The Tokaido Road

      Lucia St. Clair Robson
The Tokaido Road

After the execution of her father, the young and beautiful Lady Asano is in grave danger from the powerful Lord Kira. In order to save herself Asano must find Oishi, the leader of the fighting men of her clan. She believes he is three hundred miles to the southwest in the imperial city of Kyoto.
Disguising her loveliness in the humble garments of a traveling priest, and calling herself Cat, Lady Asano travels the fabled Tokaido Road. Her only tools are her quick wits, her samurai training, and her deadly, six foot-long naginata. And she will need them all, for a ronin has been hired to pursue her, a mysterious man who will play a role in Cat's drama that neither could have ever imagined. . . .

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    Ghost Warrior

      Lucia St. Clair Robson
Ghost Warrior

Here, at last, is the compelling story of Lozen, known as the Apache Joan of Arc. When the US Army tries to drive the Chiricahua Apaches from their homeland, Lozen fights alongside Cochise, Geronimo, and Victorio in defense of her people. Gifted with the power of far-sight that allows her to see enemies miles away, she becomes an extraordinary shaman, warrior, horse thief, and healer. For over one hundred years the Apaches have kept her memory alive.

A sensitive treatment of a little known Native American figure, Ghost Warrior is a rich and powerful frontier tale filled with unforgettable characters, the famous and the infamous.

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    Last Train From Cuernavaca

      Lucia St. Clair Robson
Last Train From Cuernavaca

In the Christmas season of 1913, Grace Knight’s elegant old hotel on Cuernavaca’s main plaza is the place to see and be seen.  Mexico’s landed aristocracy, members of the foreign community, wealthy tourists, and young army officers with their wives flock to the Colonial.  Under the ballroom’s hundreds of twinkling electric lights, they dance to old Spanish tunes and to the new beat of ragtime.

Outside the city, in the shadows of the valley’s two volcanoes,  a company of federal soldiers raids the hacienda of Don Miguel Sanche, hunting for men sympathetic to the cause of the charismatic rebel leader, Emiliano Zapata.  In a hailstorm of rifle fire, sixteen-year-old Angela Sanchez’s life takes a horrifying turn.  After the soldiers leave, she returns to the ruins of her family’s home.  She collects her father’s old Winchester carbine, gathers the survivors among his workers, and rides off in search of Zapata’s Liberating Army of the South.

Last Train from Cuernavaca is the story of two strong and ambitious women.  For the sake of love, honor, and survival, they become swept up in a Revolution that almost destroys them and their country.   

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    Ride the Wind

      Lucia St. Clair Robson
Ride the Wind

In 1836, when she was nine years old, Cynthia Ann Parker was kidnapped by Comanche Indians. This is the story of how she grew up with them, mastered their ways, married one of their leaders, and became, in every way, a Comanche woman. It is also the story of a proud and innocent people whose lives pulsed with the very heartbeat of the land. It is the story of a way of life that is gone forever....

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