Defying Conventions

Just how fragile was the political situation that yielded the United States Constitution? How easily might have the Philadelphia Convention have been derailed? What could that have meant for the future of America? This short novel of alternate history follows the story of Camden Page, who finds himself apprenticed to a prominent attorney in Richmond who rubs elbows with all of Virginia's prominent political figures.

PROLOGUE Richmond, Virginia January 1787 Some sort of pneumonia was sure to be the culprit at this point in the winter, Doctor James McClurg mused, as…
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CHAPTER 9 (continued) The General Assembly seemed to be busy on every previous occasion that Camden had been afforded the opportunity to visit, but…
New to the series? Start here CHAPTER 9 Peering across the hall to where his apprentice was supposed to be studying, Mr. Randolph perceived that the…
CHAPTER 8 (continued) On the way back from a brief visit at Mr. Johnson’s office, Camden decided to stop and eat lunch at a small shop near Independence…
As Defying Conventions begins to draw to a close, be sure to stay around for a follow-up novel that will also be serialized at “The Tidewater Papers…
New to the series? Start here. CHAPTER 7 Georgiana’s inkwell was ready and she had paper enough at hand. Her father was off attending to business of the…
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