Category Archives: Trails

Trails across the west.

Bozeman Paymaster: Sample Chapter 1

Chapter 1 of Bozeman Paymaster: A Tale of the Fetterman Massacre, can now be viewed under the Books tab on this website. Over the next two weeks I will post Chapters 2 and 3. The publication date for Bozeman Paymaster has been set by Five Star … Continue reading

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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 Available on Pre-Order

My frontier historical novel, Bozeman Paymaster: A Tale of the Fetterman Massacre, will be released by Five Star Publishing on June 22, 2022. The hardcover book is now available for pre-order at both Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Here are … 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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Bozeman Paymaster Prelude 4

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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Bozeman Paymaster Prelude 1

My new frontier historical novel, Bozeman Paymaster: A Tale of the Fetterman Massacre, will be issued by Five Star Publishing in June 2022. Between now and then, I will post a series of preludes providing historical facts that occur before the … Continue reading

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Bozeman Paymaster Coming Soon

My novel Bozeman Paymaster: A Tale of the Fetterman Massacre, will be released in a  hardcover edition by Five Star Publishing in June 2022. The editing is complete, and the front cover design is finished.Bozeman Paymaster is the story of how in … Continue reading

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Will Braddock, Fort Bridger, and Christmas

Will Braddock spent his first Christmas in the far west in 1867 at Fort Bridger, which at that time was still Dakota Territory. I reveal in Chapter 1 of Bear Claws, The Iron Horse Chronicles–Book Two, that Will had wintered-over at the fort with … Continue reading

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Fort Phil Kearny, Wyoming

On September 11, 2016, I spent the day at Fort Phil Kearny, Wyoming, touring the interpretive center, walking the remains of the old fort, and tromping the nearby battlefields. I had this opportunity because I was attending the annual meeting … Continue reading

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