST READ. IT WILL AWAKEN A PASSION AND FIRE IN YOUR SOUL AND ALLOW YOU AN INTIMATE GLIMPSE INSIDE THE DEPTHS OF THE CIVIL WAR."
North Carolina Island Gazette

"MORE ENGAGING THAN ANY TEXT BOOK"
— Boston about.com

"AUTHOR CAPTURES 'SOUL OF THE SOUTH' … MEMORABLE … A JOY TO READ."
The Lone Star ICONOCLAST

"EDGE-OF-YOUR-SEAT PLOT"
Alabama Northport Gazette

"LIVELY AND ENTERTAINING . . . FAST MOVING, ADVENTURE FILLED FUN"
—West Virginia Logan Banner

"GREAT … HARD TO PUT DOWN."
— Louisiana Magnolia Tymes

"A GREAT JOB"
—Missouri Examiner, The X Entertainment Magazine

"A REMARKABLE JOB"
—North Carolina Sanford Herald

"'SOUL OF THE SOUTH' IS A REMARKABLE BOOK"
— Alabama Gadsden Times

"EMBRACES THE SPIRIT OF MANY SOLDIERS FROM BOTH THE NORTH AND THE SOUTH . . . 'SOUL OF THE SOUTH' IS A CLUTCHING NOVEL THAT IS HARD TO PUT DOWN."
—West Virginia Williamson Daily News

"FASCINATING NOVEL"
— Miss-Lou Magazine

"LOVE AND ROMANCE"
— Texas Texoma Enterprise

"A LOVE STORY"
— North Carolina Richmond County Daily Journal

"THE BIG MORAL QUESTION OF LOVE OF COUNTRY VS. LOVE OF HOME"
— Pennsylvania Evening Sun

"THE NORTH AND SOUTH ARE PORTRAYED FAIRLY
AND WITH RESPECT"

— Kentucky Monthly

"FAIR AND BALANCED . . . A LOT OF BATTLEFIELD AND DIPLOMATIC ACTION"
— Missouri Joplin Independent

"ACCOUNT OF OUR CIVIL WAR UNLIKE ANY OTHER
… PROFOUND … BATTLES AT FREDERICKSBURG,
CHANCELLORS VILLE, GETTYSBURG, CHICKAMAUGA, CHATTANOOGA, THE SIEGE OF PETERSBURG,
ALL IN PAINFUL, BLOODY DETAIL"

— Florida St. Augustine Record

"ACCURATELY DESCRIBES CIVIL WAR EVENTS"
— Nashville about.com

"A GREAT SOLDIER, SPY, AND DIPLOMAT"
— Civil War Book Review

“Powerful and engaging! A must-read for everyone interested in America’s bloodiest conflict.”
—Glen Delbell

“A fabulous storyline. It has everything: action, romance, adventure, suspense.”
—Marianne Pozeg

“Awesome! I love how Soul of the South presents not just one facet of the American Civil War, but three: espionage, diplomacy, and the war’s crucial battles.”
—Domenic Ionni

Soul of the South presents characters, regardless of the side they fought on, with fairness, class, and dignity. A true masterpiece!”
—Paul Nalli

“I loved the way the characters unfolded. Truly believable!”
—Paul Riopelle

“A great read. It had me not wanting to put the book down.”
—Shane O’Bryne

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