Happy birthday, DIVIDED LOYALTIES

A year ago today, Divided Loyalties hit the bookstores. (Well, it actually hit the Amazon virtual bookstore. My story about a courageous teenage girl, her patriotic brother, their all-American friends and the battlefields and hospitals that changed their lives was born. So happy birthday to Maureen. To Joe. To their parents Kate and Daniel. To…

Thanks Romance Novel Addicts Anonymous

I’m delighted to announce my Civil War novel, DIVIDED LOYALTIES, rated four roses from Romance Novel Addicts Anonymous. I was delighted to hear the cheers for Maureen: “I enjoyed the bravery and strength of the main character, Maureen, who served as a nurse during the war despite her father’s well-meaning but fierce objections.” I understood…

Paying tribute to Civil War nurses, like Maureen, during Women’s History Month

Last Saturday, I took part in a Women’s History Month event at the Boonsboro Library. While my two fellow panelists are real historians—John Banks writes a great Civil War blog, and Emilie Amt is a professor of history at Hood College—I was invited because of DIVIDED LOYALTIES. The program was organized by Smoketown-Antietam Hospital Project. It…