Rails Along The Valley [NOOK Book]

Overview

Along with the arrival of the railroad comes the need for compassion and understanding as the Chinese workmen are subjected to abusive hardship and even murder at the hands of the Yankee bosses.

As if that weren't enough, they are additionally being cheated out of a good portion of their pay.

When Chad and Nate are eyewitness to the abuse, Clint is thrust to the forefront and takes the lead in ...

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Rails Along The Valley

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Overview

Along with the arrival of the railroad comes the need for compassion and understanding as the Chinese workmen are subjected to abusive hardship and even murder at the hands of the Yankee bosses.

As if that weren't enough, they are additionally being cheated out of a good portion of their pay.

When Chad and Nate are eyewitness to the abuse, Clint is thrust to the forefront and takes the lead in bringing the culprits to justice...frontier style.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940033004553
  • Publisher: R. William Rogers
  • Publication date: 1/19/2012
  • Series: Arkansas Valley , #6
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 214,080
  • File size: 365 KB

Meet the Author

Originally from central California, I successfully made the transition to Colorado in 1981, and have remained here ever since.

I first began writing fiction in 1997 while on a bowhunting trip to the Sangre De Cristo Mountains of beautiful central Colorado. The desire to write that initial novel just kinda flared up after having read a few books by Author/Evangelist, Al Lacy. I wrote that first novel, MUSTANG JUSTICE, on a notepad with a pencil (well...a few pencils really). After receiving the usual rave reviews from the wife and family, I decided that I was a writer and steadfastly began entering it into the computer.

The next logical step was to have someone other than family read it. Boy, did that ever turn into a chore. Although that person liked it as well, her initial reaction was: 'Where did these people come from?' That question was answered satisfactorily after completing what had began as a tedious task at best, but quickly transformed itself into the exciting and joyous experience of writing the first three books in the Arkansas Valley Series: TOWARD A NEW BEGINNING, UNCERTAIN TIMES and SHATTERED DREAMS; MUSTANG JUSTICE turned out to be the fourth in the series.

Of course this entire endeavor had to have been Al Lacy's fault, because he lit a fire somewhere deep inside my soul after having consented to going to lunch with me and allowing me to pick his brain.

One thing led to another and I was eventually able to self-publish TOWARD A NEW BEGINNING, which was not only the first self-published work to become a finalist for the prestigious Christy Award, but won the 2003 award for 'Excellence In Christian Fiction'. Note: Mr. Lacy graciously wrote the introduction for that book.

Since then, I have written an additional nineteen books.

I am currently immersed in writing a new series of fact-based, historical, Christian Westerns, titled: SETTLERS OF SOUTH PARK (that's in Colorado). The firstfour books, A DREAM FULFILLED, DIVINE DISCOVERY, TURMOIL and now THE REDEMPTION OF ARNIE BRADBURY have been completed and are now available for your enjoyment. The fifth (which as yet remains untitled) is currently being written and will become available sometime around mid-summer of 2014, would be my best guess.

With that in mind, let it be said that my genre interests are not entirely limited to Christian Westerns. I have additionally written books in such genres as: Adventure, Sports (baseball), Civil War, Gold Mining, and other topics as the urge strikes me. So far my interests have been strictly fiction and will continue to be for the forseeable future.

Back in the day, I served five and a half years in the US Air Force, as a jet fighter mechanic, during the Vietnam conflict.

My wife of many years and I have five wonderful daughters and seven, count 'em, seven grandchildren. We now reside in Widefield, Colorado, with one of our grandsons, whom we adopted.

I am now retired and enjoying the freedom to write when and wherever the notion grabs me (which is usually everyday and just about anywhere I happen to be).

Please feel free to email me at: bobthebookbuilder@gmail.com with any questions, concerns or suggestions. I truly hope my work brings a little bit of joy into your life, but you may have to wipe away a tear from time to time in order to get there.

Enjoy.
Bob

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 30, 2013

    Continues to be a good series

    Really enjoying the characters and story line...keeps your interest and you never know what will happen next. Needs some editing (scrapper vs scraper, loose vs lose consistently, plus some formatting issues that are somewhat irritating) but all-in-all I'd recommend this series highly!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 6, 2014

    more from this reviewer

    I thought this one was a little on the boring side and that the

    I thought this one was a little on the boring side and that the story needed fleshing out a little more; it just lacked some of the luster of other books in the series. Thankfully for me, however, Rogers energetically ended the series extremely well with the next and last book of the series. 

    Yes, please fix the errors the September 30, 2013 reviewer noted; the formatting errors were very annoying, as was scrapping continually being said in place of scraping.

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