Now on sale! Blood Moon: A Captive’s Tale

Blood Moon: A Captive’s Tale, the new novel by Ruth Hull Chatlien, is now on sale!

Cover art & design by Lane Brown.

“Chatlien’s mastery of the historical period—especially the life and culture of the Sioux—is notable and creates a fictional atmosphere of authenticity. A subtle dramatization of the conflict between white settlers and Native Americans in the 19th century.”

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Ruth Hull Chatlien shares an excerpt from her upcoming novel, Blood Moon: A Captive’s Tale, now available for pre-order.

Ruth Hull Chatlien

My upcoming novel Blood Moon: A Captive’s Tale will be published on June 14. Today, I want to share the cover and one of the early scenes.



July 1862

“Mama, mama, come look!”

The voice of my son breaks into the conversation I am having with my hired girl. Jimmy races into the kitchen and stops so abruptly that he nearly topples over. He gazes up at me, his blue eyes as wide as I have ever seen them. “Mama, a b-big war party is riding past.”

My heart lurches as I remember last month’s ominous sign, but mindful of my son, I place a hand on my chest to calm the palpitations. Although I am by nature a fearful woman, I must appear calm for the child’s sake. “Past the agency?” I ask. “They are not stopping here?”

“No. They are riding to the ford. Very fast.”

I expel…

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Called Out: A novel of base ball and America in 1908, now on sale

Amika Press congratulates our newest author, Floyd Sullivan, on the publication of his first novel. Called Out: A novel of base ball and America in 1908, is now on sale!

Cover art and design by Jeanne Sullivan Meissner and William Brese.

As 1907 becomes 1908, National Base Ball League President Harry Pulliam suspects that the owner of the New York Giants has hired detectives to spy on him and his lover, Ted Russell, with the goal of blackmailing him. The pressure tests the strength of his relationship and his ability to administer his league duties.

Lenore Caylor, Pulliam’s new stenographer, falls in love with him and becomes his staunchest champion as he fights to preserve the honor of professional base ball and the National League.…

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Pre-order now! Blood Moon: A Captive’s Tale by Ruth Hull Chatlien

Blood Moon: A Captive’s Tale, the riveting new novel by Ruth Hull Chatlien, is now available for pre-order.

Blood Moon: A Captive’s Tale
Thank you to Lane Brown for cover art & design, and Stephanie Hopkins for the cover reveal.

Southern Minnesota, August 1862. Smoke fills the horizon and blood soaks the prairie as the Sioux fight to drive white settlers from their ancestral homeland. Sarah Wakefield and her young son and baby daughter are fleeing for their lives when two warriors capture them. One is Hapa, who intends to murder them. The other is Chaska, an old acquaintance who promises to protect the family.…

Read more, including an excerpt, on Pre-order the paperback on PayPal. EBooks for pre-order on Kindle, Kobo or Nook. Coming soon to Amazon!

Ruth is a prolific writer with nearly thirty years experience specializing in U.S. and world history. Amika Press is excited to present her latest novel. Pre-order your copy now!