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Dead Til Dawn

Kelli A. Wilkins

Publisher: Kelli A. Wilkins

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Dead ‘Til Dawn 
Disturbing the dead doesn’t prove you’re brave – it proves you’re stupid. 
After touring Gettysburg battlefield, Jessica, Tim, and Steve decide to sneak out to the Devil’s Den for some late-night fun. Jessica’s friend Kathy objects, and warns them about trespassing where they’re not wanted. 
 
Undaunted by ghost stories and fueled by his own arrogance, Tim races toward the Devil’s Den. When the group drives through mysterious battlefield fog, they find themselves surrounded by Civil War soldiers looking for a little fun of their own. 
 
Kathy leaves the others to fend for themselves and flees to Little Round Top. Although she’s rescued by a kind-hearted Union solider named Charlie, she refuses to believe that what she’s experiencing is real. As the nighttime battle rages on, Charlie introduces Kathy to other weary soldiers, and she quickly realizes she’s trapped in the land of the dead until dawn. 
Spend a night in the land of the dead in this 8,200-word ghost story set on the Gettysburg battlefield.

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