Lagniappe

Something given as a bonus or extra gift.

 

 

As a sixth generation Texan, I'd like to take you a trip through Texas—the home of my heart and the inspiration for many of my books.

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Texas is a really big place! It's 801 miles north to south and 733 miles east to west.

Big Bend Country

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Marfa is internationally famous for its magical desert lights.

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What's going on in Marfa, Texas? How about strange lights in the desert, a sexy cop looking for his missing sister and a group of teenage moms at an abandoned army post.

 

It's simply too much for Twinkie Sue Carmichael to comprehend.

Panhandle

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Palo Duro Canyon
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Cowgirl Cutie
My Uncle Carl was a famous saddle maker plus he owned a saddle shop. And no, this is not a Halloween costume. 
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6666 Ranch one of the largest ranches  in Texas
Prairies and Lakes
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Ft. Worth my birthplace, great fun at the Stockyards.
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Dallas skyline
Ellis County Courthouse.
This county is where my Dodson ancestors came after the Civil War.
Piney Woods—Big Thicket
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Biological crossroads of North America where flora and fauna of east meet the plains and deserts of the west.
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Gulf Coast
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Aransas National Wildlife Refuge
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Rockport, TX
AKA Port Serenity
Setting for my Port Serenity Series
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Hill Country
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Luckenbach—Home of Country Music
Gruene Dance Hall
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Austin and the bats
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Texas State University—My Alma Mater
Bluebonnets in April

South Texas Plains

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San Antonio Mercado
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San Antonio Riverwalk

Seguin

My Hometown

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Rafting on the Guadalupe
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Starcke Park Dam
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Sebastapol—First concrete building in Texas
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