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The Fairness of Beasts Pre-Order Bundles Are Here

Hello everyone,
I am thrilled to announce that pre-orders for The Fairness of Beasts, Book III of The Widow Walk Saga, are now available. We are very happy with this book, and reviews are already starting to come in. We are honored that The Midwest Review named it a Reviewer’s Choice as well as selecting it […]

By |October 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Medallions of the Widow Walk Saga (so far)

Many people have asked about the beautiful medallions that adorn the covers of the first three books in the Widow Walk saga.   Who did them?  Why did you choose to use them?  How were they created?  What do they represent?
Widow Walk
The talented Randy Mott of Mott Graphics (MottGraphics.com) is the designer of the […]

By |July 29th, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment

2017 Artist Trust LaSalle Storyteller Award

I consider it an honor to support the arts, especially in Washington State where I live and work. When I developed this StoryTeller Award with Washington State’s Artist Trust, I wanted to be part of their work supporting regional artists. I named it the “StoryTeller Award” because I believe there is an unacknowledged responsibility of […]

By |July 27th, 2017|Storyteller Award|0 Comments

Artist Chat: Representing Women in Literature

Earlier this summer I had the pleasure of being part of an artist’s chat with to award-winning author Karen Essex. Karen has written many books based on hidden stories behind famous women like Kleopatra, and it was fascinating to hear her insight into how women are represented across the media, and talk with her […]

By |July 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Widow Walk Optioned for Production by Seattle’s Heyou Media

HEYOU MEDIA OPTIONS THE RIGHT TO PRODUCE GERARD LASALLE’S AWARD-WINNING HISTORICAL SAGA, “WIDOW WALK”
 “Game of Thrones-Style” Fiction Joins the New Media Company’s Production Line-Up of Pacific Northwest Stories and Artists
Seattle, WA – May 24, 2017 – Heyou Media, a new media and content aggregator company founded by actor and filmmaker Tom Skerritt, announced today […]

By |May 22nd, 2017|Widow Walk|1 Comment

When Britannia Ruled the Northwest: April Presentation at Folio

I am happy to announce that I am one of four presenters at an upcoming event at Folio: A Seattle Anthenaeum. For those who don’t know Folio, it’s part of a national community of 21 membership libraries in North America that provides a full schedule of programs and discussion groups, as well as library […]

By |April 12th, 2017|Pacific Northwest History|0 Comments

Artist’s Chat: The Story Behind Widow Walk’s Award-Winning Cover

 
Creating an amazing book cover
While I’m putting the finishing touches on the the manuscript for book III, The Fairness of Beasts and it is making its way through the wilderness that is editing, proofreading, and printing, I wanted to bring together the two gifted artists who worked with me to create all three of the […]

By |March 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Help us choose the Book III cover

Designing a great book cover is an intricate project that requires time and craft, and I have always enjoyed the process. For the cover of The Fairness of Beasts, book III in the Widow Walk saga, I am delighted to be working with two of the artists who helped design my previous covers as […]

By |January 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|6 Comments

Battling the Northerners: Stories that Shaped Widow Walk

During the summer of my second year in medical school, at the invitation of a classmate who also was a Pacific Northwest transplant, I had the opportunity to work with him as a salmon fisherman on a “reef net” boat.  That summer, I met several Lummi Tribe Native Americans who live in the area right […]

By |September 15th, 2016|Pacific Northwest History|0 Comments

Who Were “The Northerners” of the Pacific Northwest?

In 1844, a schooner called “Pigeon” was found adrift, empty and burned out, off of Maury Island in the south part of the Oregon Territory’s Puget Sound. The craft’s seven man crew was never found. Natives in the area attributed the disaster to an early morning attack by the “Northerners” who came on longboats.

WHO […]

By |September 15th, 2016|History, Widow Walk|0 Comments