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Mike Blakely

Mike Blakely Joan Dyer

A native of Texas, Mike Blakely grew up working on the family ranch.  He is a veteran of the United States Air Force and holds a Bachelor of Journalism degree from the University of Texas at Austin.  He is the former president of Western Writers of America and has taught fiction writing at numerous workshops nationwide.  His novel Summer of Pearls is the 2001 winner of the Spur Award for Best Western Novel.  Also a singer/songwriter, Blakely tours all over the U.S. and in Europe with his band and records his original songs on his own independent record label.  He currently lives on his horse ranch near Marble Falls, Texas.

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A Song to Die For

Mike Blakely

A Song to Die For -- a rousing tale mixing love, music, and mystery from Spur Award–winning author Mike Blakely. It’s 1975 and guitarist...

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Country music legend Kenny Rogers teams up with Spur Award–winner Mike Blakely for a rousing tale set
in the heyday of Nashville It’s 1975, and Ronnie Breed’s chart-topping...

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Summer of Pearls

Mike Blakely

Ben Crowell remembers the Great Caddo Lake Pearl Rush of 1874 well.  Ben would fall in love for the first time that summer during one of the last great rushes of the nineteenth century,...

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Come Sundown

Mike Blakely

Reluctant hero, Honore Greenwood, has a knack for embroiling himself in the most violent conflicts of the Southern Plains. Known as Plenty Man to the Comanches, Honore serves as ransom negotiator...

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