Local author awarded for Best Historical Western Romance

April 9, 2022

For her debut novel, “Imperfect Promise,” local author Janice Hurff, writing as Susanna Lane, has been recognized with the prestigious Western Writers of America Spur Award for Best Historical Western Romance of 2022. The award will be presented in June at Great Falls, Mont. Past award winners include Larry McMurtry, author of “Lonesome Dove,” and Michael Blake, author of “Dances with Wolves,” among many others. To learn more about the author, go to


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