In May of 1964, eleven-year-old Etta McDaniel's horse is struck by lightning--dead and gone, she hopes--out of her life "as though he'd never come in the first place, bringing with him one catastrophe after another." But Troy, gruesomely scarred, not only survives but seems to have gained supernatural powers, which Etta sets her mind on harnessing in her search for treasure. She is convinced that a find of the sort her hero Heinrich Schliemann unearthed at ancient Troy will set to rights everything suddenly gone wrong in ...

Lightningstruck 2016, Mercer University Press

ISBN-13: 9780881465969

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