John Esten Cooke Award for Fiction

John Esten Cooke Award for Fiction

The author with the John Esten CookeAward for Fiction, standing beside aportrait of Col. John Mosby who wasthe inspiration for the main characterin the novel Noble Cause. As some of you may know, I recently received the John Esten Cooke Award for Fiction from the...
Historic road trip down the John Mosby Highway

Historic road trip down the John Mosby Highway

Today’s post is taken from the Mosby Heritage Area Association newsletter concerning sites located along or near the John Mosby Highway – Route 50. This is a beautiful corridor that looks much the same as it did during the Civil War. It makes a great day...
Remembering Heroes

Remembering Heroes

I write about heroes. As an historical fiction/romance author, it’s what I do. I conjure up the traits that I most esteem and put them together to create a character that is heroic, noble, honorable, and self-sacrificing. On September 11, 2001, I found out that I had...
‘Whiskory’ and other events in Mosby country

‘Whiskory’ and other events in Mosby country

Some great events are coming up in northern Virginia, sponsored by the Mosby Heritage Area Association. I’ve been to a few of these in year’s past and they are a fantastic learning experience. September 17: Several members of the Mosby Heritage Area...
Off topic: A walk in the woods

Off topic: A walk in the woods

The path we walk tothe old log cabin. There’s a golden tint in the air these days even if the leaves have only just begun to take on an autumn hue. The humidity has finally dropped and there is the definite feel of fall in the air. It’s my favorite time of...
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