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In this excerpt from “No Man’s Son,” the author recounts her husband’s final day

Michael Chowdry, a Pakastani immigrant, built a cargo airline and a life in Colorado. It all ended too soon when he and a journalist died in a crash.

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SunLit Interview: Bravery set Michael Chowdry apart, says his wife and biographer

Linda Chowdry describes a man unafraid to take chances in his life -- from leaving Pakistan, to starting a business, to creating success from failure

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The SunLit Interview: Debbi MacLeod’s unsung Colorado library helps bring books to the print-disabled

Part of a national network, the Colorado Talking Book Library serves about 7,000 book lovers statewide. MacLeod wants to serve more.

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The SunLit interview: Coronavirus pushed BookBar founder Nicole Sullivan to reimagine her business

When the shutdown hit, she went into survival mode. But gradually, she began to work toward a more meaningful, purposeful model.

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Half of the duo known as Linda Keir explains how two authors forged an “almost flawless working relationship”

Denver's Linda Joffe Hull and Chicago's Keir Graff, separated by a thousand miles, have combined their talents on three novels, including their latest, "The Three Mrs. Wrights"

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“The Three Mrs. Wrights” explores how protagonists fell victim to an emotional grifter

In this excerpt, one of the women enchanted by the same unscrupulous guy awakens from a dreamlike nap to a whirlwind romantic wedding on a Mexican beach

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In “Beware the Eyes of Mars” an android starts to fall for a human under its surveillance

Author Jodi Bowersox puts a unique spin on relationships in this passage about a robot assigned to keep an eye on a beautiful -- by human standards -- criminal suspect

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Author Jodi Bowersox launched her sci-fit series as an extension of a previous character’s writing

But how would she handle a romance between a human and an android? That premise led to many other questions she'd have to resolve in her Mars-based plot

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Daniel Guiet pieced together his father’s clandestine life slowly, from a discovery at age 5

The unusual details of the family's life moving to outposts across the globe finally came together when some wartime exploits were declassified, and a detailed account could be assembled

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Author Todd Fahnestock wrote “The Undying Man” for one really compelling reason: his fans

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Littwin: Some of the best books I read during the madness that has been 2020

For me, one good thing about the year is that it meant a lot more time to read actual books, a few of which, by the way, weren’t even particularly depressing.

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Colorado’s Tattered Cover bookstore sold, will become nation’s largest Black-led bookseller

The Tattered Cover opened in 1971, and now has four locations in and around Denver

Culture

“Church of the Graveyard Saints” introduces old flames reunited in southwestern Colorado

Protagonist Addie Decker's return to her hometown will reunite her with old boyfriend Colt. Here, author C. Joseph Greaves introduces him.

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C. Joseph Greaves’ Colorado friends asked, “When are you going to write about here?” This book is the answer.

After a 25-year career as a lawyer in Los Angeles, he and his wife moved to the southwestern part of the state, where he infused local issues into "Church of the Graveyard Saints"

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Longtime Colorado author dug deep, and found treasures in iconic Cheley camps’ past

Mary Taylor Young sorted through lots of camp archives, and the memories of third- and fourth-generation Cheleys, to put together a history that touched thousands of campers

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Author John Nizalowski follows the footsteps of one of his favorite authors in tales of the Southwest

In "Chronicles of the Forbidden," he displays the influence of regional icon Frank Waters in his essays on the deserts and mesas that "form a landscape that dwells on the edge of the transcendent"

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A contemporary romance with whispers of the supernatural unfolds from dual points of view

In this excerpt from Lauren Connolly's "Remembering a Witch," love is the unifying emotion -- but for one character, their lives represent so much more

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What the destruction of my “Little Free Library” taught me

Colorado authors, thinkers and readers share their thoughts on living through historic times as the state fights the progress of coronavirus

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A tricky deception and a sibling rivalry collide in a North Fork valley romance

Can a woman's paid impersonation of a man's fiancée survive a visit to meet his family? K.L. McKee sets up the love triangle in "Stolen Heart."

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How fly-fishing lessons and movie soundtracks figured into a Colorado author’s “Stolen Heart”

The romance author relied on a life spent in the North Fork Valley to inform her setting, but to make the characters real she had some learning to do -- including about dairy farms

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