While Angels Dance is Ralph Cotton's debut novel. Written and first published in 1994; it became a candidate for a Pulitzer
Prize in fiction that same year. That accomplishment set the track for his career in a straight line to success, which he has achieved with the publication and sales of over fifty novels since then.
Ralph lives on the Florida Gulf Coast with his wife Mary Lynn. He writes prodigiously and his books remain top sellers in the Western and Civil War/Western genres. Ralph also paints, sails and plays guitar. He has co-written the song: While Angels Dance with noted Nashville songwriters Stan LaGrange and Nan Cassidy --hear the song by typing in the title on Youtube.com
Cotton is comfortable building characters and working with events in the past, but he reaches to the present and future to find the best way to present them.
This Western Classic series of 5" X 8" Trade Paper novels introduces Ralph Cotton to a new generation of readers and collector's who will enjoy them for the first time, and find pleasure in re-reading them for years to come.