By William W. Johnstone, J. A. Johnstone
3 days sooner than Christmas, Matt Jensen is touring the Denver and Pacific railway whilst an avalanche slams down onto the teach, trapping it in desolate Trout Creek go. however it wasnt an act of nature that triggered the twist of fate; it was once a gang of outlaws trying to rescue their chief, who's being taken to purple Cliff to be hanged. As Smoke Jensen and Duff MacCallister frantically try and make their strategy to the scene, Matt struggles to save lots of the survivors, between them a gorgeous younger lady with a depressing earlier, a service provider seaman grew to become rancher, and a senator along with his very sick younger daughter. ravenous less than a sour, using snow within the brutal, unforgiving Rocky Mountains, and surrounded by way of armed and determined outlaws, Matt nonetheless desires of constructing it domestic for Christmas. yet until destiny lends a hand, not anyone will
Read Online or Download A Rocky Mountain Christmas (Christmas, Book 2) PDF
Similar historical fiction books
The 5th instalment of Conn Iggulden's bestselling EMPEROR sequence. Julius Caesar has been assassinated. A country is in mourning. Revenge can be bloody. Rome's nice hero Julius Caesar has been brutally murdered through his so much relied on allies. whereas those self-appointed Liberatores search shelter within the senate, they've got underestimated one guy: Caesar's followed son Octavian, a guy whose identify will echo via background as Augustus Caesar.
Claire Randall is major a double lifestyles. She has a husband in a single century, and a lover in one other. ..
In 1945, Claire Randall, a former wrestle nurse, is again from the battle and reunited together with her husband on a moment honeymoon—when she innocently touches a boulder in a single of the traditional stone circles that dot the British Isles. without warning she is a Sassenach—an "outlander"—in a Scotland torn by way of struggle and raiding border clans within the yr of our Lord. .. 1743.
Hurled again in time by way of forces she can't comprehend, Claire's future in quickly inextricably intertwined with extended family MacKenzie and the forbidden fortress Leoch. She is catapulted unexpectedly into the intrigues of lairds and spies which could threaten her lifestyles . .. and shatter her middle. For right here, James Fraser, a gallant younger Scots warrior, indicates her a fondness so fierce and a love so absolute that Claire turns into a lady torn among constancy and wish. .. and among significantly varied males in irreconcilable lives.
The bestselling writer of such novels as A Conspiracy of Paper and The Whiskey Rebels keeps his masterly run of "atmospheric" (The Washington Post), "page-turning" (The Baltimore Sun), "tremendously smart" (Newsweek) old thrillers. within the Day of Atonement, David Liss blends meticulous interval aspect with crackling event within the story of 1 man's quest for justice--and retribution.
As warfare and treachery loom, an bold manâ��s project threatens to topple mind-blowing geographical regions and their ambitious rulers: Catherine de Medici, the darkish Queen, and Ariane, the woman of Faire Isle.
It is 1588, and because the Spanish Armada prepares to besiege England, Paris balances on the point of revolution. to keep up her grip at the throne and at the darkish magic that has turn into her obsession, Catherine de Medici turns to Louis Xavier, a ruthless corsair who was once schooled in the dead of night arts and has mastered piracy alongside the Spanish major. yet Louisâ��s basest instincts are held in cost by way of the kindness of girl Jane Danvers, a British exile whose innate experience of honor is yet one side of her complicated and passionate nature.
On Faire Isle, Ariane Cheney, blind to the escalating risk from the darkish Queen, struggles with the duty of shielding the daughters of the earth and their monstrous shop of historic magical knowledge. susceptible and determined for a bonus, the in poor health Catherine makes a devilâ��s discount that may solid a shadow over all
Additional info for A Rocky Mountain Christmas (Christmas, Book 2)
Jackson asked. " Mama smoothed their hair and wiped their noses, then handed them two cookies each. Long after we said good night and the boys were asleep, I lay awake thinking about Shenandoah's body all bathed in candle light. I tried to imagine her new body. Mama's butterfly story may have helped the boys, but I felt like I was the empty shell of the cocoon. A long time later, I heard Mama weeping softly. Page 33 Chapter Five Mr. Younger returned early the next day with a box he had converted into a casket for Shenandoah.
Josh Paul was determined to ruin my good time. " Josh Paul called me that when he wanted to make me mad. It always worked. Today, his pet name hurt more than usual. I told myself it had to be the croup or a stomach condition. As the wind howled louder, the cold crept closer to the center of the room. The evening was over too soon. We made pallets out of blankets in the closet, putting them close together and Page 10 covering ourselves with the heaviest one. Miss Gibson and Shenandoah got in the middle.
Walsh's voice filtered through a yard of snow. " Miss Gibson yelled. "We'll have you out in no time," he answered. We carried Shenandoah's lifeless body, wrapped in Miss Gibson's favorite quilt, out into the light. Miss Gibson answered Mr. Walsh and Mr. Younger as they whispered questions about Shenandoah. They took Shenandoah's body and placed her in the back of Mr. Younger's sleigh. " Mr. Younger hugged me and then laid a rough work-worn hand on Josh Paul's shoulder, pulling him close. " Josh Paul nodded.
A Rocky Mountain Christmas (Christmas, Book 2) by William W. Johnstone, J. A. Johnstone