“I really had doubts about this book”

Review of Brambleman February 27, 2014 by Paul Westerman (on Brambleman‘s Amazon Page) “I really had doubts about this book …” Unexpected is the best word I can use to describe this book. All of the time I was reading it I expected something to appear that would make me dislike it, but it just kept getting better. Seldom do I rank a book with 5* because most books could have been better in some aspect such as plot, characterization, etc. This book is as good as it gets for what it is. I don’t think it is a book that everyone will enjoy as much as I did, but I recommend that any avid reader at least try it. * * * That’s…

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Why did I write Brambleman?

I was just asked: “What made you write Brambleman?” Here’s my answer: I edited a monumental history of Georgia, and there was only a paragraph devoted to the nightriding and ethnic cleansing in Forsyth County, Georgia in 1912 – site of the largest Civil Rights march in American History 75 years later led by Hosea Williams. This is also the county made famous by Oprah and a landmark Supreme Court case. I wanted to tell a story that bridged the generations over the past centure… unto the third and fourth generation, as the Bible so ominously puts it. Brambleman is available at Amazon.com and just about everywhere else.