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Historical Michigan Author

A Michigan author who received a 2012 Michigan Notable Book award for his novel “Michigan & the Civil War: a Great & Bloody sacrifice” has given “The Sugar House” a Five Star Review! 108 more words


A Tale of Two Portraits

In 2011 we visited Detroit in search of the portraits of my great great grandparents: Senator John Norvell and his wife Isabella Hodgkiss Freeman Norvell. 654 more words

American History

Fun take on "The Sugar House"

A reader describes “The Sugar House”

This book is SO packed full with detail about our wonderful city.
It’s like a flux – capacitor to the 20′s!


Interview By Jeff Burtka

Q & A: Jean Scheffler, Author of The Sugar House

I had the opportunity to speak with author Jean Scheffler about her novel The Sugar House. 2,719 more words


Great Review *****

By Jeff Burtka at Lifelong Michigander

During the 1920s, no American gang was more feared than Detroit’s Purple Gang, also known as the Sugar House Gang. 623 more words


Book Signing

An autographed novel is a keepsake- Come by Tongue’s coffee on Sunday March 23 from 2-4 and get a signed copy of “The Sugar House”