Under the names Livia J. Washburn and L.J. Washburn, Livia Reasoner has been writing award-winning, critically acclaimed mystery, western, romance, and historical novels for more than thirty years. She received the Private Eye Writers of America award and the American Mystery award for her first Lucas Hallam mystery, WILD NIGHT, and was nominated for a Spur by the Western Writers of America for a novel she wrote with her husband, James Reasoner. Livia recently won the Peacemaker Award from Western Fictioneers for her story “Charlie’s Pie”. “Widelooping a Christmas Cowboy” and “Panhandle Freight” were both finalists.
A collection of twenty-nine tales of the Old West featuring previously unpublished stories by such classic Western writers as James Reasoner, Douglas Hirt, McKendree Long, and Michael R. Ritt, and many more. Western Fictioneers is the only writers’ organization devoted solely to traditional Western fiction, and this huge collection will take readers on a action-packed ride.