Explore two novels by Garden Gate Farmer Linda Johnson. Both offer the reader adventurous tales set in the recent and not-so-recent past, where characters grapple with the hardships of life while surrounded by the stupendous beauty of the natural world.
“A moving story about cultural alienation and familial identity.”
Little Turtle Island is a story set in the early sixteenth century, where the lives of an Onondaga girl and a Welsh peasant boy, outliers among their own people, become inexplicably intertwined. (Read more.)
“…a charming story about a bygone time where even magic seems possible.”
Named to Kirkus Reviews’ Best of 2011,
one of five books in the Indie Fiction category
Set in the foothills of Appalachia’s South Mountain in the early 1970s, Yellow Bird examines the thin and fragile line drawn between what excites our faith and breaks our hearts. It is a gentle healing hand, a familiar song from bygone days, a memory just beyond our reach. (Read more.)