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Veiled in Smoke by Jocelyn Green

Sisters Meg and Sylvie Townsend would be perfectly happy running the family bookstore in Chicago if only their father were his old self. Stephen Townsend came home from the Civil War a changed man, forever pacing the roof and creating a mock-up of the Andersonville prison camp. Meg does what she can to make him happy. When the Great Fire of Chicago strikes, Meg and Sylvie just manage to escape the flames with the hel... Read Article

Between Two Shores

In 1759 during the French & Indian War, Catherine Duval, half-Mohawk and half-French, runs her father’s trading post outside of Montreal. With the British besieging Quebec City and famine raging, French soldiers arrive to impress the women into harvesting wheat for the army at Quebec. To Catherine’s shock, her father “ransoms” a British prisoner-of-war, Samuel Crane, who had broken Catheri... Read Article
A Refuge Assured, by Jocelyn Green

Book Beat – A Refuge Assured, by Jocelyn Green

During the French Revolution, anyone even associated with the nobility was in danger, and lacemaker Vivienne Ribard flees for her life to America. To her horror, she finds French revolutionaries in Philadelphia as well and flees again to the town of Azilum…a refuge from the madness. Or so she hopes. Liam Delaney fought for American Independence and only wants to live in peace on his farm near Azilum, but the un... Read Article
Free to Lean by Jocelyn Green

Book Beat – Free to Lean by Jocelyn Green

Perhaps you’ve done one of these things… Agreed to do something you’re not good at just to please others. Taken on a hobby or activity you hate because your friends are doing it. Felt empty and unfulfilled because you’re not doing what you’re meant to do. In Free to Lean: Making Peace with Your Lopsided Life, Jocelyn Green states that this can happen from misunderstanding the concept of ... Read Article
The Mark of the King by Jocelyn Green

Book Beat – The Mark of the King by Jocelyn Green

In 1719, midwife Julianne Chevalier is wrongfully convicted of murder, branded for her crime, and sentenced to life in Paris’s bleak prisons. When she is offered the choice of exile in the colony of Louisiana, she leaps at the opportunity, especially since her brother Benjamin serves as a soldier in New Orleans. However, her freedom comes with a price – forced marriage to a fellow convict. And conditions ... Read Article