Epilogue to Shades of Gray

Epilogue to Shades of Gray

“Death leaves a heartache no one can heal.  Love leaves a memory no one can steal.”– From a headstone in Ireland Andrea Hunter stared at the back of the boy—young man really—as he leaned against the white column on the porch, sleeves rolled up to his elbows,...
Haunted Gettysburg: Sachs Bridge

Haunted Gettysburg: Sachs Bridge

SACHS BRIDGESince one of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War took place in Gettysburg, it’s not surprising that there are many places that are considered haunted. One of the places ghost hunters like to visit (including me and my nieces and nephews) is a...
Civil War novel book review

Civil War novel book review

Just got word that a book review of my historical fiction novel Noble Cause ran in Sunday’s edition of the Fredericksburg (Va.) Free Lance-Star. Part of the review says:”Author Jessica James ably blends the reality of war and its honor, bravery and...
Guest Post: Death of Robert E. Lee

Guest Post: Death of Robert E. Lee

Do Americans know more about Fidel Castro and Che Guevara then they do about George Washington and Robert E. Lee? I have been told that some college students wear Che Guevara and Mao Tse Tung tee shirts but are not allowed to wear American history shirts depicting...
Heritage and History at Book Signing

Heritage and History at Book Signing

Officers, including Col. Mosby, inWarrenton, Va. for Heritage Day.After another flood of rain on Friday, Sept. 23, in Gettysburg, I made the trek to Warrenton, Va. for the annual Heritage Day celebration on Saturday with a bit of trepidation. The forecast...
 

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