Gods of Howl Mountain

Title : Gods of Howl Mountain
ISBN : 1250111773
Author : Taylor Brown
Format : Hardcover
Language : English
Published : 20 Jul 2018, 04:02 PM
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Book Descriptions : In Gods of Howl Mountain, award winning author Taylor Brown explores a world of folk healers, whiskey runners, and dark family secrets in the high country of 1950s North Carolina.Bootlegger Rory Docherty has returned home to the fabled mountain of his childhood a misty wilderness that holds its secrets close and keeps the outside world at gunpoint Slowed by a wooden leg In Gods of Howl Mountain, award winning author Taylor Brown explores a world of folk healers, whiskey runners, and dark family secrets in the high country of 1950s North Carolina.Bootlegger Rory Docherty has returned home to the fabled mountain of his childhood a misty wilderness that holds its secrets close and keeps the outside world at gunpoint Slowed by a wooden leg and haunted by memories of the Korean War, Rory runs bootleg whiskey for a powerful mountain clan in a retro fitted 40 Ford coupe Between deliveries to roadhouses, brothels, and private clients, he lives with his formidable grandmother, evades federal agents, and stokes the wrath of a rival runner.In the mill town at the foot of the mountains a hotbed of violence, moonshine, and the burgeoning sport of stock car racing Rory is bewitched by the mysterious daughter of a snake handling preacher His grandmother, Maybelline Granny May Docherty, opposes this match for her own reasons, believing that some things are best left buried A folk healer whose powers are rud to rival those of a wood witch, she concocts potions and cures for the people of the mountains while harboring an explosive secret about Rory s mother the truth behind her long confinement in a mental hospital, during which time she has not spoken one word When Rory s life is threatened, Granny must decide whether to reveal what she knowsor protect her only grandson from the past.With gritty and atmospheric prose, Taylor Brown brings to life a perilous mountain and the family who rules it