Archive | October 11, 2013

Happy Anniversary ~ 24 Years

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAToday my husband Ed and I are celebrating our 24th year of marriage! He even got wet to take a picture with me!
Despite the fights, the long hours and working opposite shifts for years to raise our children we have had 24 good years! We play together. Enjoy each other’s company. Halloween has us either at a party or doing a pub crawl. For me dress up is not optional! LOL!

kids really normal
Despite how our children act we love them. We have very few normal pictures of them together!


Together we’ve weathered good times and bad. Sickness from one is a separate bed so we don’t share! I don’t really like to share! My husband always says that what’s his is mine and what’s mine is mine! LOL!

I love my life and my family! Thank you Ed for sharing the past 24 years of my life with me.


Better She Live ~ Judy Baker

Three cowboys on horseback silhouetted against dawn skyBetter She Live, Silver Sage Creek Novel Book Two


Ruby Thornton, the proprietor of the Silver Sage Saloon is a business woman, not a prostitute. But, because she runs a saloon, the proper folks of Silver Sage Creek treat her as such, until the wealthy Richard Webster moves into town. His reputation of being a gentleman and a lucrative railroad businessman has the entire town smitten, including Ruby.

When a cowboy named Jesse Stryker comes along, working for the wealthy Webster, Ruby is torn by her conflicting emotions. His angry eyes contradict his proposition for a night of pleasure. She’s tempted. Only, she isn’t a prostitute.

Ruby’s first instincts about a person is usually right, until now. Who’s the shrewd and fiendish man, the wealthy Webster or Stryker? Caught up in a charmed life, Ruby’s backed into a corner of kidnapping and murder, putting her life and others in danger. Who can she trust?


Ruby’s head jerked back. Springing to her feet she stomped to the edge of the porch. Her wide eyed glare aimed at him. With her fingers curling into a tight fist, her infuriating voice spat out her words, slowly, “Mr. Stryker, if I had a pistol in my hand at this moment, your condescending ass wouldn’t be sitting on a horse. I’d shoot you down. Your assumption that my business is a place of ill repute couldn’t be further from the truth. Now, I suggest you ride on and not step one boot inside of my establishment again.”

Secret Cravings Publishing:

b5d60efa817c4c06be99e224a4672a4d_image_266x400Silver Sage Creek, book one, Better She Die, is also available at Secret Cravings Publishing

Silver Sage Creek Novel, Book One

Available on Amazon, Barnes and Nobel, Smashword, Kobo





Judy Baker lives in the beautiful western state of Utah. Though she’s a southerner at heart, she loves the surrounding mountains and the desert valleys. She and her husband enjoy their home with a spoiled ninety pound Airedale named Teal’c. They have three wonderful children that have given them four beautiful grandkids. When not writing the stories that fill her head, she enjoys RVing with her family, stargazing through one of her many telescopes, digging in her wildflower garden, and golfing, or just swinging on the patio while plotting her next story. You can find out more about Judy at