You Have the Opportunity and You Must Use It

Meet Miss Esther Wood. Born in Blue Hill, Maine in 1905, Esther earned degrees from Colby College and Radcliffe, taught at public and private schools, taught history at the University of Maine, wrote four books and numerous magazine and newspaper articles, and was inducted to the Maine Women’s Hall of Fame. I took this photo … More You Have the Opportunity and You Must Use It

Guest Post: I wanted to be the heroine in her novels

Lisa Greiner’s guest blog takes us back to those first readings of Emilie Loring’s books  and shares the enthusiasm that drove her to learn more about their author.   How old were you when you read your first Emilie Loring book?  Do you remember which one it was?  Was it set in the big glittering city of … More Guest Post: I wanted to be the heroine in her novels

Romance and Intrigue Arrive on a Yacht

It’s the summer of 1936. The Great Depression lingers, and Lissa’s Aunt Hetty has left her a lighthouse–on its own island, no less–an ideal  getaway for a fledgling writer. The rest of Aunt Hetty’s estate was left to Alexander “Lex” Carson.  Lex arrives on his best friend’s yacht, ready to claim his inheritance, but he and Tod … More Romance and Intrigue Arrive on a Yacht