Linda R. Wommack is a Colorado native, writer and historical consultant.


She is the author of several books on Colorado history, a contributing editor for True West Magazine, a contributing writer for Wild West Magazine, contributor to three anthologies of Western Americana and an active member of the Wild West History Association.

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Ann Bassett

Colorado's Cattle Queen

This is the first full-length biography of an extraordinary woman in Colorado's history.


Anna Marie Bassett was the first white child born in the notorious outlaw region of Colorado known as Brown's Park. She knew outlaws such as Butch Cassidy, the Sundance Kid and became lifelong friends with Elza Lay.


When Tom Horn, hired by Ora Haley, owner of the Two Bar Cattle enterprise, murdered her fiance' Matt Rash, Ann Bassett launched a personal vendetta against Haley and the Two Bar ranch.

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Forty-two of riveting murder cases that made headlines during Denver's first century.

The majestic homes of Colorado's yesteryear and the families who lived in them.

The fascinating stories of thirty Landmark classified Colorado hotels for travelers and history buffs.

Colorado's soiled doves are brought to life through in-depth research and never before published photographs.

An essential tool for any who wish to find the final resting place of Colorado's founders and forefathers.

Small vignettes of the people who were part of the "Greatest Gold Camp on Earth."

Includes such colorful and famous gamblers as Doc Holliday, Soapy Smith, Luke Short and others.

Written with the help of Mrs. Graf's 4th grade class.  Includes illustrations drawn by the students themselves.


An encyclopedia of westward expansion from Jamestown to the closing of the frontier, edited by James A. Crutchfield

This anthology of Old West history includes the Sand Creek Massacre by Linda Wommack.

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