Robert Olmstead’s Coal Black Horse

BY THERESA SMITH Just finished Robert Olmstead’s new novel, and I’d recommend it to anyone who enjoys gritty war novels. It’s the story of 14-year-old Robey Childs during the Civil War. After Stonewall Jackson is killed in May, 1863, Robey’s mother has a vision and sends Robey to bring his father home from the war … Continue reading Robert Olmstead’s Coal Black Horse