Dancing at the Rascal Fair
This book can be considered historical fiction in that it offers a view into the beginnings of the US national forests, World War I, and the Great Influenza Epidemic. It is, however, generally thought of as a book written in the Western genre.
The story is that of two 19 year-old Scottish boys, Angus McCaskill and Rob Barclay, who emigrate to the US in the late 19th century. They move to Montana and become homesteaders, deciding to raise sheep for a l... Prairie Nocturne
A woman's lifelong dream of being a voice teacher on the plains of Montana. Prairie Nocturne, is a novel that takes place during the Great Depression of the 1930s. We are introduced to a mature vocal teacher Susan. She is living on the western plains of the US and is in a rather isolated location.
Susan has a few trials along the way one is when she attempts to teach a black man how to sing, this doesn't go over well with the white male population of t...