Authentic. Gripping: The American West. A story about people who lived back then. Not about the pioneering, horses and gun-slinging… this is a fascinating tale of the attitudes of the times – of marriage and life. It is wonderfully told, so much so that you forget your real surroundings and are there living the human drama with these people. Weakness and lust, duty and necessity, love and madness… this book is a whirlwind with a hard-hitting climax. Read it.