Glory River: A Bushrod Underhill Novel
In the tradition of Louis L'Amour's Sackett series, the Underhill novels chronicle the dramatic saga of one man's life--a life that follows the days of the early American frontier, of the men and women who came together as friends, family, and enemies, and of the pioneers who pushed westward into the raging violence of the Indian wars.
His name was Bushrod Underhill, a son of the Cumberland mountains, inheritor of a pioneer spirit and a restless soul. Raised by a French-born Indian trader among the Cherokees and Creeks, Bushrod left the dark mountains of the American Southesast for the promise of an open frontier. But in the era of the Natchez Trace and Louisiana Purchase, a storm of violence was waiting for Bushrod across the mighty Mississippi. Now, what separated Bushrod from those around him was a strange gift given by an old slave, a young man's daring to take on any fight, and the skill to walk away alive...