The new print edition of Francis Hamit’s Civil War novel The Shenandoah Spy boasts a handome cover.
The Shenandoah Spy is based on the true story of Belle Boyd, a young woman who became one of the most famous personalities of the U.S. Civil War. A scout and spy for Turner Ashby’s 7th Virginia Cavalry, she was instrumental in the success of Stonewall Jackson’s famous Valley Campaign of 1862. At the Battle of Front Royal on
The illustration of Belle Boyd was done by David Martin, a well known artist and illustrator that Hamit met last year in New Mexico at Bubonicon. The jacket’s final design is by George Mattingly.
You can get a personally signed copy from Hamit by purchasing it through his website, http://www.brasscannonbooks.net/sspy.htm. The cost currently is $18.95 plus sales tax (
Update: 6/28/2008: Deleted ‘print-on-demand.’