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Ranch War (Calamity Jane #8)

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Bloodlands . . .

It seems when a lady's called "Calamity," chaos follows wherever she goes -- even to the mostly peaceful railroad town of Mulrooney, Kansas. Martha Jane Canary's always been free as the prairie wind, tied to no place or person, so she never expected to inherit a hardscrabble ranch that other folks have been working. She might have even ignored the legal sum
Paperback, 272 pages
Published May 30th 2006 by HarperTorch (first published 1970)
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Aug 09, 2014 James rated it it was amazing
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Although this is the american reprint of White Stallion, Red Mare I did enjoy re-reading this story.
After her initial problems Calamity is joined by the Isabel Kid to make her way to Hoolick City. On the way they meet crooked Way Station employees and finally settle the hash of the two attempted killers who failed in Mulrooney.
Calamity has been left a ranch by her wastrel father, who she never really knew.
The ranch is wanted by two separate parties, Cash and Crie-Mae who have run the ranch and i
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Calamity Jane and the Ysabel kid join to get property her father has put in the name of Martha Jane Canary
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