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Mary Breydon's life was in ruins. Her father and husband were both dead, the war had destroyed her family home and guerillas had robbed her of everything of value. So she headed west to make a new start and fill the job her husband had accepted before he died. Mary was determined to manage the stagecoach station to make her deceased husband proud and to carve out a future for her young daughter. Then, her past came back to haunt her for the man who had destroyed her home and murdered her husband showed up in Colorado. Mary knew she had to stop him but wasn't sure how. He knew that he had to destroy her for his plotting to continue. Their paths would cross and come to a head on the Cherokee Trail.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 20% Time/era of story:    -   american wild west Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Western    -   Yes Story primarily about    -   fighting outlaws    -   competing ranches/farms

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Race    -   White/American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   West Farm/Ranch?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch:    -   ranch

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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