Sharman Burson Ramsey

About me

Sharman Burson Ramsey is a graduate of the University of Alabama (BS) and Troy University (MS). Her interest in genealogy led her to the discovery of her Native American heritage. Research into that heritage has culminated in the Serpents Series of novels beginning with Swimming with Serpents set during the Creek Indian War (1813-1814.

Following survivors of the Battle of Horseshoe Bend, Nest of Vipers, the sequel to Swimming with Serpents, presents the First Seminole War from the American, British, Native American and Black perspectives with pirates active in the Gulf at that time thrown adding even more adventure!

Taught to write what you know, Sharman Burson Ramsey writes about the South with its rich heritage and great cultural diversity. She maintains a general interest (what she’s generally interested in) website about all things Southern The most frequented pages of that website are Southern Wedding and Southern Manners and Etiquette.

From my website

Hunters snag 1000 pound alligator and Wakefield Plantation: history and cookbook has a recipe!

Wakefield Plantation: History and Cookbook of one Southern family Wakefield is very close to Camden, Alabama. It's a good thing we included a recipe for cooking alligator in our cookbook!Alligator and Andouille Sauce Piquante5 Pounds Alligator MeatCajun Seasoning1/4 Cup Olive Oil + 1 Tsp.1 1/4 Pounds Andouille Sausage -- diced1 10 Oz…

Wakefield Cookbook and the story of its publication

Wakefield Plantation, now owned by my sister, Sylvia, and her husband, Tom, is known in Wilcox County as the anchor of their Furman tour. The beautiful old home has been featured in books and magazines for its history and unique architecture. I thought the history and cookbook might actually be…

Lessons learned, Goodreads and planned Book Events

 History books at SIBA conference 2013 I learn something new every day. There are so many books out there, how can a reader know which to buy? Marketing is important. Facebook only takes you so far and with newsfeed, that is only as far as someone who is sitting at…

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