The One Who Loves You

Left to fend for themselves after everyone on their wagon train dies, Saylor and Amy Tucker are taken in by an old Shoshone woman who teaches the sisters how to survive in the wilds of Wyoming in 1867.

Traveling to Fort Bridger, Wyoming, Daniel Hackett is looking forward to starting a cattle ranch with his parents and his grandparents. When a group of Shoshone warriors tell the wagon train about two sisters living in the mountains, Daniel and some of the other men decide to rescue the sisters and take them back to civilization.

As if traveling with three gold-hungry men, a jealous girlfriend, and the dangers of traveling across the wide-open plains wasn’t enough, now Daniel finds himself wondering if he has gotten in over his head when Saylor starts showing a romantic interest in him.

Title: The One Who Loves You

Author: Paul F. Murray

Length: 235 pages

Published: December 18, 2019

Formats: Print and E-book

Publisher: New Friends Publishing

Author Bio

Paul F. Murray grew up in Tawas City and Essexville, Michigan, and attended Michigan State University where he received his B.S. from the James Madison College division of MSU. The author studies ethnic, racial and religious intergroup relations. The author also earned a Master’s of Business Administration degree from Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, Michigan. After having worked as an energy cost consultant for business and industrial clients for many years, the author went back into journalism, living in Minnesota, Montana and finally Wyoming, where he currently covers local and state government news and local sports.

All of Murray’s novels, Freedom’s Long March, The Gifts and the Fruits, West of the Sunset, and now, Against the Wild Green Range, have been influenced by the writings and philosophy of Henry David Thoreau, by writers who have emulated Thoreau’s philosophy, and by the writings of Thoreau scholars. If Thoreau’s advocacy of a simpler lifestyle, less hurried, more in tune with nature, rang true in the mid-19th century, then how much more so in the early 21st century?