Oakland, Md. Small town, big heart, plenty of history

The capital of Garrett County, Maryland’s farthest-western county, Oakland, is a charming little town with a gorgeous Queen Anne-style railroad station that once welcomed captains of industry and presidents of the United States. The Episcopal church in town, St. Matthew’s was know as the Church of the Presidents for the four leaders who prayed in…

A bestseller

Imagine my delight this morning when I discovered my Civil War novel is ranked 20 on an Amazon bestseller list. That bright orange bar proclaiming #20 made my day. Last week during Amazon Prime Days DIVIDED LOYALTIES was specially priced—and I guess that’s what prompted the attention. And the sales. Either way I’m happy to…