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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A Prince of Their Own


In the fifth novel of the Gideon Detective Series, Bridgit Flynn returns to action. She has just solved the case of the murdered teller in the sleepy village of Black Rock Cove and a high-end hotel committee requests her services in solving a rash of robberies from the boarders. A PRINCE OF THEIR OWN by

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Ku Klux Klan Comes to Aid in Supporting Pure Womanhood from the First Ordained Woman Minister in Louisiana


In the true story written by her own hand, the Reverend Ada Slaton Bonds of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church faced many adversities. One, an abusive husband for twenty-five years and one that spent every dime the family made on whiskey. He beat laborers. He hit his two oldest boys that left scars on their backs

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