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Hope Valley War

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It's 1858 in the Utah Territory, and back home in Hope Valley, John's brother Lucky is dead. John must unravel the mystery and clear Lucky's name. Filled with shoot-outs, romance, and colorful characters like the lovely Maria, Swedish mailman Showshoe Thompson, and the sinister Major Frey, The Hope Valley War is a rollicking western yarn.
Paperback, 209 pages
Published January 1st 1997 by Thomas Nelson Publishers (first published December 1996)
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I chose this book to take with me on my vacation out west since it’s a cowboy story that take place in California around the time of the Gold Rush in the 1850’s.
I enjoyed the main characters and his qualities: brave, humble, honorable, and wise. I got a kick out of all the cowboy western slang used in the book and I Googled some terms I was unfamiliar with phrases like “tangle-footed” which means drunk. I found the dialogue and action to be excited but got pretty distracted when the author was
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BODIE AND BROCK THOENE (pronounced Tay-nee) have written over 45 works of historical fiction. These best sellers have sold more than 10 million copies and won eight ECPA Gold Medallion Awards.

Bodie began her writing career as a teen journalist for her local newspaper. Eventually her byline appeared in prestigious periodicals such as U.S. News and World Report, The American West, and The Saturday E
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