Texas Independence – The ROSE of Brays Bayou on Kindle Free for Five Days


The ROSE of Brays Bayou by Sidney St. James Available for FREE on Kindle For the next five days, The ROSE of Brays Bayou is being offered for free on Kindle at Amazon.com honoring our Texas Independence on April 21, 1836, from Mexico. The rush to the Louisiana border was known to the Texans as

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GOD BLESS TEXAS – 1836


GOD BLESS TEXAS WOMEN – THE RUNAWAY SCRAPE Yesterday was March 13, 2018, and a little more than 100 years since Dilue Rose Harris in her later years wrote her memoirs in the upstairs bedroom of my home at 100 West Stockbridge in Eagle Lake, Texas. This day goes down in history as the first

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Abraham Lincoln Assassination – The Trial of the Century


The Trial of the Century in Six Volumes When beginning to write the six novels covering the Abraham Lincoln Assassination Trial of the Century in 1865, I learned more about “history” than I could ever have imagined. In one of my novels written in 2017, The Rose of Brays Bayou, a story about how brave

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God Called the Reverend Ada Slaton Bonds to the Ministry


The Christmas Holidays are upon us and as I do at this time every year, I reflect upon the memories of attending the Old Bethany Cumberland Presbyterian Church outside of Coushatta, Louisiana. I also reflect upon my novel, Faith – Seventy Times Seven and remember how Ada had a calling from God to preach his

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2018 Release of ADVERSITY – Face to Face


Book One in the FAITH Chronicles An Aspiring Story Based on the Truth from Following a German Family to Texas in 1840 In the early 1980’s this novel had its beginning preempted by another called the Struss Family History. The author, while wearing tall cowboy boots, trudged through many small country farms in Colorado, Austin,

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