A New Novel by Debut Author: A. R. Arias <br /><br />When Virginia Mae Mercy secretly wishes for her husband Birdie’s death, she never thought of herself as an accomplice. But when Birdie is mysteriously murdered, she begins to question her involvement in the grisly crime. Now troubled, Virginia, cannot come to terms with her thinking and believes she was somehow responsible for his killing―an event that propels her on a path of certain ruin, as she travels west during the height of the Civil War in search of a new life with her only daughter, Triste. <br /><br />Read the First Chapter on author's website. <br /><br />