Hacienda: A Novel
Young Simon Gomez is strong minded, ambitious and courageous as he strives to turn a meager land inheritance into an eventual empire. The action in this historical novel begins in the 1840s when Simon's breathtaking adventures begin to fulfill his obsessive dream for success. Albert R. Booky is an educator, writer, and historical researcher. He is also the author of "Apache Shadows," "Son of Manitou," and "The Buckskins," all from Sunstone Press.
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Page 11 - She brushed the tears from her cheeks with the back of her hand.