By William W. Johnstone, J. A. Johnstone
Within the fall of 1873, a wagon teach of immigrants units off from Kansas urban, Missouri, sure for the Montana Territory. major the crowd is newly elected wagon grasp Jamie Ian MacCallister, a tremendous of a guy and frontier legend who swears he can get them there through Christmas - come hell or excessive snow drifts...Plagued through brutally harsh storms and rugged terrain, outlaws and adversarial Indians, the adventure may be the maximum problem those pioneers will ever face. but if issues glance approximately hopeless, support arrives within the kind of not likely saviours: an previous mountain guy referred to as Preacher and mythical frontiersman Smoke Jensen. hard-willed males who think within the settlers' desires with all their hearts - and who gets them to their vacation spot by means of Christmas. no matter if it takes a miracle...
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She made a point of not letting anything men did surprise her much, but secretly it did surprise her a little that a man as old as Gus would still be so partial to it. In that respect he put a lot of younger men to shame, including Mosby Marlin, who had held her up for two years over in east Texas. Compared to Gus, Mosby couldn’t even be said to have a carrot, though he did have a kind of little stringy radish that he was far too proud of. She had only been seventeen when she met Mosby, and both her parents were dead.
Call can suffer for you and me and Newt and Deets and anybody else that don’t want to do it for themselves. It’s been right handy having him around to assume them burdens all these years, but if you think he’s doing it for us and not because it’s what he happens to like doing, then you’re a damn fool. He’s out there sitting behind a chaparral bush congratulating himself on not having to listen to Bol brag on his wife. ” Bolivar stood over by the wagon and relieved himself for what seemed to Newt like ten or fifteen minutes.
Some of it was interesting, but Lorena couldn’t keep her mind on so much talk. It didn’t seem to hurt Gus’s feelings any. He talked just as cheerful whether she was listening or not, and he never tried to talk her into giving him two pokes for the price of one, as most of the younger men did. It was peculiar that he was her most regular customer, because he was also her oldest. She made a point of not letting anything men did surprise her much, but secretly it did surprise her a little that a man as old as Gus would still be so partial to it.
A Big Sky Christmas by William W. Johnstone, J. A. Johnstone