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Susan M. Ballard Author- ALL ABOUT ARIZONA

ALL ABOUT ARIZONA

by Susan M. Ballard

Susan M. Ballard is proud to announce her second non-fiction book, titled ALL ABOUT ARIZONA, released by Goose Flats Publishing, Tombstone, Arizona.  ALL ABOUT ARIZONA is a collection of previously published newspaper and magazine articles documenting some of the most important people, places, and events in the history of the state.  ALL ABOUT ARIZONA also includes light-hearted pieces and informational articles told in a manner certain to interest and entertain the reader.  ALL ABOUT ARIZONA is available in Sierra Vista at Hastings, in Pearce at The Prickly Pear Emporium, through the publisher at http://www.gooseflats.com and through Susan’s website at http://www.smballard.com.  Price $9.99.

Taken from THE WRITE WORD, the newsletter of The Society of Southwestern Authors Vol. 42.  No. 1.  February/March 2013

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Susan M. Ballard Author- THE RAIDER & MURDER IN PEARCE & “Renaissance Cowboy, Sheb Wooley”

THE RAIDER & MURDER IN PEARCE & “Renaissance Cowboy, Sheb Wooley”

by Susan M. Ballard

Susan M. Ballard is pleased to announce the publication of her article, “Renaissance Cowboy, Sheb Wooley,” in THE WESTERN WAY magazine, Volume 22, Issue 1, winter, 2012. THE WESTERN WAY is the nation’s leading publication for western music performers. Her article may be read online at http://www.westernmusic.com/pdfs/WWay-Winter-2012.pdf.

Susan also has two recently released books- THE RAIDER, a young adult historical fiction novel based on the northernmost raid of the Confederacy on the Vermont town of St. Albans during the Civil War. THE RAIDER tells the stories of two teenagers, one a farm boy yearning for a life filled with adventures, the other, a Confederate soldier, old beyond his years, a true son of the south who has already seen too much adventure in his short life. THE RAIDER is available in trade paperback through the publisher, Goose Flats Publishing, P.O. Box 813, Tombstone, AZ 85638 (www.gooseflats.com) or through Susan’s website at http://www.smballard.com. THE RAIDER is also available on Nook, Kindle and other ebook applications.

MURDER IN PEARCE is Susan’s first mystery and takes place in her hometown of Pearce, Arizona, during that town’s gold rush heydays, circa 1905. The story follows the investigations of Micah Rogers, former lawman and Rough Rider, as he searches for an old friend in desperate need of help. The situation is literally one of life or death. MUDER IN PEACE is also available from Goose Flats Publishing and on Susan’s website, as well as in ebook formats.

Taken from THE WRITE WORD, the Newsletter of the Society of Southwestern Authors Vol. 41. No. 2 Apr-May 2012

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Authors S.M. Ballard, Anna Nickell, Naaman Nickell & the Sulphur Springs Valley Historical Society- IMAGES OF AMERICA, PEARCE/SUNSITES

IMAGES OF AMERICA, PEARCE/SUNSITES

by S.M. Ballard, Anna Nickell, Naaman Nickell and the Sulphur Springs Valley Historical Society

S.M. Ballard, Anna Nickell, Naaman Nickell and the Sulphur Springs Valley Historical Society are pleased to announce the upcoming IMAGES OF AMERICA, PEARCE/SUNSITES book offered by Arcadia Publishing. This book is the culmination of months of research by the authors and contains images and information sure to delight those interested in history in general, and in the history of Cochise Country in particular.

Pearce/Sunsites begins before the existence of the town of Pearce and incluse info on the Apache, ranchers and miners and continues on into the gold strike at the Common-Wealth mine and the beginnings of the town. Chapters include the birth and death of Common-Wealth, the people of Pearce, the businesses and the town of Pearce today. The book then segues into the development of Sunsites from its earliest days to the present. As with all Arcadia books, Pearce/Sunsites is loaded with never before seen photos and information.

For more information, please contact S.M. Ballard via her website at: http://www.smballard.com

Taken from THE WRITE WORD, the newsletter of The Society of Southwestern Authors Vol. 40. No. 2 April- May 2011

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