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Stands A Calder Man (Calder Saga #2)

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Webb Calder fought the newcomers who rushed to claim grasslands where Calder cattle grazed. But he could not resist Lilli -- a proud and lovely young immigrant, loyal to the homesteader's cause, and to her husband. Still, a Calder kept what he had and got what he wanted. Where a man stands for what he believes, there "Stands a Calder Man."
Paperback, 432 pages
Published August 1st 1999 by Pocket Books (first published 1983)
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Karen  Boruff
Janet Dailey is an excellent writter. She adds depth to the characters and build complex stories that actually hold a persons interest. This isn't your easy boy meets girl romance. She's married and not about to cheat. The emotions just simmer for a very long time. You feel for the characters. You want them to have a happy ending, but know it's going to be Hell to get them there. Kept me interested and turning pages. I always enjoy Daileys books..and would recommend them to anyone who doesn't wa ...more
Angie ~aka Reading Machine~
Chase Benteen Calder(Benteen) with his wife Lorna are partners in running The Triple C ranch also know as The Calder Cattle Company. Their son Webb silently fights with his father about being his heir who is straddling the fence rather than facing his responsibility. Webb doesn't want to be like his fater yet understands some of his points of view. Lorna hopes that Webb will settle down soon and choose Ruth Stanton. Webb thinks of Ruth as a sister nothing more. Webb meets Lillian Reisner(Lilli) ...more
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Webb Calder is Benteen Calder's son, the owner of Triple C Ranch in Montana. Webb wants just to be one of the cowboys but his father wants him to step up and take on some responsibility. When will he ever grow up?

The ranch has been in operation for awhile and the railways want to generate more business. The Homesteaders Act is pushed though and now drylanders are flocking to Montana to try their luck. They must cope with drought, cold and very inhospitable conditions to grow a little wheat. Amon
I read the first in this series a while ago, but seeing all the cattle ranches on our summer vacation inspired me to read this second book in the series. It was a good romance. I like the Calder series because it follows the generations and the stories seem more realistic than a lot of romance books that are just too perfect.
Started reading this series in the 80's. I think the last one was published just a couple of years ago. I've enjoyed them all, especially the early ones set in the old west. The newer one's are contemporary. It follows a large ranch owning family through the generations.
This book is part of a series, The author took for granted that the reader had read the previous books, and I hadn't. The result was that I had some trouble following. It was, however, a good book.
This book is about honor,and pride. I loved the book,and the characters. The story was very good,and the setting beautiful. If you have not started this series..try it..but begin with book 1.....
Sharon Sherman
A good reread. I love the Calder men and women. I find them great rereads when I'm looking for a book on a lazy afternoon.
I loved all the Calder books by Janet Dailey. Good stories about ranch life!
Webb takes over the homestead & has a son, Chase. Lorna & Benteen die
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Janet Anne Haradon Dailey was an American author of numerous romance novels as Janet Dailey (her married name). Her novels have been translated into nineteen languages and have sold over 300 million copies worldwide.

Born in 1944 in Storm Lake, Iowa, she attended secretarial school in Omaha, Nebraska before meeting her husband, Bill. Bill and Janet worked together in construction and land developme
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Other Books in the Series

Calder Saga (1 - 10 of 11 books)
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