Detour Trail review on RebeccasReads (link)

Here’s an excerpt from the Detour Trail review on RebeccasReads:

The real gift of Joy V. Smith’s novel, “Detour Trail” may just be the lead character’s gender. One expects a western about settlers moving along the harsh terrain of the Oregon Trail to have a strong man as the protagonist; it is how it has been done in countless movies and books throughout the years. It is what we are programmed to receive, what we may even think of as true and right. Here though we are given the wonderful creation, Lorena Emerson, known as Lorrie. At the start of the novel she is part of a wagon train …

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