Writing craft methods and tricks of the trade are shared by Jacquie Rogers, award winning Western fiction author, in this informative blogpost. Her books are known for being smart and sassy with a nod to Shakespearean comedies.
The Laramie Awards FIRST IN CATEGORY sub-genres are: Western Romance, Adventure/Caper, Classic Civil War/Prairie/Pioneer, Contemporary Western, & Western Young Adult. The Finalists listed will compete for the 2016 Laramie Awards First in Category positions and for the 2016 Laramie Grand Prize.
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.
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.
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.
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.