Book Excerpts

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Excerpt: In “The Blue Hour,” lives converge to navigate paths of mourning and love

This selection from a novel told in many voices explores two women's observations on the nature of sexual love

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Excerpt: Family, depravity, and right and wrong collide in “Wishing Caswell Dead”

In this selection, the author offers a glimpse into the life of the character who inspired the story

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Excerpt: In “No Barriers,” a blind adventurer tackles the unforgiving rapids of the Colorado River — and life itself

Imagine kayaking the most legendary and unforgiving Colorado River rapids in the Grand Canyon, searching for the "line" that offers a chance at safe passage. Imagine doing it blind.

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Excerpt: “The Newcomers”

A class of English language learners and their teacher at Denver's South High School provide the basis for this deep and intimate examination of the immigrant refugee experience

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Excerpt: “Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore”

A mystery begins to unfold when an employee makes a shocking discovery after closing time at a LoDo bookseller