Paula Peckham, Protected: San Antonio Series Book 1

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


Event date: 
Saturday, January 7, 2023 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Event address: 
306 Pearl Parkway
Suite 106
San Antonio, TX 78215
Protected By Paula Peckham Cover Image
ISBN: 9781649495556
Availability: Usually Ships in to Twig 1-5 Days
Published: Elk Lake Publishing Inc - April 9th, 2022

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.

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