Historical Fiction Dutch Clarke Series

Brian Ratty



Over the Next Horizon

 


Over the Next Horizon

How do we know where we are going, if we don’t stop and reflect on where we have been? Over the Next Horizon is such a moment in time.
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Voyage of Atonement

Voyage of Atonement
The Tainted Treasure

The final installment of the Dutch Clarke trilogy. In turbulent 1963, two war buddies turn their sailboat from the Columbia River to the Pacific to begin an action-packed adventure of photographing war relics for a documentary.
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Destination Astoria

Destination Astoria
Odyssey to the Pacific

In 1809, ruthless businessman John Jacob Astor schemes to send an overland expedition to the mouth of the Columbia River. Destination Astoria reveals the remarkable odyssey of one young fur trapper, Dutch Blackwell, who joins that enterprise.
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Tillamook Passage

Tillamook Passage
Far Side of the Pacific

Before the fledging nation looked west, men went to sea, and sailors sought maritime adventures that would make them wealthy. Ships were launched, and the discovery of lavish new lands inhabited by native peoples would change the course of America’s destiny. Read More...


The War Years

The War Years
Through A Bloody Lens

As American blood is about to be spilled in far off Guadalcanal, a young man boards a train and blindly heads towards his destiny: boot camp with the United States Marine Corps. The tragic times of World War II were the defining years for millions of cowboys and plowboys.
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The Early Years

The Early Years
Trail of Discovery

We all come into this world alone and go out the same way. Between coming and going is life. This is a story about life and how a yearlong adventure defines the future of a reluctant young man named Dutch Clarke.
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