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The Diary of Essie Lassiter


Fifth Novel in Development

In 1773, Essie Lassiter, a young English midwife becomes a widow and is unsuspectingly thrown into the London Debtor’s Prison. With no prospect of retiring her debt, she is indentured to Aquila Wright, a wealthy mill owner in the American colony of Maryland. After saving Aquila’s life and earning his admiration and trust, Essie faces the biggest challenge of her life when she is asked to start the colony's  first hospital. 

The Diary of Essie Lassiter is a startling, first-person account of one woman’s impossible journey to overcome dire circumstances in a world dominated by pompous men.

No release date has been set for The Diary of Essie Lassiter.

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