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A fifth-generation Texan, Paula Peckham graduated from the University of Texas in Arlington. She worked at Burleson High School for 19 years as a math teacher. She divides her time between Burleson, Texas, and Rio Bravo, Mexico. She and husband, John, have four children and nine grandchildren.
Her debut novel, Protected, Book 1 in the San Antonio series, was a semi-finalist in the 2020 ACFW Genesis contest. Elk Lake Publishing, Inc. launched it in April 2022. Book 2 in the San Antonio series, A Father’s Gift, is now available. Two Christmas anthologies, Christmas Love Through the Ages and Texas Heirloom Ornament were published in 2021.
Paula has an online presence on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, and www.paulapeckham.com
Disaster strikes a wagon train en route to Texas, leaving 18-year-old Abby in charge of the survivors, all children younger than her. After an attempted kidnapping, the others convince her to disguise herself as a boy. Initially reluctant, Abby soon realizes life on the trail is much easier without bulky skirts. The disguise allows her to do things as "Abner" she couldn't do as Abby.