The truth is often stranger than fiction, and it can certainly be more interesting than the history books let on. To prove it, bestselling author Kathryn Jenkins Gordon blows the dust off the past to reveal the exploits of some lesser-known figures in Church history. From the hilarious to the heroic and the zany to the downright villainous, these tales highlight the action-packed lives of some of the Church's most notorious members. Witness the attempted rise of the self-appointed "King of the Mormons." Experience the heart-pounding plight of a Latter-day Saint girl enslaved by a bloodthirsty Apache tribe.