A Slave in the White House-Paul Jennings was born into slavery on the plantation of James and Dolley Madison in Virginia, later becoming part of the Madison household staff at the White House. Once finally emancipated by Senator Daniel Webster later in life, he would give an aged and impoverished Dolley Madison, his former owner, money from his own pocket, write the first White House memoir, and see his sons fight with the Union Army in the Civil War.
Burning Up (Berkley Sensation): Angela Knight, Nalini Singh, Virginia Kantra, Meljean Brook Four novellas. I really liked the last story by Meljean Brook, and want to read more in her steampunk universe.
First person accounts; settlers and native americans
My latest recording available today on Audible. A collection of short stories set in the U.S. south by a group of very talented women writers. A genuine pleasure to read the work of Sandra Chastain, Deborah Smith, Donna Ball, Virginia Ellis, Debra Dixon and Nancy Knight.