A Historical Thriller with a Conscience

CaptureMy Featured Blogger this week is E. Denise Billups. It’s hard to find something Denise hasn’t done: MBA and early career in finance, accomplished ballerina, athlete and fitness aficionado. But most of all, she has the heart of a writer. Denise is the author of three novels, with a fourth about to be published. Tainted Harvest is an Outlander-like thriller about a modern day woman hurled into her ancestral past and compelled by the spirit of a long-dead slave woman to reveal hidden truths the about Civil War era “contraband camps.” Enjoy!

E. Denise Billups, Author

Yoo-hoo! Happy Memorial Day! After a long break from blogging, I am excited to be back to share with you my just-released cover for book one in the Simone Doucet Series, Tainted Harvest. The cover design is by the talented graphic artist MattDavies of VeryMuchSo.Agency.

Here It Is!

Author: E. Denise Billups

Title: Tainted Harvest: Simone Doucet Series (Book 1)

Genre: Southern Gothic, Historical Fiction

Publisher: Next Chapter Publishing, Coming Soon



Simone Doucet is searching for a meaningful life. As a travel writer, she’s searched but hasn’t found a purpose yet. She accepts an assignment that takes her to Magnolia Sunrise, a historical bed-and-breakfast on the bluffs of Natchez, Mississippi. Soon, frightful images of a young slave girl, Delphine Randolph, haunt her every evening. Are the dreams related to the assignment? Will…

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Writer, Filmmaker, Humorist, Thinker-about-stuffer
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1 Response to A Historical Thriller with a Conscience

  1. haoyando says:

    Sounds like an intriguing book and I am dying to know about the contraband camp.

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