"A remarkable odyssey of the American West." —Molly Gloss
"Beautifully written and engaging."
"Lyrical prose and heartfelt characters shine through."
"A tale of the Old West big enough to crawl into completely."
"A lyrical and haunting story not to be missed." --Margaret Coel
"Nothing less than an epic."
“You’ll love resolute Clair Martin, the equal of any man--or religion.”
"Richardson is a new American voice worth listening to.” --Peter Heller
Coming spring 2015 — I Am with You: Love Letters to Cancer Patients
"This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival." —Rumi
"GUEST HOUSE is perhaps the most rapid-fire novel
of domestic hopeand strife you’re likely to read
--Ben Fulton, the Salt Lake Tribune
"In this remarkably generous novel Barbara Richardson chronicles not only the betrayals and sorrows of the human heart, but the love and hope and caring that heals it."
--Molly Gloss, author of The Hearts of Horses
"There is salvation here, and it happens in this addictively-readable and often hilarious novel."
--Lisa Jones, author of Broken: A Love Story
"The one Oprah missed . . .
A touching story of salvation that would do any book club proud."
Coming autumn 2015, a new anthology. Dirt: A Love Story—Thirty-six Writers Get Down to Earth
Deepest thanks to David Sidwell for use of the banner photograph of the beautiful Bear River.