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Bill Markley Author- DEADWOOD DEAD MEN

DEADWOOD DEAD MEN

by Bill Markley

“Deadwood Dead Men is a lively recreation of the wild days of the West’s most famous mining camp… part rousing western, part detective story, and a thoughtful study of character, told with the pace of a thriller.”

—Loren D. Estleman,

Author of The Confessions of Al Capone

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Visit Bill Markley at: http://www.billmarkley.com

OTHER BOOKS BY BILL MARKLEY

DAKOTA EPIC: ESPERIENCES OF A REENACTOR DURING THE FILMING OF DANCES WITH WOLVES

UP THE RIVER WITH LEWIS AND CLARK

AMERICAN PILGRIM: A POST-SEPTEMBER 11TH BUS TRIP AND OTHER TALES OF THE ROAD.

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Dorothy Daniels Anderson Author- DISORDER IN THE COURT: THE LAMENTABLE OCCURRENCE

Dorothy Daniels Anderson Author- DISORDER IN THE COURT: THE LAMENTABLE OCCURRENCE

Dorothy Daniels Anderson has a story, DISORDER IN THE COURT: THE LAMENTABLE OCCURRENCE, in the February 2014 issue of the WILD WEST, a national magazine for western historical writers. This issue can be found in your library’s western section or is available on all the electronic devices that you favor. Dorothy specializes in writing historical stories about the Southwest. Her book, ARIZONA LEGENDS AND LORE, TALES OF SOUTHWESTERN PIONEERS, is in its 10th printing and available on Amazon, bookstores, bookstores, libraries, e-tablets, Kindle, and smart phones.

Taken from THE WRITE WORD, the newsletter of The Society of Southwestern Authors Vol. 43, No. 1. February/March 2014

 

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Dorothy Daniels Anderson Author- “Disorder in the Court: The Lamentable Occurrence”

“Disorder in the Court: The Lamentable Occurrence”

by Dorothy Daniels Anderson

Dorothy Daniels Anderson has a story, “Disorder in the Court: The Lamentable Occurrence,” in the February 2014 issue of the Wild West magazine, a national magazine for western historical writers. This issue can be found in your library’s western section or is available on all the electronic devices that you favor. Dorothy specializes in writing historical stories about the Southwest. Her book, Arizona Legends and Lore, Tales of Southwestern Pioneers, is in its 10th printing and is available on Amazon, bookstores, libraries, e-tablets, kindle, and smart phones.

Taken from THE WRITE WORD, the newsletter of The Society of Southwestern Authors February-March 2014

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David M. Quinn Author- IT MAY BE FOREVER- AN IRISH REBEL ON THE AMERICAN FRONTEIR & LEVIATHAN’S MASTER

       IT MAY BE FOREVER- AN IRISH REBEL ON THE AMERICAN FRONTIER

      IT MAY BE FOREVER is a nineteenth century tale of adventure and tragedy, based upon the real-life story of Michael Quinn.  To escape the grinding poverty of Ireland’s Great Famine, Michael and his family flee to England where, at age eight, Michael becomes a child laborer in a texitle mill.  As he grows older and more aware of British prejudice and discrimination, he decides to enlist with the Fenian rebels, a group determined to free Ireland from British colonial rule.  Chronic unemployment, however, drives him to American, and defeat on the battlefield lands him on the untamed plains of the Wild West. 

      Faced with unaccustomed oppontunity, Michael quickly abandons the fight against oppression and turns away from family and friends.  Dreams of achieving a great fortune lead him to support the dispossession of Native Americans of their lands and livelihood.  But, after the massacre at Wounded Knee, demons of conscience rise up in terrible nightmares, and only a Lakota holy man offers the hope of redemption. 

      “Let it be said first that IT MAY BE FOREVER-AN IRISH REBEL ON THE AMERICAN FRONTIER is an excellent, very enjoyable book, which would win the highest rating if we did that kind of thing at SPR…. The writing is first rate….  Anyone who enjoys a good read will enjoy this book.”- Francis Hamit, The Self-Publishing Review 

      LEVIATHAN’S MASTER

      It was the biggest sailing vessel ever built and the world’s first super-tanker.  In the winter of 1907, the four-hundred-foot, seven-masted schooner T.W. Lawson was making her first trans-Atlantic crossing with two and a quarter million gallons of kerosene for delivery to London.  With almost fifty years of sailing experience, Captain George W. Dow was not intimidated, despite the Lawson’s checkered history.  But, three weeks of hurricane winds and an angry sea conspired to easily defeat man and machine.  Bereft of her sails, the gaint ship found itself trapped in treacherous shoals off the southwest coast of Britain.  Seventeen lives would be lost, including a local pilot attempting to avert disaster.  Now, Captain Dow is called to account, most especially to himself.  LEVIATHAN’S MASTER is a true story, transformed into a gripping historical novella by the Captain’s great, great nephew. 

      “The tale of the largest sailing vessel’s ocean crossing is compelling at a very human level.  The author weaves the survival tale of his great, great uncle with dialogue and descriptive historical facts to create a story that ebbs and flows aas waves on an ocean.  It is engaging and intriguing to be brought back in time for such an event, in such a personal way.  LEVIATHAN’S MASTER is a highly recommended read…. It is gripping.”- Lisa Haselton, Allbooks Reviews

      Visit author David M. Quinn at www.davidquinnbooks.com

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