Thunder Beneath My Feet Is Out — 2 Comments

  1. Love historical fiction for tween and teens. To my embarrassment many many years ago I reviewed a book that referred to those quakes–and thought the author had fiddled with history. Now I know a) just how real they were–and terrifying, and b) to do a better job of fact checking before I put both feet in my mouth. Be sure to enter this is the juvenile category of the Western Writers of America Spur competition–held in June to should be announced some time soon.

    • Thanks for the suggestion, Judy.

      Even though the New Madrid Seismic Zone still poses a danger well beyond the area, few people—or at least New York agents and publishers—ever heard of the disaster two centuries ago.

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