Fate intertwines four lives in Akron author’s drama-filled new novel
AKRON, Ohio — This week marks the nationwide release of author David E. Waddell’s engrossing new novel, “Canyon Station.”
In “Canyon Station,” Quint Hayes, who is a preacher in Abilene, Kansas, came home one night to find his wife and son murdered, and then he was shot and left for dead by the same outlaws that killed his family. After recovering from his gunshot wounds, he turns to his Bible, picks up his old revolver and leaves Abilene to seek vengeance against the outlaws that killed his family.
Emmett Sanders escaped from Yuma Territorial Prison after his dying cellmate, Macallum, told him where four bags of gold coins were hidden near a stagecoach station called Canyon Station. He is pursued by Marshal Zane Graves who is dispatched by a judge in Tucson to capture Emmett and to bring him back to Yuma.
Cora Jennings is heartbroken after her husband, Arthur, is robbed and murdered by a thug in New York City. She feels lonely and decides to start a new life out in the Arizona Territory by reuniting with her uncle who runs a stagecoach station called Canyon Station.
All four of these individuals take different paths and have different reasons for traveling to Canyon Station. Will God have any influence on their lives as they deal with outlaws, Apaches and many other obstacles along their way? Read “Canyon Station” to find out.
Published by Tate Publishing and Enterprises, the book is available through bookstores nationwide, from the publisher at www.tatepublishing.com/bookstore, or by visiting barnesandnoble.com or amazon.com.
Waddell earned a bachelor’s degree in history from Oral Roberts University and a juris doctor degree from Thomas M. Cooley Law School. He currently resides in Akron, Ohio, with his wife and two daughters.