a mountain man’s story and The Last Switchback
A Mountain Man’s Story
Would you drop everything and rush to the rescue of your two small grandchildren? Of course, you would, and that is what Coker Owen Ford does in this 1906 story of family love. At 75, he is one of the most feared men in the west, a legendary figure, retired with his buddy, Rufe, on a Colorado mountain. Then a letter arrives from his long lost daughter asking him to save her and her children whom he has never seen. She is ill, her husband has just died and a nefarious aunt, out to steal the family fortune, will stop at nothing. Coker heads down to Oklahoma with mules and guns ready. He manages to rescue the little girl, 9, and her brother,7. But they must move fast because hired killers are in pursuit. Grandfather has his hands full on the trail with two frightened kids.
The author’s book, Coker: A Mountain Man’s Story, is republished in 2021. The e-book is now available for purchase on Amazon as well as its paperback.
The Last Switchback
Packed with one suspenseful scene after another. A moving account of a much-feared legendary trail guide who has left his cabin in the Rockies once on a mission to save his grandkids and again journeys with his mules to New Mexico for a visit. This visit turns into a dangerous mission to save himself and the family from the danger he has put them in. He has been accused of MURDER! And so, the journey begins again!