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Shortgrass Song

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Shortgrass Song is the saga of young Caleb Holcomb as he makes his way through life in an epic as big as Texas itself. Caleb's adventures take him through Civil War battles, buffalo hunts, Indian wars and barroom shoot-outs. On his way he meets:

Snake Woman--the Comanche slave woman who kidnaps him as a child in an attempt to regain her rightful place in the tribe.

Kicking Dog--the renegade Arapaho who rampages through the West scalping victims from Texas to Montana.

Marisol--the Mexican beauty who bears Caleb's children and wins his love.

Genre: Western

Praise for this book

"Blakely writes with a beauty that rivals the Big Bend country or the Palo Duro at sunset." - Terry C Johnston

"Shortgrass Song leaves me a bit stunned by its epic scope and the power of the writing. Excellent!" - Elmer Kelton

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