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#A HOUSE DIVIDED by Jonathan F. Putnam

PEACE I saw this book and felt that it would be nice to learn more about Lincoln’s early life. This book has been researched and while it is Historical fiction I learn a good amount about life in the Midwest. … Continue reading

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CHARITY’S BURDEN By Edith Maxwell

PEACE The never-ending debate of abortion is handle very well in the fourth volume of the Quaker Midwife mysteries. Abortion is illegal in the state of Massachusetts even talking or sharing information is a crime in1889. It looks like someone … Continue reading

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#TURING THE TIDE By Edith Maxwell

PEACE A good historical mystery is found in the third book of the Quaker Midwife mysteries. It is set in the Presidential election of 1888 and details are given how the men voted. The Suffragette Association has a major demonstration … Continue reading

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#CALLED TO JUSTICE By Edith Maxwell

PEACE The second in this historical Quaker Midwife series. It is set in a New England factory town in 1888 depicting life in the area. Historical details, the Quaker faith, and birthing details are accurate. The birthing data may bother … Continue reading

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#DELIVERING THE TRUTH By Edith Maxwell

PEACE The first book in the Quaker Midwife mysteries is set in the town of Amesbury, Michigan in 1888. There a lot of good information about the Friends aka the Quaker’s religion. Each story is complete and they can be … Continue reading

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#MURDEROUS MALADY by Christina Trent

PEACE The second book of Florence Nightingale’s life covers the period just before she traveled to the Crimea War. The historical facts were well research and accurate. Florence is called to the household of Sidney Herbert as her friend Helen … Continue reading

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#THESE HONORED DEAD By Jonathan F. Putnam

PEACE The first book in the Lincoln and Speed series. It is a historical fiction that is based on Lincoln lawyer cases. This book background is early Springfield. Joshua Speed is a son of a wealthy plantation owner who is … Continue reading

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#DEATH OF A NEW AMERICAN by Mariah Fredericks 

PEACE The second book in the Jane Prescott Historic series finds Jane working a ladies maid to Louise Blanchly. In 1912 Jane travels with Blanchlys to Long Island as Louise is married William Tyler. While there they will plan the … Continue reading

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#A BRUSH WITH SHADOWS By Anna Lee Huber

PEACE  Thanks to the Meridian Library for my, copy. As Lady Darby and her husband, Gage leave Ireland, he received a letter from his Grandfather, the Viscount Tavistock to return to his childhood home, Langstone Manor. Arriving there the find … Continue reading

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#AN ARTLESS  DEMISE by Anna Lee Huber

PEACE In 1883 Lady Darby has returned to London with her husband, Sebastian Gage to London for the season. The city is uneasy as parliament is trying to pass the reform bill and the new police were formed to handle … Continue reading

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