American Wilderness

6 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 85 ratings

Wilderness Trail of Love Publisher's Summary

Two lives. One great love. Tested by a frightening wilderness.

Weaving a tapestry of history, romance, and adventure, this epic novel sweeps us into an awe-inspiring, heart-stopping story of love and survival in an emerging America. It is spring 1797. Dreaming of building a better life, Stephen and Jane Wyllie set out across the American frontier in search of a place to call home in a land of savage beauty. With undaunted courage and boundless daring, Stephen, along with his five brothers, bravely plunges toward a wilderness full of terror. But this formidable journey threatens everything Stephen and Jane care about. His courage is undaunted, her passion is deep, but the wilderness is full of terror. Stephen is a hero who won't back down, but will his dream cost him what he values most - Jane's love?

This riveting tale by historical romance author Dorothy Wiley brings listeners along on a heroic and breathtaking quest for land across a thousand perilous miles to the Kentucky wilderness - a new world for the brave. Stephen wants only one thing more than land - to keep his wife Jane and their young daughters safe. But he needs land to make a better future for his family, and the frontier lies open to settlement in the new state of Kentucky. The decision to go is not an easy one, and Stephen carefully weighs the risks before undertaking what he knows will be a dangerous journey.

A robust blend of adventure and action, heartache and humor, with romance and passion, Wilderness Trail of Love is the first book in author Dorothy Wiley's award-winning American Wilderness Series.

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  • Book 1

    • Wilderness Trail of Love

    • American Wilderness Series, Volume 1
    • By: Dorothy Wiley
    • Narrated by: Alan Philip Ormond
    • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    Weaving a tapestry of history, romance, and adventure, this epic novel sweeps us into an awe-inspiring, heart-stopping story of love and survival in an emerging America. It is spring 1797. Dreaming of building a better life, Stephen and Jane Wyllie set out across the American frontier in search of a place to call home in a land of savage beauty. With undaunted courage and boundless daring, Stephen, along with his five brothers, bravely plunges toward a wilderness full of terror.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Esceptional historical book.

    • By Kindle Customer: Rosemarie Puntenney -- Oregon on 12-15-16

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 2

    • New Frontier of Love

    • American Wilderness Series, Book 2
    • By: Dorothy Wiley
    • Narrated by: Tim Campbell
    • Length: 9 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 12

    The Revolutionary War left Captain Sam Wyllie battle-hardened. His courageous but cold heart defies danger - and love. He is determined to make a fresh start in the far west, the new state of Kentucky. Newly widowed, Catherine Adams knows she should return to her wealthy father in Boston but fears he will once again force her to marry for prestige and wealth, not love. Drawn to Sam's keen intelligence, harsh masculinity, and rugged warrior facade, she decides the west holds a chance for real love.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • incredible

    • By Cindy Nipper on 05-22-17

    Regular price: $27.99

  • Book 3

    • Whispering Hills of Love

    • American Wilderness Series, Book 3
    • By: Dorothy Wiley
    • Narrated by: Tim Campbell
    • Length: 7 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 12

    Kelly McGuffin - an innocent victim of violence and neglect - is haunted by shame. At age 18, loneliness and danger compel her to leave her remote cabin in the Virginia mountains to travel west with the Wyllie brothers to Boonesborough, Kentucky. Kelly's feelings for her heroic rescuer, Sheriff William Wyllie, remain confused and obscured beneath her worsening veil of fear. Caught in the untamed world of the frontier - both breathtakingly beautiful and shockingly cruel - Kelly is unable to control her uncertain future.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love conquers All

    • By Martha Dunlap on 08-14-17

    Regular price: $26.59

  • Book 4

    • Frontier Highlander Vow of Love

    • American Wilderness Series, Book 4
    • By: Dorothy Wiley
    • Narrated by: Tim Campbell
    • Length: 7 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    Strathnaver, Scotland, summer 1792. The Highland Clearances abruptly destroy Artis MacKay's idyllic world. Patrick Steller, the Countess of Sutherland's estate manager, murders Artis' family and burns her village. Forced into indentured servitude in the colonies, she becomes a Virginia plantation servant. After seven long years, Artis receives her freedom dues - land in Kentucky. Bear MacKee grew up in the Highlands too, but disease claims his parents on his family's voyage to the colonies.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love conquers All

    • By Martha Dunlap on 06-29-17

    Regular price: $27.99

  • Book 5

    • Frontier Gift of Love

    • American Wilderness Series, Book 5
    • By: Dorothy Wiley
    • Narrated by: Tim Campbell
    • Length: 9 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    It's December 1799, and Sam and Catherine are expecting, but their unborn babe is in grave danger, and Catherine might not live through the child's birth. Sam is desperate to find a way to save them both. Sam's courageous heart is sorely tested. He frantically searches for a solution to the impending crisis as their winter in the beautiful Kentucky wilderness grows even more troubled. Heavily armed, cold-blooded men arrive to buy Wyllie Mountain in Sam's home state of New Hampshire. The land is sentimental to Sam, and he refuses to sell.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A walk

    • By JD on 01-05-18

    Regular price: $27.99

  • Book 6

    • The Beauty of Love

    • American Wilderness Series, Book 6
    • By: Dorothy Wiley
    • Narrated by: Tim Campbell
    • Length: 7 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    In an unlikely place for new beginnings, a cemetery, Edward and Dora meet for the first time. But in that forlorn place, the beauty of love blossoms. Edward is still struggling with guilt over the death of his family more than a year ago - a guilt so great he's unable to even look at his children's gravestones. As their friendship grows, Dora forces Edward to confront the truth - their deaths were not his fault. And Edward gives Dora, a young Boston widow, a chance to seize love and learn the meaning of passion.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Are you really safe staying home?

    • By A.P.Reader on 09-30-17

    Regular price: $27.99