NANCY DANE is an author of award-winning books for adults and children. She is also a lecturer with an expertise in Arkansas History. Dane’s Tattered Glory is a documentary history of the Civil War in the Arkansas River Valley. The accompanying historical fiction series won the 2011 Arkansiana Fiction Award, presented by the Arkansas Library Association. Novels in the series are Where the Road Begins, A Difference of Opinion, A Long Way to Go, and An Enduring Union.
Children’s book Sarah Campbell, Tale of a Civil War Orphan received the 2016 DeBlack Award, presented by the Arkansas Historical Society for best book in Arkansas History for young readers, and the novel also received the Amazon Readers Favorite Award. Two more books in the children’s series are William’s Story (featured by the State Library as an Arkansas Gem at the 2016 National Book Festival) and A Boy Named David.
More novels by Nancy are A Reasonable Doubt, a novel of reconstruction in Arkansas, and her latest release, a WWII home front story titled Jackson Loring.