Itâ€™s been a while since I read The Dolan Girls, the first book in this entertaining series by the talented S. R. Mallery. And I was excited to see that she had recently released a sequel. Like the first book, Ellie & The War On Powder Creek is filled with memorable characters, some who make you angryâ€”even shock youâ€”and others who demonstrate the power of women holding together against all odds in a violent old west.
One thing Iâ€™ve always appreciated about this author is her devotion to history. She always surprises me, portraying thingsâ€”incredible thingsâ€”that I cannot at first fathom, yet know somewhere in me that they actually happened. And donâ€™t get me wrong, thereâ€™s also humor in the way these earthy people make it through another day. And thereâ€™s also love, which makes the trials Ellie, her family, and friends go through worth it all.
If you love colorful stories about the old west that come to life like a movie in your head, then pick up a copy of Ellie & The War On Powder Creek.
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Another Rip Roaring, Heart Warming Story of Love, Fear, and Redemption in the Wild West
Itâ€™s 1891 and The DOLAN GIRLS western romance saga continues. This time it stars the feisty Ellie Dolan Parker, who finds herself caught up in the middle of the Wyoming Cattle Wars. Filled with rich, greedy cattle barons thirsty for prime land, crooked politicians, a major kidnapping, local ranchers in life-threatening danger, Butch Cassidyâ€™s Hole In The Wall hideout, hired â€˜gunsâ€™ from Texas, a troubled marriage, and a blossoming romance, this story is a colorful portrayal of a forgotten time. A time when these well-known events and their players filled the newspapers.
Will Ellie make her mark? Or will she simply become one of the victims?
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