Forgiving Author:Lavyrle Spencer When Sarah Merritt arrives in Dakota Territory in 1876, she step off the dusty Cheyenne stagecoach determined to start the town's first newspaper. In Deadwood her runaway younger sister, Addie is living and working as domestic help at Mrs. Hossiter's boardinghouse. But when Sarah--tall, prim and nearly a spinster at twenty-five--sets up her fa... more »ther's printing press in the middle of Main Street, she finds herself at loggerheads with Sheriff Noah Campbell. Headstrong and opinionated, he arrests her on the spot. And so begins the enmity between two willful individuals that can change only when they find themselves united in a common goal to reclaim the Addie that Sarah once knew.
But life is never simple, Mrs. Hossiter's is more commonly known as Rosie in the bawdy frontier town and Addie's work is as an "upstairs girl" not an upstairs maid. With dyed black hair and apparently a heart to match. What could have happened to change Addie so, what awful hurt has she endured--and what can Sarah do to regain the sweet sister of her youth and bring her home again?« less