News of the World

p 168 “She never learned to value those things that white people valued. The greatest pride of the Kiowa was to do without, to make use of anything at hand…the baseline of human life was courage.”

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The Widow’s War: a novel

p. 46  “Lyddie looked up at the sky, moonless and star-pocked.  Oh, Edward, she thought, how could you possess such knowledge of my flesh and so little of my spirit?” How could I resist a cover design using a detail of a Winslow Homer painting, “Girl With Red Stocking”?  I did not. For a mere…