Baptists and Bootleggers

A rollicking ride through the Prohibition South, including cocktail recipes and cemetery sidetrips.
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The Fabulous Life of Gertrude Sanford Legendre, Heiress, Explorer, Socialite, Spy is the biography of a singular woman who lived a 20th century life…
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Eleanor Roosevelt Goes to Prison

Can The First Lady Save An Innocent Woman’s Life? Eleanor Roosevelt was a tremendous advocate for victims of misjustice, but she…
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The President’s Birthday Ball Affair

Is someone trying to embarrass FDR as he prepares to run for re-election? The heist of $20,000 at a polio charity ball and the release of a damning picture of FDR and his staff by a Washington scandal…
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Shirley Temple is Missing

America’s sweetheart has been kidnapped!
Kelly Durham, author of eight thrillers set against the backdrops of World War II and the Golden Age of Hollywood, and Kathryn Smith, author of Missy LeHand’s biography THE GATEKEEPER, team up in this debut Missy LeHand Mystery.
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The Gatekeeper

The Gatekeeper: Missy LeHand, FDR and the Untold Story of the Partnership that Defined a Presidency is the first biography of the woman who is arguably the most influential member of Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s administration. The first female presidential secretary in U.S. history, Marguerite Alice “Missy” LeHand has been misrepresented, mischaracterized, and overlooked throughout history…until now.
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