Honor Among Outcasts – DarkHorse Trilogy, Book 2
Trapped in a terrifying cycle of murder and revenge, a Southern abolitionist, Durksen Hurst, his fiancée Antoinette DuVallier, and their friends — a group of undocumented slaves — become embroiled in Missouri's brutal guerrilla war. Suspected of spying for the Confederacy, Durk and Antoinette soon find themselves entangled in a struggle for their very survival.
Honor Among Outcasts takes readers on a pulse-pounding journey of desperate men and women caught up in the merciless forces of hatred and fear that tear worlds apart, and the healing power of friendship to bring them together. Available now in print and Kindle editions.
About Ed Protzel (St. Louis, Missouri Author)
Ed Protzel has authored four novels, published by TouchPoint Press: * The Civil War-era DarkHorse Trilogy, centering on the unorthodox relationship between abolitionist Durk Hurst and a group of black men he befriends: THE LIES THAT BIND, 1859-61 Mississippi; HONOR AMONG OUTCASTS, 1863 Missouri; and coming in late-2020, SOMETHING IN MADNESS, 1865 Mississippi. * THE ANTIQUITIES DEALER, a futuristic suspense thriller in which a risk-averse gallery owner is seduced by his enigmatic former lover into a quixotic quest to clone Jesus Christ.
Before turning to novels, Ed was a screenwriter, completing five screenplays for feature film and developing scripts/projects for 20th Century Fox. Ed has an M.A. in English Literature/Creative Writing from the University of Missouri-St. Louis. He lives in St. Louis, Missouri.