New book: Bowers and Shady

Thirteen-year-old Bowers Jamison is on a mission to find a stolen gold pocket watch and save his family farm. The watch was a gift to his father for saving the life of his colonel during the American Civil War. The colonel promised it would bring good fortune. “But if the watch falls into the wrong hands,” he warned, “no good will come of it for anybody.”


Read More

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.

Read More

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.