Far Horizons (Emigrants Trilogy, Book 1) by Katharine Swartz, Kate Hewitt

By Katharine Swartz, Kate Hewitt

The Highlands of Scotland, 1819: at the eve of his departure for the recent international, Allan MacDougall asks his cherished Harriet to attend for his go back, whilst he'll be demonstrated and ready to marry her. whilst his father discovers his reason he insists it's dishonourable, and so Allan needs to unfastened Harriet from her promise at the same time he vows to stay devoted himself. via years of difficulty, heartache, tragedy, and betrayal, Allan and Harriet grasp to the affection that first introduced them together--yet it's the treacherous doubts in their personal hearts that may end up to be their undoing, and force them farther aside than ever.

Far Horizons is a sweeping saga of that may take you from the Highlands of Scotland to the untamed Canadian desolate tract and the bustling streets of Boston. in line with genuine occasions, it celebrates the power of a promise and the long-lasting energy of affection. Written by way of united states this present day bestselling writer Kate Hewitt, and booklet one of many Emigrants Trilogy

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A FEW DAYS LATER... we came across an abandoned wagon. WHAT’S THAT? don’t look! BUT IT WAS TOO LATE. More Indians were killed by settlers than the other way around. 29 there had been another indian attack... WE FOUND Two DEAD INDIANS. HEY, THIS AIN’T NO INDIAN! I RECOGNIzE THESE MEN FROM BACK AT FORT HALL. YOU’RE NOT GOING TO BELIEVE THIS! THEY WERE JUST ROBBERS dressed as indians! HE’D FOUGHT THE ROBBERS... IT WAS MAX! AND SAVED a baby from the ATTACK. DID YOU KNOW? The Indians hunted with bows and arrows.

The area is also called the Great Plains. 46 Rope ferry Page 11 The California Trail took the emigrants across several big rivers. In some places, the water was too deep to drive across and there were no bridges. The only way to cross was on rope ferries—floating wooden platforms pulled by men with ropes. The settlers usually had to pay the men who owned the ferries to use them, although some pioneers built their own ferries. Luxuries Page 18 Independence Rock Page 23 Bone express Page 23 Scouted Page 23 Luxuries are things that are not really necessary.

It wasn’t good news. UNCLE CHARLES WAs determined to stop them... The wagons were usually pulled by oxen, which are a type of cattle. BUT he couldn’t. THE INDIANS wanted the ox meat, so they SHOT THE OXEN... blasted indians! KNOWING THE SETTLERS WOULD HAve TO leave THE dead animals behind. but things seemed to be going well for us. your ma’s getting STRONGER EVERY DAY. 36 DID YOU KNOW? The oxen pulled the wagons for about 10 hours a day. but the very next day... DISASTER STRUCK! IT’S BEYOND REPAIR!

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