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Owensboro, KY Author Publishes Historical Fiction

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( The Birth Promise, a new book by Buddy D. Taylor, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc.

A story of family immigration from Scotland to America in 1811 - 1812.

A group of young surveyors are summoned to work in Kentucky. Albert leaves his true love, Anne, in Scotland with hopes of finding land for them in Kentucky. "The Birth Promise" is filled with love, humor, adventure, and the promise of America good and bac. The Scotsmen find a system of slavery in place, but also a trail guide, Buck McNally who fights for freedom, helping run-aways reach the north country. At the same time, Anne is waiting in Inverness Scotland, confronting the mean Tobias Wilcox. A feud begins.

About the Author
Family heritage means a lot to Buddy D. Taylor. After serving in the Navy and returning to New Zealand, he began to write his book. He met Frank in Christchurch, who also had family ties in Scotland. Frank's great grandfather jumped ship in Christchurch. Buddy and Frank's Dad's both fought in both World Wars. Frank reminded Buddy of his father in so many ways. Buddy still believes they are related! A close friendship developed, which is how Buddy wrote "The Birth Promise." It is an attempt in some way to explain the mystery we find behind out travels. Buddy is still involved in the Navy Fleet Reserve in Owensboro. His wife Christine if from Owensboro, Buddy is from The Green River Knob.

The Birth Promise is a 144-page paperback with a retail price of $16.00 (eBook $11.00). The ISBN is 978-1-6393-7276-8. It was published by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For members of the press, to request a review copy, visit our virtual pressroom at or to buy the book visit our online bookstore at

Brittany Baker
Dorrance Publishing

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