The San Francisco Review described Bob Rogers as a rising author who takes readers back to life and times in the early years of the Civil War, blending a brilliant mix of historic persons with his fictional characters. Celebrating the sesquicentennial year of the famed Buffalo Soldiers, Bob Rogers delivers his most ambitious work yet–a novel that spans their first-generation–from Charleston and Vicksburg to Appomattox and desert Apache battlefields.
First came the dark days that plagued Isaac Rice’s epic journey–America’s wars to settle the “Negro and Indian problems.”
First Dark: A Buffalo Soldier’s Story–Sesquicentennial Edition (with a foreword by General (Ret) Lloyd “Fig” Newton) is an historically correct action novel that follows Isaac Rice, the Tenth Cavalry, and the women who love him. His nineteenth-century saga begins in Charleston and contributes to the story of how twenty-first-century America came to be.