Luke, a widower of twenty years, takes two young brothers into his care after they tried to steal some of his cattle. The decision changed his whole life. Makes for some serious reading, but... More > humorous as well, as a fifty year old man tries to change the ways of a couple of young men who have been on their own since they were twelve and thirteen years old.< Less
Adam returned from a cattle drive and found his son unconcious and his wife missing. He was driven off by his wife's father when he ask for help to search for her. His search took him all over Texas... More > from the Panhandle to the Mexican border. He finally come to the conclusion she must be dead, so after five years he gave up. A heart wrenching story of one man's sorrow and torment wondering what terrible things his wife might have endured.< Less
Suzanna Mayberry, having received her medical degree, set up an office in her home town where she met oppositiion and prejudice. Circumstances changed the minds of some of her friends and neighbors,... More > but it was not easy for the townspeople to accept a woman doctor in the year of 1881< Less
Steven, as a young boy, was intelligent, obedient, thoughtful and ready for life whatever it brought....but, as a young man, he was not ready for war.
However, he was forced to fight in a war he... More > did not believe in. He was fortunate to come through the war without injury or having to take the life of another.
The Civil War between the states was ended. Four long years had gone by so he did not know what he would find as he headed home. With all the destruction and loss of life, would he even have a home...was his parents still alive?< Less
Seth Butler, his wife and nine year old son, Adam, left Arkansas for the Oklahoma Territory to participate in the great land rush of 1893.
His wife died giving birth to a baby girl while still on... More > the trail. he feared for the baby's life without nourishment, so he handed his new born daughter over to a complete stranger who was nursin her own child.
The two families were separated on the way to the starting point when Seth's wagon broke an axle.
Too late for the land rush, Seth settled on Cherokee land. Once settled, his search for Karl and Betsy Tremblay began, but it was a futile search.
Would he ever find his daughter? He finally resigned himself to the fact it might not ever happen, but he knew in his heart he would never forget her or stop praying for her safety.
A touching story of emotions and hearbreak, but also hope.< Less