ALONG the WAY HOME by Christi Corbett — a harrowing cross-country journey in 1843

Adventure, heartwarming romance, daring deeds, and a vividly portrayed landscape within this stirring debut Western series.

WOLF EYE’S SILENCE – Book 1 by Elisabeth Ward – an enlightening and satisfying tale of the Old West

An engrossing tale of the inevitable collision of cultures in the 1860s Old West.

July Contest Spotlight: The Laramie Awards Prove Writers are People with Guts and a Pen

There is an old frontier saying "A cowboy is a man with guts and a horse" and we are pretty sure that "A writer is someone with guts and a pen."

HOT WORK in FRY PAN GULCH (Honey Beaulieu – Man Hunter) Book One by Jacquie Rogers – Take a ride to the Old West

Smart and sassy Deputy Honey Beaulieu straps on her “Peacemakers” and takes the reader on a hilarious ride through the old West’s rough-and-tumble Wyoming Territory.

THE LAST DESPERADO by Rebecca Rockwell –a tale of the last days of the Wild West

Meticulously researched and based upon historical fact, this western brings to life a cunning, intelligent and fascinating man, at heart a simple cowboy, who managed to become the stuff of legend.

DOG SOLDIER MOON by McKendree Long – Historical Post-Civil War Western

Heart-warming and at times hilarious Western adventures are juxtaposed with gritty and emotionally wrenching moments such as Custer’s 1868 attack on Chief Black Kettle’s Cheyenne camp at Washita.

NO GOOD LIKE IT IS, Book One by McKendree Long, a post-Civil War Western

Long’s gifted ear for the true vernacular of the time and his detailed descriptions of the Old West place the reader right in the middle of the action on a journey to the Civil War era and to the far-flung outposts of the Old West.

Editorial Review of “Legend of the Wyakin” by David G. Rasmussen

As chapter one begins, Rasmussen takes us back to June 1865 when the Gold Rush was in full swing, as Captain Phillip La Mar, in the wheelhouse of his stern-wheel riverboat, Jupiter, enters the day's events in the logbook. His major concern is that three crewmen have cholera—the deadly scourge of the riverboats that ply the Missouri River, carrying freight and passengers destined for Fort Benton (Montana) and the goldfields beyond.

The Laramie Awards 2013 Finalists for Western, Pioneer, and Civil War Fiction

The Laramie Awards for Western, Pioneer, and Civil War novels, is a division of Chanticleer Blue Ribbon Writing Competitions. Our writing competitions are international in scope. Chanticleer Book Reviews - Discovering Today's Best Books!