Books by Candace Simar
Bottle fever has Nels Jensen by the throat. Swindled out of his summer’ s pay, he heads to the logging camps of Northern Minnesota, only to discover he is blacklisted at reputable operations. He is neither a thief nor a liar, but he cannot prove his innocence. Widow Solveig Rognaldson is left alone with heartache and a mortgage.
Widow Serena Gustafson returns to Pomme de Terre where her husband was killed during the Sioux Uprising. Her dreams of financial independence dissolve when land values plummet after a scourge of Rocky Mountain locusts. Serena must release the past before she can embrace her future.
An old witch woman cares for her sick neighbors. A lonely homesteader contemplates a bleak Christmas alone in a dirty dugout. A pregnant woman crouches in the swamp to hide from attacking Indians, and another, and another heeds a call beyond herself to find happiness at a convent.