books about: dakota
The Permanent Press
Former foreign correspondent Lola Wicks is getting a little bored in Magpie, Montana, where she landed at a small local newspaper after being downsized from her job in Kabul. Then Judith Calf Looking, a local Blackfeet girl missing for several months, turns up dead in a snowbank with a mysterious brand on her forearm. The sheriff - whose romantic relationship with Lola provides Magpie with its most delicious gossip in years - thinks Judith ...
Dakota Born (Dakota Series #1)
Buffalo Valley is the place of my heart. My parents came from towns a lot like this in the Dakotas, so Buffalo Valley has special meaning for me. I hope that in reading Dakota Born you'll share my love for the prairie and for its proud, hardworking people. Debbie Macomber Buffalo Valley, North Dakota. Like so many small Midwest towns, it's dying. Stores are boarded up, sidewalks cracked, houses need a coat of paint. But despite all ...
Into the Fire: A Firsthand Account of the Most Extraordinary Battle in the Afghan War
Random House Trade Paperbacks
“The story of what Dakota did . . . will be told for generations.”—President Barack Obama, from remarks given at Meyer’s Medal of Honor ceremony In the fall of 2009, Taliban insurgents ambushed a patrol of Afghan soldiers and Marine advisors in a mountain village called Ganjigal. Firing from entrenched positions, the enemy was positioned to wipe out one hundred men who were pinned down and were repeatedly refused artillery support. ...
Dakota: A Spiritual Geography
A beautiful meditation on life in the Great Plains from award-winning author and poet Kathleen Norris. Kathleen Norris invites readers to experience rich moments of prayer and presence in Dakota , a timeless tribute to a place in the American landscape that is at once desolate and sublime, harsh and forgiving, steeped in history and myth. In thoughtful, discerning prose, she explores how we come to inhabit the world we see, and how that ...
Dakota Home (Dakota Series #2)
Buffalo Valley has found new life. People have started moving to this town—people like Lindsay Snyder, who came as a teacher and stayed, marrying local farmer Gage Sinclair. And now Lindsay's best friend, Maddy Washburn, has decided to pull up stakes and join her in Buffalo Valley, hoping for the same kind of satisfaction. And the same kind of love… Jeb McKenna is a rancher, a solitary man who's learned to endure. Maddy—unafraid and ...
Wild Dakota Heart (Book 4 - Dakota Hearts)
Former NAVY SEAL, Ethan McKinnon, has spent ten years in the military trying to wash away the bad boy reputation that ultimately resulted in the death of his best friend Denny Newton. Unfortunately, that meant leaving behind everyone, especially Maddie Newton, Denny’s sweet younger sister. Ethan had faced sniper bullets and lived through black ops missions that he never should have come home from. But facing Maddie again, and gaining her ...
Dakota Dream (Dakota Series)
''I came to America expecting to be married.'' Clara Johanson had a ticket to America and a photograph of a blond, curly-haired, blue-eyed man to prove her point. But when she arrived in Soldahl, North Dakota, the man who met her at the train station, Dag Weinlander, was definitely not blond and, to make matters worse, he obviously hadn't bathed in days. At least she knew she would see the joy in her sister's face when she surprised her by ...
May December Publications LLC, 2013
Dakota Riley is a member of the Seattle Drug Task Force. During an investigation into an international drug smuggling ring, he loses his best friend and partner. To add insult to injury, he is assigned an African-American rookie, Marc Bradley. Seeking revenge rather than justice, Dakota ditches the rookie…and almost gets himself killed. After leaving the hospital for a ‘forced’ vacation, Dakota and Marc head to Marc’s hometown of ...
Always Dakota (Dakota Series #3)
Buffalo Valley, North Dakota, has become a good place to live— the way it used to be. People here are feeling confident about the future again. Stalled lives are moving forward. People are taking risks—on new ventures and lifelong dreams. On happiness. And one of those people is local rancher Margaret Clemens, who's finally getting what she wants most. Marriage to cowboy Matt Eilers. Her friends don't think Matt's such a prize, but ...
Her Dakota Man (Book 1 - Dakota Hearts)
From USA Today Best Selling Author Lisa Mondello - A new contemporary western romance series DAKOTA HEARTS She needed to risk the truth to get a second chance... Poppy Erickson had spent the year wondering how all their lives might have been different after hearing the deathbed confession of her childhood friend. She'd left South Dakota years ago because she couldn't bear to watch the man she loved loving another woman. But now she ...
Dakota Cowboy: My Life in the Old Days (Bison Book)
"I've known about Ike Blasingame all my life, knew many of his fellow punchers, white and Indian. Ike was certainly a salty representative of the Texas bronc twister when he came North with that most romantic of cow outfits, the British-owned Matador...[He] takes the reader across the treacherous Missouri River as the spring-softened ice goes out under the horses' feet, into the still wild cow towns, through the round-ups, the prairie ...
Dakota: The Story of the Northern Plains
Norman K. Risjord
University of Nebraska Press
The northern plains are often ignored by the rest of the nation or, if not, are mentioned in the context of the weather, Mount Rushmore, or the Black Hills. However, North Dakota and South Dakota have a colorful past—and present—deserving of greater recognition. Norman K. Risjord relates the remarkable histories of these two states, from the geological formation of the Great Plains to economic changes in the twenty-first century. Risjord ...
Dakota December and Dakota Destiny (Dakota Series)
Dakota December ''Help.'' A weak voice moaned from the horse's back. Sheriff Caleb Stenesrude climbed over the gate in a blizzard and reached up in time to catch the woman as she fell. To his astonishment, a small child, hanging on for dear life, fell with her. Under his breath he thanked the good Lord for bringing them this far and for a dog with a nose and ears to beat all. As the North Dakota storm continued to scream outside the house ...
''Soldahl! Next stop, Soldahl!'' When Nora Johanson heard the conductor's words, her heart began to race. At last she would be in the arms of the man she had promised to marry - Hans Larson. At fifteen she was so sure of their love. Now, three years later and far from the mountains and fjords of her beloved homeland, Norway, she wondered. . . . She stepped off the train, found her trunk full of quilts, hand-embroidered linens, and household ...
The Dakotas Off the Beaten Path®, 8th: A Guide to Unique Places (Off the Beaten Path Series)
Lisa Meyers McClintick
Dakotas Off the Beaten Path features the things travelers and locals want to see and experience––if only they knew about them. From the best in local dining to quirky cultural tidbits to hidden attractions, unique finds, and unusual locales, Dakotas Off the Beaten Path takes the reader down the road less traveled and reveals a side of North and South Dakota that other guidebooks just don't offer.
Dakota Ambush (Matt Jensen: The Last Mountain Man, No. 6)
William W. Johnstone
Twelve years ago, newspaperman John Bryce saved an innocent man from the hangman's noose. That man was Matt Jensen. In gratitude, matt gave bryce four gold nuggets and told him, 'if there's every anything I can do, just let me know'. Now, that day has come. As editor of the "Fullerton Defender", Bryce has become the target of a powerful - and ruthless - English lord. A feared master duelist, his aim is fixed on the Dakota Territories. His ...
Short on Time Books, 2013
This NEW ADULT ROMANCE contains language and content intended for adult readers (18+). The Bad-Girl and the Boy-Next-Door... After getting completely wasted at a wedding reception, bridesmaid Anna Hart wakes up in a strange bed and can't remember what she did or who she did it with. The stranger in bed with Anna is Brett Conner, a nerdy guy who she vaguely remembers from college, but only because everyone called him Clown Hair. Only Brett ...
Tell you about the prairie years? I'll tell you, child, how it was. And through a combination of spare, poetic text and expansive illustrations, readers can learn of life on the prairie as the settlers knew it -- seen through the eyes of a woman who lived there a century ago.
Dakota: Dakota Dawn/Dakota Dream/Dakota Dusk/Dakota Destiny (Inspirational Romance Collection)
Barbour Publishing, Incorporated
The wide-open plains of the Dakota Territory form the setting for the lives and loves of four inspiring woman making their way in the New World. This captivating volume combines three of bestselling author Lauraine Snelling's novels under one cover, along with a bonus novella. Norwegian Nora Johanson welcomes the Dakota Dawn expecting to marry Hans, a prosperous farmer. But when the New World's promises turn into painful uncertainties, Nora ...
Dakota Dusk (Dakota Series)
Jude Weinlander had the face of an angel... but the heart of a bully and a cheat. ''It ain't fair,'' Jude grumbled. ''My brother, the dolt himself, has a thriving business, a beautiful wife, and that grand house of his. It just ain't fair, I tell ya.'' When fire raged through his childhood home one night, Jude, full of anger and guilt, turned his back on family who could help him heal. He left Soldahl, North Dakota, and took up wandering from ...
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