Electa: A Historical Novel
by Dennis Fabel
electa bryan takes a steamship from ohio to idaho territory with her sister's family to start a mission to teach blackfeet indians how to farm. there, henry plummer wins her heart and proposes but is unable to support her. he travels to bannock where he mines gold and is elected sheriff. there they make a lonely life for electa and a dangerous one for henry, who is charged with robbery and murder.