Brittle Silver

Brittle Silver

by Theresa Nichols Schuster
Brittle Silver

Brittle Silver

by Theresa Nichols Schuster


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Granite, Montana - The Great Silver Panic of 1893 - Sixteen-year-old Vic plunges down a mineshaft while exploring near the ghost town of Granite, Montana. To her surprise, she finds herself 125 years in the past. As Vic struggles with guilt and sadness over her mother's death, she resolves to do whatever it takes to survive until she can discover a way home. One night after her shift in the Ruby shaft, Vic encounters her great-great-grandfather MacBride at a local saloon. She is drawn into the mystery of his disappearance. In her search, she uncovers Kevin MacBride's true character, as well as her own profound bond with her mother. Meanwhile, Vic's growing affection for Jago, a young Cornish miner, complicates her shrewd deception. The town and mine are threatened as the pressures of the Silver Panic escalate. In this explosive atmosphere, Vic must face her fears and learn who to trust. Age-old stories of love and loss come alive in the rich tale intricately woven with the real people and happenings in Granite and Philipsburg, Montana during 1890s."Brittle Silver is a richly imagined historical story...readers will be fully immersed in the author's well researched staging of a 19th century Montana town. Brittle Silver exhibits...excellent use of colloquialism and creative writing where needed, and a tactful delivery of the narrative." Critic's Report, The Booklife Prize

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9798736517657
Publisher: Independently Published
Publication date: 09/28/2022
Pages: 348
Sales rank: 1,082,437
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.78(d)
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