Congratulations to Ann Parker, whose mystery, Iron Ties, just won the Colorado Book Award for Popular Fiction.
The first book in Parker's Iron Rush series, Silver Lies, introduced Inez Stannert, a saloon keeper in Leadville, Colorado in the 1870s and 1880s. Silver Lies went on to win a Willa Award for Historical Fiction and the Colorado Gold Award.
Anyone looking for historical mysteries that bring American history to life should try Parker's Iron Rush series.
Ann Parker's website is www.annparker.net