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Nancy's Notes - November 8, 2012

“True Sisters” by Sandra Dallas.

  Many readers get hooked on an author and when they’ve finished reading all that they’ve written they are at a loss on what to check-out next. We have a list of writers who are similar in style. If you are at a loss of where to go next, ask us for some recommendations. Below are some of our most popular authors with names of others who write in the same genre.
    David Baldacci lovers might want to try the following authors: William Bernhardt, Stephen J. Cannell, Linda Fairstein, John Grisham, Brad Meltzer, Robert Tannenbaum, or Stuart Woods.
    Adventure lovers may enjoy any of the following authors: Clive Cussler, Alistair Maclean, David Morrell, or Eric Van Lustbader. Other choices might be: Robert Ludlum, Ken Follett, Len Deighton, or Jack Higgins.
    Historical Fiction writers that are popular include: James Michener, Leon Uris, Collen McCullough, Jeffery Archer, and John Jakes.
One of our latest historical fiction books is entitled, , “True Sisters”. The novel is based on true events. In 1856, Mormon converts, encouraged by Brigham Young, andoutfitted with two-wheeled handcars, set out on foot from Iowa City to Salt Lake City. The Martin Handcart Company, a group of emigrants headed for Zion, is the last to leave on the 1,300 mile journey. Earlier companies arrive successfully in Salt Lake City, but for the Martin Company the trip is disastrous. This is the story of four women whose lives will become linked as they endure unimaginable hardships.
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