While on guard duty, Private Charles Schultz, stood in the dark wondering if what Alda Mae Jeffers had written in her letter was all lies. Suddenly, footsteps in the woods alerted him to snap into the moment. Aiming his gun towards the sound, he prayed that it was friend and not foe.Set in war torn areas of France and Germany in 1917, The War, book three of a Christian Historical Fiction Series, continues the story of Charles Schultz. It brings to life the story of a war and a period of time that has been forgotten, but needs retelling to remind us that this was, "The Great War".Charlie, along with thousands of other soldiers, were in army camps in France, training to enter the war. The camps were similar to the US army posts, even issuing passes to soldiers, which often ended in trouble. Charlie and his buddies found themselves ducking and running to keep immoral women and shady men from taking advantage of them, even in Paris.To avoid the horrors of trench life, Charlie volunteers for dangerous assignments in No Man's Land. He did things he never thought he was capable of doing, to save soldier's lives, continually praying for God's protection. In a massive push to end the war, Charlie is attacked by mustard gas and almost dies.Upon returning to West Virginia Charlie's faith is tested by the changes which happened at home and in France that made him a different man. After reuniting with a girl he met in Paris, he is railroaded into marriage. When she mysteriously turns up dead, Charlie decides to let sleeping dogs lie, however, years later the past threatens to destroy his life. Nancy Carter and her husband, Dave are natives of Milton, West Virginia and graduates of Marshall University. They reside in the North Georgia Mountains. Nancy is a retired school teacher. She gives God the credit for her talent to write and is grateful for her mother's genealogy work that inspired her to write these novels. She notes that writing Book III was a serious challenge due to the extensive research required about, "The Great War."