Susan English can’t stand Robin Lanford! She’s so full of herself she irritates everyone on the faculty of Fairfield High. When Robin bets Susan fifty dollars that she can’t get a date with Kurt Deveraux, the head football coach, Susan jumps at the chance to put the little heifer in her place. She had no idea that teaching Robin a lesson would irrevocably change her life, strain treasured friendships, and throw two families into chaos.
Celeste spends a romantic evening with a new man. Unfortunately, she finds the encounter less than satisfying. Afterward, when she has returned to her acreage, she breaks in her young stallion. Just when she feels everything is right with her life, her past returns to haunt her.
Cowboys is the fourth in a series of stories about Celeste. Others are: Something of Substance, The Sheets, An Honest Woman, and Intervention.
Inge has been writing since she was in grade school. Her short stories have been published in numerous literary and other magazines and have been broadcast on radio. She received First Prize in the 1986 Annual Writers’ Digest Short Fiction Competition, out of thousands of entrants.
Inge studied creative writing at the University of Alberta, working with such writers as Governor General’s Award Winner, Rudy Wiebe.
On a more personal note, Inge has lived in Austria, England, and in several areas of Canada including the Northwest Territories. Currently she resides in Fort Erie, Ontario. She enjoys nature, horses, art, reading, and, of course, writing.