Comanche Crossing

Comanche Crossing

by Harold G. Ross

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Overview

In the turbulent West of the late 1850's James Shannon left West Texas for New Orleans. In the dark streets he would be shanghaied and taken aboard a ship headed for the pirate-ruled Caribbean. An eventual escape to the island of Haiti led him to a compassionate Indian native and a wealthy young American beauty who would secretly help him return to America. But when James reaches his family's West Texas ranch, his grief begins anew as he finds his homestead burned, his Mother and Father dead and his sister Elizabeth a prisoner of the hostile Apaches. This fast-paced historical novel moves to Colorado and the Mesa Verde area involving mountain Utes, and outlaws.


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Product Details

BN ID: 2940014880961
Publisher: Harold G. Ross
Publication date: 10/16/2005
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 230
Sales rank: 1,063,009
File size: 205 KB

About the Author

Harold G Ross spent his early years on farms northeast and southwest of Junction City, Kansas, where he attended Grandview country school through the third grade. The remainder of his boyhood years were spent east of Manhattan, in the rolling Flint Hills of Kansas, where he attended Oak Grove country school, then Woodrow Wilson city school, and Manhattan High School. He attended Kansas State University for a year.
After college, Ross worked in the construction industry as surveyor, draftsman, inspector, estimator, and superintendent. He formed Ross and Michel Construction Company with Bill Michel, and subsequently the Ross and Michel Development Company, building and managing commercial properties.
After retiring he started writing poetry as a hobby and in the 1990�s and in 2001 published his first historical novel Brannick.
Comanche Crossing was his fifth historical novel.

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