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The Lily of the West by Kathleen Morris
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Kathleen Morris

Western Fictioneers Peacemaker Award Finalist: The Lily of the West

I was surprised and thrilled to be named a Finalist for my book The Lily of the West for the Western Fictioneers Peacemaker Award, not only as Best Historical Novel, but Best First Novel as well. This is a great honor and I’m humbled to be in the company of authors I admire and respect. The path that led me to write about Katherine Haroney, “Big Nose Kate” was a long one.

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The Transformation of Chastity James
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Kathleen Morris

Coming Soon: The Transformation of Chastity James

Come with me now and meet Miss Chastity James: She’s the doted-upon daughter and future heiress to Harrowhill Horse Farms north of Boston. She’s also beautiful, headstrong and eager for a challenge, so she takes the job as schoolteacher in 1878 Dodge City, determined to educate the children of the frontier to the best of

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The Lily of the West by Kathleen Morris
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Kathleen Morris

Theatre Comique, From “The Lily of the West”…

TAFFETA had such a crispness to it, and I ran my hands down the ruffles that spread out from the smooth corseted bodice of the dress. Not far enough, though. On the right side, the ruffles were hiked up above my knee and my leg was clearly visible, encased in the black net stockings that

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Kathleen Morris

True West Magazine Book Review: The Lily of the West

In the June 2019 issue, True West says: THE LILY OF THE WEST: Kathleen Morris’s The Lily of the West (Five Star, $25.95) is fiction based on the facts of the life of Mary Katherine Haroney (aka Big Nose Kate). Born in Hungary, her family moved to Davenport, Iowa in 1865. Haroney’s parents both died

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