Forgiving Author:LaVyrle Spencer When Sarah Merritt arrives in Dakota Territory in 1876, she steps off the stagecoach determined to start this ramshackle gold-rush town's first newspaper. In Deadwood her runaway sister, Addie, is living and working as domestic help at Mrs. Hossiter's boardinghouse, according to her letters. Five years after Addie's flight from home, Sarah is ... more »carrying the sad news that their one remaining parent has died.
But when Sarah--tall, prim, and nearly a spinster at twenty-five--sets up her father's printing press in the middle of Main Street, she finds herself at loggerheads with Sheriff Noah Campbell. Headstrong and opinionated, strong-backed and short-tempered, he arrests her on the spot.
And so begins an enmity between two willful individuals that can change only when they find themselves united in a common goal: to reclaim the Addie that Sarah one knew.« less