From the Author
This book won the 2012 Will Rogers Medallion Award and was named a finalist in both the WILLA Literary Awards and the Carol Awards. Researching to write Captive Trail took me through some excruciating times in Texas history, and I hope you enjoy Taabe's journey.
From the Back Cover
A girl has become a woman while in captivity
A stagecoach driver longs to take her home
to the home she barely remembers.
Taabe Waipu flees her Comanche village. Somewhere in southern Texas her real family lives in the white world. For years she's struggled to keep the memories from fading.
Butterfield Overland Mail Company driver Ned Bright finds a woman, exhausted and injured, lying in the road. He takes her to a mission run by Ursuline nuns.
With hard work, Ned discovers Taabe Waipu's identity. He plans to unite her with her family, but the Comanche have other ideas.
Doubt meets hope, and fear gives way to faith in the Morgan family.