Saturday, December 11, 2010

Writers of 

the West

Writers of the West is a new blog site featuring interviews with novelists and nonfiction writers, both contemporary and historically set west of the Mississippi. 

C. J. Box and a rare interview with Louis L'Amour are currently featured and Joyce Lohse, Lucia St. Clair Robson and Craig Johnson will be featured in December. Five copies of Maverick Writers will be given away in a drawing this month to those who sign up as followers, and the blog interviews will appear in a Kindle book next year.
If you have at least one traditionally published book and would like to be interviewed, contact

December New Releases

Myths and Mysteries of New Mexico: True Stories of the Unsolved and Unexplained 

by Barbara Marriott

Thirteen Mind-Boggling Tales from the land of Enchantment

New Mexico is a mischievous child that has offered herself up in the most outlandish ways. From unsolved western mysteries, to treasurers both hidden and beyond man’s reach. New Mexico glitters. But she doesn’t stop there. She reaches into outer space to offer a perplexing puzzle then, shocks the world with one of the most important, and deadly discoveries.

Time has no limit on her amazing discoveries. George McJunkin, an honored cowboy made a discovery about ancient man that changed our anthropological history. Even New Mexico’s ghosts are a quirky lot including the gambler who won a pot, but lost a hotel and refuses to give it up for the afterlife.

New Mexico mysteries and myths will promise you an easy read of fun and adventure, not to mention some interesting history. 

Published by Globe Pequot Press

Visit Barbara at


Day Unto Day
by Louise Lenahan Wallace

With the Civil War behind them, Ethan Michaels, a widower with a young daughter, and Larissa Edwards, whose husband was killed in the war, look forward to living out their days on the family farm in Ohio. Fate, however, has other plans.

Larissa's daughter survives a deadly illness, but with tragic, far-reaching consequences. Larissa and Ethan have planted their marriage in the rich soil of shared love, but when someone from Larissa's earlier life appears, the roots stretching deep into their separate pasts yield heartbreak that threatens to destroy their new-found happiness.

Published by All Things That Matter Press.

Available for purchase at