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Dan Aadland Author- IN TRACE OF TR A Montana Hunter’s Journey

IN TRACE OF TR

A Montana Hunter’s Journey

by Dan Aadland

As a student of American history, as a hunter, horseman, and former Marine, and as someone passionate about the West, Dan Aadland had long felt a kinship with Theadore Roosevelt. One day, on a single-footing horse, lever-action rifle under his knes, Aadland set out to become acquainted with TR as only those who shared his experiences could.

University of Nebraska Press

http://www.nebraskapresss.unl.edu

800-848-6224 publishers of Bison Books

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Libby Fischer Hellmann Author- SET THE NIGHT ON FIRE

SET THE NIGHT ON FIRE

by Libby Fischer Hellmann

A stand-alone thriller from the author of the Ellie Foreman/Georgia Davis series

From Allium Press of Chicago

December, 2010

#978-0-9640676-5-7 Trade Paper

#978-0-9640676-6-4 Hard Cover

PRAISE

“A tremendous triller, sweeping but intimate, elegiac but urgent, subtle but intense…”- Lee Child

“Top-rate…a jazy fusion of past and present, Hellman’s insightful, politically charged whodunit explores a fascinating period in American history.”- Publishers Weekly

“Haunting…Rarely have history, mystery, and political philosphy blended so beautifully…could easily end up on the required reading list in college-level American History classes.”- Mystery Scene Magazine

“Hellman has indisputably crossed into the realm of great crime fiction writers…”- Crimsepree Magazine

“Hellmann has done a superlative job with the 60’s Chicago setting… She makes the entire time come alive, recreating a historical time in perfect detail.”- Reviewing The Evidence

And don’t miss Libby’s other award-winning crime fiction:

DOUBLEBACK

AN IMAGE OF DEATH

A PICTURE OF GUILT

AN EYE FOR MURDER

http://libbyhellmann.com

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Gwyn Ramsey Author- JOURNEY TO TRACER’S POINT

JOURNEY TO TRACER’S POINT

by Gwyn Ramsey

First Edition July 17, 2008

Treble Heart Books

ISBN 978-1-932695-74-8

JOURNEY TO TRACER’S POINT is a historical family saga during the 1849 gold rush. The story typifies how people went west in search of their dreams of gold, many dying on the way. It tells of the loneliness and dangers involved of traveling west in a covered wagon during the mid 1800’s. The old adage that if you worked hard you’d have a chance for success.

BOOK APPRAISALS:

“JOURNEY TO TRACER’S POINT takes the reader on one long adventure, from the hills of Virginia to the gold fields of California. For anyone who enjoys American history, Ramsey has done considerable research. A good read!”- Gail L. Jenner, author of ACROSS THE SWEET GRASS HILLS, Winner of the 2002 WILLA Literary Award, Women Writing the West

“I don’t know which I liked best- the engaging cast of characters that Ramsey has created or the exciting adventures she sends them on. JOURNEY TO TRACER’S POINT is filled with the kind of details that make the story of traveling acorss America in a covered wagon both real and exciting. I didn’t want to see the story end and have to leave the characters behind.”- Margaret Coal, author of BLOOD MEMORY, Berkley

“Ramsey has a descriptive writing style that is very visual. Her debut novel is a bittersweet journey of the heart, an authentic depiction of the tribultions of a family as the traverse to California during the gold rush.”- Cynthis Leal Massey, author of THE CABALLEROS OF RUBY, TEXAS, Farris Literary Agency

Read praises for JOURNEY TO TRACER’S POINT at http://www.gwyramsey.bogspot.com

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Or contact the author at http://www.gwynramsey@yahoo.com

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