Only God Can Give Her The Strength
Smyth County writer Sally Campbell Repass has just published the second and third books in her Western series.
‘Will Cain…Marshal of Sugar Creek” and “Two Cains and One Rose are the continuing saga of the Cain and Andrews families. It tells of their adventures after moving west to Oklahoma in the 1880s. The story began with “A Man Called Cain” and continued through these two books.
Repass is planning a fourth book in the series and probably more.
Valerie Blevins Yarber, of Glade Spring and formerly of Marion was the cover model for “Two Cains and One Rose.”
Repass said, “Writing is her passion and she has no plans to quit, as long as God blesses her with good health and a sound mind.”
Before starting the western series, she had penned 11 other books.
She is the mother of six children and has seven grandchildren and a great-granddaughter.
In her childhood years, Repass wrote poems, songs and scary stories.
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Beautiful, twenty-three year old, Rose Hatcher, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, accepted the teaching position at the new school in the small town of Sugar Creek, Oklahoma.
Befriended by the town’s marshal, Will Cain, Rose quickly adjusted to life in the west. Her love for teaching became her life. Fifteen-year old, Emily Blackwell, found a special place in Rose’s heart. Emily dreamed of becoming the first woman doctor in Oklahoma. Rose was determined to see that Emily’s dream came true.
Just as Rose and Will became closer friends, she met his brother, Gabe Cain, marshal of Teardrop.
‘Two Cains and One Rose’. Will she be caught up in a love triangle? Which one will she choose?
Will Cain left his position of marshal in Teardrop, Oklahoma, to become marshal of Sugar Creek. His deputy, Blake Jenner, went with him. They worked well together. Will thought that a change of scenery would be good for him and hopefully help him forget the woman he had loved and lost. Little did he know that his path would cross with Ellie Andrews again, only to reopen the wound he was trying to heal.
Cassadee Hampton, came home for her pa’s funeral. Teddy Hampton was the fromer marshal of Sugar Creek. He had never mentioned that he had a daughter, so Will was surprised when she showed up for his funeral. She had been hiding a secret for ten years. Will tried to befriend her, only to have his kindness thrown back in his face.
Will had several dangerous encounters with criminals while trying to arrest them. He was lucky that he was still alive. He knew that God’s hand of protection was on him.
Sally Campbell Repass began her writing career in January 2010. Her first published book was a Children’s Fairytale, ‘Princess Kari & the Golden Haired Boy’. Later that spring, she started a 6 book series of Inspirational Romance. She followed with numerous other books, including a murder mystery, and a book of ‘Animal Tales’. During this time, her husband, Paul, was battling Prostate and Colon cancer. She was his sole caregiver for almost three years. He passed away in November 2013. She wrote and published a book about his journey with cancer. ‘Til Death Do Us Part’ tells of the heartache and pain of losing her beloved husband.
She started writing ‘A Man Called Cain’ over a year ago at the request of her brother, Bill Campbell, who is an avid western fan. This is her very first western. She used her parent’s families as the main characters, only changing their names. This is her 12th book and is a work of fiction, outlining their journeys across the rugged terrain from Virginia to Oklahoma. Not knowing each other, Eli Cain and John Andrews wanted a better life for their families. Each family encountered hardships along the treacherous trail. With the drone of wagon wheels, they continued their journeys as they pursed their dream of carving an empire out of an uncharted desert wilderness.
The families settle in Oklahoma and begin a new life. The children grow into adults and start a life of their own. Will Cain, becomes Marshal of Teardrop, Oklahoma, when he is only twenty-one. He doesn’t like killing, but sometimes it can’t be avoided. He faces death in the line of duty. Along with his deputy, Blake Jenner, they face many dangerous criminals. Things are different out on the prairie. Sometimes it’s hard to tell the difference between the man wearing the handcuffs and the man wearing the badge.
|~ABOUT THE AUTHOR~ Sally Campbell is a loving mother to 6 children, 7 grandchildren, and a great-granddaughter. Most of her life has been spent caring for her family. For almost three years, she was sole caregiver to her husband, Paul, who passed away in 2013 from Colon cancer. She has always had a creative mind, writing poems, songs, and scary stories, when she was young. It wasn’t until 2010, that she decided to try writing a novel. Now in 2014, she has published her 12th novel, and has no plans to quit writing. At the request of her brother, Bill Campbell, she has written her first western novel. This was more of a challenge but she loved every minute of it. She already has plans for a sequel.|
“Paul’s Journey With Cancer”
On September 28, 2002, Sally married her soul mate, Robert Paul Repass, Sr. Life was wonderful for them until Paul was diagnosed with Prostate cancer in January 2011. After 42 radiation treatments, they hoped that this would be behind them and life could go on. However, God had other plans for them. In August 2012, Paul was diagnosed with Stage IV Colon cancer. This time they were devastated. Both of them knew this was a death sentence. He took 18 chemo treatments and lost his battle almost 6 months after his last treatment. This is the story of his remarkable journey and how his loving wife stood by him through it all.