On the Strength of Wings

On the Strength of Wings Abigail Belshaw is a practical woman born into a family of practical men and artistic women in At the age of ten she meets her future husband Samuel Gray but their friendship is cut short when

  • Title: On the Strength of Wings
  • Author: Christine Matthews
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 329
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  • Abigail Belshaw is a practical woman born into a family of practical men and artistic women in 1828 At the age of ten she meets her future husband, Samuel Gray, but their friendship is cut short when Samuel s family is killed and he is sent to live with his godfather.Years later, Samuel returns to town and the pair are eventually married Samuel s guardian, who died shortAbigail Belshaw is a practical woman born into a family of practical men and artistic women in 1828 At the age of ten she meets her future husband, Samuel Gray, but their friendship is cut short when Samuel s family is killed and he is sent to live with his godfather.Years later, Samuel returns to town and the pair are eventually married Samuel s guardian, who died shortly thereafter, had planned their wedding gift a trip to the west coast to set Samuel up in the shipbuilding business, like his father and grandfather before him Abigail is appalled at the idea but, angry and resentful, must accompany her husband Abby s sickly younger brother, Charles, decides to accompany them, and they are later joined by Sarah Franklin, the mistress of Samuel s guardian, and Cora Adams, a former Indian captive returning to her Indian husband.On the wagon train journey their lives are transformed in many ways Charles regains his health and leaves the train, and Samuel dies from a snake bite Abigail, who is pregnant, has endured thus far fueled by anger which now must give way to understanding and tolerance if the three women are to finish the journey.

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  • Christine Matthews

    from MacMillan Publishers While separately Bob Randisi and Christine Matthews have also managed to forge a second career each as a writing duo They have written short stories and edited anthologies together, as well as penning the first Gil Claire novel Murder is the Deal of the Day The Masks of Auntie Laveau is their second collaborative novel from Fantastic Fiction online As a short story writer, Christine Matthews works have appeared in many collections including Deadly Allies II, Ellery Queen s Mystery Magazine, Lethal Ladies, For Crime Out Loud I and II, and Till Death Do Us Part.Her novels include Murder is the Deal of the Day, The Masks of Auntie Laveau which the Los Angeles Times called a blueprint for how to write a thriller , and Same Time, Next Murder All three were co authored with her husband, Robert J Randisi Recently she served as editor of and contributor to Deadly Housewives, published by Avon Morrow in April 2006.Under her real name, Marthayn Pelegrimas, she has written over forty short stories in the dark fantasy, science fiction, and horror genres, appearing in such anthologies as Borderlands 3, Best of the Midwest, Hot Blood IX, and Hot Blood X Her story, The Living Donor was nominated by the Horror Writers of America for Best Short Story of the Year.

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