"When James MacLaren flees his native Scotland, he leaves a body behind but not his hatred of the upper class."
"This first part of a planned series ends with the rumbling of war that splits the nation and brings about a sad parting that begs for a reunion in a later volume."
"Author Kalen Vaughan Johnson has created a large canvas; her knowledge of the regionits history, the mix of cultures, the lilt of varied accents, even the cuisinehighlights her obvious talent for creating richly detailed historical fiction."
"Johnson depicts with equal verve and realism the lives of the rich, the wannabes, and those at the bottom struggling upward."
"A sweeping look at personal idealism and autonomy pitted against the forces of greed and manipulation, Robbing the Pillars is an emotive family saga solidly rooted in the American dream."
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About the Author
Kalen Vaughan Johnson is a historical fiction writer living in Raleigh, North Carolina. She graduated from The University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill with a BA in mass media and worked in television for eight years. Together with her husband Gary, she has raised three children on the move in Tokyo, Chicago, Sydney and New York before returning to her southern roots.