"True love is no tall tale in this delightfully overblown story of a plucky widow, a herd of greedy cowboys and a Texas summer so hot the chickens lay hard-boiled eggs."


Isaacs’ tall-tale plotting and over-the-top language are matched by Hawkes’ bright, comic paintings, brimming with spirit and detail. 

New Site, New Book, New Honors

I'm pleased to announce the new design for - it's been completely redone using the latest web technology.  It's now "mobile friendly" and includes a new visual design.

The new site is going live just in time to announce Anne's latest book: Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch.  It will be released next year from Random House.

In addition, the new book has already received its first honor: it has been selected for a 5 year run by the Junior Library Guild book club.


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