A moving, exciting, and heartfelt American saga inspired by the author's own family memoirs, these words belong to Sarah Prine, a woman of spirit and fire who forges a full and remarkable existence in a harsh, unfamiliar frontier. Scrupulously recording her steps down the path Providence has set her upon—from child to determined young adult to loving mother—she shares the turbulent events, both joyous and tragic, that molded her, and recalls the enduring love with cavalry officer Captain Jack Elliot that gave her strength and purpose.
Rich in authentic everyday details and alive with truly unforgettable characters, These Is My Words brilliantly brings a vanished world to breathtaking life again.
“A vivid picture of one woman’s true grit on the frontier.”
“Clear, at times lyrical prose...providing vivid, colorful characters and historically accurate backdrop.”
“Incredibly vivid and real and almost as though everything had been found, complete in a box somewhere.”
“A compelling portrait of an enduring love, the rough old West and a memorable pioneer.”
“a lushly satisfying romance, period-authentic, with true-grit pioneering”
This is a beautifully written book that quickly captures readers’ attention and holds it tightly and emotionally until the end.
“These Is My Words is an entertaining...at times harrowing...reading experience.”
“Belongs on your must-read list. This novel is a gem.”