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Lillian Ross

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The Gentle Gamblers
by Lillian Ross   

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Books by Lillian Ross
· Cougar's Crossing Second Edition
· Gandy Dancer
· Mewassin: The Good Land
· The Tender Years
· A Full House
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Category: 

Historical Fiction

Publisher:  Grassroots Publishing ISBN-10:  0968452299
Pages: 

571

Copyright:  December 1999 ISBN-13:  9781622128747

     

A family leaves Eastern Canada gambling everything on a new life in the West. Instead of waving wheatfields they encounter drought and misfortune.

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#1 in a Trilogy of Historical Novels

Black blizzards, hail storms, and new babies born every year don't discourage this prairie family. They accept every misfortune as a challenge and every change in their circumstances as an adventure.    


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---all business and importance he stepped out onto the porch and pointed out the direction to take to the Taylor's. After the long spiel he turned around and discovered that the stranger was not even listening. There he was inside the house kissing Mumma!



Professional Reviews

James Hagan, Legacy Books,AB
This is a story aboutreal people, living through real events with often uncommon bravery.

Eric Brown, Magnolia Press
An excellent, well-written narrative

Don McKay, Blackhat Publishing
Part one of a Trilogy,this book is a fine addition to historical records in novel form. Part of our Western Heritage it is an excellent contribution to Canadiana


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Books by
Lillian Ross



The Gentle Gamblers

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Cougar's Crossing Second Edition

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Gandy Dancer

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Mewassin: The Good Land

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The Tender Years

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A Full House

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Based on a true story, this fast moving whodunit tells of the kidnapping of a leading French idustrialist while he is holidaying in the South of France. Who planned it? ..  
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