The Homesteaders: Following a Dream
by F. Elizabeth Hauser
The first in a series of novels, The Homesteaders: Following a Dream, introduces the reader to a young girl being raised by her widowed father in late nineteenth century America. Her dream is to become a doctor, like her father. Clara finds she has only two who believe in her, and then her life is changed when she meets another in the form of a handsome self-educated farm boy.