The Red Cotton Fields


The Red Cotton Fields is a story written in the tradition of great historical epics. The story begins on a Georgia plantation in the year 1850, ending on the gold fields of Australia in the year 1884. This is a story surrounding three southern families (the plantation owners, the plantation overseer's family and a Negro slave family) leading up to and including the Civil War. Readers will experience the demise of a southern plantation and follow two of the plantation's previous occupants (Bart Royal, the white overseer's son, and Reiner Washington, an escaped slave as they rise to become two of the richest men in the world. Also, The Red Cotton Fields is a classic love story between the plantation owner's daughter, Holly Ballaster, and the overseer's son, Bart Royal. The Red Cotton Fields is destined to become a classic. Read it and you will understand why. Book 2 'Fields of Gold and Sorrow' was published in the spring of 2015. Book 3 “Angry Sky” was published late summer 2020

About the Author

Author Name : Michael Strickland

     Michael Strickland was born in Mayport Florida. Michael lives in Jacksonville and has written several novels, the first of which is The Crippled Pelican, followed by a second novel, "The Red Cotton Fields", an epic Civil War novel some 700+ pages long followed by the second book in the planned four book series, "FIELDS OF GOLD AND SORROW" and the just released book in the series, "ANGRY SKY". Also just released is the "THE RED COTTON FIELDS" series combined into one three book box set.


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