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An intimate bilingual encounter draws a storied gunfighter to a conflicted young woman

The steamy scene sets the stage for a work of historical fiction built around the exploits of Billy the Kid

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From a dream job that was not without its risks came the inspiration for outdoor thrillers

Author J.M. Mitchell's career with the National Park Service informs his writing. But he needed extra research on how his Kenyan counterparts did their job.

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Rhinos, wild horses, politics — and dead bodies — set a frenetic pace from D.C. to Kenya

The first chapter of "Killing Godiva's Horse" plants the seeds of eventually converging storylines in author J.M. Mitchell's thriller

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A K-9 detective does his job well, which means Deputy Mattie Cobb has another mystery on her hands

In this edition of her ongoing series, author Margaret Mizushima introduces us to the grisly discovery that raises a multitude of questions

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Here are eight great books by Colorado authors for your summer reading list

SunLit asked some of the authors we've featured over the past year to tells us which books by other Colorado authors they'd recommend. Their picks, and the reasons why, could be the start of your shortlist.

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Excerpt: A dog’s diagnosis leads to the savoring of mornings and appreciation for every detail

In "Rough Beauty," the author and her canine companion, Elvis, refuse to await the end and instead relish the days

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Colorado author Karen Auvinen was often asked why she chose to live alone in the mountains. She wrote the answer.

The experience of writing about her time in the mountains helped her see how she was "rooted in landscape" and "to see that I have a place after all"

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SunLit excerpt: Financial advice that homes in the fear that one day you’ll need money and not have it

In "Wealth by Virtue," author Chad Gordon counsels optimism and, through powerful anecdotes, looking beyond the bottom line

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SunLit interview: A Colorado investment adviser’s clients asked him what book he’d recommend. So he wrote it.

Chad Gordon's "Wealth by Virtue" acknowledges the "numbers" world and the "real" world -- and offers financial guidance for both