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Vision of the Eagle (Vision of the Eagle #1)

3.38 of 5 stars 3.38  ·  rating details  ·  8 ratings  ·  2 reviews
A powerful and sweeping saga of one woman's fight to find joy and survive the primitive struggle for life in the Old West.

When Abigail left home for love, she left all safety far behind. All she had to still her fears of the unknown were love and trust in Ross Galligher, the handsome, reckless Irishman who had snatched her from her New England family to make her his wife.

Hardcover, 312 pages
Published October 1st 1977 by Crowell (first published 1977)
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Daughter of a well-to-do banker, Abigail Whitteker's life takes an unexpected turn when she meets Irishman Ross Galligher, deemed by her parents as a most undesirable suitor. The pair eventually elope and finally settle further west in hopes of avoiding her father's efforts to bring her home, but that wild frontier has plenty of hidden dangers and Abigail finds herself kidnapped by a Sioux warrior. Carrying her husband's child, Abigail is determined to survive at all costs to keep him alive. The ...more
I really enjoyed this book as the first book in this series. It has been a long time since I've enjoyed a historical fiction such as this. The details of the story are interesting and believable. I was sad when I finished the book. Lucky for me there is one more book in the series.
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Kay L. McDonald was born and raised in Salem, Oregon. She graduated from North Salem High School and Famous Writers School. She worked for Pacific NW Bell and Paradise Island Mobile Home Park. She married husband Norman L. McDonald in 1955 and has two children. She is a member of Western Writers of America, Women Writing The West and Authors Guild.
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