TRACEY V. BATEMAN is a past president of the American Christian Fiction Writers and has more than 30 stories in print. She believes all things are possible and encourages everyone to dream big. Tracey lives with her husband and four children in the beautiful Missouri Ozarks.
The settlers in their little Oregon community could scarcely afford a resident preacher's salary, and Chris Beth's teaching contract would soon end. Another separation. More adjustments.
Threatening and captivating adventures reveal the heartaches and joys of real pioneer life--wagon caravans of starving people rumbling through frontier territory. Fear of Indian uprisings, drought, plagues of grasshoppers, and the faith and commitment of people shouldering heavy burdens in a common bond of love. Ever present and strengthening their arms to hold each other up is love's silent song.
Carmichael Blake- Jones of Concord, Massachusetts, was ready and wiling to take on Nate, the West, and the fiercely independent auburn- haired beauty he'd only glimpsed at in a photograph. But not necessarily in that order.
Colleen L. Reece has crafted yet another deft tale of spirits that fail to be broken, love that rises above all deception, and faith that endured in the great American West.
After her young son, Levi, wanders off alone on the range, widowed Maria imagines the worst. . .and is grateful beyond words when Tanner Young finds the boy and brings him safely home. But although she is thankful for Tanner’s good deed, she’s not sure she can trust his offer to help rebuild her failing ranch. Only an outlaw would work so willingly for so little.
Tanner Young, grizzled hand for a large cattle ranch, dreams of one day owning his own heard and settling down on his own spread. But the cost of earning his dream is high, especially when he’s hired by Walter Price to scout out a nearby ranch. Despite reservations, Tanner accepts. . .then he meets the lovely ranch owner and her son and realizes his task will be even harder than he thought.
When the unthinkable occurs, can Maria and Tanner overcome their fears to realize God will never fail them?