Chris Enss’s take on woman suffrage in the West in “No Place for a Woman”; a new Spillane-Collins noir Western; the Civil War out West; and women on the range.
Doug Hocking’s latest Southwestern history Terror on the Santa Fe Trail, plus new histories on the Spanish and Mexican Southwest, the Lakota people and a Western tale of Old Arizona.
Bill Markley’s dual biography on Jesse James and Billy the Kid, a new Texas frontier history, two Western novels and a new history of the American Indian.
Western history and fiction publishing is at a crossroads, and only brave publishers and good storytelling will save the day.
Review ofJohn Willyard’s U.S. Model 1855 Series of Small Arms.
Review of Jan MacKell Collins’s Good Time Girls of Colorado: A Red-Light History of the Centennial State and Good Time Girls of Arizona and New Mexico: A Red-Light History of the American Southwest.
Review of Lane R. Warenski’s Grizzly Killer: White Snake.
Review of Mickey Spillane and Max Allan Collins’ Last Stage to Hell Junction.
Review of Eli Paul’s The Frontier Army: Episodes from Dakota and the West.
Review of historian Robert N. Watt’s “With My Face to My Bitter Foes”: Nana’s War 1880-1881.
Review of Mike Blakely’s, A Sinister Splendor: A Mexican War Novel, an ambitious novel of the Mexican War.
Western novelists and historians keep the Old West alive through hard work and their dedication to the crafts of writing and research.