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  1. Ride the River: The Sacketts: A Novel
    Ride the River: The Sacketts: A Novel
    Ride the River: The Sacketts: A Novel
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  2. Ride the River: The Sacketts: A Novel

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    Price R217.00

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In Ride the River, Louis L’Amour spins the tale of a young woman who has to protect her family fortune from a murderous thief and teach him what it means to be a Sackett. Sixteen-year-old Echo Sackett had never been far from her Tennessee home—until she made the long trek to Philadelphia to collect an inheritance. Echo could take care of herself as well as any Sackett man, but James White, a sharp city lawyer, figured that cheating the money from the young girl would be like taking candy from a baby. If he couldn’t hoodwink Echo out of the cash, he’d just steal it from her outright. And if she put up a fight? There were plenty of accidents that could happen to a country girl on her first trip to the big city.

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Louis L'Amour
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This book was a delightful surprise. I wasn't expecting much from the main character, Echo Sackett, because L'Amour's female characters in other books are often flat and one-dimensional. He blew me away with a strong female character.

I adored the ending of this book, mostly because I expected a different ending (the typical fairy tale ending - girl gets in trouble, dude rides in on a white horse to rescue her). On several occasions, L'Amour sets up a deus ex machina, only to have Echo sidestep it or pull the rug out from under it by making decisions of her own. Echo ain't no fancy city lady waiting for a man to come save her. She's a mountain girl, born and bred in Appalachia (Tennessee), and more than capable of taking care of her dang self.

This book can read as a stand-alone from the rest of the series and I highly recommend it for young adult females.
Here's why I hate it. This is a fantastic book. My all time favorite. But the e-book has DMR which prohibits me from moving it from my PC to my Kindle. I BOUGHT THE DAMNED THING. I OWN IT, but unlike a paperback, I cannot lend it to a friend. I can't even transfer it from my Desk Top PC to my Kindle so I can continue reading in another room.

In the never ending battle to protect income, the publishers have created a real snafu. I will NEVER EVER PURCHASE AN E-BOOK WITH DMR AGAIN. Big fat waste of money. Rather have a paperback which I can get for $0.01 plus shipping (about the same price).

Also, the hoops I had to jump thru to return it were obnoxious. It takes a phone call and a few transfers until you can get someone who speaks English well enough to be undersoood.... even for the most patient of us, this is just too much. Very disappointed in Amazon right now.
I have read over 100 books written by Louis L'Amour and consider them all outstanding. Granted, there are variations between one and the next, but they are all great.

I should also tell you that I have not received the last several L'Amour books I have purchased. They have not arrived on my Kindle after purchase although I have made certain that the Kindle is on and the battery is charged. For that reason, I will not be purchasing any more books from you until I can, again, get books I have ordered from you downloaded to my Kindle.
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