Mustard Seed

The bestselling author of Yellow Crocus returns with a haunting and tender story of three women returning to the plantation they once called home n nOberlin, Ohio, 1868 Lisbeth Johnson was born into privilege in the antebellum South Jordan Freedman was born a slave to Mattie, Lisbeth s beloved nurs

Conjure Women

A mother and daughter with a shared talent for healing and for the conjuring of curses are at the heart of this dazzling first novel n nConjure Women is a sweeping story that brings the world of the South before and after the Civil War vividly to life Spanning eras and generations, it tells of the

The Lincoln Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill America's 16th President⁠—and Why It Failed

Everyone knows the story of Abraham Lincoln s assassination in 1865, but few are aware of the original conspiracy to kill him four years earlier in 1861, literally on his way to Washington, DC, for his first inauguration n nThe conspirators were part of a pro Southern secret society that didn t want

Major Impossible

The story of John Wesley Powell, the one armed geologist who explored the Grand Canyon n nJohn Wesley Powell 1834 1902 always had the spirit of adventure in him As a young man, he traveled all over the United States exploring When the Civil War began, Powell went to fight for the Union, and eve

Sister of Mine

When two Union soldiers stumble onto a plantation in northern Georgia on a warm May day in 1864, the last thing they expect is to see the Union flag flying high or to be greeted by a group of freed slaves and their Jewish mistress Little do they know that this place has an unusual history.Twelve ye

Mercer Girls

It s 1864 in downtrodden Lowell, Massachusetts The Civil War has taken its toll on the town leaving the economy in ruin and its women in dire straits That is, until Asa Mercer arrives on a peculiar, but providential, errand he seeks high minded women who can exert an elevating influence in Seattl