Faded Coat of Blue

Book Description

Sometimes unwittingly funny, Jones's narrative voice is a feast of fine language and well-rendered dialectical precision. --Publishers Weekly

  • A New York Times bestseller
  • Won the Herodotus Award for historical fiction, sponsored by the Historical Mystery Appreciation Society
  • Abel Jones, a Welsh immigrant and Union army enlistee, investigates the death of Anthony Fowler, a young volunteer captain whose murder is blamed on the Confederates
  • Jones pursues the blood of the battlefield through the intrigues of Washington, D.C., where evil and good intertwine
  • About Peters, Ralph

    Fox News Strategic Analyst Ralph Peters is the author of 27 books, including bestselling and prize-winning novels. He has experience in over 70 countries and, as a journalist, has covered multiple conflicts. His work has appeared in a wide range of publications and he serves on the advisory board of Armchair General magazine. He lives in Virginia. Owen Parry is the pen name of Ralph Peters, author of such popular novels as the recent Cain at Gettysburg and the New York Times bestseller The War After Armageddon. A career soldier, journalist, acclaimed strategist and media commentator, Peters/Parry has been a lifelong student of the Civil War, and his Abel Jones mysteries have achieved cult status among Civil War buffs and mystery fans alike.