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.

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.

TIMBER ROSE by J. L. Oakley – 1900s historical fiction in the PNW

Set at a time when the old ways were yielding to the industrial age, "Timber Rose" is a timeless love story with heart as big as the mountains of the great Pacific Northwest.

HIGHER GROUND by McKendree Long, third novel in Western series

From the daily adventures of the men, to an edge-of-your-seat, blow-by-blow account of the Battle of Little Big Horn, (aka Custer’s Last Stand), the author combines his wonderful talent for storytelling with in-depth historical research, placing the reader right beside these men in their final days.

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.

The Laramie Awards for Western Fiction 2015 – Official Finalists Listing

The Laramie Awards for Western Fiction Writing Contests Finalists listing for 2015! Congratulations to those whose works made the short-list!

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.