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My Book, The Clay Remembers, and Similar Books

Many of you know that my novel, The Clay Remembers, is fast approaching completion. I’m excited about having got it to this point—ready for an archaeologist to fact-check my descriptions of the work after which I’ll pass it along to … Continue reading

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The Clay Remembers (Prologue)

For the “someday” novel: After her marriage ends, archaeologist Anna Robinson takes a job excavating the site of both a prehistoric culture and a nineteenth century ranch where her life intertwines with the lives of two women who lived at … Continue reading

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Tucson Festival of Books

A day at the Second Annual Tucson Festival of Books was a pleasurable excursion for me and my 100+ year-old mother: lots of people, lots of books, and some good sessions to learn from. Continue reading

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Pueblo Viejo–The Rest of the Chapter

After covering the babe with a thin layer of dirt, she dragged rocks from the old wall to protect him from the coyotes that would come in the night. Saying a final prayer, she made the sign and struggled to her feet. Her knees almost gave way, but she managed to stand up. She looked up to where the Indian had been, knowing what must come next, but he was gone.
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Pueblo Viejo (an excerpt)

Esperanza, who lives on a desolate ridge near Tucson during Territorial days, loses her baby and buries him near the ancient walls of Pueblo Viejo. Continue reading

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