Adrienne Morris

About me

When not writing about my characters populating Gilded Age Englewood, New Jersey,I herd goats, dream about the 1870′s and try (unsuccessfully) to control my dogs.

From my website

A different kind of engineer: Boss Tweed

“The way to have power is to take it.” Boss Tweed “It’s hard not to admire the skill behind Tweed’s system … The Tweed ring at its height was an engineering marvel, strong and solid, strategically deployed to control key power points: the courts, the legislature, the treasury and the…

Books I’ve Known And Loved

Why history should be written for the masses. Men and women of integrity, listen up! The popular opinion that most Americans during the Gilded Age were stealing land and involved in corrupt schemes has some holes in it. Maybe not too many–but some. Enter Washington and Emily Roebling. I’ve introduced…

 
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