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In hardback and Kindle:

COLD CASE RESEARCH:
RESOURCES FOR UNIDENTIFIED, MISSING,
AND COLD HOMICIDE CASES

CRC PRESS (Division of Taylor & Francis)

SOMEONE'S DAUGHTER:
IN SEARCH OF JUSTICE FOR JANE DOE

NOW ON KINDLE (includes Epilogue)

"With a journalist’s flair for language and a historian’s eye for detail, Silvia Pettem takes her readers through all of the twists and turns of a real-life murder mystery spanning fifty years––leading from an exhumed grave in Colorado, to San Quentin’s gas chamber. Someone’s Daughter—replete with frustrating dead ends and tantalizing breakthroughs—is a compelling and accurate glimpse into the world of cold-case investigations.”
––James C. Oleson, J.D., Ph.D.,
criminologist and crime policy chief

Silvia Pettem has written a book the reader will remember long after the last page has been turned. The power of her writing left me shaken and in grief for Jane Doe. I am already looking forward to her next book.”
––Roy Hazelwood,
retired FB I profiler and author of The Evil That Men Do and Dark Dreams

See "Defrosting Cold Case" Review


ONLY IN BOULDER:
THE COUNTY'S COLORFUL CHARACTERS

Illustrated 160-page paperback
ISBN 978-1-59629-975-7 $19.99
Now available on Kindle, $9.99
Published by The History Press

From the back cover
Boulder County has captivated settlers and travelers since gold prospectors founded the town in 1859. Only in Boulder is a look at the fascinating people who make up the area's rich and historic past. Here, you'll vicariously mine for gold with Indian Jack, fight for temperance with Lena Dwight and dance to the tunes of Glenn Miller. You'll also learn of Horace and Baby Doe Tabors' elusive connection to Boulder County and visit the final resting place of outlaw Tom Horn. Acclaimed historian Silvia Pettem has been writing about Boulder and its people for decades. This selected collection of her columns brings to life some of Boulder's most memorable and unique visitors, residents, activists, artists, and entrepreneurs. Each compelling character is a thread in the fabric of the Boulder we know and love today
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2011 COLORADO AUTHORS' LEAGUE AWARD WINNER

BOULDER:
A SENSE OF TIME & PLACE REVISITED

Illustrated 160-page paperback
ISBN 978-1-59629-974-0 $19.99
Now available on Kindle
Published by The History Press

From the back cover
Journey with Pettem through Boulder’s history in Boulder: A Sense of Time and Place Revisited. Watch the evolution from a frontier mining town to the “Athens of the West.” Learn of murder and bootleggersin the 1920s, survive the Great Depression and follow Boulder’s postwar growing pains as the city matures and residents reflect on its past. Each article is a story in itself but only a small piece of what makes Boulder the city it is today.


PORTRAIT OF BOULDER

Photography by Steve Mohlenkamp
Text by Silvia Pettem

120 pages, 121 color photos, hardcover
ISBN 13: 978-1-56037-540-1
$26.95

Available from Farcountry Press

Also by Silvia Pettem:
POSITIVELY PEARL STREET: A Chronicle of the Center of Boulder, Colorado: 1859 to Present
BEHIND THE BADGE: 125 Years of the Boulder Colorado Police Department
A STORY OF GOLD HILL (by Mabel Montgomery, with a foreword by Silvia Pettem)
EXCURSIONS FROM PEAK TO PEAK: Then and Now
INN AND AROUND NEDERLAND: Accommodating the Traveler Then and Now
LEGEND OF A LANDMARK: A History of the Hotel Boulderado (Centennial edition)
SEPARATE LIVES: The Story of Mary Rippon (Hardcover and
Kindle)

By Harrison S. Cobb:
PROSPECTING OUR PAST: GOLD, SILVER & TUNGSTEN MILLS OF BOULDER COUNTY by Harrison S. Cobb.

These books by Silvia Pettem are for sale directly from the publishers:
BOULDER: Evolution of a City (Revised Edition)
COLORADO MOUNTAINS AND PASSES: Day Trips in the Rockies

The following books by Silvia Pettem are out-of-print, but most are still available through www.BookFinder.com and/or other online used book outlets.
BOULDER: A Sense of Time and Place
BOULDER: Evolution of a City (1st Edition)
BROOMFIELD: Changes Through Time
CHAUTAUQUA CENTENNIAL: A Hundred Years of Programs
EXCURSIONS FROM PEAK TO PEAK: Beginning in Boulder
GUIDE TO HISTORIC WESTERN BOULDER COUNTY
RED ROCKS TO RICHES: Gold Mining in Boulder County Then and Now
SEPARATE LIVES: The Story of Mary Rippon (paperback)
THE PEACEFUL VALLEY STORY: Fulfillment of a Dream