Tag: historical fiction

Glimpses of Below the Mountain — Dylan Discovers Lydia

A few chapter into Below the Mountain, we finally get a glimpse of Dylan's perspective in the first moments he discovers that Emelyn of the Mountain is not alone. It's a flashback to one of the first scenes of Beyond the Valley, but one we've only known Lydia’s perspective until now. This excerpt may contain … Continue reading Glimpses of Below the Mountain — Dylan Discovers Lydia

Lydia’s Favorite Things: Beyond the Valley Character Insight

Lydia’s Favorite Things: Beyond the Valley Character Insight

At nearly seventeen years of age, Lydia finds excitement in the little things as a means of surviving boredom. She observes the change in seasons, enjoys talking to the animals she tends, and to her mama’s frustration—day dreams far too often. Read on to learn about some details that are not fully revealed between the … Continue reading Lydia’s Favorite Things: Beyond the Valley Character Insight

The Story Behind Beyond the Valley

The Story Behind Beyond the Valley

The 2nd Edition of Beyond the Valley is available now! ORDER HERE What Makes the No Eye Has Seen Story Unique? Lydia's Isolation. Imagine the only world you've ever known included just you and a single parent? That parent is the only other human you've interacted with and you've had no choice but to believe all their reasoning … Continue reading The Story Behind Beyond the Valley

Book Review: Burning Sky

Burning Sky by Lori Benton My rating: 5 of 5 stars Authentic in both historical details and deeply rooted characters set in late 1700s New York, author Lori Benton delivers a visual and emotional journey for readers. After several years of living in captivity with the Mohawk people, the woman who was called Burning Sky … Continue reading Book Review: Burning Sky

Book Review: Out of the Ruins

Out of the Ruins by Karen Barnett My rating: 4 of 5 stars With a perfect combination of historical detail and unique characters, Karen Barnett brought life to early 1900s San Francisco. Amid personal tragedy, the 1906 earthquake forces Abby Fischer to face her fears and take risks she never thought she would. I was … Continue reading Book Review: Out of the Ruins