Where Eagles Dare Not Perch

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19th Century

Peter Bridgford

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Zachary Webster was an innocent Maine farm boy before becoming a sharpshooter, but the violence of the Civil War battlefields has turned him into a natural killer. While home on his unit’s month-long furlough, he murders the man he believes has stolen his beloved. In doing so, he sets into motion three intensely dark journeys—his own as a soldier returning to a brutal and hopeless war; his sweetheart’s as she seeks absolution; and the brother of the murdered man, whose quest for revenge propels him into the most violent of worlds. When the three find each other amid the chaos and brutality of the Battle of the Wilderness, they’re faced with figuring out if they are tempered enough from their own redemptive ordeals to face whatever uncertain future awaits them after the bloody fighting is over.


Adventure, Action, Historical Fiction, War,

Short Summary

A Civil War Maine sharpshooter has become a natural killer. He sets off a tangle of tales of vengeance when he murders a competitor for his love interest while home on furlough.


Maine, Boston, New York City, Philadelphia, Providence, Rhode Island, Washington, DC, Virginia

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise

,The Impact of War

Plot - Other Elements

,War is Hell

Mature Audience Themes

Incest, Extreme Violence, Language/Profanity, Sexual Abuse, Nudity, Substance Abuse

Main Character Details

Name: Zachary Webster

Age: 20

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Badass, Desperate, Aggressive, Confident, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Lone Wolf, Complex, Crazy, Criminal, Decisive, Perseverance, Skillful, Unapologetic, Blunt, Adventurous

Additional Character Details

Name: Jedediah Stiller

Age: 28

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Adventurous, Decisive, Lone Wolf, Perseverance, Aggressive, Confident, Complex, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Criminal, Blunt, Crazy, Skillful, Unapologetic, Badass

Additional Character Details

Name: Catherine Brandford

Age: 22

Gender: Female

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Naive, Perseverance, Romantic, Beautiful, Complex, Desperate, Insecure

Additional Character Details

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About The Author

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: Black Rose Writing

Year Published: 2018

Hard Copy Available



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