Sidney St. James

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My newest release, scheduled for the end of August 2018, has been on my mind for several years. The novel has been added to the Faith Chronicles Series as Book 4 and is called, Seeing the Power of God! After writing Genesis and Hallelujah, I became wrapped up as one of those people who asked, “Can anyone be a Christian and not believe in the Bible? Is it wrong to question any… Read More


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 together. To do that, I actually pretended I was one of the family members, be it male… Read More


The emails are spinning at ninety miles an hour. My high school reunion in Eagle Lake, Texas is coming soon. This weekend, while playing pickleball, I announced to some of my friends, “I’m going to my high school reunion!” Some of them just returned my comment with, “A high school reunion? Why in the heck would you want to do that?” The good ole days… Yeppers, hopscotch, with stolen chalk from the… Read More


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 the Runaway Scrape, the Great Runaway or the Sabine Shoot. Whatever one calls it, the wild exodus… Read More


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, and Fayette Counties and dictated the many small etched tombstones in grown-up weeds. The index to the… Read More