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About dhocking

Doug Hocking is an independent scholar who has completed advanced studies in American history, ethnology and historical archaeology. He grew up on the Jicarilla Apache Reservation and attended school among the Indios and paisanos of the Rio Arriba (Northern New Mexico). He retired from the military as an armored cavalry (scout) officer. His novels immerse the reader in the times, terrain and cultures of 19th century New Mexico. Doug lives near Tombstone with his wife, dogs and a feral cat. He writes both fiction and history and is currently working on a biography of Tom Jeffords and has two historical novels in print: Massacre at Point of Rocks and Mystery of Chaco Canyon. His articles have appeared in True West, Wild West, Buckskin Bulletin and Roundup.

Ghosts

I’ve been seeing ghosts for nearly forty years. It started when I was caving in Kentucky. When I got really tired, I’d start seeing a very friendly small dog trotting along with me off to the side at the edge … Continue reading

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3 Corners Blog Tour: Veronica Cronin

3 Corners Blog Tour Coming to you from United Kingdom, United States and Canada I would like to introduce you to Veronica Cronin How long have you been writing? Since I was a young child. What’s your favorite part of … Continue reading

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3 Corners Blog Tour: Rick L. Barker

3 Corners Blog Tour Coming to you from United Kingdom, United States and Canada I would like to introduce you to Rick L Barker How long have you been writing? Almost 40 years. I really kicked it into gear in … Continue reading

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3 Corners Blog Tour: Doug Hocking

3 Corners Blog Tour Coming to you from United Kingdom, United States and Canada I would like to introduce you to Doug Hocking How long have you been writing? In one sense since I was 14 and attended an Ivy … Continue reading

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3 Corners Blog Tour: Terri Kovalcik

3 Corners Blog Tour Coming to you from United Kingdom, United States and Canada I would like to introduce you to Terri Kovalcik How long have you been writing? I’ve been writing for about 15 years What’s your favorite part … Continue reading

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3 Corners Blog Tour – Mandi Mae

3 Corners Blog Tour Coming to you from United Kingdom, United States and Canada Hi my name is Mandi Mae and I am an author of fantasy books with an inspirational, religious twist. How long have you been writing? I … Continue reading

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# Corners Blog Tour: Judith White

3 Corners Blog Tour Coming to you from United Kingdom, United States and Canada I would like to introduce to you Judith White. How long have you been writing? I’ve actually been dreaming of writing as far back as I … Continue reading

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The Life and Times of Tom Jeffords, Friend of Cochise, Yuma

Doug Hocking will speak on The Life and Times of Tom Jeffords, Friend of Cochise, at the Sanguinetti Gardens in Yuma, AZ at 7 p.m. on January 17, 2017 and again at 10 a.m. on the 18th. Tom Jeffords learned … Continue reading

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The Life and Times of Tom Jeffords, Prescott

Doug Hocking will speak on The Life and Times of Tom Jeffords, Friend of Cochise, at the Prescott Public Library at 5 p.m. on January 5, 2017. Tom Jeffords learned important lessons as a sea captain on the Great Lakes … Continue reading

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The Graves at Dragoon Springs, Pathfinders

Doug Hocking will speak on The Graves at Dragoon Springs, at 6 P.M. Friday, November 4, to the Pathfinders at the Arizona Historical Society Museum on 2nd St. in Tucson. There are four graves at the Overland Mail Station at … Continue reading

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