DENNIS HERRICK. Winter of the Metal People. Sunbury. Trade paperback, 241 pages, $16.95, www.sunburypress.com. Radical devotion to one’s ideology, unwillingness to accept other cultures – the basic lack of communication – spelled disaster for the Tiwa tribes calling the central Rio Grande valley home. This is a riveting story of what goes wrong when no […]
MARK MITTEN. Hard To Quit. Sunbury Press. Trade paperback and ebook, 400 pages, $19.95, sunburypress.com. For six short months, Creede, Colorado, was a silver boomtown. To make their own fortune, cowboys LG and Davis bring up a herd of Highlander cattle to provide beef. But conman Soapy Smith’s vision of success is different—and it involves […]
MARK MITTEN. Sipping Whiskey in a Shallow Grave. Sunbury Press. Trade paperback and ebook, 338 pages, $16.95, sunburypress.com. Set in 1887 Colorado, the cowboys of the B-Cross-C drive a herd of cattle from their summer graze to the stockyards of Denver—but they never make it. A Peacemaker Award Nominee.