What was the inspiration for your recent novel, “The Wentworth Legacy”?

I've been asked a few times about my inspiration for "The Wentworth Legacy" and so here it is. When we moved to Long Island in 1971, I was exposed to the life of the old money. My mother-in-law had remarried after her husband died to a member of what I considered the upper class of the … Continue reading What was the inspiration for your recent novel, “The Wentworth Legacy”?

“The Wentworth Legacy” reviewed by Kirkus

I received this review today from Kirkus Reviews: "This plot-driven, emotionally complex tale effectively details Spencer’s determination to sacrifice his own happiness in favor of his family’s success. . . With harrowing intensity, Morgan also illustrates the pervasive anxiety just before a disastrous era hit. Overall, she delivers an engrossing love story while also depicting surprising … Continue reading “The Wentworth Legacy” reviewed by Kirkus

Women’s March and “The Iron Butterfly”

When I heard about the hullabaloo about the Women’s March, I could not help thinking about my grandmother portrayed in my book called “The Iron Butterfly” Unlike the boisterous women some of the marchers were, my grandmother tackled the equality rights silently some 90 years ago when equality rights were still unheard of. She had … Continue reading Women’s March and “The Iron Butterfly”

Kindle Deal for The Iron Butterfly at 99 cents ends today

Kindle Countdown Deal for  “The Iron Butterfly” at 99 cents ends at 8:00 AM PST today, Nov. 13, 2016 The Iron Butterfly is a gripping tale about the intense devotion and ordeal of Regina Buendia, a young mother who suddenly finds herself all alone and penniless with nine young children to support after her husband died. … Continue reading Kindle Deal for The Iron Butterfly at 99 cents ends today

Excerpts from “The Iron Butterfly”

Chapter 3, page 31-35 The orderlies placed Eugenio on the far end of the ward. Dr. Contreras went back out of the emergency room and came back with a surgeon in tow. The doctor acknowledged Regina’s presence by merely nodding his head and went right to take Eugenio’s vital signs. His pulse was terribly weak … Continue reading Excerpts from “The Iron Butterfly”

I shall return

Gen. Douglas MacArthur fulfilled his promise to the Filipino people that he shall return to liberate them from the Japanese on October 20, 1944. Excerpts from BAHALA NA (Come What May)   On October 20, 1944, MacArthur landed in Leyte, fulfilling his promise to the Filipino people by wading ashore at Leyte, but the evening before … Continue reading I shall return

Second Report on Twelve Weeks Challenge

Here is my second report for my twelve weeks challenge: 1. I caught up on my goal this week for word count. I made it to 10,825 words to date so I’m on track for 60,000 words for twelve weeks. 2. My book to read is still on target. I did not quite finish my … Continue reading Second Report on Twelve Weeks Challenge