The Ylva Publishing team is happy to announce that Jae’s anthology Beyond the Trail has just been published.
The anthology includes six short stories that reveal glimpses into the lives of Luke, Nora, and the other characters from Backwards to Oregon, which, by the way, is now also available as a paperback.
Here’s a description of the stories:
The Blue Hour: When her mother dies, twelve-year-old Lucinda Hamilton decides to start a new life—as a boy.
Grasping at Straws: No one knows that Tess Swenson, madam of a brothel, also owns a livery stable and a number of other businesses. On one of her secret inspections, she makes a surprising discovery.
A Rooster’s Job: The Hamiltons hoped to build a home in the idyllic Willamette Valley with mild winters, but now they’re snowed in and their rooster isn’t doing such a great job either.
The Art of Pretending: Tess finds out that someone is stealing her money. She suspects Frankie, a woman who reminds her of Luke. But nothing is as it seems.
The Christmas Oak: Luke sets out to bring home a Christmas tree—but she finds something else.
Swept Away: The greatest flood in the history of Oregon sweeps away houses, barns, and animals in the Willamette Valley. At the same time, fourteen-year-old Amy is swept away by her feelings for her best friend.
The anthology is available as a DRM-free e-book from Amazon and from Smashwords. We’ll also release it as a paperback soon.
We hope you enjoy the anthology!
The Ylva Publishing team