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Maggie’s Betrayal

Posted by on May 30, 2018

A gripping story of family betrayal, deep despair, and a courageous girl’s triumph. Read it Now Only $0.99 Amazon or Nook FREE Preview Read Chapter 1 Below Maggie Sharrod is betrayed by her own father and forced into marriage to a powerful, ruthless business man 31 years older. Set in the depression era of Fort Worth in 1936, she is pulled into the fun-time crowd and debauchery of the Highway to Hell, a stretch of casinos and dance halls on the Jacksboro Highway.   Hopeless and resigned to accept her lot in life, the situation suddenly  turns unbearable when she becomes the pawn in a business deal gone bad.  If Maggie has the courage to change her fate, the price could be her life. MAGGIE’S BETRAYAL is also in print as part of the anthology  OUR TIME ON ROUTE 66,...

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Our Time on Route 66

Posted by on May 30, 2018

Featuring five unique short stories and novellas set on historic Route 66 in Texas. A gripping story of family betrayal, deep despair, and a young girl’s courageous triumph. MAGGIE’S BETRAYAL by Natalie Bright A young soldier leaves his new bride for war sharing their life through letters in this heartfelt story. WAITING by Rory C. Keel A down-on-his luck cowboy sees opportunity in a young widow’s neglected ranch in 1944 Texas. SUDDEN TURNS by Joe Nichols A Cherokee Chief predicts Mora O’Hara’s future as she travels The Mother Road seeking closure after a career related tragedy. SHOWDOWN AT U-DROP INN by Cait Collins Raylen Dickey learns the difference between her friends, lovers, and enemies. FEAR OF HEIGHTS by Nandy Ekle     Read It Now! Amazon     Barnes and Nobel Print...

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Taz & The Big Flappy Thing

Posted by on Feb 28, 2018

Rescue Animal Series Book #5 – Easy Reader Ages 8-10 A rescued, registered Hackney named Taz learns about flags and realizes that big flappy things can be harmless. Based on actual events, this super smart rescue horse trains for the Veteran’s Day Parade. The flag is not scary any more, but what about the crowded streets, a marching band, strange animals called mules, tap-dancers, and those horrible floaty things? It’s enough to make a well-behaved horse go bonkers! Read about Taz as he navigates the Veteran’s Day parade route through downtown Amarillo. Beginning vocabulary for emerging readers at 3rd/4th grade level, ages 8-10. Includes Fun Fact sections about Veteran’s Day and the United States flag. In collaboration with Stephanie Nelson Tuey, owner/trainer. Layout, formatting and book cover design by http://gessertbooks.com 40 pages, color photo illustrations Print ISBN 978-0-998810133 eBook...

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Flash The Story of Me

Posted by on Feb 28, 2018

FLASH: The Story of Me Available March 2018 Book # 6, Rescue Animal Series Easy Reader Ages 8-10 eBook and Print formats What would you do if your family moved away and left you behind? If you were a horse, could you learn to trust again? What would you do if strange noises were everywhere, but you had to stand perfectly still? If you were a horse, could you do it? Based on the true story about a registered Tennessee Walker, rescue horse who is adopted from Dove Creek Equine Rescue. Read about Flash’s adoption and training to help him overcome fear of noises which enabled him to star in an outdoor musical drama over one long, hot summer. You’ll be inspired by their story.   Flash: The Story of Me by Natalie Bright In collaboration with Christie Shippy...

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WWA Cookbook

Posted by on Aug 28, 2017

    Maw’s Cherry Salad, Page 67 ~ This cherry salad recipe is from my grandmother who made this sweet, fluffy creation every holiday which we celebrated on the farm at Lockney, Texas. If Mom wasn’t watching, I filled up half my plate. Maw always served this dish as a side with the turkey and ham, and I now own the bowl she served it in. I have also created a lower calorie version which is included in this book. Western Writers of America is a writing organization founded in 1953 to promote the literature of the American West. With over 600 members from all over the U.S. and other countries, we are united by our obsession for the American West. Our work is varied, including songs, poems, screen plays, fiction, historical analysis, mysteries, romances, and biographies. In addition...

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Hangin Day

Posted by on Feb 27, 2017

Book #1 TROUBLE IN TEXAS Series            Western Adventure for Middle Grades Find a missing horse. Save an innocent teacher. Dodge the Sheriff.  There’s a mystery to solve and someone stole a horse. Nothing much going on in this book; just another day in the Wild West.   An Epic Texas Western Tale for Ages 7-10 A fun read-aloud for the whole family. eBook Special Only $3.99 eBook ISBN 978-0-9988101-0-2 $3.99 Print ISBN 978-0-9988101-1-9 $7.99 Age Range: 6 – 12 years Grade Level: 3 – 5 Series: Trouble In Texas Paperback: 124 pages Publisher: NKB Books LLC (May 22, 2017) Language: English ISBN-10: 0998810118 ISBN-13: 978-0998810119 Product Dimensions: 5.2 x 0.3 x 8 inches Book Cover  design by  Meghan Hale Graphic Designer Formatting by Phillip Gessert of GessertBooks.com Set in 1887 in the dusty town of Justice, Texas, this western kid’s book is a...

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