With the advent of trains, Marty and Clark finally take a vacation to visit Missie, Willie and their two little boys. Missie's beautiful stone home is already built and Willie's cattle business is doing well. The long awaited reunion is spoiled early in the trip by a horrible, unforeseen accident that threatens the family's faith, endurance and even a life. Without a doctor-- it seems a main character will die.
The two week vacation turns out very differently, but in the meantime, Clark has made a huge difference in the lives of the ranchhands and local town and area. One learns to love Cookie, Scottie and Lane in this book.
The book was a good look at the dynamics of early American Godly family life, and I am anxious to start book 5.
I'm a church librarian and this is just an extra copy we were given. I read Oke years ago and enjoyed her novels.
Marty and Clark Davis's daughter Missie and her husband had homesteaded land in the far west,many weeks'journey away by covered wagon.But with the coming of the frontier railroad,the miles are suddenly bridged,making possible their long awaited reunion.But the joyful reunion is shattered by a tragic accident..will they ever be a happy family again?
all 8 are very good books! but this one was just as good, but i had a harder time finishing it. unlike the other i could not put down!
ILOVE THIS SERIES,YOU REALLY GET HOOKED ON THESE,IF YOU HAVE NOT READ THEM,YOU'RE REALLY MISSING OUT.
This is a large print edition, though the print is not as large as most large print books. This is the 4th book in the series.