Dory Codington

Biography

A former Park Guide on the Freedom Trail for Boston National Historical Park, archivist and history teacher, Dory Codington weaves her romances from the well spun threads of colonial and Revolutionary War history. She received her BA and MA in American history from various prestigious east coast colleges. Currently, she lives in Massachusetts with a husband, a daughter, a son and a tortoise. If you are in the Boston area and would like Dory to speak to a woman's, history, or book club contact her at dory.history@gmail.com .

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Beside Turning Water
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 121,770. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Massachusetts, July 1775 Searing pain! A musket ball piercing skin and muscle was a bad way to begin a war. Saving the pretty blonde from that rolling barrel, was a pleasant reward for that battle wound. Alex Peele had no intention of disrupting the regulated life of his pretty blonde, proprietress and brewmaster at the Wheel and Hammer. He might be tempted to abandon the army, and nurse his damn
Through the Eyes of a Poet: The Life and Writings of Kate Fort Codington
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,600. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Essay » Author profile
Kate Fort Codington was a gracious lady of old-line Atlanta society whose roots were deeply embedded in the Victorian concept of dignity and decorum that characterized the aristocratic “Old South.” Using her poems and short stories, and a few memoirs of friends and family, Dory Codington has narrated the width and breadth of the life of this amazing woman, and the century in which she lived.
Fate and Fair Winds
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 138,980. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Adventure/Romance novel of the American Revolution. Major John FitzSimmon, has been traveling from Georgia to Pennsylvania along the coast, studying the mood of the Colonists for his commander Gen. William Howe. In casual clothing, he saw no reason to wear his uniform, stopped in Philadelphia to meet with his brother. There he meets a pretty young farm-girl searching for independence and adventure
Cardinal Points
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,040. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Cardinal Points is a fictional, historical romance that takes place in Boston during and just after the ‘Boston Tea Party.” We recall this event as the great anti-tax revolt that started the American Revolution, and in myth it was just that. What did the Intolerable Acts mean to those who bore the brunt of Parliament’s Anger against Boston? To Oona trapped in Boston, and Jason locked out.

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