A Winter's Coat examines lives of two mares are put at center stage during the Korean War. One, transported weapons for the U.S. Marine Corps on the Korean Peninsula. The second, anxiously awaited stateside for her owner to return. Both horses are touched by an impassioned veterinarian whose family's proud military service dates back to the U.S. Civil War. Will Doctor Robert Bates' hands keep the chain from breaking?
A Winter's Coat is the fifth installment of a seven-book series retelling American history through generations of horses whose bloodlines survived the horrors of war. Readers will appreciate the tales of our four-hoofed friends. The books' characters develop authentic emotions experienced on the fields of battle and in life. The author understands this all too well... these books help him reconcile post-war emotions. Commander Goodwin coined a mantra-Writing is Truly Healing. Join him on his journey. These books will enlighten, entertain, and educate the lovers of horses and U.S. military history.