The Appalachian Mountains in North Carolina. For context, this is where Last of the Mohicans (1992) was filmed. Home of some eight generations of family. Several of those names became character names in the books.
The story in River Forged about Lord Tryon hanging a family member is based on a real event. Capt. Messer, a grandfather seven generations back, was hung by Tryon at the Hillsborough Courthouse, when North Carolina rebelled against the British – 5 years before the Revolution.
Urban Fantasy and Fantasy Romance Books Set in International Locations in the Past, Present, and Future
My Previous Life
The credentials: tedious, but some want to know. But I warn you, it is boring.