Burning Ground is an award-winning historical fiction & time-travel saga that takes our protagonist (Graham Davidson) back to 1871 Yellowstone – one year before it became America’s first national park. He is faced with the perils of the unexplored wilderness while falling in love with Makawee, a Beautiful Crow woman.
Fatal Ground is Book 2 of the Frontier Traveler series. It follows Graham as he struggles to adapt to life in 1872 Montana. His dreams of marrying Makawee are dashed when he has to compete with another man for her hand. When Graham joins the army as a scout in 1876, he is soon headed with the cavalry to the Little Bighorn Valley.
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Book Trailer for Burning Ground
Does time heal all wounds? Or do some last forever?
Pennsylvania, 1971: Graham Davidson is a young man with survivor’s guilt after the death of three siblings.
Estranged from his father and seeking a direction in his life, Graham learns about vision quests from a Crow Indian. He secures seasonal employment in Yellowstone National Park and embarks on a spiritual journey.
Wyoming Territory, 1871: Under a full moon at a sacred thermal area, Graham finds himself in Yellowstone a century earlier – one year before it was established as a national park. He joins the Hayden Expedition which was commissioned to explore the region.
Although a military escort provides protection for the explorers, the cavalry’s notorious lieutenant threatens Graham. His perilous journey through the future park is marred by a horrific tragedy in a geyser basin, a grizzly bear attack, and an encounter with hostile Blackfeet Indians.
Graham falls in love with Makawee, a beautiful Crow woman who serves as a guide. As the expedition nears its conclusion, Graham is faced with an agonizing decision.
Does he stay in the previous century with the woman he loves or travel back to the future?
If you like the historical time travel adventure of Outlander or enjoyed the movie Dances with Wolves, then you’ll love Burning Ground!
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Click on the audio player to hear my interview about Burning Ground and Fatal Ground on Outdoors Radio…
I am humbled and gratified that Burning Ground, my historical fiction novel set in 1871 Yellowstone, was recently…