My Novels

Coming in December!

My latest novel, John Brown’s Women, will be published on December 7, 2021! It will be available in both paperback and electronic editions; for now, you can pre-order the electronic version on Amazon or at Barnes and Noble. From the back cover: As the United States wrestles with its besetting sin—slavery—abolitionist John Brown is growing …

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What’s New?

Recently, I added this nifty carte-de-visite to my modest collection of Lincoln memorabilia–a memorial photograph that’s a composite of photos taken during his presidency. Aside from what’s new in my collection, what’s new in my writing? While awaiting publication of The First Lady and the Rebel (coming in October!) I’ve been busy working on another …

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Update!

With apologies for not being here much lately, I do have some pleasing news: my seventh novel, The First Lady and the Rebel, about Mary Lincoln and her younger sister Emily Todd Helm, will be out in the fall of 2019! Stay tuned for ordering information. In the meantime, here’s the cover, which I hope …

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Watch This Space!

Yes, things have been mighty quiet here, but for a very good reason: I am almost finished with my new novel, Hanging Mary (the official title). It’s the story of Mary Surratt, the first woman hanged by the United States government, and her young boarder, Nora Fitzpatrick. Once Mary is duly hanged, l’ll be posting …

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