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Sunday, February 28, 2010

Dawn's first and last gets a 4 star

Dawn MacTavish

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Setting: Post-Civil War Arizona
Publisher: LEISURE
Published: March 2010

Published posthumously, this was actually MacTavish's first novel.
It's a rugged tale in the tradition of Zane Grey, complete with an
honorable cowboy, a headstrong woman and a cast of wonderfully
detestable villains who fulfill western readers' fantasies.

Summary: Trace Ord is a renegade rider, a wrangler for hire sent to reclaim rustled horses. When he finds someone stealing his horse, he shoots and asks questions later. The thief turns out to be a woman.

Mae Comstock is fleeing her ruthless husband when she comes upon Trace. He vows to help her, not knowing how much she will change his life. Determined to get back to her family in Kentucky, Mae teams up with Trace to expose Comstock as a killer and a rustler. Drawing him into her life and without meaning to, they fall in love. With help from old and new friends, they find not only the means to justice, but a way to a new life.
(LEISURE, Mar., 300 pp., $7.99) HOT

—Kathe Robin

Monday, February 8, 2010

Remembering Dawn....

Today is 2nd Anniversary of the passing of Dawn Thompson. We who loved her quietly keep her memory close to our hearts. It's still very hard to believe she is gone, hard to believe it's two years.

Her last wish was for us not to forget her.

We remember, Dawn. Every day we remember....