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Prune Pie and Other Moving Stories – Book Review

BOOK REVIEW “Prune Pie and Other Moving Stories” By Kathy Hare December 2015, The New Falcon Herald Author Victoria Ward reminds me of many other ranchers I’ve met over the years; she’s a hard-working woman dedicated to her family and faith. What distinguishes Victoria from the crowd is her quirky sense of humor, evident in […]

Alexander Blackburn Book Signing , Saturday, Nov. 21st

Book Signing: Michael and Kathleen Hague, Alex Blackburn, and Barbara Sparks — Hooked on Books, 11 to 2 on Saturday, Nov. 21. Award winning authors, Michael and Kathleen Hague, Alex Blackburn, and Barbara Sparks, will sign their books at Hooked on Books, 11 to 2 on Saturday, Nov. 21. The Hague’s are known worldwide for […]

Alexander Blackburn Receives Two Merit Awards From CIPA 2015

The Voice Of The Children In The Apple Tree and The Door Of The Sad People both received Merit Awards at this year’s 2015 Colorado Independent Publishers Association. The awards were, Fiction/Literary & Contemporary and Fiction/Historical – respectively. Congratulations Alexander!  

Ivan Doig’s Obituary Penned By John Dwaine McKenna

On April 9, 2015 the voice of one of the greatest chroniclers of the American West was lost forever with the death of Montana author Ivan Doig, at age 75. He wrote a total of 16 books, nearly all of which are set in his beloved home state of Montana, where his keen ear for […]

9th Annual Mountain of Authors with John Dwaine McKenna

Join John Dwaine McKenna for the 9th Annual Mountain of Authors on Saturday, April 4 from 12:30 to 6 p.m. at Library 21c, 1175 Chapel Hills Dr. Please note the event is being held at a new location this year. Keynote speaker Carrie Vaughn is the author of the New York Timesbestselling series of novels about […]

HCN editors’ pick – The Door Of The Sad People

Fall Is For Reading Jodi Peterson Sept. 15, 2014 The green of August is turning to gold as I write this, and western Colorado’s aspen trees are already flecked with new colors. There’s a dusting of snow on the highest peaks, and the evenings are too chilly to linger outdoors past sundown. It’s the perfect […]

Alexander Blackburn Publishes New Novel “The Voice of the Children in the Apple Tree”

Alexander Blackburn, professor emeritus, Department of English, recently published “The Voice of the Children in the Apple Tree,” a story of love that blossoms in the dawn of the atomic age. The 498-page book was published in January by Rhyolite Press, Colorado Springs. It is available in paperback or as a Kindle download from Amazon. […]