Paint the Wind Author:Cathy Cash Spellman Wide as the continent and wild as the West, Paint the Wind is the epic saga of one unforgettable woman and the three strong men who risk everything to possess her. — 1864. A plantation is ravaged by border raiders. Ten-year-old Fancy Deverell is saved by a wise old slave named Atticus, who sets her on an extraordinary journey that will lead her... more » headlong into the rough-and-tumble days of the Old West. The novel sweeps along with the relentless ryhthm of those turbulent times...from a westering circus train to the gold and silver fields of Colorado, from the cutthroat world of New York stage and the arcane shadows of magic and mysticism to the last legendary and tragic struggles of Geronimo and the Apache Nation.
To survive, Fancy must learn what it takes for a woman to climb from poverty to fame and fortune in a universe that belongs to the ruthless and the male.
Paint the Wind is first and last the story of feisty, tempestuous, and vulnerable Fancy Deverell, a woman far too beautiful for her own good. She wants it all--love, power, money, security--and she'll get it, too, if she can keep her heart out of the way of the three men who so desperately want her.« less