A Good Man (Hardcover)
|Author: Guy Vanderhaeghe|
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|The final installment in his nationally best-selling trilogy, Guy Vanderhaeghes A Good Man returns to the nineteenth-century Canadian and American West to explore the waning days of one of the worlds last great frontiers. Wesley Case, a former soldierand the son of a Canadian lumber baron, sets out into the untamed borderlands between Canada and the United States to escape a dark secret from his past. He settles in Montana where he hopes to buy a cattle ranch, and where he begins work as a liaison between the American and Canadian military in an effort to contain the Native Americans anger in the wake of the Civil War. Amid the brutal violence that erupts between the Sioux warriors and U.S. forces, Cases plan for a quiet ranch life is further compromised by an unexpected dilemma: he falls in love with the beautiful, outspoken, and recently widowed Ada Torr. Its a budding romance that soon inflames the jealousy of Adas deeply disturbed admirer, Michael Dunne. When the American government unleashesits final assault on the Indians, Dunne commences his own vicious plan for vengeance in one last feverish attempt to claim Ada as his own --From front jacket flap. *Author: Vanderhaeghe, Guy *Publication Date: 2012/01/03 *Number of Pages: 464 *Binding Type: Hardcover *Language: English *Depth: 1.50 *Width: 6.50 *Height: 9.25|
From the Publisher:
A final installment in the best-selling trilogy that includes The Last Crossing finds Wesley relocating to a Montana ranch to help negotiate peace between the Native Americans and U.S. and Canadian militaries, an effort that is complicated by his unexpected feelings for widow Ada Tarr.
"If the story sometimes verges on the horse-operatic, it's an entertaining and thoroughly well-written one. Do the Mounties always get their man? Read this satisfying novel and find out." 02/01/2012