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Blog articles by author Joanne Sundell

Official author blog discussing Joanne’s books, Malamutes, experiences, and much more.

MY GENRE TURN IN TIME

MY GENRE TURN IN TIME

In my upcoming August 2019 release, A Slip on Golden Stairs, there are two female protagonists in different centuries searching for a corner of happiness in the challenging worlds into which they were born. With this frontier fiction, I've ventured into three worlds,...

WIN A COPY OF THE PARLOR HOUSE DAUGHTER!

WIN A COPY OF THE PARLOR HOUSE DAUGHTER!

https://www.joannesundell.com/giveaways/win-a-copy-of-the-parlor-house-daughter-by-joanne-sundell/ I'm happy to announce a summer giveaway of two copies of THE PARLOR HOUSE DAUGHTER. a frontier fiction romance first published in 2008, from Five...

WATCH EYES TRILOGY, GIVEAWAY WINNERS!

WATCH EYES TRILOGY, GIVEAWAY WINNERS!

WE HAVE A WINNER; in fact, two winners of WATCH EYES TRILOGY: Arctic Storm, Arctic Shadow, and Arctic Will!  "Makayla" and "Mike" have been contacted via email with the good news. It's been so much fun to conduct this Giveaway from my website. Thank you Midstate...

GHOST STORY RIGHT OUT OF THE OLD WEST, #4

GHOST STORY RIGHT OUT OF THE OLD WEST, #4

Haunted facts make for good fiction! Think Tombstone, AZ. Think Wyatt Earp. Think, Gunfight at the O.K. Corral. Historical fact attests to Wyatt Earp's presence in Tombstone. Historical fact attests to the occurrence of the famous gunfight, at 3:00 in the afternoon....

GHOST STORY RIGHT OUT OF THE OLD WEST, #3

GHOST STORY RIGHT OUT OF THE OLD WEST, #3

"Goodbye God. We are going to Bodie." Why would Grant H. Smith write these words supposedly uttered by a young girl moving to Bodie, California, in the late 1800's, in his submission to the California Historical Society Quarterly IV:1, 1925? The simple answer: Bodie...

GHOST STORY RIGHT OUT OF THE OLD WEST, #2

GHOST STORY RIGHT OUT OF THE OLD WEST, #2

According to Colorado Ghost Tours, a book by Ann Westerberg, "In 1896, the Rocky Mountain News declared that it was printing no more ghost stories, as they had become too numerous." It's no wonder the famed newspaper came out with such a declaration since every mining...

GHOST STORY RIGHT OUT OF THE OLD WEST, #1

GHOST STORY RIGHT OUT OF THE OLD WEST, #1

Show me someone who doesn't love a ghost story and I'll show you someone who has no imagination, "she said good-naturedly."  Drawn to tales from the Old West in character, story, song, and legend, I'm also drawn to ghost towns and their supposed ghosts. Living in...

SPOILER ALERT, Romance Junkies!

SPOILER ALERT, Romance Junkies!

SPOILER ALERT, Romance Junkies! Okay, so I'm reading all about gold and gold mining, and its history, et al, when I thought to research a bit about why some stampeders during the Klondike Gold Rush were referred to as, Argonauts. Apparently some of these "Argonauts"...







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