It is the 1970s when nineteen-year-old Johnny Marra follows his fatherâs footsteps and becomes a New York City police officer. As he makes a living chasing bad guys amid the concrete and steel of an urban society, Johnny has no idea his true identity has been chasing himâall the way from a South Carolina town during the Civil War.Â
Fifteen-year-old Josh Butler wants nothing more than to be a Confederate soldier. Determined to do the right thing, Josh leaves his idyllic life behind and journeys into a brutal war where he soon questions everything he has ever known.
âLife is a miracle, living is a gift, chasing it is never ending.â
Southside of Heaven is the compelling tale of a modern-day copâs quest to find his identity as he returns to the past to uncover the truth, humility, and faith behind the mask of human suffering and brutal conflict.