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From New Orleans to Idaho Springs!

Welcome Fellow Women Writing the West Author, J.v.L. Bell! J.v.L. Bell is a is a Colorado native who grew up listening to stories from Colorado’s vibrant past. Her first novel, The Lucky Hat Mine, is an entertaining historical mystery that weaves together a strong female character, a cozy mystery, romance, and colorful historical characters and tales. Welcome […]

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West From the Cradle

Welcome, Brigid Amos! I’m excited to have Brigid Amos here today, friend and fellow Women Writing the West writer, and share West from the Cradle with you. I asked Brigid, “What is the inspiration behind this heroic tale of adventure and survival and you as a writer.” Brigid answered, “I have always been a writer.” […]

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Ruby, Maude and More!

Welcome, Nancy Oswald, Ruby, and Maude! I’m happy to announce the arrival of Nancy Oswald’s latest release, Trouble Returns. This book is full of mischief, humor, and, of course, the bond between a girl and her donkey. What inspired the Nancy Oswald to write her Ruby and Maude Adventure books? I love Colorado history and had […]

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Maureen

Welcome friend and fellow author Mary E. Trimble. I’m excited to help her launch her new release, Maureen. So without further ado, here we go! The inspiration behind Maureen: In my first book, Rosemount, a Young Adult contemporary western, sixteen-year-old Leslie Cahill rebels when her widower father announces he’s sending her to a private girls’ school in […]

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Hooked on Mountain Trail

With my half-Quarter and half-Morgan horse, Cash, loaded in the trailer, I headed toward the ferry. The air was brisk and the water on the Columbia River that morning twinkled from the sun that promised welcoming heat by mid-afternoon. Blood pumped through my veins from a mix of excitement and nerves. My first Mountain Trail […]

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Garden of Her Heart

  USA Today Bestselling Author Shanna Hatfield joins us with her latest release, a sweet World War II romance. Picture a beautiful summer day when the sky is clear, the temperature is warm, but not uncomfortably so, and the humidity is low. On one of those ideal summer days, Captain Cavedweller (my husband) and I climbed a […]

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Straight Like A Sapling

Welcome Chris Gregory! I met Chris at the mall is Spokane one December and got to know him and his writing. He was selling his debut book entitled Buckshot Pie, which is a metaphor for pioneer spirit, tough times, and the bitter-sweet struggle to survive and live off the land. To Chris fiction is more difficult to […]

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A Fence Around Her

  I would like to welcome friend and fellow Women Writing the West YA author Brigid Amos and A Fence Around Her. This story is transparent, authentic, and healing. A fantastic read for youth struggling with real family issues. It is evident Brigid’s research is exhaustive with clear descriptions of mining and Bodie, California. Her […]

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