Book Review-White Stallion-John Rose Putnam | Miki's Hope

Book Review-White Stallion-John Rose Putnam

Tuesday, June 23, 2020


When Tom and Lacy see a wagon pulled by mules and driven by a women--the man next to her not looking very good at all--they immediately go to help them! They were beaten up and their baby stolen! Tom and his caballero go out to see if they can find these miscreants. Miguel gets shot so they head back to the ranch. He gets patched up and they decide to go out again--this time Lucy insists on going--then she gets shot. It takes a bit to get her better! They do discover that the people shooting at them are a religious group! Meanwhile they have seen the perfect magnificent white stallion who they really want. They are trying to start a ranch! But the baby has to come first!

Will they be able to get the baby and the stallion (along with all of his mares and colts)and turn this group into friends instead of enemies? There are twists and turns and plenty of action.

I think you will enjoy this book as much as I did!!


About the Book: (from Amazon)

Tom and Lacey, eager to start a horse ranch but needing stock, instead make a dangerous pursuit across gold country to rescue a kidnapped baby. On the way Lacey nearly dies from a gunshot wound, but at last they arrive in the great valley of California. The kidnappers are close. Then a magnificent white stallion calls his mares. He would be an ideal sire to start a herd, but can they catch him and still rescue the infant? If his captors see the chase, Tom and Lacey might be killed.




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About the Author: (from Amazon)


John came west as a young man and settled in Berkeley where he graduated from the University of California. He still lives and writes there and often gives a talk on the California gold rush to the gang at the Freight and Salvage.

He spent a lot of time digging into that gold rush too and many of his stories take place back then. John's characters are so real they'll jump right off the page and talk to you; his villains have hearts as cold as midnight and his heroes almost always do the right thing in the end.

He's working up quite a reputation for his knowledge of that era too. His blog, My Gold Rush Tales, attracted the interest of some TV folks and he appeared in a segment for the Travel Channel about Henry Meiggs, the man who built San Francisco's famous Fisherman's Wharf.

While his first novel, Hangtown Creek, a story of adventure, romance, and coming of age in the early days of the gold rush, was published in 2011, his brand new book, Into the Face of the Devil, moves between Hangtown and the sawmill where James Marshall first found gold, and pits a young man in love for the first time against a killer so evil he could pass for Satan.


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2 comments :

Karen J said...

My dad loves western books, I will share this with him.

Linda Manns Linneman said...

This sounds like such an exciting book. I can't wait to read this. I have never read any of this authors books before Thank you for sharing

 
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