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Release Day

October 17, 2023

The release of Book 1 in Reprint by Roan & Weatherford is here! Take a peek at the places you will soon find it! And don’t forget to follow Susanna Lane as she brings you the amazing following books of…

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The Re-Release of “Imperfect Promise”

October 4, 2023

“Imperfect Promise”, Book 1 of a 4 book series, is being re-released on October 17; new cover and new options for buying….including eBooks and soft cover.  So, if you haven’t read the first book make sure you get your copy.…

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Author Carmen Peone Presents “Broken Bondage”. What About Setting?

September 11, 2023

Carmen Peone offers insight into the setting of her novel, “Broken Bondage” and I’m proud to share her perspective on the importance of setting in a writing… a fellow writer of western genre! She’d love to hear from you.  Carmen…

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Deadwood and Crawford South Dakota

August 14, 2023

A creek full of dead trees wasn’t enough to keep frontiersman for long. But when there was a discovery of gold in Two Bit Creek and French Creek around 1874, the rush was on! The Black Hills were crawling with…

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Newton , Kansas

May 24, 2023

Susanna Lane “Imperfect Promise” Blog The town of Newton, Kansas has a nod and small part in my first novel, “Imperfect Promise”. The Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad extended it’s route from Emporia, making Newton an important cattle transport…

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Wichita: Another Setting In My First Book

April 18, 2023

    Wichita, Kansas Wichita plays a short but pivotal role in my first book, “Imperfect Promise.” Fictional story and characters, yet portraying the rough backdrop. Here’s a bit of trivia about the history and Wichita story. First settled in…

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Places In My Books Dobytown, Nebraska

March 4, 2023

Fort Kearny was established in 1848 to help accommodate overland commerce and settlements. Kearney City, also known as Dobytown, came about in 1859. Dobytown is a nod to the approximately fifteen adobe structures composing the town. Many historians refer to…

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Places and Settings Fort Benton, Montana

February 10, 2023

Fort Benton is located along the upper Missouri River and was an important fort that was transformed and surrounded by a vibrant, bustling town; especially between 1875-1887. The river was a great reason for its success when steam boating became…

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Places and Settings

January 3, 2023

As part of my blog over the next months, I’m including a few stories about some of the towns or settings of my novels . . .including “Imperfect Promise” (Spur Winner and Will Rogers’ Silver Medallion Winner. Soon to be…

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Fall Blog Some OLD Pharmacy Cures of the West

October 23, 2022

Caution: These are some samples of old medical treatments that may cause death or illness. Do not think about replacing your physician. I’ve run across these varied treatments in old travel journals as well as from my mother who grew…

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