Category Archives: My Books

Defiance on Indian Creek Audiobook-Angelina Kelly

As the author of Defiance on Indian Creek, I’m thrilled that Angelina Kelly chose my book to launch her career as an Audiobook narrator. Her years of experience as a voice actor brings clear pronunciations and confident portrayals of my characters. Hearing the teen voice of Mary interacting with her family and clashing with her papa swells my heart with

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Fleeing the Shadows Audiobook-Angelina Kelly

As the author of Fleeing the Shadows, I’m once again honored by Angelina Kelly’s excellent portrayal of Mary and her family as they escape British Loyalist along the old hunters’ path toward Daniel Boones’ settlement in Kentucky territory.  Angelina keeps the pace moving and presents the story’s humor, tension, and characters’ personalities well, as the family encounters the harsh realities

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Developing the Fictional Mary Shirley

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The real Mary Shirley turned thirteen in 1775. Her birth date is recorded in family records as February 17, 1762. Although birth years for Mary’s younger siblings vary across websites, Mary’s date remains consistent and undisputed. She was the firstborn child of Michael and Katherine Shirley. I chose the most reliable birth dates for the Shirley family at the time

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The Lost Puppy (A Super Emily and Buttermilk Adventure)

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  Super Emily loves to make everything right! With the help of her magical stuffed kitten, Buttermilk, Emily goes on adventures to help those in need. When the heart on Buttermilk’s collar flashes, Emily knows her friend’s puppy is missing. But Emily hasn’t finished her green beans yet, and Momma wants her plate. After explaining the problem to Momma, Emily

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Literary Titan Gold Medal Winner!

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The Gold Award is bestowed on books that we found to be perfect in their delivery of original content, meticulous development of unique characters in an organic and striking setting, innovative plot that supports a fresh theme, and elegant prose that transforms words into beautifully written novels Five-Star Review     Fleeing the Shadows is a satisfying follow-up in the

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