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Welcome visitors!

On this site I want to introduce you to my books, four stories that capture a piece of Maine history.  In my blog will be a listing of book signing events over the next few months.  I love to visit classrooms, historical societies, libraries, reader’s and writer’s groups, so let me hear from you if you are interested in a talk about the books or how I blend historical realities into a work of fiction.

And to those who have read my works, do let me hear from you with your thoughts or any questions you may have about the true events I write about.

What’s important to me, more than anything, is you, the reader.  I love to hear from my readers. Thank you for visiting the site!
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Billy Laird, from Berwick, mustered in the 17th Maine to serve with his friends in the Union Army. Mentally challenged, Billy is ill-prepared for the training and fighting that follows, but he gets by with the help of his friends. More...
In this compelling sequel to Billy Boy, The Sunday Soldier of the 17th Maine, Elijah befriends one of Maine’s remarkable historical figures, Oren Cheney, a Freewill Baptist and founder of Bates College. Cheney’s actions to resolve Elijah’s dilemma mirror this man’s historically accurate role in post Civil War Maine. More...
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The Galloping Horses of Willowbrook is a children's whimsical that tells the heartwarming story of a young Ivory Fenderson, who never got to ride on his father's 1894 Armitage Herschell carosel during the years it travelled from fair to fair throughout Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts because 'his feet did not reach the stirrups.' More...
Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the man who would become the thirty-second president of the United States, joyfully spent his boyhood summers on Campobello Island. It was there that he met Tomah Joseph, a Passamaquoddy elder and former chief who made his living as a guide, birchbark canoe builder, and basketmaker. More...
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Told in story form for children, this little book is the first product of the Iris Network's public education initiative to increase awareness on the importance of wearing sunglasses. The risk for retinal damage from the sun's rays is greatest in children less than 10 years old, although the consequences do not become apparent until well after they are adults.