Is a principled life more valuable than a billion-dollar inheritance?

A headstrong heiress from Manhattan seeking independence on a Wyoming homestead meets the outcast son of a distinguished family who is tormented by a dark secret. When they fall for each other, oblivious to deep-seated feuding between their families, they might end up breaking more than just each other’s hearts.

Legacies, a novel in progress

About Susan

Susan is a storyteller and poet, a lover of this planet and the people who share it with her. She is inspired by the unity of the human condition and how our vastly different desires have the power to bring us together. Fascinated by history, she haunts flea markets and antique stores, seeking to resurrect the best parts of bygone days.

Fascinated with history and inspired by lore passed to her by a family of outspoken and idealistic personages, Susan loves stories that shed light on historical accomplishments and throwback eras. Most often, you will find her writing about everyday people of character.

Pushing the Pendulum

A Civil War era debutante disguises herself as a man to volunteer with the 151st Pennsylvania Infantry where she proves her mettle as a crusader for human rights.

A work in progress

Photo Credits

Inger, Christian, and D Hensel. Philadelphia,: Chromatic View. [Philadelphia: D. Hensel, 1876] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.