Now readers can relive those humorous moments by a writer who learned early that the key to preserving one’s sanity in this troubled world hinges on being able to laugh at oneself – or setting down to eat a big chunk of cornbread.
Once again, Barksdale takes readers inside the everyday lives of ordinary soldiers before they meet what could be the greatest challenges of their young lives. As in “When Duty Called,” Barksdale wants his readers to know these young men intimately. He wants readers to worry with their families and feel the anguish of their looses and experience the full scope of their sacrifices to keep our land free
Revolutionaries & Rebels
Be swept into this epic story about a real family and heir struggle for liberty and a better life.
For 16-year old Micajah McElroy, life in Wake County, N.C., revolves around managing his inherited plantation and winning the hand of prretty Sarah Campbell. But then as Tories begin burning, stealing and hanging Patriots around him, his Scotch-Irish blood rises. He joins the bloody conflict to fight for liberty, leaving his pregnant wife at home to birth their first child.
The Fuhrer Document
Hardy Jackson is a small town lawyer in Barksdale’s first novel, “The Fuhrer Document, who fights with these questions and eventually fights for his own life when confronted by Neo-nazi operatives. Jackson’s problems begin when he stumbles upon an intriguing document among the effects of his dead father, a World War II veteran who was part of the invasion force that liberated Europe. What Jackson inadvertently uncovers is a Pandora’s Box. To open it is to reopen one of the darkest eras in human history.
When Duty Called
When duty called, men from Limestone County, Alabama responded. The Japanese had bombed Pearl Harbor, that’s all they needed to know. Most of them farm boys and some of them sons of merchants, kissed pretty wives and sweethearts goodbye and boarded ships, turned green with the rolling seas and sailed for places with exotic-sounding names. Not a single one knew if he’d make the return trip….