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The Nacogdoches Trail: 1870's Texas Adventure

4.83  ·  Rating Details ·  6 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
What happens when a teen's actions result in the murder of his father? This is a story of revenge, tragedy, redemption and family values. It is also about an adventure the young Jay Morgan could never have dreamed.-----It is mid 1870s and near the East Texas town of Jefferson; a city second only to Galveston in trade and commerce. The Red River, with it's upstream log jam, ...more
Paperback, 146 pages
Published February 21st 2013 by Createspace
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Lyn Relph
Jan 05, 2014 Lyn Relph rated it really liked it
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This book delivers on its promise of 1870's Texas Adventure.

Once the U. S. Civil War was over, many opportunities opened out for adventurous young men who could keep their wits about them. Robert Carroll's young hero Jay Morgan has what it takes to thrive in those wild and wooly times. He works his way around, through and over scalawags and scoundrels until finally becoming a successful business man and family man.

Author Carroll takes us with the young hero through a number
Byron Grush
Apr 08, 2014 Byron Grush rated it it was amazing
The Nacogdoches Trail took me back to the days of Zane Grey’s Wild West but without Grey’s overlay of idealism and fantasy. Instead it is a story that rings with truth and fact without losing flavor, excitement or interest. Robert Carroll is first of all an accomplished and creative story teller who brings to life his characters and makes the reader really care about them. You are with young Jay Morgan as he struggles to learn to shoot as well as his outlaw teacher, as he deals with emotional ...more
Robert Devoe
Sep 10, 2013 Robert Devoe rated it it was amazing
An interesting and pretty well written story about a young man who has to grow up the hard way, and face his mistakes and make a new life for himself. The story contains a lot of interesting facts about east Texas and shows that the author took a look of effort in researching all the details.

Overall I would recommend this to anyone who is interested in modern history, the Western genre, or anyone who loves a good gun slinging, horse riding, bar brawling adventure with a heart.
BC Carroll
Aug 27, 2014 BC Carroll rated it it was amazing
I enjoyed this adventure and recommend it highly. Seldom does a book live
up to it's promotion. This one does.
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