Kate the youngest, had worked hard since she was little, picking potatoes until her hands were raw, chopping wood, helping her father mind the store and the animals. pg:701
Kate told Callbreath that thousands of people with "gold fever" would be arriving by boat as soon the ice broke up. When Callbreath decided to build a hotel, Kate took the five-dollar gold piece from her secret pocket and offered Callbreath a deal: If she invested in his project, could she open a restaurant in his building?
They wished they had a policewoman on the force to deal with female prisoners. pg:711