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Failure is Impossible

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.

Kit Carson’s War And Peace

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.

Born Outlaws

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.

The Best of the West: Western Books

Western history and fiction publishing is at a crossroads, and only brave publishers and good storytelling will save the day.

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Soiled Doves

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.

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Bloody War, Bitter Peace

Review of historian Robert N. Watt’s “With My Face to My Bitter Foes”: Nana’s War 1880-1881.

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Chronicling the West

Western novelists and historians keep the Old West alive through hard work and their dedication to the crafts of writing and research.