Author Swift's Book
Harper Collins, June 2002, 24.95, 336 pp.
It is Jubilee Days in Laramie, Wyoming and the town is filling up with tourists, cowboys and parties interested in the upcoming rodeo circuits. University of Wyoming history professor Sally Adler and her life partner geology professor Hawk Green want a respite from the crowds so they go hiking in the hills where they find the body of Manette, a cashier at the local supermarket.
Sally Alder is a bar singer turned history professor. She's offered the Dunwoodie Chair of women's history at the University of Wyoming, but mostly she is working on Meg Dunwoodie's biography. There's a rumor that there is buried treasure on the property, and a skinhead (distantly related to Dunwoodie) joins a militia. They try to break in and find the supposed treasure and try to scare Sally Alder off with skinhead/hate tactics....
Bye, Bye, Love
Harper, Nov 2004, 24.95, 304 pp.
Popular pop star Nina Cruz moved from California to Wyoming where she intends to set up the Wild West Organization to support activities from animal rights to taking care of the environment. She intends to hold a concert to raise funds for the proposal and she persuades country superstar store Jones to perform along with many other performers who are household names. College Professor Sally Adler...