Author Lola Blackwell’s new book “A Canvas Floor for Dancing” is a charming short work of historical fiction set in the New Mexico Territory shortly after the Civil War

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Recent release “A Canvas Floor for Dancing” from Page Publishing author Lola Blackwell is an evocative short story bringing a budding romance between the post commander’s daughter and a young soldier in late-nineteenth century Fort Union, New Mexico to life.

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Lola Blackwell is a longtime resident of New Mexico who grew up in Guatemala, where a deep appreciation for visiting and sharing historical sites was born. She has published her new book “A Canvas Floor for Dancing”: a slim yet enchanting story of compassion, romance, and justice on the southwestern frontier.

After fifteen-year-old Lucinda Brown arrived at Fort Union to live, she wanted to learn to be a housewife, since she was nearly old enough to get married. She attended a small school taught by the quartermaster's wife but became self-conscious about walking past a barracks after finding herself attracted to the young bugle player she had seen through the window at home. One evening, when there was a party hosted by her parents, Lucinda was glad to see this young man come in through the door. A medical emergency and other unexpected events caused Lucinda to realize she'd better start paying attention.

Published by Page Publishing, Lola Blackwell’s engrossing book is a short story capturing a vivid moment in time for a young man and woman in the post-Civil War southwestern frontier.
Readers who wish to experience this engaging work can purchase “A Canvas Floor for Dancing” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, Google Play, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or media inquiries, contact Page Publishing at 866-315-2708.

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