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.

DOCTOR KINNEY’S HOUSEKEEPER by Sara Dahmen — The LARAMIE Grand Prize winner – captivating and heartwarming

Captivating and vividly portrayed, "Doctor Kinney's Housekeeper, " is a delightful read that is refreshing and original as it is entertaining.

FRECKLED VENOM COPPERHEAD by Juilette Douglas — Best Debut Western

A gripping and compelling novel with an engaging heroine that makes the Old West come alive vivid settings, believable adventures, and suspenseful plotting. Laramie Awards Best Debut Western Novel.

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.


Hilarity, adventure, mistaken identities, and romance make "Much Ado about Miners" a hit for anyone who has a penchant for romance and Westerns reads.

An Editorial Review of “Double or Nothing” by Meg Mims

The mystery is set during the rough and tumble California mining days of 1869. Meg Mims vividly brings these times to life with her accurate historical research and her clear and striking imagery of bustling towns, dangerous quicksilver mines, and rugged landscapes. An entertaining Western mystery read with just the right amount of romance.

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!