Category Archives: The Iron Horse Chronicles

Bozeman Paymaster Prelude 7

My new frontier historical novel, Bozeman Paymaster: A Tale of the Fetterman Massacre, will be issued by Five Star Publishing on June 22, 2022. I have posted a prelude each month to provide historical incidents occurring before the story in … Continue reading

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Bozeman Paymaster Prelude 6

My new frontier historical novel, Bozeman Paymaster: A Tale of the Fetterman Massacre, will be issued by Five Star Publishing in June 2022. I post a prelude each month before that date to provide historical facts occurring before the story … Continue reading

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Time Flies

Eagle Talons, The Iron Horse Chronicles-Book One is now “out of print” in a hardcover edition from Five Star Publishing. Eagle Talons continues to be available in paperback and Kindle versions at Amazon. Bear Claws, The Iron Horse Chronicles-Book Two and Golden … Continue reading

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Bozeman Paymaster Prelude 3

My new frontier historical novel, Bozeman Paymaster: A Tale of the Fetterman Massacre, will be issued by Five Star Publishing in June 2022. I will post a prelude each month before that date to provide historical facts that occur before … Continue reading

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Bozeman Paymaster Prelude 2

My frontier historical novel, Bozeman Paymaster: A Tale of the Fetterman Massacre, will be issued by Five Star Publishing in June 2022. I will post a prelude each month before that date to provide historical facts that occur before the … Continue reading

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Once Upon A Time

The readers of this website know I write historical fiction. Continuing with that tradition, here is some personal history from over a half century ago. Truly, “once upon a time.” We were the senior class officers for Hobbs High School … Continue reading

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Book Review of Bound by Steel & Stone

The December 2021 issue of Western Writers of America’s Roundup Magazine contains a book review I wrote about Bound by Steel & Stone: The Colorado-Kansas Railway and the Frontier of Enterprise in Colorado, 1890-1960, by J. Bradford Bowers. The author … Continue reading

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Book Signing at Sun City Anthem

On Saturday, October 9, 2021, I participated in a book signing at the Sun City Anthem Arts & Crafts Fair in Henderson, Nevada. This is typically an annual event, but because of the pandemic, the event was cancelled last year. … Continue reading

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Book Review of From the River to the Sea

The October 2021 issue of Western Writers of America’s Roundup Magazine contains a book review I wrote about From the River to the Sea: The Untold Story of the Railroad War That Made the West by John Sedgwick. The author has … Continue reading

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Book Review of Iron Women

The June 2021 issue of Western Writers of America’s Roundup Magazine contains a book review I wrote about Iron Women: The Ladies Who Helped Build the Railroad by Chris Enss. Ms. Enss is the current president of Western Writers of America. She … Continue reading

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