Julie Weston (Author)

Product Details

Five Star Publishing
Publish Date
June 19, 2019
5.5 X 8.6 X 0.9 inches | 1.05 pounds
Library Binding

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About the Author

Julie Weston grew up in Idaho and practiced law for many years in Seattle, Washington. Her memoir of place, The Good Times Are All Gone Now: Life, Death and Rebirth in an Idaho Mining Town (University of Oklahoma Press, 2009), received honorable mention in the 2009 Idaho Book of the Year Award. Her short stories and essays have been published in IDAHO Magazine, The Threepenny Review, River Styx, and other journals. Her debut fiction, Moonshadows, a Nellie Burns and Moonshine Mystery (Five Star Publishing, 2015) was a finalist in the May Sarton Literary Award. Her second Nellie Burns and Moonshine mystery, Basque Moon (Five Star Publishing, 2016) won the WILLA Literary Award in Historical Fiction in 2017. Weston and her husband, Gerry Morrison, live in central Idaho where they ski, write, photograph, and enjoy the outdoors.


Weston's third Nellie Burns & Moonshine mystery (Basque Moon; Moonshadow --Kristen Stewart, Pearland Lib., Brazoria Cty. Lib. Syst., TX

The reader walks effortlessly into a West long behind us, in this gorgeously written, taut mystery. Secrets are the fuel of all fiction--prepare for Moonshadows to burn brightly.

--Ridley Pearson, New York Times bestselling author of The Red Room



This debut mystery from Weston authentically portrays the gritty mining towns and the wild beauty of Idaho while presenting a challenging puzzle.

--Kirkus Reviews on Moonshadows"