More tantalizing releases and awards from our talented membership!
Shirley Kennedy, WagonTrain Sisters (Kensington Lyrical Press) In the middle of the wilderness, disaster strikes when widow Sarah Gregg’s younger sister, Florrie, disappears from their wagon train without a trace. Sarah’s attempt to find her not only leads to a shocking discovery, she meets drifter and one-time gambler, Jack McCoy, and her life is never the same.
Marsha Ward, Blood at Haught Springs (first of a new series, Men of Haught Springs). Wes Haught wants his brother to grow up and tend to his share of the chores at the family's general store. Lonnie Haught dreams of being a gunfighter. Lies unravel and lives hang in the balance as brother fights against brother. Fiery emotions and vengeful acts erupt in a smoldering new Western adventure novella from Marsha Ward.
Shanna Hatfield, Millie (Pendleton Petticoats, Book 7) Desperate to keep the WCTU from closing his saloon and the others in town, Gideon McBride agrees to a crazy plan hatched by the saloon owners. His objective is to woo the leader of the local temperance union, keeping her so distracted the committee disbands. However, he didn’t count on the beautiful, effervescent Millie working her way into his cynical heart.
Paty Jager, Double Duplicity: A Shandra Higheagle Mystery is a finalist in the RONE award in the mystery category. On the eve of the biggest art event at Huckleberry Mountain Resort, potter Shandra Higheagle finds herself in the middle of a murder investigation. She’s ruled out as a suspect, but now it’s up to her to prove the friend she witnessed fleeing the scene was just as innocent. With help from her recently deceased Nez Perce grandmother, Shandra becomes more confused than ever but just as determined to discover the truth.
Nancy Bo Flood, Soldier Sister, Fly Home received a starred review in Publisher's Weekly. The book is a celebration of life and family, of riding horses pell-mell, and sharing secrets with a sister who is about to be deployed. This story speaks of the beauty of the desert, the remote canyons of Navajo Country, a land of shifting sands and spirits, where dreams and reality can become one. Soldier Sister tells of the courage needed to tame a temperamental horse or to search for one's cultural identity.