|Jeanne Williams has written more than fifty novels, including The New York Times best-seller The Cave Dreamers, the classic A Lady Bought with Rifles, and, most recently, Home Mountain, whose heroine is a descendant of Mairi MacLeod. A past president of the Western Writers of America, she recently received her fourth Spur Award for best novel of the West, for Home Mountain. A recipient of the Levi Strausse Golden Saddleman Award for lifetime achievement in western literature, Jeanne Williams lives in Portal, Arizona.Here Jeanne tell us a little about herself…
If you are already one of my valued readers, you may know that I was born on the High Plains of Kansas beside the tracks of the Santa Fe Trail and my first memories are of dust storms and tumbleweeds. The core of my work is a panorama of the Southwest though I am presently working on the fourth volume about the Highland Clearances, a sequence that began with THE ISLAND HARP.
Most of these books have been out of print but many are now available through an Author’s Guild Back in Print arrangement. These include many books published under the pen names of Jeanne Crecy, Jeanne Foster, Kristian Michaels and Deirdre Rowan, and most of my young adult titles –which some of you probably read as teen-agers. Since they’re historicals, they don’t go out of date. My books have won four Western Writers of America Spur Awards, and I hold the Levi Strauss Saddleman Award for lifetime achievement in Western literature. For the past twenty years, I’ve lived in a historic adobe ranch house in the Chiricahua Mountains of Southeastern Arizona.
Here are a list of book by Jeanne…
Young Adult (YA), Southwestern (SW), Arizona Saga (AZ), “In the Michener tradition” (M), Scotland Clearances (CL), Romance West (R), Suspense Europe (SE)
Visit her web site at http://www.jeannewilliams.net