Bregdan Chronicles

12 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 3,274 ratings

Storm Clouds Rolling In Publisher's Summary

Storm Clouds Rolling In is the very first book in the ongoing Bregdan Chronicles historical novel series.  It's readers like you who have turned it into a world-wide best-seller. Thank you!

Carrie Cromwellcomes of age as the dark clouds of the Civil War swallow the country. Born with a fiery spirit and a strong mind, she finds herself struggling between the common wisdom of the South and the truth she has discovered.

The activities of the Underground Railroad and her close friendships with the Cromwell Plantation slaves create difficult choices. But when her decisions put her at odds with her heritage, and challenge her dreams, will she be able to give up all that is precious to her?

This first book of The Bregdan Chronicles historical fiction series will pull you in and never let you go. You'll experience the Civil War era (and all the years to come) through the eyes of both White and Black, free & slave, Southern & Northern - and you'll fall in love with every character.

©2010 Ginny Dye (P)2013 Ginny Dye
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  • Book 1

    • Storm Clouds Rolling In

    • Bregdan Chronicles 1
    • By: Ginny Dye
    • Narrated by: Christine Cunningham Smith
    • Length: 17 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 807
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 704
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 702

    Carrie Cromwellcomes of age as the dark clouds of the Civil War swallow the country. Born with a fiery spirit and a strong mind, she finds herself struggling between the common wisdom of the South and the truth she has discovered.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • narrator

    • By Catherine on 06-28-15

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 2

    • On to Richmond

    • The Bregdan Chronicles, Book 2
    • By: Ginny Dye
    • Narrated by: Christine Cunningham Smith
    • Length: 17 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 466
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 411
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 411

    Burdened with the responsibility of running an entire plantation, Carrie Cromwell fights to understand the forces tearing her beloved country apart. As battles rage around her, she watches as her life slowly unravels and she discovers truths she would never have imagined. Will her actions and decisions push her even further from those she loves? When the danger she dreads becomes reality, will she find the courage and strength to escape? Robert is pulled into battle, facing things he would never have imagined.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Stirs the Soul while imparting Truth

    • By Patricia W. on 06-12-15

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 3

    • Spring Will Come

    • The Bregdan Chronicles, Book 3
    • By: Ginny Dye
    • Narrated by: Christine Cunningham Smith
    • Length: 17 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 364
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 317
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 321

    As her beloved city of Richmond is transformed into a deadly Civil War battlefield, spirited Carrie Cromwell puts her medical skills to work in a Confederate hospital. While she fights to save unknown soldiers, the one she cares about the most is lost to her when Robert disappears in battle. She must also deal with a family secret that has finally come to light. Meanwhile, Rose and Moses have found freedom at last - only to be separated by war.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What a fantastic story!!

    • By Maureen on 10-31-18

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 4

    • Dark Chaos

    • Bregdan Chronicles, Book 4
    • By: Ginny Dye
    • Narrated by: Christine Cunningham Smith
    • Length: 16 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 310
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 276
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 280

    Dark clouds and chaos descend lower upon America as the war rages around them; threatening all they hold dear. Carrie and Robert are once more pulled apart, and Carrie finds herself the target of a hostile group of men determined to stop her from providing medical care for black residents of Richmond. How long can she continue to save other people's lives at the risk of her own? Aunt Abby is sucked into a violent riot in the North, while Matthew faces the greatest challenge of his life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • loved this book so well written.

    • By Cathy Vancour on 06-07-18

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 5

    • The Last, Long Night

    • The Bregdan Chronicles, Book 5
    • By: Ginny Dye
    • Narrated by: Christine Cunningham Smith
    • Length: 15 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 294
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 256
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 263

    The power of the Union army brings the South to its knees in surrender, but not until a year of intense pain and violence creates a chasm that may be impossible for the country to bridge. Carrie struggles to hold on to hope as the world caves in around her, hanging on to the promise she's been given. She also finally gets to reveal the secret she has held so close.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautiful American Tale

    • By Scott on 08-20-18

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 6

    • Carried Forward By Hope

    • # 6 in the Bregdan Chronicles Historical Fiction Romance Series
    • By: Ginny Dye
    • Narrated by: Christine Cunningham Smith
    • Length: 17 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 271
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 242
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 243

    America struggles to rebuild in the aftermath of Lincoln's assassination. Promises will be broken, and everyone you have grown to love will be asked to pay a high price to make freedom for the slaves more than just a mockery.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • GREAT series

    • By C. Bourdo on 11-30-15

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 7

    • Glimmers of Change

    • Bregdan Chronicle, Book 7
    • By: Ginny Dye
    • Narrated by: Christine Cunningham Smith
    • Length: 17 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 225
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 199
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 200

    Carrie and Janie are living their dream in Philadelphia, but what price will they pay when cholera sweeps through America once again?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • LOVE this series!

    • By Barbara Engen on 11-15-15

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 8

    • Shifted by the Winds

    • Bregdan Chronicles Series, Book 8
    • By: Ginny Dye
    • Narrated by: Christine Cunningham Smith
    • Length: 18 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 174
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 153
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 151

    Carrie and her housemates battle cholera in Philadelphia. Her world is turned upside down when she discovers the truth of her heritage. Will it completely change her path? Robert watches his dreams fade before his eyes when he refuses to align himself with Southern beliefs after the war. Rose has to face down a new threat, and Moses is forced to step into the role he has avoided. Janie has agreed to marry Matthew, but can she actually move beyond her fears and become his wife?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great story

    • By Kim Booth on 09-12-18

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 9

    • Always Forward

    • Bregdan Chronicles, Book 9
    • By: Ginny Dye
    • Narrated by: Tiffany Dougherty
    • Length: 15 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 128
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 114
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 114

    Carrie and Robert's dream comes true, but is Carrie strong enough to survive what comes next? Abby makes the choice to go to Kansas to fight for Woman Suffrage, and almost pays the ultimate price. Violence and hatred run rampant through the country as America tries to come to grips with 2,000,000 freed slaves. So many of the characters you have come to know and love face both challenges and joys in this turbulent time in history.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A new day

    • By Crystal laslo on 04-11-17

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 10

    • Walking into the Unknown

    • Bregdan Chronicles Historical Fiction Romance Series, Volume 10
    • By: Ginny Dye
    • Narrated by: Tiffany Dougherty
    • Length: 19 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 99
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85

    Where will Americans find the courage to walk into the unknown? Carrie is rebuilding her life, but an unexpected twist sends her, Janie and Matthew onto an adventure she could never have envisioned -- but not before she has to say good-bye to someone very special. Moses and Rose are finally free to pursue their dream of college. Will it be everything they hoped for? And will they push through their fears to actually do it?

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Horrible narration!

    • By Reggie Smith Sr on 04-05-18

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 11

    • Looking to the Future

    • Bregdan Chronicles, Volume 11
    • By: Ginny Dye
    • Narrated by: Tiffany Dougherty
    • Length: 17 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 74
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 68

    Carrie travels to Philadelphia to fulfill a promise, but is stunned by what she discovers and is thrown into a world she knows nothing about. Moses and Rose are moving forward in college, but will Moses make a different decision? How will Felicia handle the challenges? Jeremy and Marietta receive the surprise of their life, forcing them to make a decision they hoped they would not have to make. Matthew and Janie welcome a new child at the same time Matthew deals with great turmoil.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Simply love this book series ...

    • By C Marie on 02-26-18

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 12

    • Horizons Unfolding

    • Bregdan Chronicles Historical Fiction Romance Series, Book 12
    • By: Ginny Dye
    • Narrated by: Tiffany Dougherty
    • Length: 15 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 55
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55

    Carrie steps into a new season of love in her life but has to leave the plantation to fulfill her dream. Her heart is both happy and torn. Rose and Moses are thrilled to be home but are swept up once again in the new war raging in America. Susan takes a huge step into happiness, while Thomas and Abby create a miracle for Marcus. Jeremy and Marietta are forging through challenges to create a new life in Philadelphia. When everyone really just wants a simple, clear future, each person finds they have to make the best choices possible as they watch their Horizons Unfolding.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Nothing tragic.

    • By Jackie Wallace on 09-01-18

    Regular price: $24.95