Duty Bound

Duty Bound

Honor & conviction clash with loyalty & love in this epic Civil War novel that pits brother against brother.
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"This gripping, epic novel mesmerizes readers..." - InD'tale Magazine

READER ALERT: If you loved GONE WITH THE WIND, fall in love again with this epic Civil War Serial Trilogy: SHADES OF GRAY (The original title has more than 1,000 5-STAR REVIEWS).

“Rivals Gone With the Wind as my favorite novel of all time. I can think of no better way to describe it.” – Amazon reviewer

“Five stars does not do this book justice as it is well beyond that rating for me. It is so well written and the characters have such depth that it brought me to tears many times.” – Terri D

“It is a book that I think could have the impact of a Gone With the Wind.” –   Jonathan A. Noyalas, Former Assistant Professor of History and Director for Civil War Studies, Lord Fairfax Community College

Honor and conviction clash with loyalty and love in this poignant Civil War tale that pits brother against brother.

This is a classic tale of courage, honor, and enduring love during that American Civil War that has been praised by both men and women—from professors of history to avid romance readers.

Shades of Gray Civil War Serial Trilogy consists of three books: Duty Bound, Honor Bound, and Glory Bound, as well as an Epilogue that can be requested from the author. Books can be purchased separately or all in one volume.

This is a Serial Trilogy. Don't start reading if you don't want to get hooked and read the entire series.

Duty Bound: Takes readers across the rolling hills of Virginia in a page-turning tale of action and adventure as a Union spy spars with a renowned Confederate cavalry commander. Gallantry and chivalry are put to the test when Colonel Alexander Hunter discovers that Andrea Evans is not only the woman he promised his dying brother he would protect, but is the Union spy he has vowed to his men he would destroy.

What they said about Shades of Gray:

“The best Civil War fiction book since Cold Mountain.” – J. Bibb, SCV, Trimble Camp 1836

“If you want to read a book you will never forget and will think about for months after reading it, read Shades of Gray. The book took my breath away. Honestly, you will not sleep.” – A Bookworm's Dinner Blog

“A classic love story as much as it is a war story.” – Civil War Book Review

“Andrea and Alex will surely take the place in my heart of Rhett and Scarlett as the perfect Civil War fictional love story!” – A. Deyarmin, Reviewer

"I am reluctant to admit I enjoyed it (Shades of Gray) more than Gone With the Wind! This book takes you through so many emotions!" – Amazon Reviewer

"Not since reading Gone With the Wind have I enjoyed a book so much as Jessica James's Shades of Gray! I could not put Shades of Gray down, from start to finish!" - S. Winch

"This is what epic stores are made of. Do yourself a favor and pick up this book ... especially if you love The Civil War. I will not get rid of this one. It is a keeper that I will read time and time again." – T. Weatherby

"I'm a civil war historian with roots deep in the southern states and I couldn't put this book down. I'm not usually into books with a romantic element, but Shades of Gray really is that good!" – B. Webb

Shades of Gray, first published in 2008, was later published as Noble Cause, with a new happily-ever-after ending.

This novel is written for the General Market: Contains little or no; sexual dialogue or situations or strong language. May also contain some content of an inspirational/religious nature. Similar romance novels in this genre may be categorized as: christian romance, inspirational romance, christian fiction, and clean, wholesome romance.

Release date: June 1, 2021

Publisher: Patriot Press

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