She was probably married and had three children by now, but he knew he had to at least know. 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.
The Eclipse#ad - He asked the ex-professor if he would tutor is frumpy, but brilliant daughter in astronomy so she could fully experience the celestial show. It would be up to the professor to keep them both alive as well as his own family on the ranch below. Then, he received a visitor with an unusual request. He reluctantly agreed, but only if she proved to be an exceptional student.
The Eclipse #ad - 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 upcoming eclipse of was anxiously awaited by Clay Jeffries as he prepared is private observatory on his plateau above his father’s ranch near Rawlins in Wyoming Territory.
Nora#ad - It wasn’t until a month later that he understood what had attracted her attention and that discovery would drive him across the plains of Colorado and Kansas to find her, but not to bring her back to his ranch; he wanted her in the state prison for the rest of her life. How such an ordinary man like himself had won her heart still astounded him.
Nora #ad - Jake fletcher thought he’d been blessed among all men when he stood at the aisle across from his bride.
Bryn's War: Book Two of the Evans Family Saga#ad - 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. Bryn felt sickened as he felt the ground shake, knowing that one of the two shafts had collapsed.
Bessie#ad - But bessie’s anger and disappointment finally made him understand that he had a life to live and other people to help. Ed's life changed that first day of September when that deadly twister had roared across his Texas ranch and destroyed his house. But what was much worse was that it had ripped his Bessie and their boys from him and destroyed much more than the wooden structure; it had destroyed his life.
Bessie #ad - Rather than rebuild, he had taken the coward’s way out and crawled into a bottle to escape the loneliness.
The Debt#ad - Now, she was being held by two men against her will. Mattie foster had made a terrible mistake. She had left missouri and come to Green River, Wyoming to find her father; a father was not the man that she even knew. A rancher with a debt to repay. The man who was determined to find her was a rancher.
Mister Thor#ad - A large deposit. But he had seen something else that intrigued him about the area south of Gillette in Wyoming Territory. And he found much more. He would only find it after he had bought the huge tract from the railroad. Not all of it good. Tj knew the coal was there.
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. 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.
The Wake of the Bertrand #ad - He then picked up his horses’ pace to try to reach them before the unsuspecting people in the wagon were murdered by their guides. 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.
Hunting Pearl#ad - Now, despite his youth and lack of experience, he was going to set out on an almost impossible quest to find his mother after more than twelve years. But even as he rode out of San Miguel, he had no idea just how long and dangerous that search would be. Will noticed that the numbers didn't add up when he was eleven but didn't discover the truth of that mathematical problem until he was seventeen.
Hunting Pearl #ad - For most of his young life, but only after the man who had acted as his father died, Will had known Pearl as his older sister, did he learn that she was really his mother.
Hopewell#ad - Earl was on a mission. He needed to track down the murderer of a woman and her son. The murderer had been her husband and father to the boy. He was also Earl's brother.
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. In just minutes, virgil found himself face down in a quickly flowing creek taking him downstream to what would surely be his death. All he could feel was the icy cold water and excruciating pain from his two broken legs.
. He had given up and there was nothing he could do. 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.