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
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
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
Thirteen year old Yeh, of the Chippewa tribe, ran away to marry Julius LeVere, a trapper. He had an underground Soddy on an island in the middle of the Straits of Mackinaw which lies between Upper... More > and Lower Michigan.
It was a perfect love match between Yeh and Julius and a child was conceived. However, tragedy struck and she found herself alone with a child to raise. She was determined she would not return to the Chippewa tribe where her child, a half breed, might be treated as an outcast. The skills she learned from Julius became her means of survival. She trapped and transported the pelts by canoe to a trading post in the Upper Pennisula.
She grieved the loss of her husband and was lonely, but five years after his death, Maurice Bouchard, a young trapper decides to be her protector and builds a cabin on her island. At first she resents the intrusion, but eventually she accepts the fact he is there to stay. Maurice falls in love with Yeh, but she clings to the memory of her dead husband.< Less