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Shaman Priest: A story of Guatemala

Guatemala, our small neighbor just to the south of Mexico has a long and violent history, yet many people are unaware of Guatemala except as a tourist destination, a place with colorful native peoples, active volcanos, incredible pre-Columbian ruins, and … Continue reading

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Restoration

Another short story: Mary Rose Bell was a curious child, interested in everything. With her long blonde hair and sparkling blue eyes even at ten-years-old she was the center of attention. The fifth child in a large and growing family … Continue reading

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Frustrated

My daughter told me she can’t find my latest book, White Shell Woman’s Promise on Amazon.  Grrrr.  When it was first published I couldn’t find it myself!  I went into Kindle Digital Publishing to see what was up and discovered … Continue reading

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Following Monster Slayer

We headed to Utah this morning driving up through Flagstaff.  Despite horrible weather in recent weeks the weather today was perfect, crisp and clear.  Nowhere did we see the Navajo Twins spinning columns of dust in the wind. North of … Continue reading

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Life and Fiction

In the novel Monster Slayer’s Son Jilleta John is attacked; her attacker cuts her throat and leaves her for dead.  But she survives. Is it possible to survive such an attack or does the chapter stretch the limits of believability? … Continue reading

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Monster Slayer’s Son

Well I just hit publish on my latest book, Monster Slayer’s Son. It should be active on Kindle in the next twelve hours. Mo Black, back home on the Navajo Reservation is drawn into the hunt for two vicious killers. … Continue reading

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Time flies

Time has a way of moving quickly, catching us unawares with the passing years. It seems like just yesterday that I was young (in fact I still feel young) newly wed and embarking on my new life with my husband. … Continue reading

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Living on the US-Mexico Border

http://abcnews.go.com/Nightline/video/living-us-mexico-border-native-americans-face-daily-19516005 The above link is to an ABC video on crossing the border into the United States through the Tohono O’odam Indian Reservation.  This is an area we know well and is an area Kiko and Maggie Perez discover while … Continue reading

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Sparrow Hawk and the Boston Marathon

In my novel Sparrow Hawk, a terrorist cell is stopped by the FBI as they are about to set off massive explosions at Wrigley Field in Chicago. Why Wrigley Field? Well, it is a very public spot set in the … Continue reading

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Weaving a story with unruly threads

Many years ago, back in the pre-dawn of the Age of Aquarius, I built a back strap loom and taught myself to weave.  My loom was extremely simple.  I tied one end to a doorknob and the other end to … Continue reading

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