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Myra Hargrave McIlvain is a teller of Texas tales. Whether she is sharing the stories in her books, her lectures, or her blog, she aims to make the Texas story alive. She has free-lanced as a writer of Texas historical markers, written articles for newspapers all over the country and for magazines such as Texas Highways. She has had nine books published—all Texas stories. Her most recent book, THE DOCTOR’S WIFE, is a prequel to her award-winning STEIN HOUSE. McIlvain lives in Austin with her husband Stroud. Her children are grown, and she enjoys the company of a houseful of grands.


Fiction, Historical, Inspirational, Romance, Texas
Legacy is set in 1945 as a Texas coastal town and a family are caught in the turmoil of WWII. Miranda, age twelve, struggles to protect the people she loves, to understand the changes in her own body, and to make sense of a world at war.
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The Doctor's Wife

Fiction, Historical, Inspirational, Romance, Texas
Amelia Anton sails to Texas in 1845, marries the shipboard physician, Joseph Stein, and discovers he is not the husband she expected. They join hundreds of Germans huddled in tents—stranded during the Mexican-American War—waiting for wagons to transport them inland. The heartache, betrayal, and business success of Amelia and Dr. Stein is woven into the struggle of the Germans who choose to remain on the coast and create the burgeoning seaport of Indianola.
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Stein House

Fiction, Historical, Romance, Inspirational, Texas
Stein House paints a compelling family saga of German immigrants thrust into the bustling nineteenth century Texas seaport of Indianola. Helga Heinrich and her children arrive in Indianola haunted by the memory of Max's death and determined to start a new life.
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