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A death, a funeral and a pregnancy propel a narrative told from three points of view

Moving between 1974 and 2007, the author reveals the complex and intertwined lives of three women and their secrets

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Strangers on a plane: A man, a woman and a mutually intense feeling that they’ve met before

In "The Dead Girl in 2A," author Carter Wilson introduces the protagonists of a dark thriller in which we also learn of an unseen character behind their meeting

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Fickle Midwest weather provides the backdrop for a Colorado author’s collection of interconnected short stories

The slow, anxious time before -- and during -- the ritual of descending into a tornado shelter reveals old secrets and tense family dynamics

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Two women, haunted by tragedy, contend with nightmare voices from the past in a Colorado author’s book

Author Claire L. Fishback sets the stage for a story of secret societies, a malevolent deity and an eternal war

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A Colorado author’s book introduces us to a gritty, reluctant superhero whose powers stretch the imagination

In this richly told tale by the late Colorado author Gary Reilly, you'll meet a protagonist from the mean streets, with some distinctive differences

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An El Salvadoran refugee family sparks a Colorado author to reflect on the impact of childhood memories

Kelsey Freeman spent weeks talking to migrant families who'd left their homes, and often gang violence, to face a difficult and uncertain journey to the U.S.

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An unexpected moment in baggage claim sent the Colorado author on her most difficult journey

In the memoir, "Poco a Poco," Michele Morris describes the intensely difficult six months following her husband's brain aneurysm in the Madrid airport

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A Cherokee girl grows closer to her brother and a secret admirer in the aftermath of abduction

As a community struggles to overcome the violent abduction, one of the victims struggles with her personal demons as well

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When an Ivy League chemistry professor agreed to move West, the mining industry changed forever

From authentic documents and correspondence, author Ellen Kingman Fisher created a historical novel of Nathaniel Hill's journey to Colorado with his wife Alice