Books tagged: californio

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Shadow of the Mast
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Series: Western, Book 1 ยท Romance, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,770. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Young Sam Mueller is shanghaied from Boston aboard a California bound hide, horn, and tallow ship. Escaping from a cruel captain he adds to his skills by learning those of the vaqueros...but California is a hard taskmaster, and he finds himself at odds with the Californios, the Indians, and American's...all who want his hide. A beautiful senorita and a hard won rancho keep drawing him back.
Bride of the Baja
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 94,430. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015 by Books We Love Ltd.. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Alitha is aboard her father's ship, heading to the Sandwich Islands where she plans to marry Thomas, a minister. After surviving the wreck of her father's ship, Alitha is cast adrift on a uninhabited island off the Pacific coast. Rescued eventually, first by Indians and then Esteban, a Californio (which is what the Spanish settlers were called). Believing herself in love with him, she travels