Texas Lily by Elizabeth FacklerTexas Lily by Elizabeth Fackler

Texas Lily

byElizabeth Fackler

Paperback | May 10, 2016

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Lily Cassidy's childhood happiness is shattered when her father is murdered by political opponents. Powerless to act against her father's killer, she consents to a loveless marriage with Emmett Moss in exchange for his promise of vengeance. What follows this bitter deal leaves Lily standing on her own as the matriarch of a legend. When Emmett's niece arrives at his ranch, the lady-like Claire presents a cool contrast to tomboy Lily. Known for her common sense more than her beauty, Lily forges a friendship with the delicate Claire that outlasts everything in their lives except the land itself. Set in New Mexico Territory in the 1870s,Texas Lilyis the story of Lily's courage and fortitude to save her family, Claire's love of an outlaw that sends her into and out of madness, and the profoundly intertwined fates of their offspring.
Elizabeth Fackler won the 2009 Best Historical Novel Award forMy Eyes Have A Cold Noseand was a finalist for the 2007 Best Historical Novel Award forBone Justicein the New Mexico Book Awards. Her historical novel on the Lincoln County War,Billy the Kid: The Legend of El Chivato¸ was called “a magnificent achievement in historical ficti...
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Title:Texas LilyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:420 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.68 inPublished:May 10, 2016Publisher:Open Road DistributionLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1504029771

ISBN - 13:9781504029773

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“Both Lily and Claire are authentic examples of pioneer women who attain strength and autonomy in later life if the hardships of their youth don’t kill them first.” —New Mexico Magazine
 
“A riveting tale of revenge and thwarted love.” —Amarillo News Globe
 
“Stylishly written, full of memorable characters.” —Booklist