Connie Gotsch

Biography

Connie Gotsch based the character of Belle on her dog Kiri. Connie was a resident of Farmington, New Mexico and worked for San Juan College as program director for KSJE, Public Radio for the Four Corners. In that role, she hosted the award-winning morning classical music show, “Roving with the Arts,” and produced a segment for authors called “Write On Four Corners.” She loved classical music and opera, and did many radio interviews with famous musicians. In cooperation with the Farmington Public Library, she created the story time program, “Cuentos Hahne and Tales” for kids and kids at heart. Her writing earned awards on both the state and national levels. Connie passed away on July 15, 2012.

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Books

Belle's Challenge
Series: Belle. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,040. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015 by Artemesia Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Belle and her owner Darcy find their new home in New Mexico very different. Belle's friends Painter and Misty are back home, there are no agility classes, and Darcy starts training Belle to be a therapy dog, whatever that is. In addition, one new neighbor, Emily hates all dogs! Can Belle overcome the challenges of being a good therapy dog, while handling the meanness she and Darcy face from Emily?
Belle's Trail
Series: Belle. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,160. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2011 by Artemesia Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Belle must learn discipline if she wants to stay with Darcy and her family.
Belle's Star
Series: Belle. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,930. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2009 by Artemesia Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
When Big Toby and his father abandon Belle at a store, 12 year-old Darcy and her Aunt rescue the frightened puppy. They show Belle a life with love and security. However, Belle thinks no human is worth trusting. When Bonehead and Big Toby reappear and threaten Darcy, her survival depends on the choice Belle makes.

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