J.D.R. Hawkins is an award-winning author who has written for newspapers, magazines, newsletters, e-zines, and blogs. She is one of only a few female Civil War authors, and uniquely describes the front lines from a Confederate perspective. Her Renegade Series includes A Beautiful Glittering Lie, winner of the John Esten Cooke Fiction Award and the B.R.A.G. Medallion, A Beckoning Hellfire, which is also an award winner, and A Rebel Among Us, recipient of the 2017 John Esten Cooke Fiction Award. These books tell the story of a family from north Alabama who experience immeasurable pain when their lives are dramatically changed by the war. Her nonfiction book, Horses in Gray: Famous Confederate Warhorses, has recently been published. She is currently working on another sequel for the Renegade Series. Ms. Hawkins is a member of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, the International Women's Writing Guild, Pikes Peak Writers, and Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers. She is also an artist and singer/songwriter. Learn more about her at http://jdrhawkins.com.
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My new nonfiction book has been published.https://www.wattpad.com/story/115185314
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A Rebel Among Us by jdrhawkins
A Rebel Among Us
After David Summers enlists with the Confederate cavalry, his delusion of chivalry is soon crushed when he wi...
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A Beautiful Glittering Lie by jdrhawkins
A Beautiful Glittering Lie
In the spring of 1861, a country once united is fractured by war. Half of America fights for the Confederate...
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Horses in Gray: Famous Confederate Warhorses by jdrhawkins
Horses in Gray: Famous Confederate...
Never before has there been such a comprehensive look at Confederate military horses in the Civil War and the...
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