[PW] Searching for a Western novel

Carolyn Haley dcma at vermontel.net
Mon Nov 30 07:30:16 PST 2015

At 05:52 PM 11/29/2015, Harald Lossner wrote:
>It was at the end of the sixties when I read a Western novel  that I 
>liked very much.
>I don't  know the writer or the title which I would like to know.
>The story started with a small rancher in a secluded valley who was 
>visited by a girl of a mountaineer family. The girl tried to warn 
>him about an attack that should come soon. So the girl stayed 
>overnight. Later the rancher went to town to visit his girl friend. 
>She was a teacher in town and was upset because she learned that he 
>had this girl staying overnight. Later he was captured by the girl's 
>brothers and was made to marry their sister.
>I would like to read this story again. Maybe someone knows the story 
>and can tell me the writer.

Sounds a lot like a Zane Grey story, though, sorry, I can't suggest a 
title, and some Internet browsing hasn't turned up a list of titles 
with plot summaries. Still, it's the best place to start if you don't 
get a better lead.


Carolyn Haley
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