Horse Thief 1898 Discussion Guide Chapters 1-13, Question #5

In what ways did Peter and Cathleen make counter-cultural decision for their time in history? In what ways is their family structure consistent with their culture? Before I respond to this question, I would love to hear from YOU! What are your thoughts? One theme of this book is "bridging." If you're still reading, look … Continue reading Horse Thief 1898 Discussion Guide Chapters 1-13, Question #5

From Chapters 1-13 of Horse Thief 1898: Discussion Questions #2 and #3

What are the similarities and differences between Cally's and Charlie's homes, only about sixty miles apart in southern Ireland? The differences are obvious: Cally was born in a one-room thatched cottage on a small farm. Charlie lives in a mansion built by his grandfather, one of the richest men in Ireland in his day. Though … Continue reading From Chapters 1-13 of Horse Thief 1898: Discussion Questions #2 and #3

Horse Thief 1898 is available on Amazon!

Finally!! I'm pleased to announce the "birth" of a new "child" in our family: Horse Thief 1898 is now available on Amazon (complete with a typo I hope will be fixed soon). My nephew Joel Griswell designed the beautiful image for the cover, and other friends and family members have helped in various ways along the way. … Continue reading Horse Thief 1898 is available on Amazon!

Merry Christmas/Happy New Year!

Wow, I didn't realize it's been so long since I posted here. I've been focused on writing Treasure Hunt 1904, Book Two of the Cally and Charlie series. It's quite a different book from Horse Thief 1898. Treasure Hunt 1904 takes place from April to August of 1904, mostly in southern Idaho, and involves (of … Continue reading Merry Christmas/Happy New Year!