Tag: historical romance

Vengeance is Mine: Resurrections

“The Law of Moses,” and “A Higher Calling” were finished.  Sam had learned to live with himself and with others.  He had, in essence, became human again.  He had learned acceptance and forgiveness.  He still had one more step to make.  He had to make peace with God. The...

Kellynch: A Fan Fiction Sequel

Once upon a time, there was a movie titled The Jane Austen Book Club.  As you would expect it was the story of a group of people who got together to read the novels of Miss Austen.  After watching the movie, I thought that would be a good idea,...

A Higher Calling: Laura’s Tale

As I told you before, I thought of “Moses” as a stand-alone novel.  Things don’t always work out the way I think they will.  C. S. Lewis said, when he was talking about writing, that he never actually wrote a book, instead, “it’s rather like taking dictation.  I was...

Law of Moses Awarded Silver Medal

Reader’s Favorite recognizes “The Law of Moses” in its annual international book award contest. The Readers’ Favorite International Book Award Contest featured thousands of contestants from over a dozen countries, ranging from new independent authors to NYT best-sellers and celebrities. Readers’ Favorite is one of the largest book review...

Sacrifice and Sushi

Writing is simple, Hemingway said, “sit at your typewriter (computer) and bleed.” I am willing to sacrifice for my craft and in all honesty feel I have. The rewards far outweigh any forfeit, I’ve suffered, but I remain ready to pay the price. That belief came under direct attack...

Heard A Good Book Lately?

Like many, I set goals for the coming year.  Last year, 2016, (had to write that one more time) I set the goal to convert all my novels into audiobooks.  I came up a little short, only six of the eight were finished by the time the ball dropped. ...

“Dear Emma” has a Voice

“Dear Emma” has a voice and that voice belongs to Steven A. Gannet. The story of Emma is told by a character who is a youth counselor and volunteer Chaplain.  I wanted a voice that had the patient sound of a man who has the patience to listen to...

Winter 1864 No. 21

In the year of 1864, Johanna Cardiff was becoming a young woman; the war that had split her country continued.  This is her journal; these are her journeys.     Dear Samuel, Everything I wrote concerning the disgrace known as “Hellmira” has come to pass.  “Hellmira” is now the...

Autumn 1864 No. 20

  In the year of 1864, Johanna Cardiff was becoming a young woman; the war that had split her country continued.  This is her journal; these are her journeys.     Dear Samuel, I must record my thoughts on the prisoner of war camp, called Barracks #3, the Army...

Summer 1864 No. 19

  In the year of 1864, Johanna Cardiff was becoming a young woman; the war that had split her country continued.  This is her journal; these are her journeys.     Dear Samuel, Today Elmira, our little town, safe in the woods of upstate New York was invaded. It...