On the eve of a Civil War re-enactment, the Appalachian Mountain town of Titusville prepares to host a staged battle. But a ghostly troop, trapped in a cave by a long-ago avalanche, is rising from its long slumber and preparing for battle, and only one boy stands between the town and the cold... show more
On the eve of a Civil War re-enactment, the Appalachian Mountain town of Titusville prepares to host a staged battle. But a ghostly troop, trapped in a cave by a long-ago avalanche, is rising from its long slumber and preparing for battle, and only one boy stands between the town and the cold mouth of hell.
Publish date: March 28th 2010
Publisher: Smashwords, Inc.
Pages no: 160
Edition language: English
Series: Sheriff Frank Littlefield (#2)
ABR's full Drummer Boy audiobook review can be found at Audiobook Reviewer.Dummer Boy is the second in a series following The Red Church. The setting is in Titusville – somewhere on the Appalachian Mountain Ridge. This area is deeply committed to its historic past of battles during the Civil War. ...
3.5 stars!I read this novel with my horror group at Shelfari. We previously read The Red Church together and enjoyed it, so we decided to read this story as well.Sheriff Littlefield is the main character in this book, but I think the other characters stole the show from him. These characters include...
On the surface, Drummer Boy is simply an excellent regional ghost story, atmospheric, well told and with that trademark Nicholson humor. What it turns out to be is something so much more. About the deserters and the deserted, the lost souls on both sides of the veil, just going through the motions u...
I know this has been my favorite SN book so far. I could really connect with the characters much more than in any of his other works I have read. The story flowed exceptionally well also.
If you like your horror steeped in southern twang, you'll probably find something to like with this one. Nicholson presents a good coming of age story about some boys, right in the middle of a Civil War reenactment--and a ghostly resurrection of dead soldiers from a cave next to the small North Caro...