Candace Simar
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Candace Simar

Candace Simar is the author of the Spur Award-winning Abercrombie Trail Series.
The ABERCROMBIE TRAIL SERIES combines her love of history with stories of her Scandinavian heritage.

Book 1 ABERCROMBIE TRAIL: Evan Jacobson, a young Norwegian immigrant, witnesses the 1862 Sioux Uprising as he drives the stagecoach between Fort Snelling and Fort Abercrombie, Dakota Territory.

Book 2 POMME DE TERRE: Serena and Gust lose everything in the Sioux Uprising and move to Fort Pomme de Terre in Western Minnesota where Indian raids continue.

Book 3 BIRDIE: Ragna Larson survives captivity by the Sioux during the Uprising but her sister, Birdie, is still missing. 2012 Spur Award Winner.

Book 4 BLOOMING PRAIRIE: Evan Jacobson and his family struggle through the Rocky Mountain Locust plagues of the 1870s. 2013 Spur Award Finalist.

FARM GIRLS: 2013 Prose and poetry about growing up on a Minnesota dairy farm.

SHELTERBELTS: North Star Press, May 2015 Tia Fiskum struggles to keep the family farm going in 1945 in spite of financial struggles, her POW brother returning from the WW2 and neighborhood gossips

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    • Abercrombie Trail, Book 1

    • By: Candace Simar
    • Narrated by: James Norwood
    • Length: 11 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    Abercrombie Trail, a fictionalized account of the Sioux Uprising of 1862, is inhabited by the 19th century settlers of west central Minnesota....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Riveting historical fiction!

    • By Janice on 03-22-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Pomme de Terre

    • A Novel of the Minnesota Uprising
    • By: Candace Simar
    • Narrated by: James Norwood
    • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    1862 was a tumultuous year in Minnesota history....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Slow story delivers less than promises

    • By Judith J. Wurtman on 04-28-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Shelterbelts

    • By: Candace Simar
    • Narrated by: James Norwood
    • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      1 out of 5 stars 1

    Tia Fiskum, the old maid of Tolga Township, yearns to retain her hold on the family farm after her shell-shocked brother returns from World War II....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not worth the price

    • By N. Thomas on 11-30-15

    Regular price: $24.95

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