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Virginia–Steeped in History and Inspiration–Beth Trissel

The rich history of Virginia, the Native Americans and the people who journeyed here from far beyond her borders are at the heart of my inspiration.  Not only have I lived in the Old Dominion for most of my life, but also … Continue reading

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The Vital Importance of the Storytellers–Beth Trissel

“I come from a family of great readers and storytellers.” Katherine Dunn So do I, and I’ve given much thought to the inestimable value of the storytellers, both in the family and those with a far broader reach. In each generation, … Continue reading

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Lest We Forget–Beth Trissel

In these troubled times in America, it’s wise to remember where we came from  and what our founders envisioned for this great nation. Being an American is a sacred privilege, our hard-won freedoms, fast eroding, should never be taken for granted, and … Continue reading

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Author Cindy Nord with Victorian Bonnets and her New Civil War Romance–Beth Trissel

A hearty welcome to my good friend Cindy Nord who is visiting with me to share her passion for Victorian fashion and her exciting historical romance novel, No Greater Glory. I’ve known Cindy since our contest circuit days when we … Continue reading

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Super Sale On Native American Historical Romance Through the Fire–Beth Trissel!

***Sale details at the bottom of this post. THE FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR, A SHAWNEE WARRIOR, AN ENGLISH LADY, BLOOD VENGEANCE, DEADLY PURSUIT, PRIMAL, POWERFUL, PASSIONATE…THROUGH THE FIRE Blurb: At the height of the French and Indian War, a young … Continue reading

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Why It Matters–The Battle of Kings Mountain–Beth Trissel

October 7th, my niece Cailin’s birthday, is the anniversary of the Battle of Kings Mountain, an epic conflict that took place in what is now North Carolina, then South Carolina, and one that many Virginians took part in.  Also a sadly … Continue reading

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Scenic, Historic Virginia

Not only have I lived in the Old Dominion for most of my life, but also several previous centuries in the sense that my ancestors were among the earliest settlers of the Shenandoah Valley (1730’s/1740’s). Chapel Hill, circa 1816, the Churchman family home place … Continue reading

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