The New Cut(2007)
(The first book in the Blood of Father Time series)
A novel by Alan M Clark, Stephen C Merritt and Lorelei Shannon
THE BLOOD OF FATHER TIME, Book 1: The New Cut is the story of Joel Biggs, the intelligent, brutalized, bullying son of an alcoholic father. At twelve years old, Joel and two friends wander down a sunlit creek in rural Tennessee, and into the early eighteen-hundreds. There they run afoul of the infamous Wesley Pike and his band of vicious river pirates. To survive the adventure and make it back to the present Joel musters every bit of cunning, strength, and skill he's got. In the process, he is transformed from an angry bully into a compassionate leader.
Used availability for Alan M Clark's The New Cut
May 2007 : USA Hardback
June 2012 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition