Monthly Archives: May 2014

The Klan comes to the Langdon plantation in this Reconstruction-era novel by C. James Gilbert

Originally posted on The Quill of Tacitus Book Blog:
MECHANICSBURG, Pa. — Sunbury Press has released C. James Gilbert’s second novel “A Darker Shade of Freedom.” About the Book: The sequel to “A Deeper Sense of Loyalty”… When the Confederate States of America was defeated in 1865, the masses of oppressed and impoverished blacks were freed; that…

The tragic decline of the Maxfield Parrish estate recounted by eyewitness Robin Lee

Originally posted on The Quill of Tacitus Book Blog:
Sunbury Press has released Robin Lee’s book Sanctuary Dishonored: The Decline and Fall of the Maxfield Parrish Estate. About the Book: Robin Lee, through an incredible twist of fate, was invited to write and record her music, inspired by the great American artist Maxfield Parrish, at…

An interview with the authors of “What to Do about Mama?: A Guide to Caring for Aging Family Members”

Originally posted on Helpful Books Blog:
Helpful Books Blog (HBB) is very happy to have authors Barbara Matthews (BM) and Barbara Trainin Blank (BTB) drop by for an interview. For nearly five years, Barbara G. Matthews served as an Assessor/Care Manager for the Area Agency on Aging of Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. Her main responsibility was…

Capital punishment in early Nebraska history featured in Tim Dempsey’s latest book

Originally posted on The Quill of Tacitus Book Blog:
OMAHA, Neb. — Sunbury Press has released Tim Dempsey’s book “Well I’ll Be Hanged: Early Capital Punishment in Nebraska.” About the Book:Sam Richards was more than likely Nebraska’s first serial killer. Among his many victims were a mother and her three children who were savagely beaten to death.…

Anthony Julian’s collection of vintage pit bull photographs continues

Originally posted on Pets & Nature Book Blog:
MECHANICSBURG, Pa. — Sunbury Press has released Anthony Julian’s book “Pit Bulls 2: Vintage Photographs of Pit Bulls and the People Who Loved Them.”About the Book:Author Anthony Julian opens a time capsule for us concerning the history of the oft-maligned pit bull.  Through old photographs and personal anecdotes, Julian…

An Interview with Joe Farley, author of “Song Poems in Search of Music”

Originally posted on Ernest & Edgar Literary Blog:
? Joe Farley is best known for partnering in the Keystone Tombstones biography series about famous and noteworthy people buried in Pennsylvania. Recently, Joe has released his first poetry volume: Song Poems in Search of Music, published by Sunbury Press. Following is an interview of Joe conducted…

Joe Farley’s verses are “Song Poems in Search of Music”

Originally posted on Ernest & Edgar Literary Blog:
MECHANICSBURG, Pa. — Sunbury Press has released Joe Farley’s poetry collection “Song Poems in Search of Music.” About the book:Joe Farley is best known as one of “The Joes” who have written the “Keystone Tombstone” series of biography books, about famous or noteworthy people buried in Pennsylvania. He and…