My new novel, The Ghosts of Watt O’Hugh, features a hero born in 1842. A former orphan of New York’s slums, and a Civil War veteran, Watt O’Hugh does what many young desperate men from the 19th century East did – he goes West. He works on a cattle run, fights a range war, becomes … [Read more…]
I will have more on this later, but for now, you can read about it here.
October 30, 2011. I’m just back from Colorado and Wyoming, where I had author events at some of the spots where the book actually took place. In Laramie, Wyoming, I read from the book in the actual prison where Watt O’Hugh was locked up (it’s now a museum), and an enthusiastic group braved a terrible … [Read more…]
October 19, 2011 I will be appearing in Leadville, Colorado, at the Book Mine, on Sunday, October 23, from 2 pm till 4 or 5, meeting customers, maybe reading from Watt O’Hugh and signing books. I will then speak in Laramie, Wyoming, on Tuesday, October 25 at 6 pm at the Wyoming Territorial Prison State Historic Site, at 975 … [Read more…]
July 25, 2011 The Ghosts of Watt O’Hugh is an editor’s pick of the week on the Kirkus website. Click to see it here. See The Ghosts of Watt O’Hugh on the “Readaholic” blog here. In the weeks and months to come, you will see more of Watt O’Hugh in the media – keep checking … [Read more…]