KELLI REA KLAMPE has written several historical novels in the Stuart Novel Series. She enjoys traveling to research her books. For Jayes, Kelli spent time in Virginia and Georgia. She visited Jamestown as well as Turner Farms, a Tobacco Plantation in Georgia. This book was especially important because it was almost never written. April 29, 2015 Kelli underwent Brain Surgery to clip a Post Anterior Communicating Artery Aneurysm. Her recovery and determination to complete the novel that she had regretted not writing before she believed there was a chance she would never have the chance to do so.
Kelli is the mother to three wonderful children who reside in Oregon and are her inspiration in life. She is also Mommy to a four legged Pomeranian named Bear Bear: her writing and travel companion.
Imported America gives us a true account of the first years of America’s History. From the men who privately funded the discovery of the New World, Raleigh’s first two attempts of colonizing, details of both of the lost colonies of Roanoke to The Virginia Company that settled the first permanent colony at Jamestown -this book gives us their accounts.
Jayes Mackey is a young girl who finds herself wrongly convicted in the Irish Courts by an English Judge in 1627. Before Jayes can absorb the injustice of her situation, she is quickly crowded onto a ship bound for the Jamestown settlement of Virginia. Sold as a slave, she is forced to serve a master and labor in the hot tobacco fields of Virginia. Based on actual events of Jamestown 1627.