About the Author
Storyteller at Heart
A born and bred New Englander, Lindsey hails from the North Shore of Boston. A member of the Topsfield Historical Society and the Historical Novel Society, she forged her love for writing with her intrigue for colonial America by writing her debut novel, Muskets and Minuets. When she's not attending historical reenactments or spouting off facts about Boston, she's nursing patients back to health in the ICU.
and a dance for freedom
It's 1770s Massachusetts; the colony is preparing for rebellion against the Mother Country, and Annalisa Howlett is coming of age. But she is no ordinary young lady. She likes to shoot muskets and bears the scar to prove it. Mamma wishes for her to marry well, but Annalisa is drawn to the rebellion by her brother George. After suffering a personal trauma, she adopts an alter ego, Benjamin Cavendish, and joins the local militia.
When the wealthy Perkins family moves to town, Annalisa is smitten by the eldest son, and lawyer, Jack. They form an unlikely friendship, but Annalisa harbors a terrible secret, and her conscience is divided. Will she forgo everything she discovered about herself within the militia conform the society, or will she learn to carry the confidence she found in breeches into her newfound womanhood?
October, 19, 2021
M&M at a glance
GENRE: Historical Fiction
CATEGORY: New Adult/Young Adult
PUBLISHER: Zenith Publishing (imprint of GenZ Publishing)
TRIGGER WARNING: This novel contains violence and battle scenes, sexual assault, sexual content, and profanity. Reader discretion advised.
News, Views and More
Pen For Hire Podcast
Host Matthew Harms interviews me about my debut novel, Muskets & Minuets, the writing process, editing, research, and much more! Be sure to check him out at penforhirenyc.com
Writing competition distinctions for Muskets and Minuets