Give a gift sure to inspire exploration and discovery. This series of three books by local author, Robert Mason, provides in depth insight into the rich history of the Lower Verde River Valley. The trio includes:
Verde Valley Lore: A collection of stories about events, personalities and places in the vicinity of the lower Verde River Valley in Arizona. Previously published in the newspaper, the Fountain Hills Times, these short stories allow the reader to better appreciate their surroundings in this varied part of Arizona.
More Verde Valley Lore: A continuation of Verde Valley Lore, this volume includes more stories of the people and land that make up the Verde Valley.
The Burning: A powerful saga of Irish famine, the Civil War and Arizona pioneering. The reader will gain sweeping knowledge of history while living the story of Annie and Patrick White. As they at last realize their dreams of owning land, they are betrayed by those they trusted most, the United States Army. Based on facts, their enthralling story brushes with famous characters and events in early American history and culminates with poignant scenes of early Arizona Territory.