Jakob's Ladies

Jakob's Ladies

by Stan Parks


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Jakob may have acted rashly by deciding to start his career on the western frontier. His meddlesome mother and his girlfriend, couldn't squelch his dream.

Shaking the dust from his clothes after the long stagecoach ride to Sheridan, Wyoming; Jakob is readily accepted and makes friends serving their needs. Adventure finds him facing a grizzly bear. Near disaster for Jakob leaving him, in pain, and unable to work: Liz, the school teacher, will help nurse him back to health. It's Liz he falls in love with and they marry. BethAnn will bless their marriage.

Tragedy will strike deep into Jakob's life leaving him alone to raise two-year-old BethAnn. Jakob is resilient and finds his way.

Five years have passed and Jakob meets the lady who will put his life back on track. It's Geraldine; one of the English aristocracy living in Wyoming. She invites Jakob to meet her family in England. Circumstance will interfere with marriage plans and Jakob returns to Wyoming. Resigned to live without her, Jakob will proceed to raise his daughter by himself.

However, fate will once again intervene in Jakob's life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781532910760
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 03/30/2016
Pages: 360
Sales rank: 789,108
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.75(d)

About the Author

Stanley C. Parks: was born in Chicago, Illinois. He attended Loyola University and the University of Notre Dame. Stan was a Naval Officer in WWII and graduated from Loyola University School of Dentistry and did private practice dentistry in Chicago and Aurora, Illinois. He was Associate Professor at Northwestern University School of Dentistry.

Retirement was spent on water, cruising the East Coast, Florida and the Bahama Islands on his boat the Lady Norie III, with his "Only Mate." He has a professional captain's license. When not on water he was on stage performing local theater and television. He is a sculptor and writer and now lives in Spokane, Washington.

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