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The Land Beneath Us – Tour of Pointe du Hoc, Part 2

To celebrate the release of The Land Beneath Us, I’m conducting a photo tour of locations from the novel that I saw on my research trips to England, Normandy, Tennessee and more. From the previous books in the Sunrise at Normandy series: Tour of London Part 1 Tour of London, Part 2 Tour: D-Day at Sea (includes photos of the Isle of Wight and crossing the English Channel) Tour of Omaha Beach Tour of the Queen Mary... Read Article

The Land Beneath Us – Tour of Pointe du Hoc, Part 1

To celebrate the release of The Land Beneath Us, I’m conducting a photo tour of locations from the novel that I saw on my research trips to England, Normandy, Tennessee and more. From the previous books in the Sunrise at Normandy series: Tour of London Part 1 Tour of London, Part 2 Tour: D-Day at Sea (includes photos of the Isle of Wight and crossing the English Channel) Tour of Omaha Beach Tour of the Queen Mary... Read Article

The Land Beneath Us – Tour of Tullahoma, Tennessee

To celebrate the release of The Land Beneath Us, I’m conducting a photo tour of locations from the novel that I saw on my research trips to England, Normandy, Tennessee and more. From the previous books in the Sunrise at Normandy series: Tour of London Part 1 Tour of London, Part 2 Tour: D-Day at Sea (includes photos of the Isle of Wight and crossing the English Channel) Tour of Omaha Beach Tour of the Queen Mary... Read Article

The Land Beneath Us Photo Tour

To celebrate the release of The Land Beneath Us, I’m conducting a photo tour of locations from the novel that I saw on my research trips to England and Normandy and to Tullahoma, Tennessee. Today, I’m linking to photo tours I conducted for The Sea Before Us and The Sky Above Us that also relate to The Land Beneath Us. Tour of London Part 1 Tour of London, Part 2 Tour: D-Day at Sea (includes photos of the... Read Article
A Dog, the President's Son, and a Grieving Sailor, an Incredible Story from World War II

A Dog, the President’s Son, and a Grieving Sailor

Sometimes historical research is dry, but often it brings up fascinating stories. While reading excerpts from 1945 issues of Time Magazine, a story grabbed my attention. It involved Antioch, California—the small (at the time) town I used as the hometown for the heroes in my Wings of Glory series. A bit of time over microfiche copies of the Antioch Ledger pulled the details together. Like many good stories, this inv... Read Article

The Major’s Daughter by Regina Jennings

Caroline Adams knows two things – she wasn’t cut out for high society after all and she’s tired of living under her father’s roof at Fort Reno. The 1889 Land Run in Oklahoma gives her a chance to make it on her own, perhaps opening a boardinghouse for weary travelers. Shaking off his roguish past, new lawyer Frisco Smith has worked hard to open the land for settlers. He has his property marked... Read Article
Christmas in World War II - The US Military

Christmas in World War II – The Military

Although World War II did not take a holiday, Americans at home and abroad did their best to celebrate Christmas. Wartime separations and deprivations made festivities poignant and bittersweet. This post looks at Christmas for American servicemen and women. See also: Christmas on the US Home Front. Christmas during World War II found Americans on many fronts. In 1941, only a few weeks after the Pearl Harbor attack, A... Read Article
Christmas in World War II - the US Home Front

Christmas in World War II – The US Home Front

Although World War II did not take a holiday, Americans at home and abroad did their best to celebrate Christmas. Wartime separations and deprivations made festivities poignant and bittersweet. This post looks at Christmas on the US Home Front. See also: Christmas for American servicemen and women. Families on the US Home Front dealt with painful separations as sons and daughters, husbands and fathers were away from ... Read Article

Above the Fold, by Rachel Scott McDaniel

In 1922, Elissa Tillman is tired of serving as a secretary at her father’s newspaper, the Pittsburgh Review, and she’s tired of only having articles published under a male pen name. Finally, she believes she has a crack at a big scoop – until she discovers her father has hired a new reporter and assigned him the story. To make things worse, the new reporter is Cole Parker, Elissa’s childhood f... Read Article
Wings Like a Dove, by Camille Eide

Wings Like a Dove, by Camille Eide

In 1933, Polish Jew Anna Leibowicz has found refuge in New York City. But when she becomes pregnant, her mother’s shame leads Anna to run away in search of their long-lost father, rumored to be living in Chicago. Soon she’s penniless and hungry and stranded in Indiana. Anna stumbles upon six orphaned boys who have found their own refuge in the home of Thomas Chandler, who teaches them carpentry in his sho... Read Article
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