Kathleen Shoop has brought new life to historical fiction. With an incredible knack for accuracy and an eye for detail, Ms. Shoop paints a vivid, often gritty picture of post-war Donora, Pennsylvania. With flourish, and heart, she spins a tale of hardship and triumph in a time when the mills were thriving. Rose’s journey is one you won’t soon forget!
– S. K. McClafferty, author of The Ghost and Devlin Muir
Shoop masterfully details familial struggles, secrets, and consequences wrapped around engaging characters that keep the reader riveted until the very end.