About Sandra Merville Hart


Sandra Merville Hart is Assistant Editor for DevoKids.com where she contributes many historical articles. She has also served as Assistant Editor on The Barn Door Book Loft blog, http://www.barndoorbookloft.net.

She is the column writer for “History in the Making” at the popular and growing site, http://www.AlmostanAuthor.com.

Her debut book, A Stranger On My Land, IRCA Finalist 2015 and Christian Small Publishing Book of the Year 2016 Finalist, is the first book in a Civil War Romance series published by Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas.

Her second novel in this series, A Rebel in My House, is a Civil War romance set in Gettysburg at the time of the famous Pennsylvania battle. Please watch for this novel to release on July 15, 2017!

She has written for several publications and blogs including: The Secret Place, Harpstring, Splickety Magazine, Pockets Magazine, Common Ground, Afictionado, Historical Novel Society Great Lakes Chapter Newsletter, and ChristianDevotions.us. A finalist in the 2011 Hamilton Writers Guild Fiction Contest, she is president of a Word Weavers online critique group and past member of another Word Weaver group. She is a member of American Christian Fiction Writers , ACFW Ohio, ACFW Ohio Valley, and Queen City Writers Club.

Sandra loves to find unusual facts in her historical research to use in her stories and drags her husband along on her adventures. Thankfully, he also enjoys these fact-finding missions.

Books Sandra has contributed to: Faith & Finances: In God We Trust, Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas, 2010
Jesus Encounters, a Jim Bell/Bethany House book, 2015
Spoken Moments, Grace Publishing, 2015
Stupid Moments, Grace Publishing, 2016
Splickety Anthology (working title), expected release in 2017

Editor Tasks:
Assistant Editor at DevoKids
Past Assistant Editor at The Barn Door Book Loft

Speaking Credits:
Led/Spoken at Book Clubs
Led sessions and workshops at Women’s Retreats
Led sessions at writers groups
Presented devotions on multiple occasions including a writers conference

In addition to her blog, Historical Nibbles, you can find Sandra at:
Contributing column writer for Almost an Author – History in the Making
Sandra’s Goodreads page


2 thoughts on “About Sandra Merville Hart

    • Glenn, Thanks for the review for my clean Civil War romance! Authors always appreciate reviews. My next novel, A Rebel in My House, releases in July. This new novel takes place during the Battle of Gettysburg. I hope you will enjoy that one as well.


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