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TIMBERLINE! (ROAMER RIDES AGAIN….)

Hey there, Pards! On May 16, 2018, my newest novel, TIMBERLINE: A ROAMER WESTERN, sees its official release in hardcover and ebook versions. Here’s the gritty lowdown: A high-country train trek turns into a blizzard-bound trainwreck-from-hell for Roamer as a gang of...

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STRANDED’s Big Weekend!

Jen, Miss Tess, and I returned to our wee homestead in Maine late yesterday following a stunning weekend in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. What, you may ask, were we doing so far from home? Well, pull up a chunk of oak and warm your hands by the campfire while I tell you....

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Spurred and Shaken!

I am pleased to announce that my novel, STRANDED: A STORY OF FRONTIER SURVIVAL, has won the 2018 Spur Award for Best Western Juvenile Fiction from Western Writers of America. This grand news, following on the heels of the announcement that STRANDED won the 2018...

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BIG NEWS….

I found out several days ago that my novel, STRANDED: A STORY OF FRONTIER SURVIVAL, has been awarded the 2018 Western Heritage Wrangler Award for Outstanding Western Novel by the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (Here’s a link:...

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ME & HELEN MIRREN….

What, I hear you say, does that Mayo character have in common with super-actress, Dame Helen Mirren? Well, pull up a camp stool and I’ll tell you. It has to do with the release of WINCHESTER, the new movie starring Helen Mirren, about the intriguing, if odd, Mrs....

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ROAMER REDUX!

Anybody up for a grim, midwinter, high-mountain manhunt? If that is your cuppa, might I recommend pre-ordering your very own copy of my next novel, TIMBERLINE (A ROAMER WESTERN) at the bookstore/online outlet of your choice. This brand-new escapade is the third in my...

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ALL MY SECRETS REVEALED….

Well, maybe not. But I am pleased and flattered to announce that friend and author Johnny Boggs interviewed me recently for the upcoming February issue of Wild West Magazine. We touch on all manner of topics relating to my favorite subject … me! Oh, and writing,...

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THE OUTFIT (BOOK 2): BLOOD AND ASHES

THE OUTFIT (BOOK 2): BLOOD AND ASHES Hot off the presses and up for grabs! That’s right, folks, THE OUTFIT, aka, that bar-brawling, wrong-righting, cigar-chomping gang of malcontents—Rafe Barr, Cookie McGee, Black Jack Smith, Doc “Deathbed” Jones, and more!—just...

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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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