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Winter of the Metal People reviewed at the Historical Novel Society

Winter of the Metal People By Dennis Herrick  (from the review by John Kachuba http://historicalnovelsociety.org/reviews/winter-of-the-metal-people/) Find & buy on Despite the fact that so many public buildings, parks, and monuments throughout what is today America’s Southwest bear the name “Coronado,” Francisco Vásquez de Coronado’s 1540 expedition into that area was anything but successful. Searching for […]

“Monarchs” rule the July bestseller list at Sunbury Press

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. — “Raising Monarchs,” Sue Fox McGovern’s book about raising butterflies in the backyard,  was #1 thanks to author events in Illinois.  Dennis Herrick’s “Winter of the Metal People,” a historical novel about the Tiguex War in New Mexico ranked #2 due to author events in that state. Sunbury’s sales for July 2013 were up 19% […]

Dennis Herrick’s novel “Winter of the Metal People” recounts the Tiguex War

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. — Sunbury Press has released author Dennis Herrick’s novel “Winter of the Metal People – The Untold Story of America’s First Indian War.” About the Book: The first named war between the Europeans and the Native Americans was the nearly forgotten Tiguex War, which Spaniards and their Mexican Indian allies fought in 1540-42 against the […]