A Daughter Of Liberty

Diana Turns Adversity Into Gold

November 12, 2018

Tags: Historical, Fiction, Valley Forge, Burning Of Washington, Philadelphia

CHAPTER TWENTY-ONE

THE INDIANSóSEVENTY-NINE braves and two white renegadesócame again a year later. They intended but one thing: to obliterate Cherry Valley. The frontier war had gone on too long. Atrocity begat atrocity; murder, murder. Sullivan's army had torn the guts out of the civilized Iroquois and their Susquehanna Valley granary. Forty-one (more…)

New Life In The Wilderness

October 19, 2018

Tags: Historical, Fiction, Valley Forge, Burning Of Washington, Philadelphia

CHAPTER TWENTY


JAMES EMMETT SHANNON was born on the Second Sunday after Epiphany. Attending at his birth were Ruth Conners and the spirit of Abigail Fahey.


As Diana grew closer to term, Ruth became more and more nervous. There was no midwife in the valley. Ruth was appalled that Diana mostly ignored her advice. (more…)