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Everybody’s talking about To Live Forever: An Afterlife Journey of Meriwether Lewis!

portland book reviewTo Live Forever is a compelling read. Pages turn of their own volition. Courageous and wonderfully told.

the tennessean

Novelist Hikes Entire 444-Mile Natchez Trace” by Alex Beecher


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“I loved the creativity behind this plot and the mixture of paranormal with history and the quest for fulfillment-for both the ghost of Lewis and Emmaline’s journey.”
Book Nerd


just one more chapter“What an original, unique and slightly bizarre plot (and I mean that in a really good way).” Just One More Chapter


pc_logoCharleston Author Completes Historic 444-Mile Walk” by Robert Behre


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“Despite the crazy setup, the story works, and works well.” Unabridged Chick


jorie“Words ooze out of Watkins’ narrative as sweet as a honeycomb to a tending worker bee.” Jorie Loves a Story


the book connection


Watkins has a keen eye for detail that puts the reader right into the story so she sees what Emmaline sees and hears what she hears..” The Book Connection




lewis and clark trail heritage foundation newsletter


Walking the Natchez Trace” The Orderly Report of the Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Association


our families adventure



This book would be great for those who love stories with strong female leads. Cannot recommend highly enough, just a really great book.” Our Families Adventure