Kansas Territory in the late 1850s. Jonathan and Ellen Ware have immigrated to the area from their farm in Illinois with thirteen-year-old Christy Ware and her two older brothers. The Wares are only one of the families that will soon be caught up in the burning issue of slavery with raids from the Border Ruffians out of Missouri and John Brown's small army devoted to ending slavery and helping runaways to escape to the north. To aid and abet a runaway slave is a crime tha..
Never bet more than you can afford to lose… Caroline Pruett should have heeded that advice, because once she lost her stake, there was no going back. Or was there? Desperation has clouded Caroline's judgment, because when she loses King, her Thoroughbred stallion, to Micah Sutton in a poker game, the first thing she does is steal him back. The adventure is not quite a success, however, and after accidentally shooting Micah, Caroline and King are on the run. Micah i..
China Bohannon may be a modern 1890's career woman, but her uncle, Montgomery Howe, and his partner, Gratton Doyle haven't turned her loose on an investigative case of her own just yet. With her name newly added to the roster—though in small print—China is champing at the bit. China's friend Porter Anderson hires the agency saying his uncle has disappeared and a Johnny-come-lately timber baron claimed the family homestead. What's more,..
TIMBER TRAILS is the final book in The American Blend Series. In 1781, a British soldier at Yorktown predicted to a patriot that some day their families would be united, forming their American Blend. The prediction came true in 1920 when Calvin Roberts met Lori Genet. But Calvin first had to survive the Flu epidemic of 1918, and Lori had to survive the death of her fiance, in World War I. Together they faced an uncertain future, the 1930's depression, Calvin's suicide..
She could be the first female NUM to become an E’rudite...but at what cost?
Tilli worked her way up from a life of poverty to become the first female servant to a Master E’rudite, but it wasn’t enough. She had deep aspirations to become the first female of her kind to become an actual E’rudite. For years, she did everything she could to achieve this personal quest to succeed where none of her kind had ever reached before.
Finally, her opportuni..
This is a 1935 dust-bowl saga of the Baldwin family's trip across a depression-torn country in an old model A towing a boat. They were trying to reach Oregon from Kansas. It was necessary to leave the family dog behind when he disappeared and could not be found. The hardships of the trip also is the telling of thirteen-year-old Cotton's painful growth into manhood and his family's proud determination to begin a new life in Oregon.
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Smart and sassy 1890s bookkeeper turned sleuth China Bohannon is a magnet for danger. Assigned to office duties in the Doyle & Howe detective agency, she lands smack in the middle of the detective’s latest murder case when a suspicious character tries to bribe her—and she takes the bribe! In an adventure that is destined to go downhill from there, China is thrown overboard from a steamboat into Coeur d’Alene Lake to drown. Escaping that, while hot on the..
Dave Simons, MD and self-made man is about to face an unforgettable challenge. He takes his horse out near the Seven Springs desert of Arizona for what is supposed to be a pleasant ride. Little does he know the day will begin weeks of record high heat, or that a treacherous rockslide will claim the life of his horse. He's injured and stranded far from help and home. To survive he must rely on his wits and a providence he doesn't believe in. The desert is a harsh schoo..
A companion audiobook to the provocative award-winning Civil War film of the same name, Union Bound is a powerful story of one man who understood what slavery is all about and who risked everything to do the right thing – to save his country, to free slaves. It is a story of compassion, resolve, and unity against a common evil. it is a story of our past to encourage us to be resolute today. Based on the actual diaries of Union soldier Joseph Hoover, Union Bound is the s..
Las Vegas in the 1960s...corrupt politicians, mobsters, and crooked cops competed for turf and power, and Christina Patterson, Sin City’s top madam, knew how to play the game. Beautiful, yet smart and savvy, admired by clients and associates alike— she held the secrets of the most influential people in Vegas. On Christmas Eve 2002, Detective Steve Garneau is called to an exclusive Las Vegas neighborhood. A 67-year-old woman is sprawled on her living room floor, sh..
Celia Landrey is guiding her last walking-tour of the season in historic Pass Creek. Myriad tasks await her attention, such as planning her wedding to handsome cowboy real estate agent, Jake Flagg. Discovery of Smoke Allenby’s bones wasn’t on the agenda. But there they are, turned up in the removal project of an old underground fuel tank at Jolly Hoffman’s service station. A situation Celia, town leader, can hardly ignore.
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The time is the late 1800's, the setting, a small town in Eastern Washington: the story, an undeniably fascinating and unforgettable saga of life on the newly civilized western frontier. Why Wait for Heaven paints a broad and brilliant portrait of this era as it follows the exploits of the Andrus family, prominent residents of Dayton: Lord Nelson Andrus, the patriarch known to all as "Doc", a man rich in humanity and intelligence who dispenses both justice and g..
Could the Faber family really own a farm, that's the dream? Could they make enough money to buy one, dream again? Her father had almost given up hope, but for Willow it was the only dream worth having. As tenant farmers, the Fabers moved almost every year following their opportunities. To stay put in a good place, Willow's dream, she would plan, work, save, and sacrifice everything to accomplish her dream.
A young man from the "lower 48" vacations to Alaska in the hope of securing spectacular outdoor winter photographs and finds himself caught in a frigid, killer blizzard. Holed up in a dirt-floor cabin forty miles from civilization, and in spite of ample supplies for survival, the man learns the terrible lessons of ignorance in the wilderness, the hard way. A team of snowmobilers is dispatched to bring the 'Cheechako' to safety. But even they get into trouble..