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STOKING HOPE


C. K. McDonough

Perseverance!

That is how Martha, a single mother in the West Virginia of 1918, survives and ultimately thrives, doing whatever she has to for her daughter, Frances.
It is also how Frances, a pregnant newlywed at the outbreak of World War II, gets through those dark days and their aftermath.

This tale of two remarkable women covers a fifty year period from World War I well into the 60s, full of pain, joy, friends gained and lost ... oh, and the creation of Kevlar.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

A Pennsylvania native, C. K. McDonough has a journalism degree and twenty years’ experience in the communications industry. A self-proclaimed history nerd, Caren has turned her love of research and the written word into her first novel, Stoking Hope.

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“Historical fiction and women's literature libraries will find Stoking Hope an attractive addition.” — D. Donovan, Midwest Book Review