The more I research these islands, I’m kicking myself that I didn’t do it sooner. I can’t help but think I could have used this locale for the big climax with Carol Scape in Restored Grace….maybe in future Bay Town Book. I tend to go on rabbit trails, and I’ll try and stick to this … Read More about Petit De Bois Island, aka “Massacre Island”
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The history of Horn Island, Mississippi
Now this island has a creative story behind its name. Legend has it that deer swam to it from the Mississippi coast to escape hunters. Can deer swim one-quarter of a mile? I don’t know, but I couldn’t find any record of deer inhabiting the island today. Still, I cheer the legend. Run, Bambi, Run! … Read More about Run Bambi, Run!
Exquisite and pristine, sparsely populated … in the U.S.? It’s time for another visit. Some of the last undeveloped barrier islands in America lie just off the shores of Mississippi, stretching across the waterfront of Alabama and reaching off the coast to the tip of eastern Florida. The Gulf Islands National Seashore is protected by … Read More about U.S. Undeveloped Barrier Islands. Who knew?
What’s that got to do with Bay Town? Or Bay St. Louis? I’ve shared so much about Bay Town that I wanted to take a detour. And who doesn’t love islands, right? Read on. If you’ve spent time on my FB Reader’s Group, you’ll know that my Bay Town Series is set in a fictional … Read More about Islands in the Storm…
Chief Alberto Hidalgo, Bay Town’s respected man in blue. Tall, on the heavy side, but muscular, he makes for an imposing figure. His commanding presence is often offset by his “unbefitting giggle for a man his size.” Although only his friends are privileged to the humor. Readers quipped that they love “Chief Bert.” He cares … Read More about Respect the Blue