Finalist 2016 Biography-Memoir New Mexico Book Awards.
Winner 2009 Best Historical Novel in New Mexico Book Awards, Finalist in 2007.
Author of sixteen novels including the Seth Strummar series, Billy the Kid, Texas Lily, and My Eyes Have A Cold Nose featuring Elizabeth Garrett. Also the Frank James and Devon Gray detective series, a poetry collection, and Grand River Highway: One Woman's Journey to Autonomy, a memoir of my youth published in October 2015 and honored in the New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards. Most recently, In the Shadow of Crazy Cat, my second memoir, offers a portrait of an author's life in the midst of professional and personal tumult.
Ethan's Abby: Off Across the Plains
"Written by a poet who loves her characters and the West as it was," this story is an action-packed road tale replete with graphic titillation and suspense as the handsome and dangerous outlaw Ethan Wood rescues Abby Tate from white slavery and helps her find her baby sister after their family's massacre.
In the Shadow of Crazy Cat2019
GRAND RIVER HIGHWAY: ONE WOMAN'S JOURNEY TO AUTONOMY2015
Awards and Recognition
- 2009 New Mexico Book Awards Best Historical Fiction 2007 New Mexico Book Awards Finalist Best Historical Fiction
- 2016 Finalist New Mexico Book Awards, Biography-Memoir.