We’re very excited today because we have big news about both books in the Appalachian Journey series.

Moonfixer CoverFirst, Moonfixer, Appalachian Journey Book 2 is free today and for the next four days so if you don’t already have it now’s your chance to read the next chapter in Bessie’s life! For free! It doesn’t get any better than that!

Here’s the blurb:

In the dawning years of the 20th century, Bessie Daniels leaves her home town of Hot Springs and travels over the mountain with her husband Fletcher Elliott to live in the Broad River Section of North Carolina.
Bess and Fletch stay with Fletcher’s parents for the first five years of their married life with Bessie teaching in a one-room schoolhouse and Fletcher working at the lumber mill in Old Fort while they save to buy property of their own on Stone Mountain.
In 1906, they purchase 400 acres of the old Zachariah Solomon Plantation which includes a small house with a shack beside it, a branch of Cedar Creek, a row of dilapitdated slave cabins…
And ghosts.
Thus begins Bessie’s next phase of life where the gift of sight she inherited from her Cherokee ancestors grows stronger, her healing abilities are put to the test, and she encounters a vicious secret society that tries to force her and Fletcher to turn their backs on a family sharecropping and living in one of the cabins.
When Bessie and Fletch refuse to give in to their demands, the group strikes back, bringing pain and suffering to their once serene existence on Stone Mountain.

WWcover-300The second thing that has us so excited today is the offer of a contract for Whistling Woman, Appalachian Journey Book 1 to be translated to French! So the German version, Madchen, die pfeifen (I really need to learn how to do that a with the two dots over it!) will be out in November and now it’s going to be in French, too! Needless to say, we’re doing happy dances over this.WW-Germancover

We have so many people to thank for the success of this series, our readers who have encouraged and inspired us to continue sharing Aunt Bessie’s story with the world, our dad who is our primary source of inspiration with his love and all the stories he continues to tell us to this day, and most of all, Aunt Bessie who manages to make her presence felt in our life every time we sit down at our computers. Aunt Bessie, we sincerely hope we’re doing justice to your life and that you’re enjoying this “Appalachian Journey” as much as we are!