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it was amazing 5.00  ·  Rating details ·  7 ratings  ·  3 reviews
“It’s empty,” she said, staring into the open grave.
“It certainly is. We’ve been waiting for you, because it’s your funeral.”
“No!” she screamed, as he pointed the gun and pulled the trigger.

Leonida Garcia has been beaten, robbed, widowed, and seen enough trouble in her young life to last ten lifetimes. Now she wants nothing more than to live peaceably on her rancho. But wh
Kindle Edition, 464 pages
Published March 27th 2013 by Shalako Press (first published 2004)
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Jul 29, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Book one of this series “The Dona” opens on an era of gold rush discovery which is foundational to California history. Although fully fiction, The Dona teaches readers a wealth of knowledge about this pivotal time of American history. The book grabs the reader’s gut right away, as solidly-developed characters come to dusty, vibrant life...

The second book “Mokelumne Gold” extends the already gripping story out another few years; not only further developing truly flesh-and-blood characters, but ad
Robyn Echols
I bought a paperback edition from a museum book store and liked the story so well, I bought another of the author's books for my Kindle. Great, exciting adventure story and romance set in early 1860's California when gold was still on people's minds, former Mexican citizens struggled to retain their ranchos received before the U.S. won the Mexican-American war and California became a state and scoundrels abounded. I loved reading of the history about places not that far from where I live. ...more
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Apr 29, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
LOVE THIS BOOK, lots of research into the way life was back then, if you love westerns, you need to read this one !!!
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Major is a Southern California native who currently lives in Northern California with his wife and editor, Judy. He is an avid outdoorsman who enjoys writing fiction based on actual history, as well as children's books and contemporary romance.
Best described as a “nice guy,” Major Mitchell is a former pastor, and credits his writing abilities to eight years of writing sermons three times a week. (

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