The old elephant dreams of the past, bitterly aware of what man has done to his way of life. Teich, a cruel poacher, searches for the one that has defied him. It is up to Masuku, the old mystic, to bring them both to their final destiny.
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Dust storms, rabbit drives, hobo camps, and riding on freight trains were all a part of life for many throughout the Midwest during the Great Depression. Polio and many other diseases had not yet been conquered and the huge dust storms that killed livestock and ruined crops also caused life-threatening respiratory ailments, such as asthma and pneumonia. In the spring of 1935, thirteen-year-old Brady Foster's family is forced to leave their "dusted out" wheat far..
Jules Verne achieved a triumph when his imagination, fired by Rudolph Wyss’ “The Swiss Family Robinson,” was impelled to carry the story a step farther in “The Castaways of the Flag.” An island was ever his spiritual home; and no one was ever happier upon one. “The Castaways of the Flag” is a satisfactory sequel to “The Swiss Family Robinson” because it is the production of Jules Verne, an original genius, set in motion by..
After the execution of her father, the young and beautiful Lady Asano is in grave danger from the powerful Lord Kira. In order to save herself Asano must find Oishi, the leader of the fighting men of her clan. She believes he is three hundred miles to the southwest in the imperial city of Kyoto.
Disguising her loveliness in the humble garments of a traveling priest, and calling herself Cat, Lady Asano travels the fabled Tokaido Road. Her only tools are her quick wits, her..
Jonathan Ware, who homesteaded with his family in Kansas before the war broke out, was killed by raiders sympathetic to the Confederate States of America. His sons serve against each other in the Union and Confederate Armies. His widow and his two daughters, Christy and Beth, have sought refuge from the constant raids in a hidden valley with other women and children. Dan O'Brien, an Irish immigrant in love with Christy Ware, is fighting on the side of the Union. The ..
Young biology student, Denni Douchet, has an uncanny ability to communicate with animals, but has all kinds of trouble connecting with humans. When she is given an assignment to investigate a dying species of seaweed off the Puerto Rican Coast, she discovers a smuggling operation using dolphins as underwater accomplices. Could the mysterious disappearance of her beloved mentor be somehow related? But asking too many questions in this wild coastal jungle can be ..
Sandy Werner’s longtime client walks into Desert Trust Bank, clearly down on her luck. Sandy is shocked to find Mary Holbrook’s once-hefty account is down to less than $200. Mary worked alongside her husband for years to build a successful business, but when she wasn’t looking, all their money vanished; and Clint found himself a cute new wife. Abandoned, Mary might be homeless, but she certainly isn’t helpless. She teams up with Sandy and her friends w..
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..