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HFC Book of the Year Contest

And the winner is …

  Ok, it’s not book of the year or even first place in my genre, but it was completely unexpected by me. Oh sure, I was hopeful, but how many authors win any kind of award on their debut book? It would have been incredibly vain for me to expect to win anything. Besides, I […]

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Announcing …

For those of you in and around Las Cruces, my writing group is hosting a book signing event at the local Courtyard by Marriott.  

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The Fraternum at the Shalam Colony

Shalam Colony

Spoiler Alert! If you haven’t read “The Mesilla,” you may want to skip this post. Yes, Virginia, there was a Shalam Colony in Las Cruces and there still is a road here named after that first of several “Faithist” colonies – some of which still exist in other places today.  John Newbrough, a dentist from […]

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