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.

TERMS OF SURRENDER by Lorrie Farrelly, a historical romance emerging from war

A superb read for fans of love stories set on the rugged background of the Western Frontier--a brilliant historical romance with a healing love that is much needed in the aftermath a destructive war.

The Official List of the Chanticleer 2015 Grand Prize Winners of the Blue Ribbon Writing Competitions

The Grand Prize Genre Winners of the 2015 Chanticleer International Writing Competitions were announced at the annual 2016 awards ceremony that was held on Saturday, April 30, 2016 at the Hotel Bellwether in Bellingham, Wash. Congratulations!

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 LARAMIE Awards for Western Fiction 2015 First Place Category Winners

Laramie Awards 2015 First Place Category Winning Titles

Western Pioneeer Civil War Fiction AwardThe Laramie Awards writing competition recognizes emerging new talent and outstanding works in the genre of  Western Fiction. The LARAMIE Awards is a division of the Chanticleer Awards International Writing Competitions.

We are pleased to announce the 2015 […]

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.