Adobe Daze (The New West)
“A contemporary Western Novel by Tom Tatum” – NOW AVAILABLE!
ADOBE DAZE the third novel in the NEW WEST TRILOGY is set on a sprawling ranch in northern Taos County New Mexico and spills into Southern Colorado. It’s the sequel to his novel TELLURIDE TOP OF THE WORLD set in the FOUR CORNERS of Colorado, Utah, Arizona and New Mexico in 1979, which tells the story of Cooper and Judy Stuart’s epic battle to save the big YbarC ranch near Telluride Colorado from the ski industry developers. ADOBE DAZE picks up the story in 2019 with their 20 something rugged, athletic, blonde son Trey who is sent to operate the families sprawling Ute Peak Ranch near Taos New Mexico. It’s a new west-old west action saga with romance, greed, land and water rights fights, drug gangs, gunfights, gold, Pueblo Indians, Anglo ranchers, Spanish Settlers families, cows, horses, pickups, trout and mountain lions.
Trey is the protagonist in ADOBE DAZE with stunning black haired brown-eyed Maria Duran or M as her friends call her. M is half Spanish and half Apache. She drives a restored Shelby Mustang, drag races and rides fast horses. The deadly action unspools when Trey is summoned by his father to the YbarC in Colorado to run the families New Mexico ranch. He meets M on his drive to the YbarC in his father’s Maserati. Drug runners attack them after M’s high-speed pass of their big wheel pickup truck. Hooves thunder like the high-speed dragsters M drives. Bullets fly from the new AZTEC cartel drug gangs as Trey, M and the cowhands’ work the ranch. Tension flares in New Mexico’s Anglo, Spanish and Pueblo Indian cultures over land and water. The conflict is set in the ambience of the legendary Taos artists’ community with Trey and M’s romance under the greatest magic hour sunset light in the world the Spanish call vista del ocaso.
- Publisher : Wolfpack Publishing LLC (July 28, 2021)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 252 pages
- ISBN-10 : 1647347378
- ISBN-13 : 978-1647347376
- Item Weight : 10.9 ounces
- Dimensions : 6 x 0.63 x 9 inches
Keywords: The New West, Western fiction, Historic Fiction, Action and Adventure, Adult Western Fiction, Saga
About The Author
Author, TV & Film Producer/Director, Conservation Advocate, Scholar, Husband, and Father. A veteran of the entertainment business, Tom Tatum’s newest book, Adobe Daze is the much-anticipated sequel to Telluride-Top of the World, and Fiji 1970. As an accomplished film and TV producer, Tatum’s work has been seen by a worldwide audience and includes notable titles like Double High, Winners Take All and Greenpeace’s Greatest Hits. When not running Ute Peak Solar, Inc., roping and riding on his Ute Peak Ranch in New Mexico or spending time with his beloved wife, Kathryn, he can be found skiing the “white gold” on the vast slopes of Telluride.