Raised in the harsh Colorado Rockies, Zach King knows the wilderness. He can track his way through the thickest forest and bring down the most dangerous beasts. But his most recent quarry has moved the game to a whole new ground: New Orleans. Hot on the trail of Athena Borke - the vicious woman who kidnapped his sister, Evelyn - Zach must adjust to a whole new set of rules in this vipers' den of corruption. Zach will brave it all to save Evelyn's life, even if it means forfeiting his own.
In the wilds of the Rocky Mountains, there are the hunters and the hunted. Legendary mountain man Nate King has taught his son to be an excellent hunter. But now Zach finds himself the prey as a vicious killer stalks his every move. Athena Borke will stop at nothing to take vengeance upon the man she believes killed her brothers. Her goal: to capture Zach King and make him suffer a slow death. And she's concocted a plan sure to bring her bitterest enemy straight into her trap.
"Never got to listen to it."
Growing up in the wild frontier of the Rockies, Zach King survived countless dangers, from nature and from human predators. Like his father, the legendary Nate King, Zach has learned to anticipate threats before they appear. But even Zach can’t predict the danger he’ll face when he travels with his fiancée to meet her family in St. Louis.
Of all the untamed places on the American frontier, the Rocky Mountains might be the most dangerous and the least welcoming. But that's where young Lieutenant Phillip Pickforth must go. He is ordered to lead a detachment from distant Fort Leavenworth to investigate reports of a vicious massacre. Reports blame the Shoshones, and the alleged ringleader of the slaughter is...Zachary King, halfbreed son of famed mountain man Nate King.
This is the fifth audiobook in the "Wilderness Series". In America's Black Powder Days, fierce Indians and rough mountain men fought a never ending fight for survival in the Rocky Mountains. When newcomer Nathaniel King loses his partner who is captured by the Blackfeet, King's survival skills will be severely tested.
This is audiobook #6 in the Wilderness Series. In 1828, few white men dared to venture into the immense, unsettled region west of the Mississippi. And of those who did, only courageous men like Nathaniel King had the skills and strength to survive the harsh, frozen wilderness.
"By far the best one yet!"
In the untamed wilderness of the Rocky Mountains, there is frequently only one law; the law of survival. But sometimes even the brave men and women living on the brutal frontier must answer to the justice of so-called civilization. This is the lesson that famed mountain man Nate King and his son, Zach, are about to learn. Zach, a half-breed, has been brought to trial, accused of being the ringleader of a blood-drenched Indian massacre at a trading post. Nate knows that his son is innocent, and can't understand how anyone would ever think Zach could be guilty of such a crime.
Often based on historic journals from the Old West, David Thompson's Wilderness series thrills readers with authenticity and storytelling bravado. Recapturing the experiences of naturalist and painter Robert Parker, Into the Unknown showcases a man's battle against bloodthirsty prospectors.
Your reputation defines how people see you and what they will do for you. It determines whether your bank will lend you money to buy a house or car; whether your landlord will accept you as a tenant; which employers will hire you and how much they will pay you. It can even affect your marriage prospects.
"Dynamic reputation scoring is becoming palpable."
The wild Rocky Mountains in 1828 held many dangers and challenges for those daring enough to enter. On a hunting trip, young Nathaniel King stumbles upon a disgraced Crow warrior.
Rosemary Spencer is a woman alone. All alone except for her young children. She and her husband and their two boys sold their farm, bought a Conestoga wagon and some oxen, and joined a wagon train heading for a new life in Oregon. But they soon learned the dangers of the West. First they became separated from the train. Then bloodthirsty Sioux attacked the train, wiping out everyone except the Spencers. Finally a grizzly mauled and killed Rosemary's husband.
"why the swear words soo sad"
This is the third audiobook in the "Wilderness Series". Mountain Man Nathaniel King must prove his innocence when accusations of multiple murders and theft could land him in a "civilized" prison cell for the rest of his natural life.
"Once again I'm not disappointed"
Frontiersmen living in the untamed Rockies are surrounded every day by endless dangers, including attack by hostile Indians. But to Nate King and his family, the local tribes are simply people like them, people trying to live free in the glorious mountains, and many of them have become their friends. It is only when Nate’s son, Zach, sets out with his fiancée to visit her relatives in St. Louis that Zach meets savages of a very different kind - vicious white cutthroats who kidnap his beloved.
For frontiersman Nate King, the Rockies are the last untamed wilderness, a place of magnificent beauty and unparalleled danger, a place to respect and call home. He and his family begin a trek through this harsh terrain with no wish but to see their cabin at journey's end. But a chance encounter with a deranged settler leads Nate to the startling discovery that the man has big plans for this wild land.
"I love this series"
Nathaniel King left New York City in 1828 to venture into the vast unexplored regions beyond Mississippi. He heads west, lured on by dreams of wealth based on his uncle's promise to share with him "the greatest treasure in the world".
"excellent wilderness adventure."
Wilderness is the exciting series that details Nathaniel King's life and adventures in the Rockies as he fights to carve a life out of the savage frontier. When a deadly dispute among rival Indian tribes explodes into a bloody war, Nate has to make peace between the enemies - or his young family will be the first to lose their scalps.
"Great, exciting book."
In the untamed wilderness of the Rockies, Shakespeare McNair has seen many dangers over the years, but even he has a hard time imagining the bizarre creature that's terrorizing him and his wife, Blue Water Woman. It walks like a man, but has the strength of an animal. When the beast finally strikes, carrying off Blue Water Woman, Shakespeare vows to turn the tables.
Nate King embarks on a perilous journey through the Rockies to track a huge grizzly bear that has been terrorizing the Utes, but he gets more than he bargained for when he comes face to face with the eerily clever creature.
In 1832, life in the Rocky Mountains was filled with danger and mystery. Indian legends held that deep in secluded valleys lurked bizarre creatures bent on destroying man. Although Indians shunned such places, courageous settlers like Nathaniel King willingly braved these forbidden areas. But when Nate led a hunting expedition into a valley where one of these monsters was said to live, several of his fellow hunters were viciously slain.
Hunter or the hunted? As mountain man Nate King and his family struggle to live free in the untamed country of frontier America, Nate and his neighbors have begun to find tracks and other signs of a being the Indians know as the "Old One", a half-man, half-breed creature that preys on humans and kills simply for the sake of killing.