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I'm a Montana native, and recently moved from the Pacific Northwest to northwest Arizona. I have a journalism degree, teach memoirs and beginning fiction classes and do freelance editing. I have published the "Cowgirl Dreams" novel trilogy: Cowgirl Dreams (EPIC Award Winner), Follow the Dream, a WILLA-Award Winner, and Dare to Dream (Finalist International Book Awards); a non-fiction book Cowgirl Up! A History of Rodeo Women (Winner Global E-book Awards); and two books in the "American Dreams" series, Seeking the American Dream and Finding True Home.

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Description: Nettie Moser’s dreams are coming true. She’s married to her cowboy, Jake, they have plans for a busy rodeo season, and she has a once in a lifetime opportunity to rodeo in London with the Tex Austin Wild West Troupe. But life during the Great Depression brings unrelenting hardships and unexpected family responsibilities. Nettie must overcome challenges to her lifelong rodeo dreams, cope with personal tragedy, survive drought, and help Jake keep their horse herd from disaster. Will these challenges break this strong woman? This sequel to Cowgirl Dreams is based on the life of the author’s grandmother, a real Montana cowgirl.
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I loved this book. What a great story, weaving the past with the present, and Ms. Dobson did an artful job of that. I was hooked from the beginning and didn't want to put it down! I will be looking for more of her books.
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Queen of the Hollyhocks is a satisfying story of the strength of a western woman who bloomed wherever she was planted. Hollyhocks are strong, enduring flowers that seem to defy drought and tough conditions to provide color and beauty in a stark lands ...more
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This is a woven tapestry of colorful, tragic characters--misfits and outsiders who are bound together in love and friendship, through horrific cruelties they witnessed as children. Wurth creates evocative word pictures. I can feel and taste the dust ...more
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message 7: by Frank

Frank Lewis Dear Heidi: I am not very knowlegeable about working the computer and I wondered what your interests were?


I scribble a little fiction on a historical back ground and have fun with my series starting with Frontier justic - 1835

I have done several books so far and my web is rumpah.com


message 6: by Heidi

Heidi Thomas Hi Lisa,
I like the cover of your book!


message 5: by Lisa

Lisa HI, Heidi,
Thank you for the invitation.
Lisa


message 4: by Heidi

Heidi Thomas Thanks, Chester. It does take a bit of time, but it's kind of fun.


Chester Hi, Heidi, I need to put more books on my page, 13 looks awfully anemic. I never think to add them. Glad to see you here.


message 2: by Heidi

Heidi Thomas Sounds like a good one!
Heidi


message 1: by Beth

Beth Hi Heidi,
Thanks for befriending this mystery author! I hope you will put my amateur sleuth novel, A REAL BASKET CASE, on your to-read list.
- Beth


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