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Created a Book Trailer for Heart of Steel

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Please check out my book trailer for Heart of Steel and let me know what you think, in the comments. Heart of Steel is available on Amazon in paperback and eBook and based on an incredible true story. 



Finally Found the Exact Location of the Puchalski Farm

During my trip to Warren, Ohio, I spent a great deal of time searching for my Grandfather's farm in Southington where my Great Grandfather, George was murdered in 1920. I visited the Trumbull County Library where a couple of very helpful ladies in the Genealogy section located a census from 1920 showing the Puchalski family lived near a road called, Herner County Line Road. A road that runs around 8 miles in length. I took a drive and looked around, knowing my ancestor's farm was somewhere nearby. 

My next stop was a visit to the Warren Historical Society. I gave them a copy of my book and told them my story. They were so intrigued by the story they went to work immediately, researching the history and trying to help me locate the farm.

I visited the Trumbull County Records department and began finding records that led me to locating the deed to the property. There was no address on the deed, but there was a detailed legal description of the property along with names of prior ow…
I had the pleasure of doing some post publishing research for my book in Warren, Ohio. I'll share a few docu-videos of my trip where we visited sites from the book. The first video is Southington, Ohio where my grandfather's farm was located and where the murder took place in 1920. 




Welcome to Heart of Steel: Based on a True Story

Welcome!My name is Kevin D. Miller, author of Heart of Steel: Based on a True Story. On this blog I will post news and updates regarding the book and also useful and educational posts on a variety of topics such as writing, self-publishing, web design among other interesting topics.
Heart of Steel was released on Amazon on August 10, 2019. It is available in paperback and eBook and free on KindleUnlimited. The story is set in Southington, Ohio in the early 1920's. 12-year old Stanley runs for his life along a dusty country road, sent by his frantic mother to fetch the Sheriff. A scandal unfolds and carries Stanley and his siblings on a harrowing journey through a local orphanage in Warren, Ohio and a daring escape to freedom. Only true love can save Stanley from his tortured past.
If you enjoy historical fiction based on a true story, along with family drama, murder mystery and love stories the way I do, I believe you will find Heart of Steel an engaging story you won't be able …