Historical time travel is award winning author, Nancy Oswald's passion. Her Colorado settings take readers from the base of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains where Jewish colonists lived in the early 1880's to the Sand Creek battlefield of 1864 as seen through the eyes of a young Cheyenne warrior. A third and fourth book land a girl and her donkey in Cripple Creek, 1896.
News and Upcoming Events
Second Ruby and Maude Adventure soon to be released.
This book finds Ruby and Maude face to face with the notorious, Jake Hawker. Pa helps Miss Sternum when she tangles with the law, and Trouble, a cat with an attitude, endears itself to Ruby, Maude, and Pa, and to young readers of this next Cripple Creek, Colorado historical fiction book. A great classroom book for Colorado elementary teachers.
Just released. Biography of Edward Wynkoop. He helped to found Denver and defended the Cheyenne Indians in the wake of the Sand Creek Massacre. Available now on Amazon or through at www.filterpressbooks.com
Insects in the Infield
Available now on Amazon or by contacting the author
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Author interview at Juniper Grove Click Here
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- 2005 Winner of Willa literary award
- IRA Notable Book for a Global Society 2005
- Finalist for Spur Award 2005
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