Wyoming Trails

A Western Story

By Lauran Paine

Read by Andrew Eiden

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Ryan Shanley prefers to be called Shan. It’s not much, but it helps put some distance between his life during and after serving in the Union army. And he’ll put even more distance between the two once he arrives in the Wyoming Territory, where he has a land grant for two square miles.On the stage to Tico, the town nearest his ranch, he meets Sarahlee Gordon. She was only planning to visit Wyoming long enough to sell the cabin she inherited from her uncle. But the attraction between the two becomes obvious on the stage and grows after they arrive.Between a blossoming relationship and the rugged territory, Shan realizes that he is not nearly as prepared as he believed himself to be, but he remains determined to build the ranch he dreamed of escaping to while serving on the front lines.

Full Description
Play Sample

Runtime

5h 47m

Release

07-01-18

Abridgement

Unabridged

Genre

Fiction/Westerns

Runtime

5h 47m

Release

07-01-18

Abridgement

Unabridged

Genre

Fiction/Westerns

Description

Ryan Shanley prefers to be called Shan. It’s not much, but it helps put some distance between his life during and after serving in the Union army. And he’ll put even more distance between the two once he arrives in the Wyoming Territory, where he has a land grant for two square miles.

On the stage to Tico, the town nearest his ranch, he meets Sarahlee Gordon. She was only planning to visit Wyoming long enough to sell the cabin she inherited from her uncle. But the attraction between the two becomes obvious on the stage and grows after they arrive.

Between a blossoming relationship and the rugged territory, Shan realizes that he is not nearly as prepared as he believed himself to be, but he remains determined to build the ranch he dreamed of escaping to while serving on the front lines.

Praise

“Paine is a fine storyteller, and he re-creates the world of the old West with a simple, straightforward style.” Kirkus Reviews, praise for the author

Lauran Paine

Author Biography

Lauran Paine (1916–2001) was born in Duluth, Minnesota, a descendant of the Revolutionary War patriot and author Thomas Paine. His family moved to California, where he spent years in the livestock trade and rodeos and learned about the Old West. After serving in World War II, he began writing for Western pulp magazines. He wrote more than nine hundred books in several genres under his own name and pseudonyms, many published in Britain.

Andrew Eiden

Narrator Biography

Andrew Eiden, an Earphones Award–winning narrator, is an actor and voice artist. He has been acting since the age of four, working at regional theaters including La Mirada Theatre, the Glendale Center Theatre, and the Pasadena Playhouse. He has starred in dozens of national commercials, guest-spotted on numerous television shows, and has been a series regular on three programs: Discovery Channel’s Outward Bound, Disney Channel’s Movie Surfers, and most notably ABC’s Complete Savages