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Good Time Coming

(2016)
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A girl grows up too quickly in Civil War Louisiana: “Powerful…This is top-notch historical fiction.”—Publishers Weekly

I killed a man the summer I turned thirteen…

Thus begins USA Today-bestselling author C. S. Harris’s haunting, lyrically beautiful tale of coming of age in Civil War-torn Louisiana. Eleven-year-old Amrie St. Pierre is catching tadpoles with her friend Finn O’Reilly when the Federal fleet first steams up the Mississippi River in the spring of 1862. With the surrender of New Orleans, Amrie’s sleepy little village of St. Francisville—strategically located between the last river outposts of Vicksburg and Port Hudson—is now frighteningly vulnerable. As the roar of cannons inches ever closer and food, shoes, and life-giving medicines become increasingly scarce, Amrie is forced to grow up fast. But it is her own fateful encounter with a tall, golden-haired Union captain named Gabriel that threatens to destroy everything and everyone she holds most dear.

Told with rare compassion and insight, this is a story of loss and survival; of the bonds that form among women and children left alone to face the hardships, depravations, and dangers of war; and of one unforgettable girl’s slow and painful recognition of the good and evil that exists within us all.
 
“This story of love, loss, and growing up under some of the most difficult circumstances imaginable is beautifully written, superbly researched, emotionally engaging and gripping from first page to last. A must for old-school fans of historical fiction.”—Booklist (starred review

Genre: Historical

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Hardback Editions

May 2017 : UK Hardback
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Title: Good Time Coming: A sweeping saga set during the American Civil War (Large Print)
Author(s): C S Harris
ISBN: 0-7278-9553-2 / 978-0-7278-9553-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Severn House Large Print
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August 2016 : UK Hardback
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Title: Good Time Coming: A sweeping saga set during the American Civil War
Author(s): C S Harris
ISBN: 0-7278-8649-5 / 978-0-7278-8649-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Severn House Publishers
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Paperback Editions

November 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: Good Time Coming: A Sweeping Saga Set During the American Civil War
Author(s): C S Harris
ISBN: 1-84751-751-X / 978-1-84751-751-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Severn House Publishers Ltd
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Audio Editions

January 2019 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Good Time Coming: A Novel of the American Civil War
Author(s): C S Harris
ISBN: 1-66447-433-1 / 978-1-66447-433-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books, Inc. and Blackstone Publishing
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October 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Good Time Coming
Author(s): C S Harris
Publisher: Recorded Books
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October 2018 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Good Time Coming
Author(s): C S Harris
Publisher: Recorded Books
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Kindle Editions

December 2016 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Good Time Coming: A Novel of the American Civil War
Author(s): C S Harris
Publisher: Severn House
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU