LAURIE KIEL is a writer and performer of original Biblical monologues which she has performed in churches, special events and small groups in the Midwest and Southwest. Born in Rapid City, SD to a Presbyterian minister and landscrape artist, she has a special love for the Black Hills of South Dakota and interest in its history; bringing about this series of westerns. For eight years, Laurie wrote a feature called “Biblical portraits” for a magazine produced by Casas church, a church of 10,000 members. She has a degree in Elementary Education and Masters in Adult Education.
Besides this Western series, Laurie has written over 20 monologues.. and 35 Biblical portraits. In her spare time, Laurie likes to read, make handmade greeting cards and “pun”ish her friends and family with groaningly bad jokes. Laurie lives with her sister, Diane and two adorable shih tzus Smokey and Bandit in southern Arizona.
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Room for the Dreamer
By Laurie Kiel
Published: February 27, 2013.
“There is no room for the dreamer, not any more. Dreams are dangerous, dreams can kill.” Despite this warning, Nathan follows his dream of joining his reporter uncle in Deadwood. He barely arrives before his uncle is murdered. With everyone including his new love Molly believing the murder a suicide and the uncle an opium ring leader, Nathan must somehow stay alive long enough to find the truth.
Ridden by the Devil
By Laurie Kiel
Published: February 14, 2013.
“Gunfighters are ridden by the devil and his spurs are sharp.” Dreaming of a life free from bloodshed, gunfighter Colt Blevins is blackmailed into masquerading as heir to a large fortune. While disguised, he falls in love with a beautiful blonde whose main goal in life is to see Colt hanged. With danger and deception at every turn, will he even live long enough to realize his dream?
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