By Stephanie Grace Whitson
It truly is 1876, and 20-year-old Mattie Flynn is set to make a clean commence after fleeing from her sinister boss within the playing condominium the place she used to be hired as a singer. Mattie travels to Deadwood, South Dakota, looking for her more youthful brother, who went sooner than her in hopes of constructing a fortune within the gold mines. All Mattie wishes is a secure and decent lifestyles for the 2 of them, yet that does not appear to be her future as she faces extra heartache and trials. Will the suspicious bottles of gold airborne dirt and dust from her brother's declare be the foremost to her future...or does the good-looking highway preacher, who's continually turning the opposite cheek, actually carry the solutions to her private longings?
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Swede put her hands on her hips and whirled around. “You know Lars and Leif do not like strangers. Vat if dey should decide to cause trouble right here in de middle of Deadvood? I need no trouble from some newcomer who does not have sense to keep avay from a voman’s oxen. ” “Of course you have the right, Mor. But—” he nodded toward the man retreating up the street—“that’s Mr. ” “Yes’m. He is. With you, Mor. ” Swede frowned. She looked up at Freddie. ” Freddie’s smile revealed dimples on both cheeks.
Planting her on his shoulders, he waited for her to gather two handfuls of blond hair before taking off in a subdued gallop around the wagon train. Swede allowed one ring around the wagons before saying, “Enough,” and pointing toward the coffee-box cradle now positioned just inside the tent. Freddie deposited Eva back in the box. When Mattie went to pick up the protesting child, Swede intervened. “She cannot always have her vay. ” And with that, Swede went back to work as if Eva’s tears were of no consequence to her.
There were quieter ways to quit life. But quitting was for cowards. And whatever she might be, whatever people might think of her, Mattie O’Keefe was no coward. She wasn’t stupid, either—except when it came to Jonas Flynn. She’d believed he would be fair to her out of respect for Mam. Respect. What a fool she’d been to think Jonas ever respected any woman. Mam meant nothing more to him than warmth on cold nights and a steady income from all the other men, and the minute she was dead Jonas forgot every promise he’d ever made to her to treat Mattie differently; to let her sing on stage and deal cards—and to keep her out of those little rooms upstairs.