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The Gilded Coach (First Fiction Series) (First Fiction Series)
In 1738, Margo's father loses his family farm in the Swiss Alps and must immigrate to South Carolina to seek a better life. On the ship everyone except Margo dies of typhus, who is nursed back to life and smuggled through the quarantine at Savannah by a family friend. Later, after an unfortunate first marriage, she marries a dashing cavalryman and takes service with the ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published April 1st 2002 by Sunstone Press
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What an odd book! I wonder whether the author, for whom James Habersham is presumably one of the five fictionalized ancestors portrayed herein, has actually assumed an ancestress' name as a pen name, since this occasionally stoops to the level of tawdry romance novel. I wanted to investigate this since my own forebear (http://www.facebook.com/pages/Georg-K...) --likely one of hers?--makes several, thankfully accurate and positive, appearances (44, 54, 155, 182). The plot isn't all that rich, sin ...more