Cynthia Haselhoff was born in Vernon, Texas, and named after Cynthia Ann Parker, perhaps the best-known of 19th Century white female Indian captives. The history and legends of the West were part of her upbringing in Arkansas. Haselhoff once said, a oeI love the West, perhaps not all of its reality, for much of it was cruel and hard, but certainly its dream and hopea ]a The Chains of Sarai Stone is her sixth frontier novel.
Haseloff's characters embody the fundamental values--honor, duty, courage, and family--that prevailed on the American frontier and were instilled in the young Haseloff by her own 'heroes,' her mother and her grandmother. Her stories, in a sense, dramatize...[SEE MORE]