THIS JUST IN …

THE OUTFIT RIDES AGAIN!

That’s right, chums, that bar-brawling, wrong-righting, cigar-chomping gang of malcontents I introduced in October, 2016, in THE OUTFIT (Book 1): TO HELL AND BACK are riding hard and taking chances in the sequel, THE OUTFIT (Book 2): BLOOD AND ASHES, which releases on...

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High-Mountain Love for STRANDED!

Two new rave reviews of STRANDED are stomping all over the finest newsstands now. The first, from Big Sky Journal: “… puts the reader in Riker’s well-worn shoes. Her story … has an authentic and moving voice … meticulous research and matter-of-fact reporting … a...

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Great new review of STRANDED!

A circulation librarian (with discerning taste!) in Peoria, Illinois, posted a rave review of my new novel, STRANDED, as part of Fondulac District Library’s “FDL Reads” program. Here’s the link:...

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Countdown … Over! STRANDED is Officially Released Today

It is, May 17, 2017, official release day of my new novel, STRANDED: A STORY OF FRONTIER SURVIVAL. As with so many things in life, the lead-up has threatened to eclipse the moment. In STRANDED’s case, momentum has built steadily and I am quite pleased by early reviews...

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Booklist Digs STRANDED

Booklist reviews gives my new novel, STRANDED, a jim-dandy assessment: “Mayo, an accomplished and award-winning author, has taken a small historical incident and developed a readable tale of frontier challenge and survival. The Riker family— father, daughter, and two...

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True West Magazine Digs The Outfit

I was pleased to discover a recent thumbs-up review of my novel, The Outfit: To Hell and Back, in one of my favorite publications, True West Magazine. Here’s what reviewer, Bill Markley (whose book, Deadwood Dead Men, is a great read, by the way), had to say: In...

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NEW REVIEW FOR STRANDED!

The prestigious Historical Novel Society has delivered a glowing review of my soon-to-be-released novel, Stranded, in its May, 2017, issue 80 of its print and web publication, The Historical Novels Review.   Here’s a link:...

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IS THAT A … WOLF?!

My talented wife, photographer/videographer Jennifer Smith-Mayo, created this amazing trailer to promote my upcoming book, STRANDED: A Story of Frontier Survival, due out May 17, 2017. (Content Warning: If you think the world should be filled with rainbows, unicorns,...

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Thoughts On a Fine Moment

Friday, April 7, 2017, mid-afternoon: For a while it was perfect. But then that’s the way it often is with ideal moments. Low, gray clouds parted, offering a too-tempting, vast patch of unstained blue with the sun pinned bold and warming in the center of it. What...

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THIS JUST OUT ...

STRANDED

STRANDED:
A STORY OF
FRONTIER SURVIVAL

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NORTH OF FORSAKEN

NORTH OF FORSAKEN
(A ROAMER WESTERN)

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