Beauty for Ashes

beauty_for_ashes_win_blevins_fiction_mountain_menFar from his native Pennsylvania, teenage Sam Morgan grows up in a hurry amongst the rough-and-ready mountain men of the 1820s.

Striving to succeed at trapping furs under the ominous gaze of the Sioux, he’s continually battling wilderness, weather and the vicissitudes of fortune. His birthday-suit-bare escape from a Lakota camp is one of the most riveting episodes of recent Western fiction. And when Sam and his newly won Crow bride prepare to accompany famed Jedediah Smith to the great Western Ocean, in the next of Blevin’s Rendezvous series, the reader will gladly follow them all the way.

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