"A poignant tale from start to finish
"[Stanard] manages to dramatize the hidden sorrows, problems, and desires of the family members in subtle and complex ways..."
Steven Bauer, Hollow Tree Literary Services
A Son as a Soldier
Lily's family has never met a Nazi, but they are forced to make sacrifices for the fight.
A son moves out of the farm house and cousins move in, bringing with them home grown problems. Breathes life into rural history and the South.
Fictional stories about the undeclared love, worry, and hope of a farm family in 1944-45
James River Writers finalist
Best Self-Published Novel of 2016
Brings to life hard times, hog butchering, moonshine, snake bite, hunting dogs, barn dance, preaching the gospel, and the rhythm of farm life in 1944
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at local Book Stores
A Farm Family
— About God and the Church
No answer from the preacher
— About her missing father
No answer from her mother
The Beaufort Bookstore
2127 Boundary St.
PH (843) 525-1066