Augusta, GA (PRWEB) September 16, 2012
All Aboard "The Treasure Train!"
"Bob Young has written a riveting account of love, loss, and redemption in the closing days of the Civil War that crackles with suspense and drama. For lovers of history as well as quality fiction, The Treasure Train is a must read."
- Ralph Reed, author, historian, political strategist
Served his country with honor in Vietnam. Radio news director. TV anchor man. Two-term mayor of Augusta, Georgia. HUD Regional Director for the Southeast in the George W. Bush administration. Successful consultant and entrepreneur. Award-winning documentary writer and producer with an Emmy nomination to his credit. Served on the President’s Advisory Council for Historic Preservation and created the Preserve America Communities Program. Currently President and CEO of the Southeastern Natural Sciences Academy.
That’s a snapshot of Bob Young’s life, so far. Now he’s doing what he’s really wanted to do all of his life. And the early reviews indicate his first novel is destined to be a success.
"Fascinating, Engrossing. Counterfeit Union greenbacks, missing Confederate treasure. History, mystery, intrigue. Bob Young has readers thinking."
- Susan Polonus Mucha, Author of “Die Before Your Time” and “Deadly Deception”
“A great read! The Treasure Train is an intriguing mystery plunged into the swirling chaos of the end of America’s Civil War. Bob Young’s rich characters pop out from the historical backdrop of the country in crisis, made all the more memorable as the solution to the puzzle in the middle of this tale is revealed.”
— Marc Hershon, co-author of "I Hate People!"
Bob Young masterfully presents a story of history, mystery, faith and redemption played out in the closing days of the Civil War. Confederate Treasury Agent Patrick Graham is dispatched to Georgia to break up a major counterfeiting operation. He falls for the affections of a lonely war widow and is challenged to protect arriving railroad cars filled with the Confederate treasury from Yankee raiders and a local crime boss.
The Treasure Train is published by Eagle Veterans Services LLC (Augusta, Georgia) and is now available at http://www.amazon.com, Kindle, Barnes & Noble. For more information, visit http://www.TheTreasureTrainBook.com or click on the Facebook site: The Treasure Train on Facebook.
More about the author
"The Treasure Train" is the first novel by Emmy nominee Bob Young, former Mayor of Augusta, Georgia. During a distinguished broadcast career, Bob produced the acclaimed documentaries "The Great March," about General Sherman's infamous invasion of Georgia, and chronicled Dwight Eisenhower's membership at Augusta National Golf Club in "Ike's Augusta.” While serving an appointment by President George W. Bush on the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, Bob provided the leadership to create the Preserve America Communities Program and was honored for his work in preservation and heritage tourism with the national leadership award from the History Channel. Currently Bob serves as President/CEO of the Southeastern Natural Sciences Academy. He and his wife Gwen spend their time between homes in Augusta and Beaufort, South Carolina.
For book signings, author talks, media interviews and personal appearances, contact Bob Young at eaglevets(at)comcast(dot)net or give him a call at 706-736-2909.