A Place Called Rainwater
Warner, Jan 2022, 22.95, 400 pp.
In 1929 Jill Jones recently moved to Rainwater, Oklahoma to manage her dying Aunt Justine's Byers Hotel. Running the hotel seems quite easy when compared with keeping the advances of the women hungry males away from her.
However, Jill becomes angry with her beloved aunt when Justine hires Thad Taylor to help around the hotel. Thad is a close friend of Jill's brother and insists he only came h... High On A Hill
Warner, Jun 2002, 21.95, 400 pp.
In 1925 bootlegger Murphy Donovan moves his operation to Henderson, Missouri. Accompanying him on his latest midnight move is his daughter Annabel Lee and his two employees Spooner and Boone. Though she knows better, Annabel hopes this is their last move as she would like to settle down anywhere.
Annabel helps ailing youngster Jack Jones, who was hoping to become a baseball star, wit... Hope's Highway
Warner, Jan 2004, 12.00
In 1933 three men linked by their work as ice deliverymen agree to travel together accompanied by their families on Route 66 to California. Elmer Kinnard takes his adult daughter Margie though he detests her. Alvin Putnam, his wife Grace and their blind adult son Rusty are in another vehicle. Rounding out the party is Foley Luker, his new bride Sugar and his two teens from his first wife Jody and Mona. ... Midnight Blue
When people look at Pack Gallagher, they generally decide it's better to stay out of his way. Pack has done many jobs, a jack of all trades, all with hard labor. Not to mention being a prize bareknuckle fighter made him a rather intemidating figure. So, what in the world would cause the little slip of an ex girl's school teacher, Mara Shannon, to defy him? Her father's will left her in charge of a ranch that has been in her Uncle and Aunt's hands for yea...
More Than A Memory
Warner, Feb 2001, 6.99, 336 pp.
In 1949 Clear Lake, Iowa, teenager Nelda Hansen married Lute Hanson. However, a minute after they exchanged “I do's” her father, who forced the marriage, informs the groom that he will receive the divorce papers as soon as the lawyer finishes them. The marine captain still cannot believe his daughter shacked up with a hayseed bumpkin like Lute and is now four months pregnant. Not listening t... Mother Road
Warner, Jun 2003, 22.95
In 1932 at Andy's garage near Sayre, Oklahoma on Route 66, a rabid skunk bites station owner Andy Connors. Yates, a person visiting the area, kills the animal, burns it, and buries the ashes. Next he takes Andy to the nearest hospital in Oklahoma City where the injured person will reside for six weeks receiving shots. Andy pleads with Yates to watch over his beloved Leona and his two preadolescent child... Song of the Road
Warner, Jun 2004, 12.00, 400 pp.
In 1935, two months after her husband's death, a poor pregnant Mary Lee Clawson rides the bus on Route 66 to Cross Roads, New Mexico where her late father owned the Cross Roads Motor Court. When she finally arrives at the motor court she sees her alcoholic mother having a jolly good time with people that are mooching off her. Mary Lee is delighted to discover that her father left her the busines... The Edge of Town
Julie Jones is a nineteen-year-old woman taking care of her father and five younger siblings four years after their mother died. She has a difficult life trying to raise a family by herself, and it is made even more difficult with the arrival of a young flapper named Birdie who is doing her best to seduce Jethro, Julie's father, and is succeeding in her efforts. When Evan Johnson returns from his service in World War I and goes home to live with his fa...