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High Country

by Harold G. Ross

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In pre-Civil War Virginia, six-year-old Trent Kinney was orphaned, adopted, then orphaned again. At fifteen, he met a tough gunman he worshipped, and in time, they headed west for Denver. Trent fell into a life of dangerous frontier adventure in Abilene, Kansas, then Colorado and New Mexico, where he found a lost Spanish gold mine in Apache high country.

Midwest Book Review (Oregon, WI USA)

5.0 out of 5 stars A deftly written and riveting western, April 3, 2010
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When Trent Kinney was six years old, his parents died. An orphan in Virginia just prior to the outbreak of the Civil War, he was adopted only to be orphaned for a second time. At the age of fifteen, Trent encountered a gunman whom he came to respect and headed with out west. It was growing up in the frontier that his adventures began, first in wide open Kansas cow town of Kansas, then on to Colorado and New Mexico country. Ultimately finding a forgotten Spanish gold mine. The problem was that the mine was deep into Apache controlled territory! "High Country" is a deftly written and riveting western, a novel composed and presented by a master storyteller of the first rank, making it a highly recommended selection for personal reading lists and community library collections. Readers new to Harold G. Ross will also want to look up his previous novels: Brannick; Horizons West; The Emerald Prairie; Uncharted Journey; Comanche Crossing; Across the Purple Divide; and Shannon.


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BN ID: 2940013576513
Publisher: Harold G. Ross
Publication date: 11/07/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 1,101,338
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.
High Country is Ross’s eighth historical novel of the Western Genre.

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