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This is the iliad of Gabriel Craddock, a slave boy held in bondage to the Osage Indians, and his battles to save Kansas from the Missouri slavers, General Sterling Price and Roman Nose the Dog Soldier I am Michael Craddock, white man and brother to Gabriel As boys we fought together at the Swans Marsh and we were at Lawrence with Momma, when Quantrill came through with the Bad Angel in his heart But we hid that day rather than be killed At Westport and Mine Creek we saw ten thousand cavalry swinging sabers and carbines stirrup to stirrup out there on the prairieGabriel was with the nd Kansas Colored Volunteers when General Sterling Price gave no quarter to the Negro, and the black soldiers took the vengeance in the mud at Jenkins Ferry And when Roman Nose trapped the Solomon Avengers in the dry fork of the Arikaree, Gabriel and the Buffalo Soldiers came for usThis odyssey will be not be complete until I come to Nicodemus, Kansas, to atone for a terrible sin and face a mystery I was too coward to solve for much of my life The Bad Angel came into my heart on cat s feet and I fear for my immortal soul Henceforth the Bad Angel


About the Author: Philip Brewster

Philip Brewster is a retired infantry officer and defense analyst Raised on a farm in northeast Kansas and educated at West Point, he has walked the ground of the long war for Kansas since childhood Henceforth the Bad Angel is his first novel.



10 thoughts on “Henceforth the Bad Angel

  1. Robert Enzenauer Robert Enzenauer says:

    I enjoyed this novel immensely With an avocation of military history, I tend to be picky about details I certainly could not find one error in the historical setting of this book The book was obviously the result of a great deal of research In contrast to the author, I grew up in neighboring Missouri, but was also very interested in the less well known events of Civil War Missouri This author reminds me very much of another fa


  2. Wesley Redfield Wesley Redfield says:

    Philip Brewster s historical novel Henceforth the Bad Angel provides intimate insight into a troubled time before the Civil War that some Americans have heard of, but few know in depth, Bleeding Kansas Brewster has done exhaustive research on the period, and he has cast the story with giant personalities such as John Brown, Quantrill, New England abolitionists, hunters of escaped slaves, native American tribes who owned black sla


  3. Cj Zawacki Cj Zawacki says:

    HENCEFORTH the BAD ANGEL is the told by Michael Craddock and his adopted slave brother Gabriel during the Kansas Territory rise to statehood and through it s Statehood Well written, the novel introduces historic figures that played important roles during those times The novel follows two young men as they become friends from different backgrounds and from a brotherly relationalship into the Civil war as messengers for the Union Army


  4. Mrs. Hassig Mrs. Hassig says:

    I will have to meet Mr Brewster Fantastic historical fiction with real characters and even the fictional ones were easy to fall in love with Kansas history is my true passion and I can tell Mr Brewster shares this feeling with me I wanted to book talk it with my students but language and a rape scene are not for middle schoolers Highschoolers and adults will be able to handle these obstacles however I think The Abduction of Jacob Rote


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