Congratulations to the 2016 Laramie Awards First In Category Award Winning Western Fiction authors and their novels!
Honey Beaulieu’s heart is as big as Fry Pan Gulch and just when she’s ready to nab a bad guy, Mama’s in jail again! A fast-paced, rip-roaring, rootin’ tootin’ Western for any adult who’s aiming for fun.
A sweeping look at personal idealism and autonomy pitted against the forces of greed and manipulation --an emotive family saga solidly rooted in the American dream.
Heartbreaking and beautiful - Readers will find it a struggle to choose a side, and in the end, witness a breathtaking conclusion of betrayal and political treachery.
A vivid and multi-layered take on a the turbulent Hell on Wheels times that examines with wide open eyes the Wild West and the human cost of the U.S. expansion west.
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.