Book launched!

DIVIDED LOYALTIES said hello to the world today. I didn’t see it, mind you, until someone brought it to the house after it arrived on her doorstep. But today was its release day. Launching a book was a nerve-wracking process. I didn’t have to do anything. It was just a date on the calendar. On…

BOOK QUOTE: “…for good luck.”

Maureen was a only a girl. Why would anybody want her to help them? Her father grumbled at her when she insisted she would volunteer in a battlefield hospital. Nothing could make Father change his mind. She begged and pleaded. What would it take to convince him she could make a difference helping soldiers wounded…

BOOK QUOTE: “Maureen wanted to help…”

Like her brother Joe, Maureen longed to serve her adopted country. An Irish immigrant, she had found a home in the Maryland farming community of Sharpsburg. Instead of famine, she had found abundance. Instead of English troops marching by, she had found peace. She and her family had a new life filled with such promise.…