Novel Charts Woman's Inspiring Journey Through Industrial Revolution

Anna Hammond marks her publishing debut with the release of "Sarah and the Soldier's Tin Box" (published by Archway Publishing), a historical novel featuring a young woman who battles obstacles, endures tragedies and searches for lasting love as her life's journey leads her from Europe to America during a time of great change. Visit to learn more of her unique and inspiring tale.

Set during the Industrial Revolution, Sarah Schmidt grows up in a time of discovery and change. Surviving through the death of her first husband, her path crosses with that of an army colonel. However, their love is tested by the looming war. Sarah then finds the tin box her husband has tucked away and unveils a secret that eventually leads her to a coal-mining town in Middle America, to accomplish endeavors she never imagined.

"I, my family and ancestors, lived through a different version of some of the book," Hammond shares. Moreover, "The book is heavy with examples of how human beings can promote good relationships of many kinds."

Through the book, Hammond reminds readers how they can deal with life successfully, just as the characters did - by remaining true to themselves and creating happiness and joy for others.

A snippet from "Sarah and the Soldier's Tin Box":
Sarah says, "The world is full of good men and good men are so easy to love."

"Sarah and the Soldier's Tin Box"
By Anna Hammond
Hardcover | 5.5 x 8.5in | 196 pages | ISBN 9781480859739
Softcover | 5.5 x 8.5in | 196 pages | ISBN 9781480859722
E-Book | 196 pages | ISBN 9781480859746
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Anna Hammond is a 93-year-old author, debuting with "Sarah and the Soldier's Tin Box." She holds a master's degree and taught composition and literature in high school and university levels in Indiana. She lived in six states (south and north) and currently resides at Cameron Woods Assisted Living in Angola, Indiana. Hammond considers herself very happy and contented.

Simon & Schuster, a company with nearly ninety years of publishing experience, has teamed up with Author Solutions, LLC, the leading self-publishing company worldwide, to create Archway Publishing. With unique resources to support books of all kind, Archway Publishing offers a specialized approach to help every author reach his or her desired audience. For more information, visit or call 888-242-5904.

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