LEATHA J. PATTON
Because their lives have always been overshadowed by the residual effects of a horrific ordeal from the post-Civil War era, life for the Beckfords consistently remains somewhat tentative. But then, in relatively modern times, a specifically horrendous event occurs on their sprawling thousand acres which will cause cleavage within the family to persistently linger for years.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Leatha J. Patton, currently retired, attended DePaul University, majoring in creative writing and journalism. This is her first publication.She has a son who lives in Nevada, and two brothers. She resides in Chicago, Illinois. Aside from writing, her hobbies are gardening and sewing.