Last updated: June 30, 2015
It's 1864 . . . The California Gold Rush is about over, but 12-year-old Jem Coulter and his sister, Ellie, are sure they can pan more gold from Cripple Creek. With Pa's new job as sheriff of lawless Goldtown, and a cousin and aunt from back East moving in, there's plenty of adventure for everyone.
Wholesome reading for ages 8-12
Gold Rush Adventure in the Old West
Whether figuring out why Cripple Creek has mysteriously dried up, or getting trapped in the belly of an old mine . . . or following clues into a dark and mysterious canyon, Jem's life in a gold-mining camp is always exciting, with plenty of opportunities to learn to trust God.