Rating: ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥
Have you ever read a book that makes the words in your mind sound out with a twang accent as you read? This one will do that for you, it’s quite strange how authors can do that to us!
‘Hour Glass’ is set in the wild wild west of Deadwood, South Dakota. This story revolves around Miss Calamity Jane, two young children and a handful of townspeople; weaving a tale that is sure to grab at your heart strings and it may also make you fall out of your chair!
Jimmy Glass and his sister Hour are in a race against time to get their sick father to Deadwood, a town not far from their home, to get him the help he needs. Thankfully they happen upon the iconic Calamity Jane and her friend, Dora who find them a safe place to stay and work while their father tries to fight off his sickness in quarantine. I will warn you, Miss Jane has a mouth on her, but you’ll soon find out where Hour will come into place to help with those curse words!
Jimmy and Hour face several tragedies but the sense of family you will feel from the characters welcoming these two into their lives will make you smile. Among all the chaos that surrounds Deadwood, the fragile life or death line their father lays upon and the unknown future; brings an unexpected story leading to unbreakable bonds for Jimmy, Hour and the folks they meet on their journey; including the infamous Calamity Jane!
*Expected publication: February 20th 2018 by Amberjack Publishing