Gar LaSalle

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So far Gar LaSalle has created 45 entries.

Designing a Cover for Widow Walk

The design of cover and artwork has been part of the joy for this project.  As soon as my excellent editor, Sherry Roberts,  finished her second set of edits on the manuscript, I began working with artists for the cover.  Attached below are several early concept drawings and photographs by Carey Pelto, MD,  Randy […]

By |June 12th, 2013|Widow Walk|1 Comment

First Readings and New Award


I am pleased to announce that the first edition of Widow Walk has been selected as Finalist for Historical Fiction in the  2013 Indie Excellence Awards. 

2013 Indie Award—Finalist
Historical Fiction

As I mentioned in my last entry, both the British and US desired control of the Pacific Northwest’s strategically located San Juan Island, the ownership of […]

By |May 27th, 2013|Widow Walk|0 Comments

The book is launched – background for the mid nineteenth century Pacific Northwest – new endorsements!

Widow Walk is set in mid nineteenth century Pacific Northwest region, called the Oregon Country, which included parts of present day Washington state and Vancouver B.C. Isaac Ebey and settlers from various countries were drawn to Oregon Country due to the geography and climate of the area.  Farmers came for the rich, fertile soil, […]

By |May 11th, 2013|Widow Walk|0 Comments

The Backstory on Gar LaSalle

Have been on the East Coast (Knoxville, Nashville, Orlando) since the beginning of March.  This next week I present an overview of our Patient Safety Organization for the AHRQ (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality) in Washington DC.  Will return the PNW briefly to Walla Walla then return finally for a few weeks in […]

By |April 22nd, 2013|Isthmus, Widow Walk|0 Comments

Welcome to the Widow Walk Saga blog!

My name is Gar LaSalle and I’d like to welcome you to my Widow Walk Stories blog.

Widow Walk is a historical fiction novel I have just released based around real events that occurred in the mid-nineteenth century Pacific Northwest involving  conflict between “aboriginal” native American tribes and the early settlers of the coastal British […]

By |April 9th, 2013|Widow Walk|2 Comments