Homestead in Our Hearts
by Nancy Maddux Thornton
They were desperate to begin a new life after the Civil War. It was a five-year struggle, but finally the young family of Gus and Amanda Wells have nearly reached their new home, in one of the most remote, rugged corners of the United States, Tillamook County. Surviving the last few miles on the most horrible road in the world, their trials, triumphs, and personal joy are just beginning.