News of the World
A NovelBook - 2016
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BostonPL_LauraB Sep 24, 2017
I liked this, but I didn't love it. That's the best description of this 3 star book. I bumped it up to a 3.5 for the emotions that it evoked in me with the last twenty pages, but otherwise it's a quiet, well-written novel, but it didn't "wow" me.
BostonPL_ReadersAdvisory Jun 26, 2017
In post-Civil War Texas, Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd makes his living traveling through isolated frontier towns bringing current news to paying audiences. He agrees to take on the task of bringing an orphan girl, who was kidnapped and raised by the Kiowa, back to her relatives in San Antonio, a 4... Read More »
A war-weary Civil War veteran, and a young girl kidnapped by the Kiowa and recently rescued by the U.S. army, form a bond when he undertakes the difficult and dangerous task of returning her to distant relatives in San Antonio, Texas.
BostonPL_LauraB Oct 17, 2016
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Some people were born unsupplied with a human conscience and those people needed killing.
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