Tennessee - Wagons West, Bk 17 Author:Dana Fuller Ross WAGONS WEST — Gingham-clad girls, twangy-speeched hillbillies, and lush green hollows among rugged mountains made Tennessee the natural birthplace of pioneers. But so rich was the countryside, so sweet the land, that carpetbaggers came to steal the farms of down-home folk, and scoundrels brought violence of the streets of sleepy Memphis town--unt... more »il banjo pickers' songs gave way to the crack of rifles and the terror of women's screams.
TENNESSEE! Ambition drives the brave to great deeds, the unscrupulous to great evil. And a Washington politician had both ambition and money enough to hatch a dark plot to threaten America's cherished democracy. The heart of the conspiracy lay amid Tennessee's secluded hills, where outlaws and misfits formed a powerful private army. Now secret orders from the White House named the legendary frontiersman, Toby Holt--son of the great wagonmaster Whip Holt--to take a desperate stand against the deadly renegades. But another danger awaited this fighting man: an extraordinary woman, too hot-blooded and beautiful for even happily married Toby Holt to resist... As the steamy Southern nights promised forbidden love and a terrifying showdown, a young nations future rested on the steady gunhand of one courageous man in TENNESSEE!« less
I have almost a complete set of this series,20 books in all. They cov er a journey from Mississippi and Louisiana through 20 states to California and Oregon. Same principle characters until their deaths and then pick up with their children and grandchildren. Some mighty grand reading of western adventures.