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N.E. Brown

N.E. Brown

After a successful career in real estate, N. E. Brown retired and began pursuing her passion for writing. Being a native Texan, Ms. Brown's love of Texas history inspires her to create true-to-life fictional characters from the past.

She has written and published seven novels. "The Altercation" is the sixth book in her Galveston, 1900, Indignities Series. The series chronicles the life of a young English woman that begins a new life in America at the turn of the century. In 2017, she published Carson Chance, P.I., Over the Edge, a romantic suspense that takes place in Dallas, Texas, during the 1960s. Having been a legal secretary during that time in Dallas, her eye for detail brings about a memorable life experience between two young people who are destined to find love a real challenge. It is not only available in paperback and e-books, but is now an audio book.

Mrs. Brown lives in East Texas with her husband and continues to write historical fiction.

Over the Edge: Carson Chance Series

Over the Edge: Carson Chance Series

Fiction, Mystery, Suspense

The sixties were full of hippies, hitchhiking, drugs and war. Carson Chance, a twenty-four year old Viet Nam War veteran returns home to Dallas without a college degree and an injured leg. By chance, he is offered a position at a small private investigating company.

His life is interrupted when he is cruising on his motorcycle on the interstate and stops to pick up a ravishing brunette looking for a ride. Amy Warren is younger than she looks and tugs on Carson's heart string when he finds she has run a-way from home. He offers her a place to sleep for the night but she is determined not to leave and becomes his roommate; Amy fuels the fire that burns within him and the sparks begin to fly. The arrangement works for a while until Carson decides to investigate her past, uncovering a mask of lies and deception.

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Galveston: 1900 – Indignities: The Altercation

Galveston:1900- Indignities 

Fiction, Historical, Romance, Series

Trent Matthews, on his death bed, made one last wish: He wanted his wife, Catherine, to move the family back to Galveston for a fresh start. In this installment of the Galveston, 1900, Indignities Series, Catherine has her three youngest children enrolled in school. Her eldest son, Daniel, has dreamed of becoming a doctor and is pursuing his dream as a med-student in the Galveston Medical School. Her second son, Adam, seeks his independence. He finds a job at the shipping docks and moves to his own apartment. At the moment, Catherine feels that the family will have a bright, prosperous future in Galveston. However, Catherine’s greatest secret - dormant for the past two decades – is in danger of being exposed when an unidentified stranger comes to Galveston. His presence threatens to divide her family. A young man resembling nineteen-year-old Adam creates havoc and Adam bears the scars. A vulnerable nineteen-year-old girl has been lured into prostitution with promises of a better life. She mysteriously disappears, and because she is Adam’s friend, the authorities look to him for answers. Scared and on the run from the law, Adam goes to his birthplace in Beaumont to uncover his mother’s darkest secret. Will the sins of his father become an obsession? Will he eventually clear his name? Will the past return as a nightmare?

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Galveston 1900: Indignities, The Affirmation

Galveston 1900: Indignities, The Affirmation

Fiction, Historical, Romance, Series

The epic journey of Catherine Merit continues as she struggles to build her medical practice and raise her children alone in Rosenberg, Texas. She is engaged to her lover, Dr. Samuel Allen, who is a resident at Houston General Hospital, but she cancels their wedding after finding that he has been unfaithful. She longs to return to Galveston and is tempted when her old house comes back on the market. Still distraught over the indignities of her past, she finds the attention from the powerful and rich Michael Atwood a nice distraction. Atwood has also set his sights on Catherine, and his fearless pursuit and demands begin to push her away. After she refuses his marriage proposal, Atwood schemes to make her life intolerable and interferes when she meets a new suitor. Jealousy, infidelities, and twisted fate give her reason to re-evaluate her future. Wondering if she will ever find love and happiness, Catherine risks everything to find her one true love.

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Galveston: 1900 – Indignities: The Arrangement

Galveston: 1900 – Indignities: The Arrangement

Fiction, Historical, Romance, Series

The epic journey of Catherine Merit Matthews continues in N. E. Brown’s fifth book of her Galveston, 1900, Indignities series. Twenty-six year old Catherine Merit Matthews is beautiful, confident, newly married, and mother to four children. Although life appears to be perfect, old memories and scars from the past continue to haunt her. Her new husband, Trent Matthews, knows she is hiding shocking secrets from her past, and is greatly concerned now that she is pregnant with their first biological child. Coping with the everyday struggles of life in the early 1900’s is not easy, especially since Trent’s job as an oil scout causes him to travel often gone weeks at a time. Catherine, the only doctor in the small town of Rosenberg, hires a French couple to assist in caring for her family. But all is not as it should be. Without warning, two trusted friends turn their backs on Catherine’s family and even her husband cannot protect her from these unscrupulous people. Three months after their son is born, a tragedy surfaces when he is taken during the night while she and Trent are celebrating their first wedding anniversary in Galveston. As Trent joins forces with the Texas Rangers in the pursuit of their son, it cracks open a vast baby-selling scheme that will impact the lives of many people. Catherine’s faith is sorely tested. Will she find her baby? Alive?

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