Sweet Grass Season

A love story set on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation in eastern Montana. Tally Jo Carver, a professional woman from Washington D.C., is starting a new life as controller of the tribal enterprises. Joshua Dale Smith is a Native American handyman, traditional in his ways, who cannot disregard his strong attraction for this young white woman. A little mystery and much culture shock accompany the pair on their heartwarming journey.

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About The Author

J. R. Nakken always wanted to write, but couldn’t stand rejection in her early years so pursued a successful career in accounting and business administration. She didn’t write anything for publication from 1956 until Y2K. Her first book for young adults, Three-Point Shot, won a Writer’s Digest award and her last one, Confessions of a Martian Schoolgirl, won the Readers’ Digest Association’s Reminisce Magazine Memoir contest, published in 2015. Ms. Nakken was raised on the South Dakota prairie and has lived coast to coast, finally making her home on the unparalleled Tulalip Indian Reservation north of Seattle, WA. She gardens (hyacinths for the soul, she says), plays bridge and pinochle, and cohabits with her soul mate, WWII veteran Dale Nakken and assorted eccentric felines. For more information follow her at: