Shooting Star (Saga of the Sierras #7)
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Shooting Star (The Saga of the Sierras #7)

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A Saga of the Sierras adventure revolving the first-ever California cattle drive. Discover the roots of the Shiloh Legacy left to grandson Birch Tucker by Andrew Jackson Sinnickson.
Paperback, 208 pages
Published March 1st 1993 by Bethany House Publishers
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"Shooting Star" is a western set in 1848 in California at the start of the gold rush. Though this novel is the last book in the series, it's only lightly tied to the Will Reed novels in this series. It's essentially a stand-alone novel.

Historical details about everyday life in the gold camps and on a cattle drive were woven into the story. There were a couple of spots where the action stopped to give a history lesson, but they were brief. The authors tended to find everything that could go wrong...more
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The Thoenes are among my favorite authors, and their multiple Zion novels are, for the most part, nothing short of masterpieces. Although Shooting Star doesn't quite reach that level of excellency, it is a fun (if short) and engaging read nonetheless. This is the first Thoene novel I've read that has a first-person narrator; that alone makes it stylistically different than their other works. That doesn't make it bad, though; fans of Bodie and Brock, Westerns, and/or Christian fiction should defi...more
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BODIE AND BROCK THOENE (pronounced Tay-nee) have written over 45 works of historical fiction. These best sellers have sold more than 10 million copies and won eight ECPA Gold Medallion Awards.

Bodie began her writing career as a teen journalist for her local newspaper. Eventually her byline appeared in prestigious periodicals such as U.S. News and World Report, The American West, and The Saturday E...more
More about Brock Thoene...
The Man from Shadow Ridge (Saga of the Sierras, #1) Riders of the Silver Rim (Saga of the Sierras, #2) Gold Rush Prodigal (Saga of the Sierras #3) Sequoia Scout (Saga of the Sierras #4) The Year of the Grizzly (Saga of the Sierras #6)

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