Sweetwater 1876: Book 1 in the Sweetwater Saga by Mark A. Gray
Travis Wilde, rode all across the southwest searching for work and greener pastures. Honest, dependable. He was a loner. He helped anyone that needed help, that didn’t cross him.
Riding north into Nebraska Territory, he found a rundown cabin, a starving Indian boy. Newt’s pa was murdered, his ma kidnapped by ruthless killers. He was left for dead, with his little brother Cody.
Times tough, poor, short on supplies, with danger all around him, Travis takes pursuit after the Sioux Indian woman, Autumn Lily. For the boys sake. Hired for only a penny his courage along with determination, to find her. Will Lil find love? Will she keep her family alive? Will the greedy neighbor Burt Collins take her land?
Will Travis find what he was looking for?
Against all odds will they survive the harsh Nebraska environment, and life’s turmoil
Mark. A. Gray was born and raised in Indiana. He moved to Colorado soon after graduating high school and lived there for 18 years and worked in construction. He then got a job with a hunting outfitter, starting out as a cook. He eventually became a guide, hunting elk and deer in the flat tops wilderness. His dream job lasted 13 years. He then became a working ranch manager on 160 acres, raising elk for five years. In his travels, the trails led him across the United States of America, then back home to Indiana to be closer to his family, where he now lives and works.