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."

The SILK and the SWORD by Ron Singerton – an epic journey from Rome to the Great Wall of China

Packed with vibrant historical and tactical detail, the author illuminates the fascinating private and public worlds of the Roman legionnaire. A highly engaging read about one of the most detrimental defeats in Roman military history.

THE PHILISTINE WARRIOR by Karl Larew, Ph.D. – War, love, politics, and the emergence of chariots

An intriguing version of the biblical story of Samson and Delilah ensues that lays the foundation for more political intrigue, betrayal and subterfuge, and plot twists in ancient Canaan.