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If you’ve ever thought of history as boring, you don’t know what you’re missing!

The Reluctant Groom and Other Historical Stories by Faith L. Justice s a collection of four intriguing tales that will move you to tears, renew your faith in true love, inspire bravery in you, and make you think twice about parting with an old antique.

The Reluctant Groom, the first story, portrays a sad, lonely and confirmed bachelor brought back to life by the power of love.

The Bitter Winter reminds us of the heart-breaking events that force peoples to migrate; the sacrifices they make for their families, and the risks they take to ensure their future.

In the third story, The Jar, Justice draws attention to the varied and important roles that women have played since the dawn of time, yet are often relegated to a footnote in history.

The final story in the collection, The Angel of the Marshes, highlights the contributions that children have made, frequently shouldering responsibilities like adults and demonstrating creativity and bravery.

The Reluctant Groom and Other Historical Stories will transform you inWrite from the Heart | Veronica Jorge | A Slice of Orangeto a historical fiction reader, and a Faith L. Justice fan.

Take the plunge and find your own self in the past!

See you next time on September 22nd.

 

THE RELUCTANT GROOM AND OTHER HISTORICAL STORIES
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Author Bio
Author Bio
Manager, Educator, and former High School Social Studies teacher, Veronica credits her love of history to the potpourri of cultures that make up her own life and to her upbringing in diverse Brooklyn, New York. Her genres of choice are Historical Fiction where she always makes new discoveries and Children’s Picture Books because there are so many wonderful worlds yet to be imagined and visited. She currently resides in Macungie, PA.
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INCIDENT AT SAN MIGUEL

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REFUGEE

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THE WITCH WHISPERER

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UPROOTED: THE JAPANESE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE DURING WORLD WAR II

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DISTANT RELATIONS

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FIVE BELLES TOO MANY

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THE ONLY ROAD

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THE LAST GOODNIGHT

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MIGUEL’S BRAVE KNIGHT

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FOUR CUTS TOO MANY

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FORGIVING MARIELA CAMACHO

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FORGIVING MAXIMO ROTHMAN

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THREE TREATS TOO MANY

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TWO BITES TOO MANY

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ONE TASTE TOO MANY

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THE ALLIANCE

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A DRAKENFALL CHRISTMAS

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Manager, Educator, and former High School Social Studies teacher, Veronica credits her love of history to the potpourri of cultures that make up her own life and to her upbringing in diverse Brooklyn, New York. Her genres of choice are Historical Fiction where she always makes new discoveries and Children’s Picture Books because there are so many wonderful worlds yet to be imagined and visited. She currently resides in Macungie, PA.
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  • This sounds like a wonderful collection of stories. Thanks for sharing!

  • Veronica Jorge says:

    Hi Alina, Yes, each story is unique and makes the book an interesting and relaxing read. The author and I are in the facebook group, Historical Novel Society, NY chapter.

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