Come to Lovely County
Come to Lovely County tells the story of Ella Selden who joins Union Mission to serve as a new seamstress. She comes to Lovely County expecting to marry her long-time suitor Samuel Douglas who is working as the mission’s bookkeeper. But Samuel has a secret that could destroy Ella’s hopes and dreams. Will his actions lead to murder?
This novel continues the saga of the missions of Indian Territory in the disputed lands of the Osages and Cherokees. The missionary efforts will expand to include Mulberry Mission where Clarissa Palmer teaches among Cherokee Old Settlers. The mission family faces the many challenges of life on the frontier in the late 1820s.
About Jonita Mullins (Tulsa, Oklahoma Author)
Jonita Mullins is an author, columnist and historian who works in community development, historic interpretation, preservation and heritage tourism in her home community of Muskogee, Oklahoma. She has authored both fiction and non-fiction books and writes a weekly history column. She is the winner of the Distinguished Editorial Service Award from the Oklahoma Heritage Association. Her book, The Jefferson Highway in Oklahoma was named Best Non-Fiction Book for 2017 by the Oklahoma Writers Federation.