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About the Author

At fifteen, Rebecca Price Janney faced-off with the editor of her local newspaper--she wanted to write for the paper; he nearly laughed her out of the office. Then she displayed her ace--a portfolio of celebrity interviews she’d written for a bigger paper’s teen supplement. By the next month she was covering the Philadelphia Phillies!


During Rebecca’s senior year in high school, Seventeen published her first magazine article and in conjunction with the Columbia Scholastic Press Association named her a runner-up in their teen-of-the-year contest. She’s now the author of 19 published books including her latest, Easton at the Forks, a novel, and two youth mystery series, as well as hundreds of magazine and newspaper articles.


Her other books include:

Great Women in American History, Great Stories in American History, Great Events in American History, and Great Letters in American History, along with Harriet Tubman, Then Comes Marriage? and Who Goes There?

A popular speaker for civic organizations, churches, synagogues, women’s retreats, writing conferences, and schools, Rebecca also appears on radio and TV.  She’s a graduate of Lafayette College and Princeton Theological Seminary, and she received her doctorate from Biblical Seminary where she focused on the role of women in American history. She lives with her husband, son, and Cavalier King Charles Spaniel in suburban Philadelphia. Theirs is a Revolutionary family—Rebecca is a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, her husband is a Son of the American Revolution, and her son is a member of the Children of the American Revolution!


Easton at the Forks is book one in the Easton Series from Elk Lake Publishing, the uplifting story of a woman’s search for her ancestors and her special connection to one of them.

Rebecca Price Janney and son