Sometimes Fate Can Be Very Cruel! ©2012 by Raymond Cook is a 184 page eBook story about Arnold and Bonnie Brown, who with their two children, Cassandra, Missy, age 14 and Autumn, almost 5 years old traveled by covered wagon from Independence, Missouri on their way to Marble, Colorado in 1897. A rancher by the name of Eddie Field’s loved to prey on pioneer families by ‘Switching’ a sign on the main road to lead folks in covered wagons to his ranch.
Read alsoA Marshal's Destiny!
A Marshal’s Destiny! ©2011 by Raymond Cook is a 268 page eBook story about a Deputy U. S. Marshal by the name of Jason Chaney. Jason was a sheriff in the town of Marble, Colorado in 1892 when a Deputy U. S. Marshal walked into his office and asked if he’d like to work for the marshal’s office in Denver. With the help…
After taking that wrong turn Arnold and his wife find themselves at his ranch at dusk. Arnold asks the man if they can spend the night, but that was a tragic mistake. Eddie kills Arnold and his wife before beating Missy savagely. As the killer carries Autumn towards his cabin, Missy shoots the man with her pa’s pistol, but doesn’t kill him. Filled with terror, she picks up her little sister and runs for the forest before she’s shot in the arm.
After three days lost in the forest they’re starving, scared to death and living on nuts and berries. Finally, Missy and her sister reach a main road. A couple on their way to Marble spot the two children on a road but they run back into the brush. After they are finally coaxed out into the open they’re taken to Marble so a home for the children can be found. The mayor and town council will hold a meeting where all interested families can ‘Plead their case’ as to why they would be the best family to provide the two children with a loving home.
This is my 9th of 22 western frontier eBooks written since 2011.