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Captain Pipe: a Lenni Lenape Warrior Chief

  Captain Pipe was a Lenni Lenape native who lived in the 1700s around the time Rachel of Unexpected Journey  came to colonial Philadelphia. He was born near the Susquehanna and later is said to have moved to Ohio. This … Continue reading

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Unexpected Journey

Unexpected Journey is a historical novel about a Native American shaman, a rich English girl, and a crafty girl from the streets of London. It is the 1730s when wide gulfs existed between different social strata. Rich girls did not … Continue reading

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Old Swedes Church

Catharina and Britta Cock died within a week of each other of typhoid fever in 1726, around the time of Unexpected Journey. These women were buried in the churchyard of the Old Swedes Church, said to be the oldest church … Continue reading

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Unexpected Journey–a novel coming soon

Unexpected Journey, the recipient of an award from the Kentucky Foundation for Women, is under contract with Rogue Phoenix, who have announced its publication date as August 19, 2011.  The story, a historically accurate account of Colonial life in the … Continue reading

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