BOOK TWO IN THE LONG TRAILS SERIES, FOLLOWING THE MULTIPLY-AWARDED A LONG TRAIL ROLLING.In A Long Trail Rolling, Lizzi Tremayne told the story of Aleksandra Lekarski, a trapper's daughter who finds herself alone-and running to prevent her father's killer from discovering their family secret. The tale continues in The Hills of Gold Unchanging.1860, Utah TerritoryNo one will stand in their way-and live.As the Civil War rages, secessionists menace California. Trying to get back home, Aleksandra and Xavier journey through the mining camps of 1860's Nevada and California, the Sacramento floods and Old San Francisco to Xavier's Californio Rancho de las Pulgas.Embroiled in the Confederates' fight to drag the new state from the Union and make it their own, can Aleks and Xavier survive? The secessionists mean businessAWARDS FOR THE LONG TRAILS SERIESThis novel is the second in this series of historical romantic thrillers following Aleksandra and Xavier from the wilderness of 1860 Utah to Colonial New Zealand.With Book One, A Long Trail Rolling, Lizzi Tremayne was: Finalist 2013 RWNZ Great Beginnings; Winner 2014 RWNZ Pacific Hearts Award; Winner 2015 RWNZ Koru Award for Best First Novel plus third in Koru Long Novel section; and finalist in the 2015 Best Indie Book Award.
A Long Trail Rolling, Book One of The Long Trails Series, is available in nearly all available formats! Standard print and large print formats in: trade paperback (SRA5 in New Zealand and 6x9 in the rest of the world), hardcover case laminate, hardcover cloth, hardcover cloth with dust jacket. Also available in digital formats. Contact author at https://lizzitremayne.com for options.
"vivid, light and fast-paced...it will appeal in particular to anyone interested in American...history, and in general to those looking for a ripping good read. I'm looking forward to reading The Hills of Gold Unchanging, the next volume in the Aleksandra and Xavier saga." -----Deborah Challinor, number one bestselling author and historian; "The mystery, adventure, and danger of life in Utah in the 1860s is beautifully described...an authentic, emotional story of one woman's fight for survival in an unforgiving landscape. I couldn't put Lizzi Tremayne's book down." -----Leeanna Morgan, USA Today bestselling author; "An impressive debut from a New Zealand (ex-American) author...a romance, a western, and an adventure story, all rolled up into a compelling read...I devoured this one and am hungry for more." -----Booksellers NZ
Lizzi grew up riding wild in the Santa Cruz Mountain redwoods, became an equine veterinarian at UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, practiced in the California Pony Express and Gold Country before emigrating to New Zealand. When not writing, she's swinging a rapier or shooting a bow in medieval garb, riding, driving a carriage or playing on her farm, singing, or working as an equine veterinarian or science teacher. Multiply published and awarded in special interest magazines and veterinary periodicals, she is also a past secretary and past president of RWNZ.
Praise for A Long Trail Rolling 3Dedication 5Table of Contents 6Map 1: Central Route 8Map 2: Pony Express Stations 9CHAPTER ONE 1CHAPTER TWO 15CHAPTER THREE 35CHAPTER FOUR 55CHAPTER FIVE 65CHAPTER SIX 77CHAPTER SEVEN 81CHAPTER EIGHT 87CHAPTER NINE 97CHAPTER TEN 107CHAPTER ELEVEN 121CHAPTER TWELVE 135CHAPTER THIRTEEN 145CHAPTER FOURTEEN 153CHAPTER FIFTEEN 165CHAPTER SIXTEEN 175CHAPTER SEVENTEEN 183CHAPTER EIGHTEEN 191CHAPTER NINETEEN 203CHAPTER TWENTY 213CHAPTER TWENTY-ONE 221CHAPTER TWENTY-TWO 229CHAPTER TWENTY-THREE 239CHAPTER TWENTY-FOUR 247CHAPTER TWENTY-FIVE 253CHAPTER TWENTY-SIX 263CHAPTER TWENTY-SEVEN 273CHAPTER TWENTY-EIGHT 289CHAPTER TWENTY-NINE 297CHAPTER THIRTY 307CHAPTER THIRTY-ONE 315CHAPTER THIRTY-TWO 325CHAPTER THIRTY-THREE 335CHAPTER THIRTY-FOUR 345CHAPTER THIRTY-FIVE 352THE END 360Find Books 361By the Author: The Long Trails Quadrilogy 362Author's Notes 364Glossary 365Recipe: Zurek 366About the Author 368Connect with Lizzi 369Acknowledgements 371Excerpt from The Hills of Gold Unchanging 373Excerpt from A Sea of Green Unfolding 379