They used to call them Westerns. Shoot 'em-ups. Brave men on horse-back set in a mythic West. Then the Western went to deep space, and women found that their characters got besmirched in the telling.
But the historical fiction of the West has always been compelling when told well. Catherine Holder Spude thinks she has some great, almost true stories about the West that you'll love.
Si Tanner, a True West lawman, who was the anchor that kept Skagway, Alaska from sliding into the bay. He and the people he knew are the source of FIVE Historical Novels:
SIN AND GRACE
THE SI TANNER CHRONICLES
Michael Hawke, financier, copper baron, master strategizer. He'll own every ounce of copper in the Santa Rita Valley, if it takes him ten years. Find out how he does it in:
They thought they could bring harmony and balance to Diné Bikéyah, the Navajo heartland, by returning a talisman to Mt. Taylor. Six intrepid Diné begin the journey with four outsiders. Little do they know that this journey is only the beginning of a much larger and longer quest, and the entire world as they know it relies on their success. Follow their trials in:
RETURN TO THE MOUNTAINS