New Release Books by Janet Hogan Chapman Ed D

Janet Hogan Chapman Ed D is the author of Madam May (2018) and Dorothy May (2018).

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Madam May

release date: Aug 01, 2018
Madam May
Madam May, A Tale of Madams, Morphine, Moonshine, and Murder is based on true events in the life of the author's paternal grandmother. Set in Atlanta in the early 1900s, there were few options for a poor, rural, uneducated woman but Willie May Wheeler Collis Stamper Hogan Cobb was willing to do whatever it took to become an independent woman of means. A resourceful, strong, and appealing woman, May strives to overcome obstacles and achieve her goals. In spite of her foibles, you will cheer her on as she makes her way. If you enjoy Madam May, you will want to read After Madam May, What Came Next, a novella that tells about May's later journey in life. Dr. Chapman's novel, Dorothy May, takes the story even further as we learn about the tragic but engaging story of May's informally adopted daughter, Dorothy. Dr. Chapman discovered these astonishing secrets while doing genealogy research. She found that, indeed, truth can be stranger than fiction. She is an Atlanta native and describes herself as a bohemian southern belle. She is also the author of a memoir, This Teacher Talks, about her time teaching in public schools. You can learn more about Dr. Chapman as well as read her blog posts, poetry, and essays at

Dorothy May

release date: Jul 10, 2018
Dorothy May
Who is Dorothy May? She is a fascinating mystery and a woman who searched for a true family. Given to an Atlanta woman during The Great Depression. she never knew her real parents. This novel is based on true events throughout Dorothy's life as she grew from girl to womanhood, always searching for who she really was. Beautiful, strong, and determined, Dorothy led a troubled life with at least two abusive husbands and giving birth to four sons. If you read my first novel, Madam May, you know some women will do whatever it takes to get what they want, and Dorothy was no exception. After all, Madam May raised Dorothy as her own daughter. Can Dorothy overcome the obstacles in her life and find her own forever family? Read her story to find out!

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