. He reluctantly agreed, but only if she proved to be an exceptional student. While she surely proved to be both brilliant and frumpy, her arrival also brought with it many potentially deadly consequences that neither she nor her father had realized existed.
The Second Star: A Christmas Western#ad - The Second Star: A Christmas Western #ad - But, now he was an ordained minister and wished something would happen to change the course of his life, not knowing that the two riders that would share the trail would do that and much more. Mark jordan was in no hurry to finish his ride across Texas to his first assignment in Dallas. He was ashamed of himself for not standing up to his father and choosing his own career.
Huw's Legacy: Book Three of the Evans Family Saga#ad - The bastard that had called himself his father had deserted them ten years ago when he was six, and Kyle blamed him for his mother’s illness. She had lost so much weight and was only able to tolerate a weak broth now, so he didn’t believe it would be that long. His mother had been the center of his life for as long as he remembered and when she left him, he’d have no family at all.
Doctor turnbull had estimated that she had six months remaining and that was three months ago. Kyle felt guilty for playing a game as his mother suffered back at their small excuse for a house, but she had insisted and knew that it was important to her that he spend time outside of the mechanized hell where he spent sixty hours a week earning his meager pay that kept food on the table and paid the rent.
Huw's Legacy: Book Three of the Evans Family Saga #ad - . Even as he played, he kept thinking of his future after she succumbed to the cancer but saw nothing but years of toil on the oven of the ironworks floor and an empty life with no possibilities. He had no one else to accuse. He’d been her nurse and minister over the past week as she was unable to leave her sickbed without assistance, and he knew that caring for her had added discomfort to her pain.
Lynn's Search: Book Four of the Evans Family Saga#ad - It didn’t take a math wizard to figure out that he’d been born nine months after his mother had been rescued from Fort Benton. But what ryan had said that pushed him to finally ask his parents if it was true, was when Ryan had laughed and said that Lynn was probably more like his real father, the monstrous Burke Riddell than his hero; the man who raised him.
He left the small house to ask that painful question, and if he was told that it was true, he knew that he’d have to leave the Double EE ranch and the only family he’d ever known. Lynn glared at ryan mitchell and wanted to smack his smug face, but even though Ryan meant to insult him, Lynn knew that there was a very good chance that what he said was right.
Lynn's Search: Book Four of the Evans Family Saga #ad - . He’d suspected for years now that Dylan Evans wasn’t his real father.
Finding Bucky#ad - The girl that no longer had the big front teeth that had earned her the mean nickname of Bucky. She was probably married and had three children by now, but he knew he had to at least know. Captain stan murray was finally being mustered out of the army after all of the administrative snafus that had left him in Montana Territory long after the conclusion of the War Between the States.
Finding Bucky #ad - Ever since that day that he’d watched her being taken away, when he was so fat that everyone had called him Piggy, he had missed the only girl who understood him. As he began his long journey, he wasn’t going home to Michigan. He had to cross hundreds of miles of hostile Indian Territory to reach Cheyenne City in Wyoming Territory to try and find the girl that he hadn’t seen in almost ten years.
The Wake of the Bertrand#ad - Just by the signs that they had left behind, he had identified the men guiding the party and had been astonished when he realized that the group that was being led into hostile Sioux territory consisted of not only men wearing inappropriate footwear but there were two women with them. He then picked up his horses’ pace to try to reach them before the unsuspecting people in the wagon were murdered by their guides.
The Wake of the Bertrand #ad - . It raised his curiosity and as the tracks were going in the direction he was headed anyway, he followed. As each hour passed, his curiosity grew as did his concern for the occupants of the wagon. Kyle mackenzie left fort omaha to head to do some scouting at Fort Sully in the Dakota Territory at the request of their new commander.
He’d been riding west for a few hours with his packhorse in tow, he noticed a set of wagon tracks heading northwest that appeared to be just a couple of days old.
Virgil's Herd#ad - Virgil's Herd #ad - But the short trail drive proved to be anything but routine when late that first night, they were set upon by men wielding deadly clubs. Virgil scott and his best friend Roy Sheffield left their horse ranch and were making one of their routine runs to Denver to deliver thirty-two horses. He had given up and there was nothing he could do.
All he could feel was the icy cold water and excruciating pain from his two broken legs. In just minutes, virgil found himself face down in a quickly flowing creek taking him downstream to what would surely be his death.
Tate#ad - But, as bad as the gunfight had been, the visitor to his office to file a complaint for something that wasn’t even a crime turned out to be much more significant and life-changing. Laramie had just been hit by the Clayton gang, leaving Sheriff Joe Tate without any deputies to serve the entire county.
A.J. Smith#ad - Aj smith had finally achieved his Big Dream. He thought he had finally added the last, recent widow and mother of two, most important part of the dream when Hannah Jacobsen, moved in with her sister in the neighboring ranch. He had his ranch, a good-sized herd, and a healthy bank account. But the reason she had become a widow would turn into a harrowing race across two counties, sometimes as the pursuer and other times as the pursued.
The Debt#ad - She had left missouri and come to Green River, Wyoming to find her father; a father was not the man that she even knew. Mattie foster had made a terrible mistake. A rancher with a debt to repay. The man who was determined to find her was a rancher. Now, she was being held by two men against her will.
Bryn's War: Book Two of the Evans Family Saga#ad - Bryn felt sickened as he felt the ground shake, knowing that one of the two shafts had collapsed. He knew that if pump number two began to labor his plans to leave Carbondale would be one more of the coal mine’s victims. Just when he planned to check on pump number one, he saw the pipe to the second pump begin to pulse before the belt on the drive wheel squealed in protest and his worst nightmare had come to pass.
Bryn's War: Book Two of the Evans Family Saga #ad - He knew that one of them would strain when the water became fouled with coal dust and debris from the collapse and if it was pump number two, it would mean that his father and older brothers were probably dead. It seemed like hours as he watched the pump work, but it had only been minutes since the first intense vibrations had struck.
Now, he stood in the pump room and watched the two thrumming pumps as they pulled water out of the deep mines.