Secrets of the Seven

The Secrets the Seven

Posted by on Jul 12, 2017 in American History, BOOK: The Eagle's Quill, Book: The Eureka Key, Historical Fiction, Race, Secrets of the Seven, SERIES: Secrets of the Seven | 0 comments

Living descendants of the men who signed the Declaration of Independence recite it!These folks seem like characters from The Secrets of the Seven. If we cast the movie, this is what it might look like. (Except we’d need to add in some kids, of course.)

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The Eagle’s Quill Arrives!

Posted by on May 1, 2017 in American History, BOOK: The Eagle's Quill, Secrets of the Seven | 2 comments

The Eagle's Quill

Sam and his friends Martina and Theo must brave the wilderness of Glacier National Park to find Thomas Jefferson’s quill pen.

Just released: The Eagle’s Quill, second volume in The Secret of the Seven series. Get your American history with a side dish of breathless action and entertaining brain-teasers as three friends race against the bad guys to find the quill pen Thomas Jefferson used to write the Declaration of Independence.

“Another page-turner of a quest.”

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On Book Tour (Really?)

Posted by on Apr 5, 2016 in Book: The Eureka Key, Promotion, School Visits, Secrets of the Seven, Uncategorized | 0 comments

The Eureka Key

The Eureka Key

As I type, I’m on a plane heading off for my very first book tour, to promote The Eureka Key. I’m quite startled by this occurrence. I mean, I knew it was going to happen; I’ve seen the itinerary and everything. But I can’t help but suspect that the book police will pick me up sometime soon for impersonating the kind of author who’s successful enough to have book tours.

Now that I’ve landed in Alexandria, Virginia, and taken a little stroll around the Old Town neighborhood, I can report that I’ve seen: handmade rugs that make my brain spin with the idea that somebody crafted something so glorious TO BE WALKED ON, a life-sized plastic horse in the back of an old-fashioned pickup truck, and a white-haired gentleman playing clarinet inside his (closed, locked) jewelry repair store.

I like this neighborhood.

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