Beneath a Dakota Cross

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Center Point Large Print, 2001 - Fiction - 304 pages
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When locals threaten his family and property, Brazos Fortune abandons his Texas homestead and heads west. Up against wild outlaws, corrupt lawmen, and a bitter winter, he yearns for home and hearth. In search of a new life out West, Brazos finds that he's endangered his family in undertaking the very quest that he hoped would save them.

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Review: Beneath a Dakota Cross (Fortunes of the Black Hills #1)

User Review  - Teresa - Goodreads

Had me "there!" Couldn't read it fast enough. I love Mr. Bly's style of writing the characters' conversations, and the way he develops the characters. Read full review

Review: Beneath a Dakota Cross (Fortunes of the Black Hills #1)

User Review  - Joleen - Goodreads

I really liked this book. Western, warm, adventure, fun yet scary are all words I'd use for this book. Brazos is a very nice man who ended up with having everything he owned being taken from him by ... Read full review


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Stephen Bly was born August 17, 1944, Ivanhoe, California. Bly graduated summa cum laude in Philosophy from California State University, Fresno (1971). He was an American author who wrote over 100 books and many short stories, poems and articles. His books were primarily Western in genre. Bly's book, The Long Trail Home won the 2002 Christy Award in the Western Novel category. Bly had many series that he wrote during his lifetime including: the Rivers of Arizona Series, the Stuart Brannon Western Series, the Lewis and Clark Squad Series and the Horse Dreams Series. On June 9, 2011, Bly died at St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center in Lewiston after a 5-year battle with prostate cancer. He was 66 years old. At the time of his death, he was working on his last fiction book, Stuart Brannon's Final Shot. His wife, Janet, and three adult sons finished the novel for him; it was released in 2012.

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