Member Publications

The following is a list of Gold Country Writers Members’ Publications, 2023.

An updated list will appear in the Spring of 2024.


David C. Anderson

Assessing the Human-Animal Bond: A Compendium of Actual Measures

From Solomon’s Songbook: The Odes 1984

What Was Within: Poems

Baynes, Bill


The Occupation of Joe   

The Coyote Who Braved Baseball


Boyle, Mary (writing as Mariah Clark Skewes)

Never Hug a Hedgehog (and Activity Book)

Never Kiss a Fish (and Activity Book)

ABC’s of Hope & Healing


Brody, Jody

I’m Not Your Mother – So Listen to Me!

Surviving a Breakup

Traveling with Grandma—Series of 10 Books

Living with Larry


Buck, Shelley

 India Bound: The Making of a Woman Journalist

 East: A Woman on the Road to Kathmandu

 Floating Point: Endlessly Rocking Off Silicon Valley


Cassady, Cathy

Travel Tips for the Timid (co-editor)

Poetic Portrait: Carolyn Cassady Revealed in Poetry and Prose


Coles-Littlepage, Wendy

Disfigured: A Gothic Romance

About Face – Book 2 of the Disfigured Series

Spirt of Revenge – Book 3 of the Disfigured Series


Fein, Mary Helen

Loss of Deliverance: A Young Woman*s Adventures in the Drug Trade 

Stitching a Life: An Immigration Story


Freire-Korn, Susan

Terror on Highway 193: A Guide for The Suddenly Disabled

Soul Sisters, Come On to My House: Discussing Cultural Sensitivity and Human Kindness

We the People… the Best of the Best: A Guide for Reaching Your Fullest Potential in Corporate America

The Brown Rabbit: Let the Truth be Told (pen name Kate Virginia)


Gorden, Mary L.

Life Without Ceilings: A Woman’s Career in Computers


Griffin, Debbie Garneau

The Eternal Conductor


Griffin, Joan

Force of Nature


Inch-Partridge, Rebecca

Escaping the Dashia

Ink Spots Award-winning Flash Fiction & Poetry


Jones, Mary

Ten Thousand Baby Kisses


Kalbach, Phyllis

Blue Eden: The Future AFTER THE ICE MELT


Kato, Jeaninne Escallier

Manuel’s Murals


Kress, Dorothe D.

Das Wagnis (German)

Wagnis in America (German)

Unvergessliches Japan (German)


Randy Landenberger (writing as Randy L. Scott)

Freedom – Book #1 of Dream Messiah Series

 Into the Fire – Book #2 of Dream Messiah Series

Awaken – Book #3 of Dream Messiah Series

The Ghosts of Kennicott (co-author with Don Grizzley)


Lardner, Kelly

The Keeper of All Good Things


Lopez, Sheila

Retired Women Laughing at Gravity

Poetry for Women Without Men

The Language of Italia – A True Adventure


MacHold, Cathy

Writing with Hemingway: A Writer’s Exercise Book

Everyday Should Be Father’s Day (co-author)


McHenry, Rosanne S.

Trip Tales: From Family Camping to Life as a Ranger


Miller, Patricia Dove

Bamboo Secrets: One Woman’s Quest Through the Shadows of Japan


Nevins, Pauline

“Fudge” The Downs and Ups of a Biracial Half-Irish British War Baby

Bonkers for Conkers

Ink Spots Award-winning Flash Fiction & Poetry


Nissen, Frank

Fortune’s Call

Ink Spots Award-winning Flash Fiction & Poetry


O’Haver, Michael

Sierra Gold Fever


Osborn, Susan M.

The System Made Me Do It! A Life Changing Approach to Office Politics

Assertive Training for Women

The Awful Bosses Coloring Book

Ink Spots Award-winning Flash Fiction & Poetry


Pignata, Brenda Sue

Lessons from the Garden

Lessons from the Lion: Camping on the Serengeti

Bloom _ Photographs and Poetry

Slices of Life: A Legacy of Photographs, Prose, and Poetry

Janie and Fred: Stories, Photographs, and Genealogy Notes


Pressler, Sarah

Jambo Mambo

The Little Askari


Ruth, Cynthia A.

All Our Furry Friends

Hoofbeats Across My Heart: Cowboys

Hoofbeats Across My Heart: Outlaws


Schliff, Lisa

Fire in the Springs


Schwarzentraub, Betsy

Afire with God: Becoming Spirited Stewards  

Guidelines 2013-2016 – Stewardship: Nurturing Generous Living

Growing Generous Souls: Becoming Grace-Filled Stewards

Tossed in Time: Steering by the Christian Calendar

Ink Spots Award-winning Flash Fiction & Poetry


Shields, Kathryn

On the Point of a Star


Unis, Georgette


Watercolors in the Desk Drawer

Ink Spots Award-winning Flash Fiction & Poetry


Wall, Kristin

Tear in a Bottle

Bitter Fig

Peril in Nineveh

Holiday Danger (a Secret Service Novel Book 1)

Thorn on a Rose


Webb, Margie Yee

Cat Mulan’s Mindful Musings: Insight and Inspiration for a Wonderful Life

Not Your Mother’s Book … On Cats (co-editor)

Ink Spots Award-winning Flash Fiction and Poetry


Whitwell, Randy

Theo and Stella’s Amazing Dinosaur Adventure

Ink Spots Award-winning Flash Fiction & Poetry


Wicks, Terry

Our Angel for Twenty-One Years


Woody, Nanci Lee

Tears and Trombones: A Novel Based on a True Story

Ink Spots Award-winning Flash Fiction & Poetry


 Young, Barbara

 The Heart That Rocks Health Care: Nurses – Move from Stress to Success, Empowerment and Influence