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Going Home

(Skye's West #11)

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It is 1832, six years after he deserted the Royal Navy, when Barnaby Skye has a chance to return to England to clear his name and take up employment with the Hudson's Bay Company. But "Mister Skye," as he insists on being called, is as much a magnet for trouble as he is a legend among mountain men, and this opportunity of a lifetime begins to disintegrate almost from the m ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published November 19th 2001 by Forge Books (first published December 2000)
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Neena
Dec 07, 2017 rated it liked it
Western fiction - this guy is prolific! 34 Sky's West novels! three Sam Flint Novels.
Topher
Sep 28, 2011 rated it really liked it
Shelves: western
Following the advice of my friend Chris, I've been giving westerns a try. This is a middle book in the 2nd series about Barnaby Skye (aka the Skye's West series), a press-ganged british sailor deserter making a life for himself as a mountain man in the Rockies in the mid-19th century. I've generally really liked this series, but had a hard time with the first 100 or so pages - there was nothing wrong with the writing; I just didn't want to read where I thought the story was going. It turns out I ...more
Gary Wallis
Jan 05, 2013 rated it liked it
A good read . The author really did his homework on this one. The story moves along at a good clip but sometimes gets kind of frustrating as bad thing happens after bad thing followed by a bad thing. The characters are good but whatever became of Mr. Nutmeg ???? This is my first Barnaby Skye book and I will probably read more of his stories. Nothing like a good mountain man book . Remember, one of the reviewers of the book claimed that after reading this book, you could not stay being a mere mo ...more
Pat
Oct 27, 2013 rated it liked it
For Barnaby Skye, it seems that if it wasn't for bad luck he'd have no luck at all. He had a good woman, though, and ended up with a good dog and eventually the rest was resolved. A realistic story about life in that country at that time.
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May 20, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: westerns
Excellent. I really like this series. Barnaby and Victoria constantly overcome.
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There are other authors with this name. One writes Marine Corps history. Another, Civil War history. Another writes in the political sciences.

Richard S. (Shaw) Wheeler was born in Milwaukee in 1935 and grew up in nearby Wauwatosa.

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