All Daniel Whitcomb wants is to get back to Illinois and find out who murdered his parents. He doesn’t want to travel the Oregon Trail with his guardian, Jim. He doesn’t want to be friends with twelve-year-old Virginia Reed from the Donner Party. And he certainly doesn’t want anything bad to happen to his little sister Hannah as they travel to California. Confronted by both good and bad Indians, good and bad whites, will he be able to protect Hannah on the long trek West? Will he discover the mystery behind his parents’ deaths? Will he ever find a real family again?
The Moldau Rivers and streams are my favorite nature scenes. Recently, I found inspiration to pursue a healthier lifestyle by listening to music that depicts… [ keep reading ]
This month I began work on a new historical YA novel, Spy Scouts. As a sequel to Undercover Scouts (a revision of my previously published… [ keep reading ]
Reflection. Struggle. Change. Dawn. These words embody the focus of the March Motivational Calendar Page. The images and selected musical piece linked at the top… [ keep reading ]