In post-Civil War New York City, sixteen-year-old Aislynn Denehy cant find a job, she has place to live and family to help her. Some might think this is a problem; Aislynn believes it is an opportunity. No formulaic romance, this well-researched love story depicts life as it truly was for the thousands of women who went west reaching for a new life. Aislynn's journey begins in a New York City tenement and leads her across the frontier to a Utah mining camp where she must cope with the three very different men in her life: smart, solicitous Tim; good-natured, good-guy Johnny; and the intense but intriguing Liam Moran. Life in the roughshod camp brings small joys and devastating losses. Susan Denning's engaging debut vel races through authentic experiences involving historical events until it erupts in an unexpected ending.
Susan Denning has penned articles for professional journals and newsletters, as well as a number of short stories. Susan received an honorable mention in a NOW short story contest. Far Away Home is her first novel. Audie Award finalist Tavia Gilbert is a classical theater and public radio-trained actress who has earned AudioFile Earphones and Parents' Choice awards for her audiobook narrations. Tavia has narrated more than 250 multicast and single-voice audiobooks.