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Sabine Starr | Escape to the Old West! Comment to Win
Author Guest / May 19, 2014

Good guys chasing bad guys. Bad guys chasing good guys. They’re all armed with pistols, rifles and knives while sporting devil-may-care attitudes. Throw in the ladies doing their own chasing and saving lives while wearing (attractive) skirts and matching (lethal) accessories. Mix all this with lawless Delaware Bend, Texas, and even more lawless Indian Territory in the 1880s and you’ve got suspense, mystery and heightened emotions. Romance ups the ante. LADY GONE BAD LADY GONE BAD In LADY GONE BAD, a saloon singer called Lady consorts with outlaws to get a lead on her parents’ murderers. Rafe, Deputy U.S. Marshal, arrives in town to arrest her. Instead, his name ends up on a Wanted Poster. Together, they escape into Indian Territory to clear their names and hunt down murderous desperados. ANGEL GONE BAD ANGEL GONE BAD In ANGEL GONE BAD, Angel is a dime novelist determined to save a friend kidnapped by outlaws. She enlists the help of Rune, an Anti-Horse Thief Detective (, hot on the trail of a notorious bandit. They brave the wilds of Indian Territory and an outlaw gang’s hideout for justice. BRIDE GONE BAD BRIDE GONE BAD In BRIDE GONE BAD, Tempest is after her…

Sabine Starr | What Are Your Favorite Places And How Do They Affect You?
Author Guest / March 19, 2014

Some places are romantic, such as dinner for two by candlelight. A trip to the beach, mountains or river is adventurous. Museums, art galleries and music events induce a sense of wonder. A good book with a cup of tea on the patio invites relaxation. I’m always influenced by my surroundings, so I include that experience when I write. In my Gone Bad Series set in the Old West, locales are important characters in their own right. I traveled to places where events occur in my books. When possible, I walked the land or streets and took photographs that I later used in my descriptions. Delaware Bend, Texas, was once known as one of the three toughest towns in the West along with Tombstone, Arizona, and Leadville, Colorado. The Bend near the Old Spanish Trail originated as a ferry crossing on the Red River between Texas and Indian Territory, an outlaw paradise due to legal jurisdictional nightmares. Bandits could party in Delaware Bend where liquor flowed freely, then escape ahead of the law into Indian Territory. I couldn’t resist turning The Bend into a major character in the Gone Bad Series. In LADY GONE BAD, I showcase Robber’s Cave that…