'A Forgotton Evil' wins Spur Award
March 15, 2020
Dr. Sheldon Russell of Waynoka has won the 2020 Western Writers of America's prestigious Spur Award for Best Western Historical Novel with his most recent book, "A Forgotten Evil," published by Cynren Press. Russell is also the author of the popular Hook Runyon Mystery series about a railroad bull who lives in a caboose.
He and his wife Nancy, a sculptor, currently live on the ranch where Russell grew up in northwestern Oklahoma.
Finalists in the same category were "The Glovemaker, A Novel" by Ann Weisgarber (Skyhorse Publishing) and "Cut Nose" by Ron Schwab (Uplands Press/Leafcutter Publis...