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
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
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!!
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
I am so excited to get to introduce my current release, The Backcountry Brides Collection! All eight novellas are written by contributors of the historical blog Colonial Quills, which focuses on the American colonial and Federal eras. The collection was the brain child of blog founder Carrie Fancett … [Read more...] about Introducing … Backcountry Brides! And a visit from Pegg Thomas
2017 was hard for a lot of people. Natural disasters, perplexing politics, personal family drama in buckets.The year started difficult, with a marrow-deep weariness I couldn't shake no matter the prayers I prayed, or Scripture I read, or worship I entered into. But--through all, I knew God was … [Read more...] about And the word for this year is … JOY!