Today, I’m sharing my blog with a friend and author, Carmen Peone.
Lillian’s Legacy is the final book in the Gardner Sibling Trilogy.
Lillian Gardner, a healer in the making using natural medicines, is certain she is the black sheep of the family. In an attempt to prove she is of value, she sets off into the wilds of Eastern Washington and Indian Territory with Doctor Mali Maddox, an elderly Welsh female physician whose husband has recently passed away. She hopes to marry her knowledge of herbal remedies learned from her mother and an Indian healer with new ways of western medicine. Will Lillian discover her true calling? Will she be respected as a female physician in training?
Book Launch Fun Facts:
Doctor Maddox introduces Lillian to an unusual medical instrument.
Have you ever listened to your heartbeat through a stethoscope? When I began researching Lillian’s Legacy, I knew the female Welsh medical doctor would not be using a binaural stethoscope in 1875. But I wasn’t sure what she would be using, so I did some research and came across… Read More Here
Carmen picked Maddox, or Madog, from her Welsh heritage for the female physician’s surname. The healer mentors Lillian as she finds her way around the medical field. Learn More Here
Learn more about the trilogy…
What are readers saying about Lillian’s Legacy?
“Ms Peone’s development of diverse and captivating characters adds depth to her writing and grabs the reader’s imagination in compelling and riveting ways.”
“I absolutely love the historical bits of the story because you are given a sense of what life was truly like back in those times.”
“I love this story. I would follow Lillian anywhere, into her next book if there is one. She is a sweet, brave, good-hearted, well-developed character. The writing is lively and detailed. I could see, hear, smell, and feel the land.”
Comment below for a chance to win a copy of Lillian’s Legacy.
The winner will be draw on July 20th and can choose between a Kindle eBook or signed softcover copy.
Award-winning author Carmen Peone lives with her tribal husband, Joe, on the Colville Confederated Indian Reservation in Northeast Washington. She gathered cultural knowledge from family and elders and studied the language and various cultural traditions and legends under the late Marguerite Ensminger. She is a horse and photography enthusiast. With a degree in abnormal psychology, the thought of writing never entered her mind, until she married her husband and they moved to the reservation after college. She came to love the people and their heritage and desires to create a legacy for her family.
Lillian’s Legacy and the Gardner Siblings include a Literary Guide.
This is great for summer fun, homeschool learning,and historical knowledge in the classroom.
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