January Read of the Month: “Traces” by Patricia L. Hudson

Combining the action of the finest suspense novels with the intense family drama of the best women’s fiction, Patricia Hudson’s historical novel Traces (University of Kentucky Press 2022) is a riveting read underpinned by twenty-five years of impeccable research. The novel was a finalist for the Weatherford Award (losing to Kingsolver’s Demon Copperhead) and has […]

Editor Donna Meredith Interviews Patricia Hudson, Author of Traces

DM: Congratulations, Patricia, on your outstanding novel Traces, which tells the story of frontier life through the eyes of Rebecca Boone, Daniel Boone’s wife. How did you get interested in Rebecca? PH: In 1996, I read a biography of Daniel Boone, and though I found Boone interesting, it was the Boone women — Daniel’s wife, […]