The Shepherd's Trail

The Shepherd's Trail

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Ten years after the American Civil War, Theresa returns to her Montana home after having spent most of her growing up years back East in a girls' school. She returns to her father's ranch as a young widow with a small son. The Quentin ranch, she immediately realizes, is not the solace she had hoped it to be. She finds herself thrust into the center of rancher-prejudice against farmers and shepherds, which could escalate into a full blown range war if a peaceful solution is not found. As she renews her childhood friendship with the shepherd, Amos Cyril, she is threatened by one of her brothers and ordered by her father to cut off the friendship. With a deep need for making friends with the people of the church, which Amos pastors, she further angers her family, since the church is made up of farmers. There she meets the "war veteran nurse" Florence Fielder, who is now the school teacher for the farmers' children. Finding herself at the mercy of a family of farmers who have been treated badly by the Quentins, she-a "rancher princess"-learns what prejudice feels like from the receiving end. She is mystified over her brother's intense search for their mother's old diary-a search that threatens Theresa and her son. Just what is in the diary? And who searched her room for it? Who poisoned the shepherd's dog? Why is the sheriff doing nothing to bring those to justice who burned down the shepherd's house? Is there no one that she can trust-except for God and the shepherd Amos Cyril?show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 246 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 13mm | 336g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 151479439X
  • 9781514794395

About Sally Demaray Hull

Sally Hull wrote her first novel at age seventeen and has gone on to write over forty books. She writes in a variety of genres, since she enjoys reading a variety of stories. After graduating from Gladwin High School in Michigan, she studied at Toronto Baptist Seminary in Canada, as well as Mid Michigan Community College and Central Michigan University. After a variety of teaching jobs in America, Sally traveled to China to teach English to college students one year and grade school children the following year. She earned her TESOL license as well. After teaching, she returned to writing. Living in Montana with her husband Charlie, who is a photographer and writer in his own right, Sally continues writing, hoping to be an encouragement to others, helping them to know God more

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