Based on a true story about an ancestor of actor Kurt Russell, Fields of the Fatherless introduces readers to Betsy Russell of Menotomy Village, Massachusetts, in the tumultuous days leading up to the American Revolution. The daughter of a well-to-do farmer, Betsy’s life changes overnight as she prepares to fight the onslaught of atrocities by the King’s men.
Praise for Fields of the Fatherless: 4.8 Stars on Amazon, 82 Reviews
"This is a book I can highly recommend to homeschool parents for their study of the American Revolution."
"What I loved most about this novel was the way that author Elaine Cooper made the setting so real to me. I didn’t feel I was reading about a historical event. I felt I was there experiencing it with Betsy and her family." ~ Amazon
"The author did an amazing job in not only telling the story from the point of view of your “typical” teenage girl, but for also bringing every emotion to the surface. It was easy to find myself lost in this world, seeing the things Betsy saw, hearing the things she did. I found myself feeling her fear, and grieving with her." ~ Amazon
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Elaine Marie Cooper is an award-winning author whose passions include her family, her faith in Christ, and the American Revolution. She is a writer of American Historical Religious Fiction, and Christian Devotions. Elaine grew up in Massachusetts, which is the setting for her novels. You may read her blog and learn more about what inspires her at http://www.elainemariecooper.com.
Fields of the Fatherless is published by Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas, an indie publisher based in North Carolina. In addition to the 2014 Next Generation Indie Book Award for Cooper’s novel, eight more Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas titles are up for Selah awards at this year’s Blue Ridge Mountain Christian Writers’ Conference. Fields of the Fatherless is a Selah finalist in the Young Adult Fiction category.