This week I'm featuring the first novella in The Backcountry Brides Collection, titled Shenandoah Hearts, by the woman who started it all! Carrie Fancett Pagels founded the team blog Colonial Quills 7 years ago this month (we celebrate TOMORROW with another tea party), and an all-colonial novella … [Read more...] about Shenandoah Hearts by Carrie Fancett Pagels
Love’s Undoing, with Gabrielle Meyer
Continuing with the settings of the Backcountry Brides novellas, today I'm hosting Gabrielle Meyer with Love's Undoing. Gabrielle writes: My story begins in what would one day become central Minnesota on the banks of the Upper Mississippi River in 1792 at a Scottish fur post. Abi is the daughter … [Read more...] about Love’s Undoing, with Gabrielle Meyer
Land of the Noonday Sun, by Jennifer Hudson Taylor
Welcome to the next installment of The Backcountry Brides settings, and welcome to Jennifer!~*~*~Annis Shunk, b. 1832 Deep in the mountains of western North Carolina is an area where the sun’s rays only reach the ground when it is directly overhead during the middle of the day. The Cherokee Indians … [Read more...] about Land of the Noonday Sun, by Jennifer Hudson Taylor
A Visit from Debra E. Marvin
Fort Niagara stands at the mouth of the Niagara River where it flows into the last great lake, Lake Ontario. Nowadays, that’s Youngstown, New York, USA, and across the river is Fort George in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada—land once known only to First People tribes and fur traders. In 1678, … [Read more...] about A Visit from Debra E. Marvin
Release day … party time!!
I'd honestly planned to post the next piece on setting for Backcountry Brides, but I drove to Omaha and back over the weekend for a writer's conference ... and I am tired!!! So, instead I present you ..Come join us over at the Colonial Quills blog, and on Facebook! Giveaways on both--including a BIG … [Read more...] about Release day … party time!!
A Visit from Denise Weimer
For this week's installment featuring different locations of our Backcountry Brides novellas, we're visiting the land of “The Hornet’s Nest,” the setting of Across Three Autumns by Denise Weimer.Denise writes:In a historical novel, setting consists of both location and date.Across Three Autumns … [Read more...] about A Visit from Denise Weimer