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Along the Way Home

(2013)
A novel by

 
2014 RONE Award Winner, Best American Historical

2014 Laramie Award Winner, First in Category for Pioneer/Prairie

Kate Davis is intrigued when her father reveals his dream of starting a horse ranch in Oregon Territory. Settlers out west value a strong woman, and though she manages the financials of her father's mercantile her competence earns her ridicule, not respect, from Virginia's elite society.

Jake Fitzpatrick, an experienced trail guide, wants land out west to raise cattle and crops. But dreams require money and he's eating dandelion greens for dinner. So when a wealthy businessman offers double wages to guide his family across the Oregon Trail, Jake accepts with one stipulation--he is in complete control.

Departure day finds Kate clinging to her possessions as Jake demands she abandon all he deems frivolous, including her deceased mother's heirlooms. Jake stands firm, refusing to let the whims of a headstrong woman jeopardize the wages he so desperately needs--even a beautiful one with fiery green eyes and a temper to match.

Trail life is a battle of wills between them until tragedy strikes, leaving Jake with an honor-bound promise to protect her from harm and Kate with a monumental choice--go back to everything she's ever known or toward everything she's ever wanted?

    

"A breathtaking account of courage and adventure..." - Jillian Kent


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Paperback Editions

June 2013 : USA Paperback
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Title: Along The Way Home
Author(s): Christi Corbett
ISBN: 1-4909-0804-8 / 978-1-4909-0804-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

June 2013 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Along the Way Home
Author(s): Christi Corbett
Publisher: Clean Reads
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   



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