RED BLIZZARD: There was a wild snowstorm blowing in the Dakota Territory. But Pawnee Perez, the Halfbreed cavalry scout, knew another kind of Cheyenne and Prairie Sioux that threatened hundreds of settlers inside Fort Will Farney.
THE OLDEST MAIDEN LADY IN NEW MEXICO: Abigail Gresham was all of twenty-three and still not married. The comely, tomboyish schoolmarm had made a bet she could rope in Able Jon Arkwright, the smooth young minister whod just come to town. But Clebus McSweeny wasnt about to let some pilgrim preacher steal his girl.