By Tracie Peterson
Tracie Peterson Embarks on a brand new Texas Series
When her father disappears in war-torn Mississippi, Hannah Dandridge reveals herself liable not just for her more youthful siblings yet for the ranch her father lately bought at the Texas plains. notwithstanding a wedding of comfort may possibly ease her obstacle, she determines to belief God for direction.
Wounded soldier William Barnett returns to his domestic purely to find that his family's ranch has been seized. although offended and sour at this flip of occasions, he's shocked to find that it's a attractive younger girl with remarkable fortitude who's suffering to maintain where working.
Hannah, determined for support, and William, desirous to regain his family's land, shape an uneasy truce. yet close by Comanche tribes, the arriving of accomplice infantrymen, and a continual suitor all threaten the growing to be allure that builds among them. Will they be capable of put aside their very own goals and embody the promise of a destiny jointly?
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Engineers Fred Barrett and James Hesketh were working in the number six boiler room near the front of the ship. Suddenly, the right-side wall of their room crashed open and water gushed in. Hesketh escaped the flood of seawater in the room just before the huge, watertight door slammed shut, sealing the room off from the rest of the ship. Barrett used the emergency escape ladder. The two men were safe for the moment. But the damage to the Titanic was more serious than a single hole in a single compartment.
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7 on the ship’s port side became the first boat to be lowered into the water. It was large enough to carry sixty-five people. But because of confusion, and many passengers’ reluctance to leave the Titanic, the boat was lowered with only twenty-eight people in it. Up on the ship’s bridge, Fourth Officer Joseph Boxhall ordered quartermaster George Rowe to begin firing distress rockets. Rowe fired the first rocket, which scattered twelve brilliant flares into the sky. Rowe fired a new rocket every five minutes so that any passing ships could spot the Titanic.
Chasing the Sun (Land of the Lone Star Trilogy, Book 1) by Tracie Peterson