Here is the first book in the American Blend series. This series is fiction. It is based on the true exploits of two immigrant families and follows their movements through 200 years. The Genet family is from France and the Roberts family is from England. The descendants of the Genet and Roberts families grow with the country, fighting her wars, settling the land and suffering the hardships of the times.
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After escaping a lynching in Charleston for being a Redcoat during the Revolutionary War, Henry Roberts was forced to flee into Tennessee. He hoped to start anew and prayed he wouldn't be recognized as a former British soldier. To assure his safety, he becomes a fur trapper and ventures into the wilderness.
Young John Roberts thought life in Missouri exciting as he watched the border wars with Kansas turn bloody. But it was the stealing of a horse that got him in trouble. Escaping a hanging, he raced north and hid in a wagon train going west. The wagon-master intended to turn him in at the next fort, but when they were attacked by Indians, he changed his mind.
The Genet family is caught up in the Civil War as brothers take opposing views and find themselves wearing different colored uniforms. Wesley Genet's family business in Maryland is ruined, and he moves with his parents to Kansas to start over. This story centers around Lynn Genet, Wesley's son, who resents his Indian blood and the name half-breed.
Timber Trails is the final book in The American Blend Series. In 1781, a British soldier at Yorktown predicted to a patriot that someday their families would be united, forming their American Blend. The prediction came true in 1920 when Calvin Roberts met Lori Genet. But Calvin first had to survive the Flu epidemic of 1918, and Lori had to survive the death of her fiance, in World War I.