Available for purchase, the continuing saga of the Johnston family as told by Marla Fair.
Book One: In the Midst of Danger tells of the Johnston's time spent at Fort Wayne. Appointed as a US Factor to the Indians, John Johnston and his new bride took up residence there in 1802. Historical personages in the book include William Henry Harrison, William Wells, Little Turtle, Chief de Richardville and more.
In the Midst of Danger is inspired by the true story of John and Rachel Johnston. In 1802 John Johnston and his young bride, Rachel, left Philadelphia, headed for Fort Wayne deep in the heart of the Indian Territory. They knew the journey would be perilous, but they did not expect that, once they had reached the safety of the fort, they would find themselves...in the midst of danger.
Book Two: A Measure Taken - John Johnston in the War of 1812 begins in the spring of 1812 with the approach of war and continues on through September and the siege of Fort Wayne. Including the Council of Piqua and the Wolverton incident, this books showcases William Henry Harrison again along with Thomas Worthington, Benjamin Stickney, and BlackHook, chief of the Shawwnee.
It is the year 1812. Portents of doom strike fear in the hearts of those who dare to live on the Ohio frontier. From the darkening of the sun to the earth rumbling beneath their feet, with the threat of Indian hostilities in the West and British invasion from the North, many are threatening to pull up stakes and return east. One man stood in the way, John Johnston, who by sheer strength of will and character sought to put a halt to this unstoppable tidal wave of fear.
If there be any truer measure of a man than by what he does, it must be by what he gives.
John Johnston was about to find out just how much he had to give....
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