Luke McMaster, an ex-Captain of Union cavalry, sets out to avenge the murders of his family. He joins a Mormon wagon train heading west. What he finds is the great beauty of America's rthwestern frontier and a rush of gold seekers to Montana, love for an attractive and talented Mormon girl, and a hidden Montana territory treasure.
J. H. Ellison, a native of Eastern Oklahoma and graduate of Warner High, he received an Associate of Science degree from Connors College. After attending Oklahoma State University, he enlisted in the Air Force during the Korean War, became crewmember on SA-16 amphibian aircraft stationed at Clark Field in Philippines and flew missions in Korea. After discharge he worked in aerospace as an Electrical Engineer, working on F-86D fighter, Minuteman and Hound Dog missiles and as Senior Management Analyst on Apollo moon rocket. Attended creative writing class at California State Fullerton and studied at Longridge Writers' school, Connecticut. Published books include Warner-The Next Generation, EMPIRE, Westward Passage, Tim's World And Other Short Stories, Escape to Paradise