In 1862, Francesca challenges New Orleans’
race and class constraints on women
and becomes a homicide detective.
She begins a relationship with Isaac in “First Dark.”
Young Isaac’s adventures after escaping slavery
result from civil war, reconstruction, and lost love.
A Buffalo Soldier 1866-1882, his 2,000-mile odyssey is epic.
Isaac’s life is influenced by Rachel, Fran, and Ali…
In the 1950s-60s, Carl ignores Alabama’s message:
“Nigger, know your place!”
Shot down in Vietnam and later hijacked to Cuba,
Carl is an American hero. Fly with Carl in his story
and feel a pilot’s stress, skill, and triumph.
In 1943, Dena defies her mother and
falls in love with the baseball player, Will,
great-grandson of Isaac of “First Dark.”
Dena’s family plans are upset by bigotry and war.
A veteran of the Mexican War
sacrifices his life
in place of James in 1862.
Years later, James meets the same challenge.
Coming in 2022…
“Two Rivers” gives voice to the enslaved people
working for no pay on a highly profitable
rice slave-labor camp near Charleston, South Carolina.
system in 1854…
…telling our stories—lest our stories are co-opted and told for us by revisionists.
Passing our stories on.
Stories well told.
Stories that entertain to educate.
Historically correct, we find here epic adventures.
Native Peoples and Europeans, Africans, and Asians grapple with love, desire, hope, hate, loss, greed, grief, revenge, and forgiveness in the crucible of our Great American Experiment.
Our series of action books and memoirs, beginning in the 18th century, set the cornerstone for the construction and reconstruction of the 21st century America we know today. Know more…
Hear clips from the My Blue Yonder and The Laced Chameleon audiobooks.
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