To American's great cities cam eht visionary immigrant and the ambitious native; to Chicago came brave, braod-shouldered men willing to shvel break, and build. Among them was famous roughrider Toby Holt -- son of legendary wagon master Whip Hot -- with a daring plan for a new dynasty. But even while he turned his strength to constructing the future, Holt's raucous past reshaped his life -- as an old enemy and an old love brought upheaval and sudden death to this raw, blustery town. And on the fateful day of Octover 8, 1871, a new test of Toby Holt's courage would pit him against one of the nation's most awesome catastrophes.... while on distant shores, Europe's bloody wars became another crucible of American's fate and a young officer's infidelity -- as passions meet, ignite, and explode in Illinois!
#18 in the Wagon's West series
I love this series. I'm reading the whole series from book #1-24
This 19th in the series and all have kept my interest peaked at all times. Highly recommend you start at the beginning and enjoy.