Waltzing with Tumbleweeds - (20 Tales of the Old West) [NOOK Book]

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Those who love tales of the Old West have something to look forward to when they open the cover of Waltzing With Tumbleweeds. Two-time Spur award winning writer Dusty Richards, sweeps his readers back to early days on the untamed frontier time and time again in this varied collection of twenty original short stories, many of which have received awards or been previously published in respected periodicals. With his carefully crafted words and extensive research, Mr. Richards delivers a distinct view into the ...
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Waltzing with Tumbleweeds - (20 Tales of the Old West)

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Overview

Those who love tales of the Old West have something to look forward to when they open the cover of Waltzing With Tumbleweeds. Two-time Spur award winning writer Dusty Richards, sweeps his readers back to early days on the untamed frontier time and time again in this varied collection of twenty original short stories, many of which have received awards or been previously published in respected periodicals. With his carefully crafted words and extensive research, Mr. Richards delivers a distinct view into the sorrows, triumphs, and hearts of the men and women who once inhabited a part of America that continues to captivate the attention of each new generation.

With a western backdrop, so vividly described that the reader can see it, each story introduces new and interesting characters with whom to become intrigued and involved. He gives a fair share of attention to the experiences of cowboys, outlaws, Native American men and women, soldiers, women of bravery and even those of questionable reputation. This writer paints a convincing picture of what life was like for these people and provides readers with fascinating settings and exciting situations. The pages of Waltzing With Tumbleweeds pulse with goodness, evil, romance, violence, passion, heart-break and other characteristics true to the human condition. His experience as author of over 100 published Western novels is evident in the way he has created such engaging and unique plots. Mr. Dusty Richards knows how to weave a tale that keeps readers turning pages and coming back for more.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940015939255
  • Publisher: Roots & Branches
  • Publication date: 11/9/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 179,237
  • File size: 418 KB

Meet the Author

Dusty is a professional rodeo announcer, auctioneer, and cattleman. He serves on the local rodeo board, rural electric coop board, several writers organizations, including the Ozark Creative Writers Conference in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. He is a past president of the Western Writers of America. He is the winner of two Spur Awards for western fiction. He also co-announces the National Chuckwagon Races and the Texas National Chuckwagon Races.
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