My knowledge of American history is lacking because I don’t remember learning anything about the Lost Colony of Roanoke. So it was interesting to find out about the colonists who disappeared with no ability to trace what happened to them through Elinor, though I realize that everything in this story […]
Author: Shannon McNear
Each of the stories in this Christmas Anthology is delightful! I have been familiar with the works of all the authors except Susanne Dietze and was glad for the opportunity to get to know and enjoy her writing as well. Some time had passed between the time I read the […]
When I was in third grade, I watched a movie about Mary Queen of Scots and Lady Jane Grey. To this day, I remember the final scene and the feeling of numbness and disbelief over the bloodshed that stuck with me for days. . . As you can see, I’m […]
Wow! Shannon McNear taught me so much about the Civil War in this story, though it only encompassed several months of that terrible time in history. As I read the introduction and the author’s thoughts about writing this story, how she selected a middle-class family instead of one living on […]
When I read The Cumberland Bride by Shannon McNear, I knew I needed to read more books by her. I’m excited to read The Rebel Bride, which is now available for pre-order. And though the paperback isn’t available until December 1, the Kindle version is coming out in just a few […]
First, can I just say how much I love the title of this feature? Music … and story … and salvation, which is simply the beautiful truth that we broken human beings can be rescued not only from anything that’s ever happened to us, but even from ourselves. All to […]
There is a reason I’m not an author. Other than the fact that I would rather curl up with a book than sit at my computer typing one out. There might even be two or three reasons.