This begins the story of Daniel McDonald, his wife, Jane Truesdale, and their son, William McDonald - the roots of "The Homeplace Saga" series of family saga, historical fiction stories.
William and Charlotte McDonald welcomed their cousin, Alex McDonald back from his world tour with a family dinner party. Alex and Nellie Truesdale began a business relationship to support his work.
Levi and Otis Weston enjoyed the fine spring day by taking a walking tour of their neighborhood. Anniversaries were celebrated by many of the businesses in Oak Springs. Changes occurred at churches.
To write authentic family saga, historical fiction it is necessary to research the time and place of your stories. I sought authentic 1880 occupations, names and situations as background for stories.
The Handmaid’s Tale, written by Margaret Atwood, is a thought provoking book with great philosophical importance. What is meant by this is that the novel can easily be associated with philosophy. To understand the...
Heather and her aunt Karen (Bevins) Winslow had a distinctive relationship going back to Heather's first arrival in the Oak Creek valley as a child. She knew Karen had raised two fine daughters.
A historical short story. The story of a boy's journey into manhood. Most of the illustrations have been drawn and painted and photographed by the author.
A Paris Apartment by Michelle Gable is a historical fiction novel set in Paris, told by an auction furniture specialist who finds the journals of an 1890's's courtesan in her abandoned apartment.
Some children love history, and want to find out everything they can about a period. Here are some great age-appropriate books for kids interested in the Revolutionary War.
In this bit of flash fiction, a young man in the Hitler Youth of Nazi Germany is forced to make an impossible decision, hinting at both the great human ugliness of the holocaust, and mankind's unconquerable nobility.