This rewrite by Stephen Bransford, was first published by Doubleday, NY in 1984 as "Riders of the Long Road." It became a Dallas Times Herald bestseller and a winner of the Texas Literary Festival award for fiction. The book was the only work of fiction endorsed by the United Methodist Church Bi-centennial Committee in 1984. The novel has been praised for its historical accuracy by the Berkley Springs (Bath) Historical society, as well as by reviewers nationwide. Reviewed in the New York Times, Publishers Weekly, and by dozens of others, Bransford was praised as a "powerful writer" and the novel as "…action, adventure, romance," "…but more than just another adventure story" “…compelling…” "…an engrossing novel." In this rewrite titled, “Kentucky Road,” the author has punched up the conflict between father and son, and without apology has unveiled a surprise ending, designed to satisfy the reader and set up a sequel. Enjoy a full gallop ride through Colonial America, and into the spiritual maelstrom that in a generation raised Kentucky from a criminal dumping ground to noble statehood.