Historical novel about Susan B. Anthony’s rabble-rousing brother in Kansas.
Annie Osborn was fascinated by everything about Daniel Read Anthony—his service as a Civil War colonel who battled slavery; his courage and endurance settling the wild West; and his family ties to Susan B. Anthony, Annie’s own heroine. Nevertheless, she has doubts about his suitability as a husband. Did he risk his life for unselfish reasons or because he enjoyed danger?
From the fiery conflict of Kansas to the prim parlors of Martha’s Vineyard, The Truth About Daniel portrays lovers who forge new bonds through their willingness to take chances. This first novel in the Dauntless Series weaves historical strands about D.R. Anthony to delve into his improbable choice of a bride, a socialite half his age from the whaling capital of Martha’s Vineyard. The first in The Dauntless Series about the family of Susan B. Anthony.