July 4th One Hundred and Fifty years ago today, Robert E. Lee, in an ill conceived battle plan, sent Major General George E. Pickett to lead a frontal attack – to march his troops up over one mile of gradually sloping prairie against a well entrenched Union force on Cemetery…Read More
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…Read More
5-27-13 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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More