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.

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Fiction: Where Are The Gallant Men?

William Weldon is not the man Thankful once knew. Thankful scooped up the map pieces on the floor. “Such a gift you have and you throw it away on depraved women.” “Jesus hung around with them.” Thankful looked up at him with a severe stare. “So now you compare yourself…

God as Tyrant

Seamstresses by Frank Holl “While I regarded God as a tyrant I thought my sin a trifle; But when I knew Him to be my Father, then I mourned that I could ever have kicked against Him. When I thought God was hard, I found it easy to sin; but…

What Makes a Hero?

Our jaded historical minds race over the word abolitionist. George Leonard White could have stayed at his consumptive father’s blacksmith shop in New York State but left for Ohio to become a school teacher. Nothing particularly heroic in that.  Yes, yes. George was against slavery. Ho hum. Aren’t we all…

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