The Lawless Author:John Jakes Post-Civil War prosperity has transformed the nation. The Kents thrust themselves into the daring occupations of our country's most reckless and corrupt era. . .feverish speculation in the east. . .the cattle boom in the west . . .rip-roaring Abilene and Deadwood. — The disreputable Louis Kent has died in ruin. Jephtha Kent's vow to reunite his f... more »amily has fallen to his son Gideon. But when Gideon draws Louis's widow, the fiery Julia, back into the fold, he fans the embers of an illicit romance that scorches the Kents for generations to come.
THE LAWLESS is seventh in the Kent Family Chronicles following THE WARRIORS.« less