Dan Mercer is an ex-Union officer struggling to overcome the atrocities of having been a prisoner of war while forging a new life for himself on the untamed plains of Oklahoma. Now, as part owner of a ranch he helped save from bankruptcy, the only thing marring his happiness is a lost love. So when the government sends him on a quest to find his love and betray her, Mercer has a choice to make...
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- Whoa, Boy!
You can't keep a good (wo)man down
What made the experience of listening to Mercer's Manor the most enjoyable?
I liked all the little details of life on the prairies -- it gave me the sense I was reading about real people, not just stock characters in a horse opera.
What was one of the most memorable moments of Mercer's Manor?
Mercer's memories of life in Andersonville -- pretty lousy place.
What does John Burlinson bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?
I liked the way he read the various characters -- they all sounded really genuine.
If you could take any character from Mercer's Manor out to dinner, who would it be and why?
Glory B. Stahl sounds like a real pistol -- she'd be a lot of fun, I think.