Monthly Archives: September 2017

Me… Brock?

The protagonist of my first two Western novels, “Coyote Courage” and “Coyote Creek,” is Brock Clemons. Brock has many of the standard Western hero traits: tall, handsome, fast with a gun, strong with a fist and unable to stomach injustice, especially when it involves women and children. I have also intentionally made him flawed, with

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Book Review: Broken Trail

Alan Geoffrion invested more than five years doing research for the book, “The Broken Trail,” focusing on — and then combining — two separate, but historically accurate stories. The first was about the forced prostitution of young Chinese girls who were taken from the far West and brought into the interior of the U.S. —

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I was contacted by a publisher yesterday who would like to publish both of my Westerns, “Coyote Courage” and “Coyote Creek,” as well as any future Western novels I write. He went so far as to send a contract, which is being reviewed now by my son, who is an attorney, and my daughter, who is

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Book Review: Henry Goes Arizona

The first question you have to ask yourself as you’re starting to read “Henry Goes Arizona” is, “Am I reading a comedy with a Western bent, or a Western, with a bit of comedy thrown in?” Either way, it’s fun to read about a lifetime vaudevillian, who rather than taking his last bow and retiring

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