The bestselling author whose enthralling Depression-era novels have made the New York Times extended list returns once again to the troubled '30s as the spirited niece of Tom and Hod stakes her future on a new town, where love, danger, and excitement await. Tillison County, Oklahoma, 1938. Though scarcity and hardship have taken their toll on the spirit of the nation, one young woman still dares to dream. Kathleen Dolan has high hopes for her investment in the Rawlings, Oklahoma, Gazette. But the feisty newspaper woman hasn't even reached the city limits when trouble strikes: Hijackers try to steal her old Nash. And though handsome rancher Johnny Henry rides to her rescue, the attack is only a taste of the perils to come. For Rawlings is a town steeped in dirty secrets, and soon, though Johnny tries to shield her, Kathleen will find herself pitted against a powerful man and his unscrupulous cronies--men who will go to any lengths to silence this gutsy redhead and the man she loves.
On Sale: April 12th 2001