Category Archives: Western Fiction

Skinwalkers

¬† They are accounts of nighttime drives on the lonely road between Farmington, NM and The Four Corners when, in the distance ahead, a coyote appears on the roadway, its eyes glowing in the headlights. Except that they are not … Continue reading

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Silverheels

The legend of Silverheels is an enigma in western history. Although not as¬†widely known as Molly Brown or Baby Doe Tabor, nor founded in nearly as much truth, Silverheels is every bit as romantic and enduring as the frontier land … Continue reading

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Links

AmericanWest.com: An expansive site of all things West. A place where both the mildly curious and the most ardent researcher will find something fascinating. LegendsofAmerica.com: An all-encompassing site of legends and true histories from all across the nation. Sangres.com: Read … Continue reading

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“The Man and the Snake”

The camp consisted of a dozen teepees connected by footpaths of frozen mud set on a sunken meadow within the forested hills outside Guadalupita, New Mexico. It was night and a large fire illuminated the center of the camp. Two … Continue reading

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“The Cemetery”

Brown and black shapes appeared in the valley ahead and for a moment Ignasio thought he was looking at a boulder field. Then the shapes took form. Little square hovels, their roofs all caved so that the homes sat like … Continue reading

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Excerpts

“The Cemetery” “The Man and the Snake”

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