Book List

Book-length publications


When the Southern Lights Went Dark, the Lighthouse Establishment During the Civil War (Globe Pequot Publishers, 2020)

Co-author, Women Who Kept the Lights: An Illustrated History of Female Lighthouse Keepers (Cypress Communications, 1994; second edition, 2001; third edition 2014)

New Point Comfort Lighthouse: Its History and Preservation (Mathews County Historical Society, Inc., 2013)

Drummer Boy of Company C: Coming of Age in the Civil War (Cypress Communications, 2013)

Co-author, Lighthouses Short & Tall (Cypress Communications, 2008)

Co-author, Mind the Light, Katie (Cypress Communications, 2005)

Co-author, Maine Lights: Documentation of Their Past (Cypress Communications, 2004)

Co-author, Nineteenth Century Lights: Historic Images of American Lighthouses (Cypress Communications, 2000)

From Slavery to Freetown: Black Loyalists after the American Revolution (McFarland, 1999)

The Land and People of Afghanistan (J. B.Lippincott, 1962, revised edition, 1973; completely new edition, HarperCollins, 1989)

The Land and People of the Arabian Peninsula (Lippincott, 1977)

The Land and People of Sierra Leone (J. B. Lippincott, 1974)

The Land and People of Liberia (J. B. Lippincott, 1971)

The Land and People of Malaysia (J. B. Lippincott, 1968)

The Noble and Noble African Studies Program (Noble and Noble, 1971)


Bisha of Burundi (Thomas Y. Crowell, 1973)

Salah of Sierra Leone (Thomas Y.Crowell, 1975)

When the Great Canoes Came (Pelican Publishing Company, 1993)

Lonesome Road (PublishAmerica, 2005)

The Shalamar Code
(Llewellyn Worldwide, 2006)