We are excited and honored to officially announce the Grand Prize Winner and the First Place Category Winners for the 2017 LARAMIE Book Awards for Western, Pioneer, and Prairie Fiction.
Congratulations to the LARAMIE AWARDS 2017 Short Listers! Good Luck to all as they move forward in the final judging rounds!
Writing craft methods and tricks of the trade are shared by Jacquie Rogers, award winning Western fiction author, in this informative blogpost. Her books are known for being smart and sassy with a nod to Shakespearean comedies.
Honey Beaulieu’s heart is as big as Fry Pan Gulch and just when she’s ready to nab a bad guy, Mama’s in jail again! A fast-paced, rip-roaring, rootin’ tootin’ Western for any adult who’s aiming for fun.
A tale of self-discovery, personal growth, romance, family ties, loyalty a stunning portrayal set in 1806 Ohio - a gripping tale of survival young women orphaned.
A sweeping look at personal idealism and autonomy pitted against the forces of greed and manipulation --an emotive family saga solidly rooted in the American dream.
Heartbreaking and beautiful - Readers will find it a struggle to choose a side, and in the end, witness a breathtaking conclusion of betrayal and political treachery.
A vivid and multi-layered take on a the turbulent Hell on Wheels times that examines with wide open eyes the Wild West and the human cost of the U.S. expansion west.