Serpent in the Pines

A Satilla County Novel

by Oscar Patton


Book Details

The Battle After the War

A way of life is threatened as the conflict between North and South rages on long after Lee’s surrender at Appomattox. Combatants include a saw mill superintendent murdered in his home, a hot-headed but fair-minded sheriff who must bring the killer or killers to justice, the superintendent’s pretty blond widow who carries a gun and knows how to use it, a river raftsman who works both sides, and a cold blooded assassin. These and others speak in their own voices to tell this story.


About the Author

Oscar Patton

Oscar Patton, Ph.D., lives and writes on his south Georgia farm, where he is chief grounds keeper and head gardener. His Satilla County novels are informed by history and based on true stories.

Also by Oscar Patton

When the Bough Breaks
Riding the Fantastics
A Place To Call Home
The Sheriff
The Doctor
Rachel’s Search


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