Raised on a ranch in isolated eastern
A tidbit of family history, that her grandmother rode steers in rodeos during the 1920s, spurred Heidi to write a novel based on that grandmother’s life.
Cowgirl Dreams is the first in a series about strong, independent Montana Women. The sequel, Follow the Dream, will be released this year.
Heidi is a member of Women Writing the West, Skagit Valley Writers League, Skagit Women in Business, and the Northwest Independent Editors Guild. She is an avid reader of all kinds of books, enjoys hiking the
About this Book
Cowgirl Dreams, based on the life of Heidi's grandmother, tells how a determined young woman had to choose between abandoning her dreams, or taking matters into her own hands. Now, for young Nettie, her dreams are about to come true.
After Nettie's wrist is broken and her baby sister dies from influenza, will Nettie's dreams be put on hold? Surely that diminutive 14-yr-old girl isn't about to climb up on that rodeo bull, just like the men do?
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Here is a book blurb written by award-winning author Jane Kirkpatrick:
Some girls claim they were born as horses and only later grew up to be western women. Heidi Thomas gives us one of those passionate, persistent young women in Nettie Brady, and she’s based this sparkling and enduring character on her own grandmother s story. Cowgirl Dreams is a heart-warming read for all ages.