May, 1886 Coyote Jack’s Wild West Show The Main Tent Houston, Texas Elinor Armstrong stood on a high board twenty-five feet off the ground, holding a fly bar in two hands, preparing for a full somersault in mid-air. The practice hours at Coyote Jack’s allowed her the opportunity to learn the acrobatic feat. And the…
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Joanne Rowling is an accomplished romance author and contributor. She lives in Portland, OR and enjoys time with her husband and two children (when she’s not writing quickies and dreaming up fun adventures for her characters).