New England author and historian Meg North is a seven-year active member of the Maine Historical Society and Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance. Her specialty is New England history in the mid-1800s Civil War era. For four years, she appeared as a Civil War re-enactor and newsletter publisher with the 3rd Maine Union Regiment. She also attended the National Honors Society conference in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania in 2004, delivering a highly acclaimed paper on the Civil War. While living in Gettysburg, she completed her first Civil War novel, “Daniel’s Garden.” As a ten-year Portland, Maine resident, North has given historical tours to thousands of visitors and features local historical buildings in her work.
Meg also contributes to other New England historical sites, including Walden Pond and the Thoreau Society, Alcott’s Orchard House, Ralph Waldo Emerson's house, the Old Manse, the House of the Seven Gables, Melville’s Arrowhead Museum, the Poe Society, and the Nathaniel Hawthorne Society. She also generously contributes to numerous historical and literary organizations, including Deerfield Village, Old Sturbridge Village, the Charles Dickens Fellowship, the Bronte Society, the Jane Austen Society of North America, the Victorian Society in America, and Historic New England. She passionately supports the societies and museums dedicated to the brilliant writers and thinkers of the 19th century.
Harriet Tate may be a sea captain's daughter, but she doesn't believe in buried treasure. When Jonah Herrick's mysterious letter arrives from a remote place called Fogbound Manor, Harriet dismisses it entirely. But her father drowned, her company's bankrupt, and Harriet has to make a choice: lose everything she ever worked for or accept Jonah's ridiculous offer and find the money to save it.