A New Book: Kick the Wind

Kick the Wind is a story about regular people who are called upon to do extraordinary things during a remarkable era in American history.

It’s two years after the Civil War in a small Mid-Western town. Two girls, one deaf and motherless, the other the first African American to break the color line in the local all-white grammar school, must forge a friendship strong enough to save their lives when racial violence erupts.

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About the Author

Margaret Dardess

Born and raised just outside of New York City, Margaret Dardess has lived and travelled across several continents, landing at last in Chapel Hill, North Carolina where she should have been all along.

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Book Clubs

If your book club or reading group is interested in reading "Brutal Silence", I'd love to hear from you. Please email me here.