Marcia K. Matthews

Longshot

By Mark Ammerman - Published 2005

Genres:

Inspirational

The first person narrative begins in 1750 Rhode Island, where Christopher Long and his Narragansett friend Caleb clear out the tribe’s ancient council ...Read Review

The Sugar Camp Quilt

By Jennifer Chiaverini - Published 2005

Genres:

Adventure

Dorothea Granger lives in antebellum Pennsylvania. Her parents are poor relations of her Uncle Jacob and work on his farm, which they hope ...Read Review

Dead Water

By Barbara Hambly - Published 2004

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Ben January has a personal stake in finding the embezzler. He stands to lose his own money and his house if the banker ...Read Review

University Boulevard

By A.B. Hollingsworth - Published 2004

Genres:

Saga

When the novel begins in 1967 in Oklahoma, the university boys are not concerned with world issues. Their goal is to pledge a fraternity. ...Read Review

Bound for the Promised Land: Harriet Tubman, Portrait of an American Hero

By Kate Clifford Larson - Published 2004

Genres:

Nonfiction

This is the definitive biography of American folk hero Harriet Tubman, the “Moses of her people” who rescued at least fifty souls from ...Read Review

Hear My Sorrow: The Diary of Angela Denoto, a Shirtwaist Worker

By Deborah Hopkinson - Published 2004

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Written in diary form, this young adult novel has the immediacy of first person, present tense. Its day-to-day focus doesn’t anticipate events ...Read Review

Red Blood, White Lies

By Louquitas Belloit - Published 2004

Genres:

Saga

This historical novel recreates Florida during the Seminole wars. Set in the 1830s when Andrew Jackson was President, Victoria had emancipated the slaves ...Read Review

The Laments

By George Hagen - Published 2004

Genres:

Saga

A baby is born to a quirky family in Rhodesia in the 1950s. His mother Julia was the terror of her private school. ...Read Review

In the Hope of Rising Again

By Helen Scully - Published 2004

Genres:

Saga

Part One, The Father, begins with “Epithalamium” (nuptial song). The ethereal narrative voice describes a young couple, Charles and Regina, settling into a ...Read Review

A Tapestry of Hope

By Judith Miller - By Tracie Peterson - Published 2004

Genres:

InspirationalRomanceSaga

The opening scene depicts Jasmine Wainwright, a Southern belle complete with chiding mammy. Jasmine meets Bradley Houston and his brother Nolan. Bradley wants ...Read Review