Thanks to Civil War reading poll voters

Thanks to Civil War reading poll voters

Just a short note to thank everyone who stopped by and voted in my poll. I never expected 99 people to respond – and I didn’t really know what the outcome would be – but sure am please with the results!For those who don’t know the reason for...
Civil War novel tops ’08 Favorite Book list

Civil War novel tops ’08 Favorite Book list

“If you only buy one book in 2009, make it this one.” – The Book ConnectionI know this is a little off topic, but it’s the end of the year, so I’ve given myself permission to stray a little bit. Since I never wrote about the wonderful...
Chrismas traditions during the Civil War

Chrismas traditions during the Civil War

I had such a great response to previous posts on Christmas during the Civil War that I thought I would share some others tidbits that I’ve discovered.First of all, just like a variety of other issues that are covered in Shades of Gray, the North and South were...
A thank you to readers of Shades of Gray

A thank you to readers of Shades of Gray

It just occurred to me that my historical fiction novel Shades of Gray reached its 11-month anniversary on Dec. 19. Hard to believe that almost a whole year has flown by since its publication date — and my goodness, what a year it has been!I can barely remember...
Wreath project born from Marine’s death

Wreath project born from Marine’s death

This post is a little off topic from my usual focus on the Civil War, but relates perfectly to my customary theme of honor and self-sacrifice — virtues that have been exhibited by those who have served in our military through the ages.Many of you may have seen...
 

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