September is an exciting month for debut author, Melody Balthaser, as her new historical fiction, Seeking Sophie, has just released! I recently had a chance to interview Melody about her writing: Have you always enjoyed writing and, if so, did you ever imagine writing an entire...Read More
(This a reprint of my post that previously appeared at ColonialQuills.blogspot.com) “What if I brewed up some Bohea…in your coffeepot? Are you brave enough to try?” Anna smirked. “I am desperate enough to try.” Excerpt from Fields of the Fatherless Betsy and her...Read More
A recent review that I read for my latest novel, Fields of the Fatherless, made me groan. Now please don’t get me wrong: I VERY MUCH appreciate folks who take the time to read and/or listen and then review my books. Reviewers could spend their precious moments on any given day...Read More
Today is PTSD Awareness Day. It is a day to remember and acknowledge the emotional wounds suffered by our military men and women after their service in the war has physically ended. Emotionally, the war still rages in their minds. Victims of post traumatic stress need...Read More
Historical Fiction that Grabs your Heart & Feeds your Soul
Novelist Elaine Marie Cooper is the author of Fields of the Fatherless, winner of Best Religious Fiction at the 2014 Next Generation Indie Book Awards as well as winner of the 2014 Selah Award for Young Adult Fiction.
Elaine has also written a three-part historical saga: The Road to Deer Run, The Promise of Deer Run and The Legacy of Deer Run. This award-winning saga is available on Amazon in paperback and kindle.
Her passions are her family, her faith in Christ and the history of the American Revolution, a frequent subject of her novels. She grew up in Massachusetts, the setting for many of her books.
From Elaine -
Welcome to my website! I am delighted you have chosen to stop by and visit.
Feel free to browse the pages to learn about my books as well as my passion for writing and history. My books reflect my faith in Christ and His power to heal when there seems to be no hope.Read More
Perhaps you think you know the whole story. But what if the bloodiest battle on the first day of the American Revolution was missing from our history books? Would the sacrifices incurred on the streets and in the homes of the colonial patriots be forgotten? While the battles of Lexington and Concord are richly memorialized, Fields of the Fatherless is a novel that honors the families in Menotomy Village, Massachusetts, where the blood of more American and British soldiers was shed on April 19, 1775, than anywhere else that day. Based on true events.Read More