Robert Hicks is the author of The New York Times Bestseller The Widow of the South and has played a major role in preserving the historic Carnton mansion, a focal point in the Battle of Franklin.
Robert Hicks recommends
"David Fuller vividly and movingly describes the life of Cassius, a slave on a Virginia tobacco plantation. Meticulously researched and beautifully written, Sweetsmoke resonates with unforgettable characters and is a gripping story of loss and survival."
The Rebellion of Miss Lucy Ann Lobdell (2013)
"A first class novel about a truly unforgettable woman."
The Sentinels of Andersonville (2014)
"A beautifully written retelling of an age-old story....Tracy Groot proves to be first-rate storyteller."
The Cage-Maker (2017)
"Nicole Seitz's The Cage-maker takes us on an always riveting journey through the lives of a family a century ago. Using their letters we begin to understand the complications of both their lives and their times. She has given us a wonderful story, the gift of a worthy tale for sure."
The Sweet Taste of Muscadines (2021)
"The Sweet Taste of Muscadines came to me as the perfect escape. A wonderful debut novel, with everything from a dysfunctional family to a rich cast of characters."
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