Applegate Landing Author:Jean Conrad "What a glorious land..." — Gloriana Windemere arrives in Oregon Territory, expecting to face a trackless wilderness and hostile Indians. Instead, she discovers thriving settlements like Applegate Landing and a hostile frontiersman, Graham Norton. Gloriana finds herself clashing with Graham, but making friends ... more »with the Klamath Indians and a charming, though mysterious young army lieutenant, John Tilton.
Meanwhile, unprotected settlers are being ambushed and slaughtered, with the massacres being blamed on a band of renegade Klamaths. Not until the Klamath Mission itself is under attack does Gloriana learn the identity of the real renegades. The only hope of survival is to find the man she has grown to love, who is working somewhere in the rugged lava mines of the new territory.« less