Hello there.

I am delighted to report that two of my Neil Hamel novels, Ditch Rider and The Wolf Path, were included in a list of the 100 Best New Mexico Books. After a year of voting by librarians, readers and writers the winners were announced in time for the New Mexico Centennial in 2012.

The Shadow of Venus with a beautiful cover by my friend Gerard Kosicki is now available on Kindle. Iím hoping to reissue the book with the new cover soon.

The January 2009 issue of New Mexico Magazine has a wonderful article in which six authors including Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez, Michael McGarrity, John Nichols, Tony Hillerman, Hampton Sides, and I discuss the New Mexico books and writers that have influenced us. Tonyís death was an enormous loss to New Mexicans. I am very pleased that I had the opportunity to honor him in this article: