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The ROSE of Brays Bayou – The Story of the Texas Runaway Scrape – Novel NO. 1


The first novel, Novel NO. 1, The ROSE of Brays Bayou, is the first book in the Faith Chronicles by Sidney St. James. It is based on a true story from the actual memoirs given to the author and handwritten by Dilue Rose Harris at the turn of the 20th Century. From these, the following

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Mary Elizabeth Surratt (Free on Kindle April 16-21, 2018)


Creative Nonfiction – Putting the Pieces Together Like Studying Genealogy MARY ELIZABETH SURRATT (Free on Kindle April 16-21, 2018) Before launching my two dozen or so novels, many of which are written as creative nonfiction, I became a professional genealogist. One of the most critical aspects of this field is putting pieces of a puzzle

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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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120 Days Through Hell! The Runaway Scrape


Crossing the Trinity River Prairies Where Cold and Flooded Waters Caused Many Lives to be Lost – 1836 In my recently released creative non-fiction novel, The Rose of Bray’s Bayou, Dilue Rose Harris and thousands of other elderly men, women, and children rush across the “wilderness” trying to reach the Sabine River before Santa Anna

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The ROSE of Bray’s Bayou – 2nd Edition


The Story of the Runaway Scrape as Told by Dilue Rose Harris in Her Memoirs Written at the Turn of the Century in the Struss-Smithson Home in Eagle Lake, Texas. To kick off a complete revision of my website incorporating many new 2nd editions, one of my favorites, The Yellow Rose has been refreshed with

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