CANDACE SIMAR. Blooming Prairie. North Star Press of St. Cloud. Trade Paperback, $14.95, www.northstarpress.com.
The fourth and last book in the Abercrombie Trail Series opens in 1876, as Norwegian immigrants, survivors of the 1862 Indian uprising, cope with horrific memories as well as the hardships of farming on the Minnesota prairie. A rare book; powerful and true.