A Tale of Eternal True Love, of War, and Deadly Conflict against an Unholy Terror! Book I

by LT. Colonel Jefferson Azgard Davis



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 11/19/2019

Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 398
ISBN : 9781480877894
Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 8.25x11
Page Count : 398
ISBN : 9781480877887

About the Book

It is 1897 in northern India. On the eve of an epic battle between the British Army and Indian tribesmen, Lieutenant James Cavendish leads his scouts outside the outpost while wondering if he will see the dawn. Thankfully as the British win the day, fate dictates his survival. During this conflict at the outpost, Cavendish meets Jenny Farnsworth, his future wife. But before their union can come to fruition, the aftermath of the battle signals the beginning of a mysterious adventure in terror and chaos for Cavendish and his men that sets in an uncharted jungle valley in the Himalayan mountains to battle against an ancient evil enemy and his legions of walking dead. Cavendish befriends an ancient benevolent race and falls in love with a beautiful shape-changer. He returns home; eventually injured and is forced to retire. He and his wife Jenny move to Jamaica to help run the family rum business. But it is not long before paradise is destroyed by the advent of a powerful voodoo king from Haiti with strange origins, known as Strawman. As it comes face-to-face with Cavendish, only time will tell if he and his allies will eliminate or only contain this vile nemesis?

Strawman Cometh is an epic tale of life, love, and war as a young British lieutenant and his family become trapped in the landscape of an unholy ancient terror. In 1975, James Ambrose Sullivan, the great grandson of James Cavendish will become family custodian of the dangerous legacy of Strawman. Will “Strawman Cometh” to St. Louis Missouri to destroy the seed of Cavendish and fulfill its vile revenge?

About the Author

LT. Colonel (R) Jefferson “AZGARD” Davis is a native St. Lousian who holds BA and MA degrees in history from Missouri State University; commissioned an officer in ROTC and served in US Army intelligence until his retirement in 2008. He is a Grand Master of Kenpo Karate and has taught the art for 45 years. He also taught high school social studies. Strawman Cometh is his first novel.