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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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Angie ~aka Reading Machine~
Nov 15, 2012 Angie ~aka Reading Machine~ rated it really liked it
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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Feb 03, 2008 Dana rated it liked it
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
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Feb 25, 2014 Karen Boruff rated it really liked it
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
Jul 23, 2007 Lee rated it really liked it
With his parents gone, Webb Calder, the only child of Benteen and Lorna Calder, tries to hold the ranchlands while newcomers rush to claim the free grasslands that are still available, and when they're gone, Webb begins to find squatters on the edges of his land. Hard feelings between the ranchers and the farmers keep the territory on edge and murder is on their minds.
Oct 03, 2012 Amy rated it really liked it
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.
Jan 11, 2009 Mary rated it really liked it
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.
Sharon Sherman
Mar 26, 2012 Sharon Sherman rated it really liked it
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.
Sep 22, 2013 Pamela rated it it was amazing
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.....
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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)
  • This Calder Range (Calder Saga #1)
  • This Calder Sky (Calder Saga #3)
  • Calder Born, Calder Bred (Calder Saga #4)
  • Calder Pride (Calder Saga #5)
  • Green Calder Grass (Calder Saga #6)
  • Shifting Calder Wind (Calder Saga #7)
  • Calder Promise (Calder Saga #8)
  • Lone Calder Star (Calder Saga #9)
  • Calder Storm (Calder Saga #10)
  • Santa In Montana (Calder Saga #11)

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“When the land is abused, nature has a way of striking back. Land will eventually go back to what nature intended, but the cost is high. The land is what it is, no matter what man does or thinks he can do. Benteen Calder knew it, and Webb knew learned it.
Hopes die and man moves on, but the land stays.”
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