Category Archives: Book Review

Historical Novel Society Reviews Golden Spike

The Historical Novel Society published a review this month of Golden Spike, The Iron Horse Chronicles–Book Three. Jess Westerhoff provided the review and states in part, “It’s well-researched and has an exciting conclusion.” You can read the entire review here: … Continue reading

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Wyoming History News Announces Golden Spike

Wyoming History News, the official newsletter for the Wyoming State Historical Society, announced the upcoming release of Golden Spike, The Iron Horse Chronicles–Book Three, in its April 2017 edition. I have created this collage from the newsletter’s masthead and the announcement … Continue reading

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Golden Spike at Western Fiction Review

Western Fiction Review recently posted a great review of Golden Spike, The Iron Horse Chronicles–Book Three. Western Fiction Review has now reviewed all three books in the trilogy. I thank Steve M. for including my books in his fine website … Continue reading

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Golden Spike Available for Pre-Order

Golden Spike, The Iron Horse Chronicles–Book Three, is now available for pre-order from Amazon and Barnes & Noble. You can select the tabs in the right-hand sidebar of this website to go to the respective Robert Lee Murphy page and select Golden … Continue reading

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Anthem Authors Listed in Roundup Magazine

Three members of Anthem Authors have book blubs listed in the August 2016 issue of Roundup Magazine, the official publication of Western Writers of America. Anthem Authors is a writing and critique group comprised, at the present, of thirty-three residents of Sun City … Continue reading

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Wyoming History News Reviews Bear Claws

Wyoming History News reviewed Bear Claws, The Iron Horse Chronicles–Book Two in its June 2016 issue. The News is published ten times a year for members of the Wyoming State Historical Society. Distribution is to members only, and no copies are … Continue reading

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SCBWI Summer Reading List 2016

The Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators has released the SCBWI Summer Reading List 2016. Eagle Talons, The Iron Horse Chronicles–Book One is included. The following link will take you to the reading list organized by Divisions, or geographical regions, where … Continue reading

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Bear Claws Reviewed by Railroad History Magazine

Railroad History, the journal of the Railway & Locomotive Historical Society, reviewed Bear Claws, The Iron Horse Chronicles–Book Two, in its Spring-Summer 2016 issue, Number 214. In my post of November 9, 2015, I wrote about Railroad History’s review of … Continue reading

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SCBWI PAL

My guess is that few readers of this blog will know what SCBWI PAL is. Let me introduce you. The Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators recognizes certain members as Published and Listed–thus, SCBWI PAL. SCBWI states on its … Continue reading

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A Wonderful Review of Eagle Talons

As the author of The Iron Horse Chronicles, I am pleased with the reviews of my books prepared by fellow authors and professional reviewers. I am proud of the awards my books have received, like the 2015 Bronze Will Rogers Medallion Award … Continue reading

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