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In a Dry and Thirsty Land
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New Hampshire farmer Nehemiah Folsom is a decorated Civil War veteran and a loving father, but is he a murderer as well? Historian and author Duane E. Shaffer offers this sample chapter of his new novel on Click to read and then click to buy. (See sample below)


Based on a true story and set in the rustic and picturesque hills of New England and the war-torn battlefields of Virginia and Maryland, In a Dry and Thirsty Land vividly describes the horrors of the Civil War yet also contains poignant scenes set in a Shaker community. This intriguing story is all the more fascinating because it is based on a true crime that occurred in New Hampshire in 1863.

Murder Mystery Based on
a True NH Crime

This e-book is now available for downloading to your Kindle, Ipod or computer and can be purchased for the low price of $2.99 from 


We hope you enjoy this entertaining and gripping story. If you like historical fiction or a good mystery this book is bound to satisfy. Please pass this along to others you know who might like the book. 

Duane E. Shaffer, a former New Hampshire library director, is currently head of Collection Development for the Sanibel Public Library on the lovely island of Sanibel, Florida.


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