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“Widder’s Landing is a banquet of first-person
Kentucky history served up with plenty of first-rate adventure. Morehistory than fiction; a total immersion in real life Kentucky. Readers will hope this first novel won’t be Eddie Price’s last.” --Virginia G.Carter, Executive Director,Kentucky Humanities Council, Inc.Widder’s Landing tells the story of Craig Ridgeway, a young gunsmith who settles in western Kentucky start a new life. Through an accidental association with a notorious widow, (past proprietor of a liquor vault and prostitution den) he acquires land, falls in love,and embraces a new faith. But good fortune comes with a high price. The looming war with Great Britain overshadows Craig’s struggles against prejudice, outlaws, weather, and the biggest earthquake in American history. He must make choices that affect others in times of war—will he risk everything by fighting on some far-flung battlefield
and use his special talents as a gunsmith and marksman to help his nation? After twice refusing to fight on the northern frontier, he has one last chance to join his fellow Kentuckians in the defense of New Orleans.
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