As a natural listener and a therapist, Milana Marsenich has witnessed amazing generosity and courage in others. She first witnessed this in her hometown of Butte, Montana, a mining town with a rich history and the setting for Copper Sky, her first novel.
Copper Sky was chosen as a Spur Award finalist for Best Western Historical Novel. She has an M.Ed. in Mental Health Counseling from Montana State University and an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Montana.
Anne Schroeder has written a well-researched historical novel set on the Oregon Trail in 1848. Walk the Promise Road is full of authentic detail, young wisdom, and amazing courage. It is brimming with the good-hearted, hard-working values of another time, a time when neighborly kindness thrived, a time when a neighbor’s help might mean the difference between life or death.read more
I have a strong affection for my hometown of Butte, Montana, a mining town with a rich history. As a natural listener and a therapist, I’ve witnessed amazing generosity and courage in others. I first witnessed this in the Butte people.read more
Butte, Montana is a mining town with a big heart. Like a lot of mining towns it has seen its share of tragedy, heartache, loss, and grief. Yet the people of Butte have an amazing capacity for resilience and generosity. I tried to capture this particular spirit of Butte in COPPER SKY.read more