Nature of The Beast

Author: Dorothy K. Morris

ISBN 978-1-62137-823-5 (softcover)

ISBN 978-1-62137-824-2 (eBook)

556 pages 




Religion and politics become bedmates in this drama set in mid-Eighteenth Century South Carolina.

Contrast between the elegance of old Charles Town fostered by the might and power of England, against the dismal swamps that were given to settlers to drain, clear and till. The issue becomes who is the stronger. Conflict between Anglicans and the many and varied Dissenter faiths. Challenges that everyone faces in understanding the nature of the beasts that we all must face and conquer.

In the decades before the war with England, the Colonial begins to examine his allegiance to the Mother Country. Some citizens feel the need to throw off the yoke of England—by hook or crook. Intrigue, smuggling, manipulation, expansion, intimidation—all these are part of this exciting eighth installment in the Mockingbird Hill Series. In the midst of it all are people—some already familiar to us from previous books and some new. They take the series into another adventure.



Dorothy K Morris is a native of Charleston, SC, a city some of her forefathers from England, France, New England and Barbados helped establish in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. She grew up in the Low Country of South Carolina, steeped in the tradition and pain still felt from the residue of slavery, the Civil War and its aftermath. Well traveled, she adopted the West as her home and has remained there for many years, now residing in Tucson, Arizona. She lives with her standard poodle and two cats.In addition to writing historical novels, Dorothy is an accomplished equestrienne and has been a competition coach for Combined Training. She enjoys genealogy and obtains many of the elements of her characters and plots from her extensive family history. She is a member of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution and is listed in Who's Who in America and Who's Who of American Women. Morris has two daughters and one grandson. To Contact Dorothy or to see all books in this series go to:

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