An untamed frontier. A family’s new start. To survive, they’ll need luck and they’ll need each other... New York City, New York, 1835. Thomas Bennett never planned on living in the shadow of his in-laws. But when a devastating fire wipes out New York City and forces him and his wife, Jane, to leave, he’s willing to do anything to gain his independence. Years later when an opportunity opens up to travel to the dangerous but promising frontier of the Pacific Northwest, Thomas and his reluctant wife prepare for the journey. Thomas and his brothers pave the way by booking passage on a steamship by way of South America, and Jane and the children are scheduled to follow twelve months later on the shorter Nicaragua route. But nothing could prepare them for such a long separation and the life-changing adventure. Then the outbreak of two wars threatens the timid Bennett family and prolongs their separation. They must rely on each other for the courage to carry on. But will their bond be enough to outlast the worst-case scenario of a dangerous journey and a lawless, unforgiving land? Intrepid Journey: An Untamed Frontier is book one of the Bennett family saga. If you like complex characters, lesser-known historical journeys, and a dash of romance, then you’ll love this action-packed journey west. It’s an exhilarating historical fiction novel.