2nd Edition now available: Includes teacher's classroom guide, better analysis and a more dedicated index. The perfect book to learn how the Civil War impacted the Indian wars, the wild west, and Reconstruction, all the way to 1916.
Now in second edition! Includes a classroom guide and an index in the paperback version. Lots more materials, including an evolution of the political parties since Washington - You'll be interested to see the longevity of Democrats compared to those newcomer Republicans. Also finishes Trump's presidency by using his own words to show why our country is still so divided today.
Ben Cartwright finds himself torn in three when a threat comes against all of his sons at the same time, as he struggles to stay within the law and yet protect everything he loves. Using the famous burning map as cover and historical footnotes, the novel's backdrop with intense historical research includes page-turning action with cattle drivin', mining, timbering, land slidin', a house fire and even Hop Sing gets into the act at the shooting end of a rifle. With a little romance and some psychological drama, this western thriller shows how love of family can overcome all obstacles. Permission to published obtained from David Dortort, producer of the series, in 1996; the novel is now in 3rd edit.
1ST PLACE, FANFIC CATEGORY, DIY AWARDS, LOS ANGELES, 2007.
CLARA AWARDS, 2ND PLACE WESTERN, 2006.
"I VERY HIGHLY (HIGHLY, HIGHLY) RECOMMEND Felling of the Sons to every Western genre enthusiast, especially those that hold Bonanza in high-esteem.—Patricia Spork, Reviewer, ebook Reviews Weekly.
Set in 1862, with historically recreated characterizations of Lincoln and Mark Twain. See a realistic way in which the Civil War could have torn the Cartwrights apart.
A co-authored work, using the historical research of a native of the Congo, and current South African resident. REVIEW: "Jean's story on the other hand allows one to see the conditions in the Congo and how life for the natives deteriorated in order to satisfy Belgium's greed. It's an intriguing look into a different time."