OVERRIDE

Dakota

Matt Braun

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Teddy Roosevelt’s wife and mother died on the same night in his home in New York City. To outdistance his grief, he turned his back on a promising political career and fled to the badlands. Dakota deals with the restoration of his spirit during this little known time in his life in the midst of a thrilling adventure in the Wild West.

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Roosevelt wouldn’t allow himself to believe they were dying.
The night train from Albany rattled along through the darkened countryside. Dimmed lanterns swayed overhead, lighting the passenger coach, his features reflected in the grimy window. He looked exactly the way he felt, drained and stunned, his eyes rimmed with despair. He refused to yield to the terror that pulsed in his heart.
Five days ago, when he’d left New York City, Dr. Murdock, the attending physician, had assured him there was no reason for concern. His mother was bedridden with a severe cold, and his wife,
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Praise for Dakota

"Matt Braun is one of the best!"
-- Don Coldsmith, author of The Spanish Bit Series

"He tells it straight-and he tells it well."
-- Jory Sherman, author of Grass Kingdom

"Matt Braun is a master storyteller of frontier history."
-- Elmer Kelton, author of Pumpkin Rollers

"Matt Braun is head and shoulders above all the rest who would attempt to bring the gunmen of the Old West to life."
-- Terry C. Johnston, author of The Plainsmen series
"Matt Braun is one of the best!"
-- Don Coldsmith, author of The Spanish Bit Series

"He tells it straight-and he tells it well."
-- Jory Sherman, author of Grass Kingdom

"Matt Braun is a master storyteller of frontier history."
-- Elmer Kelton, author of Pumpkin Rollers

"Matt Braun is head and shoulders above all the rest who would attempt to bring the gunmen of the Old West to life."
-- Terry C. Johnston, author of The Plainsmen series

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Matt Braun

  • MATT BRAUN is a fourth generation Westerner, steeped in the tradition and lore of the frontier era. His books reflect a heritage rich with the truths of that bygone time. Raised among the Cherokee and Osage tribes, Braun learned their traditions and culture, and their philosophy became the foundation of his own beliefs. Like his ancestors, he has spent most of his life wandering the mountains and plains of the West. His heritage and his contribution to Western literature resulted in his appointment by the Governor of Oklahoma as a Territorial Marshal.

    Braun is the author of forty-seven novels and four nonfiction works, including Black Fox, which was made into a CBS miniseries. Western Writers of America awarded Braun the prestigious Spur Award for his novel The Kincaidsand the 2004 Wister Award for Lifetime Achievement in Western Literature.

    Visit Matt Braun at www.mattbraun.com
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Dakota

Matt Braun

Spur Awards - Winner
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