Welcome to this week’s course at BookSparks University, Women and the Wild West featuring A DANGEROUS WOMAN FROM NOWHERE by Kris Radish.


by Kris Radish

Course Title: Women and the Wild West

Department: Historical Fiction

Description: Briar Logan is a loner who has already survived a wretched childhood, near starvation, and the harsh western frontier. Just when she is on the brink of finally opening her heart to the possibilities of happiness, the love of her life is kidnapped by lawless gold miners—and she steels herself for what could be the greatest loss of her life. Desperate to save her husband and the solitary life they have carved out of the wilderness, Briar is forced to accept the help of a damaged young man and a notorious female horse trainer. Facing whiskey runners, gold thieves, unpredictable elements, and men who will stop at nothing to get what they want, the unlikely trio must forge an uncommon bond in order to survive. Full of lessons of love, letting go, and the real meaning of family, A Dangerous Woman From Nowhere is a timeless western adventure story about courage, change, risk, and learning how to unlock damaged hearts and live in the sweet moments of now.

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Kris Radish is the author of nine novels and two works of non-fiction.  A former award-winning journalist, magazine writer, nationally syndicated columnist, waitress, worm picker, university lecturer, lifeguard and Professional Girl Scout—to name just a few of her past lives—Radish is also co-owner of a wine lounge, the Wine Madonna, in downtown St. Petersburg Florida where she hosts books clubs and special literary events with groups from across the globe. Her empowering novels celebrate female friendship, real life, personal empowerment—and naturally, the importance of celebrating life as often as possible. She calls her genre, Broads Who Have Been There, and it takes one to know one.  Her widely popular novels include The Elegant Gathering of White Snows, Dancing Naked at the Edge of Dawn, Annie Freeman’s Fabulous Traveling Funeral, The Sunday List of Dreams, Searching for Paradise in Parker P.A., The Shortest Distance Between Two Women, Hearts on a String, Tuesday Night Miracles, and A Grand Day to Get Lost.  Her most recent publications with SparkPress include her twelfth book and third non-fiction work Gravel on the Side of the Road–True Stories From a Broad Who Has been There (2014) and her tenth novel, The Year of Necessary Lies (2015).

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2017-09-29T10:28:27+00:00 October 30th, 2017|Fall Reading Challenge 2017|

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