Beneath the Same Stars: A Novel of the 1862 US-Dakota War (Excerpt)


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August 18, 1862. On the Sioux reservation in southwestern Minnesota, Indians desperate for food and freedom rise up against whites in the region. Sarah Wakefield, the wife of a physician, is taken captive with her two babies by the warrior Ćaske. As war rages, little does she know how entwined their lives will become.

This is the gripping story of two people, caught between worlds, who are willing to do almost anything to defend those they care about—including each other. But the drama is bigger than themselves. Tragic forces have been set in motion.…