Calico Palace Author:Gwen Bristow They had to escape to San Francisco to escape the past. Kendra - nineteen and beautiful, was looking for a man to help her forget the years as an unwanted child. Marny - audacious redhead, with a talent for cards, wanted to win independence from her family by setting up a gambling casino. Pocket - was seeking to dull the ache of a love betray... more »ed.
Then gold was discovered in San Francisco and would grow from a muddy village to a rich, brawling city. Calico Palace is the story of those who found love and joy, fury and fortunes in the frenzied days of the gold Rush.« less