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In the second of the Manhattan Stories, Emma is nine on the day they meet, hot-headed and wild-haired. Akecheta is twelve, already the man of his house. He saves her life and tells her she belongs to him. As they grow together up on the frontier surrounding Manhattan, Kansas, he teaches her how to fish at Pillsbury Crossing, how to hunt deer in the woods at Deep Creek, and how to survive in a land where bears, snakes, accidents, and even nature itself can steal away your life in an instant. She slowly teaches him how to trust and how to share the burdens of his shameful past. When he graduates from high school an aunt sends him to a university in the other Manhattan, in New York. Emma continues her education at home, graduating from high school and then becoming one of the first women to study animal husbandry at Kansas State University. While she waits for Akecheta in Kansas, he delights in Manhattan, New York. He is dazzled by the theaters, the museums, and the grand library. He explores low places like the Bowery, where a winning hand at poker can mean losing your life, and ventures into high society in the elegant drawing rooms of the powerful and wealthy, where he discovers that the most dangerous thing of all may be a beautiful, well-born blonde.

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About the Author

A Michigan native who studied writing in school, Donna Mabry first moved to Las Vegas to make costumes and soon was weaving the stories she heard in the back of the girls’ dressing room into her first of many novels. She has also written three screenplays, a stage play, poetry, short stories, and a deeply personal account of her grandmother’s life titled “Maude” which has thus far spent more than sixteen weeks running on the Wall Street Journal’s bestseller list. Donna still takes occasional classes at University of Nevada, Las Vegas and at writer’s conferences and is an active member of the Anthem Authors in Henderson, NV.