It was exciting to speak in Murfreesboro where the novel is set.



Great to see my Sumner County friends at the Gallatin Library.



Publisher’s booth at the Southern Festival of Books:


With some of the Lawyers’ Association for Women Book Club members:


On the new fiction shelf at the Green Hills Branch, Nashville Public Library. On the shelf at other branches as well.



“PAINTED TRILLIUM is a deeply affecting story about tragedy and hope. . . . Robert Brandt skillfully interweaves historical facts with his own fictional imaginings to create an extremely believable story of endurance. . . . With each new scene, I became more connected to the main characters and what they had to live through.” 

Read the full review here.

Review: Journey of a Bookseller

“Mr. Brandt writes well. You feel like you’re living in the Civil War days. I found it very easy to understand his characters and their motivation. This was almost like sitting at the kitchen table and listening to someone tell a tale.” 

Read the full review here.


Book launch at The Land Trust for Tennessee’s Glen Leven Farm: