Fiction

The Hi Lo Country

60th Anniversary Edition
By Max Evans

At its heart, The Hi Lo Country is the story of the friendship between two men, their mutual love of a woman, and their allegiance to the harsh, dry, achingly beautiful New Mexico high-desert grassland.

Subjects: Fiction

The Gospel According to Billy the Kid

A Novel
By Dennis McCarthy

Here is a tale of the old New Mexico territory, corrupt lawmen, honest ranchers, murder, betrayal, and the explosive events of the Lincoln County War that sent young Billy off seeking justice—and headed toward a bloody rendezvous with a sheriff hired to track him down.

Subjects: FictionAHA21

Hill of Beans

A Novel of War and Celluloid
By Leslie Epstein

Leslie Epstein’s Hill of Beans is the story of how one nation, one industry, and, in particular, one man responded to the desperate hope of freedom in the Second World War.

Subjects: FictionAHA21

The Unmasking

A Novel
By Lynn C. Miller

The Unmasking is smart, irreverent, and wickedly tender.”—Jesse Lee Kercheval, author of My Life as a Silent Movie: A Novel

Subjects: FictionWLA20

The King of Taos

A Novel
By Max Evans

Max Evans, the beloved New Mexican writer of such enduring classics of Western fiction as The Rounders and The Hi-Lo Country, returns to form with The King of Taos.

War and Music

A Medley of Love
By Max Evans

An unlikely group of characters attempt to carve out a normal existence at a French country estate in the midst of World War II.

Subjects: FictionWHA20

Take Daily as Needed

A Novel in Stories
By Kathryn Trueblood

“Never a false note, never a line of dialogue that didn’t feel heartbreakingly real, the work seems to open a seam in the experience of parenting that has never been pulled open before.”—Ashley Shelby, author of South Pole Station: A Novel

Subjects: FictionWLA20

Cabañuelas

A Novel
By Norma Elia Cantú

In Cantú's latest novel Nena must decide where she can best be true to her entire self: in Spain with Paco or in Laredo, her home, where her job and family await her return.

Subjects: FictionWLA20

Sacred Smokes

By Theodore C. Van Alst

This dark, compelling, occasionally inappropriate, and often hilarious linked story collection introduces a character who defies all stereotypes about urban life and Indians.

Subjects: FictionWLA20

Found Documents from the Life of Nell Johnson Doerr

A Novel
By Thomas Fox Averill

Not just epistolary, this novel is archival, told entirely through journals, letters, photos, drawings, notes, and clippings left behind by Nell Doerr, who lived in Lawrence, Kansas, between 1854 and 1889.

Subjects: FictionWLA20

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