With all the intense drama and historical detail of her original New York Times bestselling Calder series, Janet Dailey returns to 1900s Montana and the challenges war and Prohibition brought to the frontier. Adding Romeo and Juliet-style romance to compelling landowner and family rivalries, Dailey brings fresh life to the story of America's westward expansion.
1919, Blue Moon, Montana. With the Great War over and the country on the brink of Prohibition, the small town is about to undergo another seismic shift. But as with any big change, there’s bound to be blood. This time, the fate of Blue Moon’s most powerful families hangs in the balance . . .
Battle-scarred and emotionally ravaged by the loss of his wife and children to Spanish Flu, former US Army Major Logan Hunter heads to Blue Moon to salvage whatever peace he can near the only family he has left. Not only does the Calder clan embrace him, but patriarch Webb Calder helps Logan secure a prime piece of ranching property. Yet settling into his new home is fraught with challenges, especially since Logan’s land borders the rival Dollarhide spread, stoking the battle between the families anew and pitting Logan against an adversary who stirs him like no other . . .
From her first encounter with Logan Hunter, Dr. Kristin Dollarhide feels an instant connection to the sorrow in his beautiful eyes. As a former military MD, Kristin is no stranger to the devastating effects the war has left on hearts and minds—including her own. Despite her instinct to steer clear, Kristin is powerfully drawn to the handsome widower. Until the raging conflict takes a tragic turn, threatening all hope for their future . . .
The epic tale of the settling of the American West comes to vivid life in this inspiring saga of love, hope and endurance.