The Perea Family: A Comprehensive History

COMING SOON!The Perea Family: A Comprehensive History” by Noël-Marie Fletcher, in which the author recounts her rich Spanish heritage under the rule of Spain, Mexico and the United States through the vivid stories of her ancestors and family members in the eminent Perea family, who achieved great political and business prominence in America. (Above: Noël-Marie Fletcher presenting her Perea research at The Santa Fe Trail Travelers & Descendants Conference in June 2016.) 

Captives of the Southwest

Captives of the Southwest

by Noël-Marie Fletcher

Take a journey into the lives of people who vanished in the Wild West.

Explore true stories and eyewitness accounts of the kidnappings and experiences of Anglos, Hispanics, and Native Americans taken captive in New Mexico and the Southwest.

Each chapter takes the reader into a unique setting alongside new casts of characters—including lost settlers, greedy prospectors, elusive desert traders, vigilante lawmen, nomadic tribesmen, courageous women and resilient children.

Stunning historical and modern photographs provide vivid glimpses into the life of each captive and the environments they experienced. Features: * Rich illustrations including 115 historic photos, 14 maps, 35 news articles, 40+ modern photos and more * Interesting historical details and rare images of key people and places described *

Author/researcher Noël-Marie Fletcher provides a local perspective and expert analysis for events and stories. This book is a rare gem for readers of Wild West history containing gripping tales of adventure, hardship, courage and personal sacrifice.

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Rommel: Photographer Vol. 4 Personal Encounters

Rommel: Photographer Vol. 4

Personal Encounters

by Zita Steele

Take a journey behind the camera of a world-famous military commander.

Learn about the personal life of Field Marshal Erwin Rommel. See Rommel’s private photo collection, reunified for the first time since 1945. Never-before-seen photos and excerpts from Rommel’s private photo albums published for the first time shed light on his important relationships. Witness Rommel’s interactions with family, friends, officers and ordinary people.

Features: – ideal for collectors and those who want to learn more about Rommel – 275 photos from Rommel’s personal photo albums – 125 photos taken by Rommel, including color photos – 100+ photos by author Zita Steele – with photos of key places and items in Rommel’s life

Historical photos are digitally restored and enhanced for detail. Some are colorized.

Author and artist Zita Steele traveled through Germany and Austria to gain insights into Rommel’s life and experiences. She uses her expertise in social sciences, the study of people, to share new knowledge and insights about the personal life of this notable military leader.

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Pathways in Time: Photo Journeys

Pathways in Time: Photo Journeys

by Noël-Marie Fletcher

Travel along many roads and witness simple and abstract forms of beauty.

Featuring over 160 photos, “Pathways in Time: Photo Journeys” shows the wonder of nature such as in rainbows, birds, trees, leaves, raindrops, and the earth.

It also reveals abstract views of architecture, urban settings, and found objects.

Author/photographer Noël-Marie Fletcher shows how to find beauty in ordinary life and the world that surrounds us all.

 

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Rommel: Photographer Vol. 3 Adventures in Color

Rommel: Photographer Vol. 3

Adventures in Color

by Zita Steele

Take a journey behind the camera of a world-famous military commander.

Experience WWII in color with Field Marshal Rommel.

View 130 images from Rommel’s private photo collection, seized by U.S. forces in 1945, and a selection of Rommel’s hand-drawn sketches of his war experiences. Join Rommel as he travels across vast and colorful terrains, flies a dive bomber plane, drives across desert battlefields and explores North African villages.

The photos and sketches are digitally restored and enhanced for detail.

Author and artist Zita Steele uses her knowledge of German language and culture, with in-depth research about Rommel and his campaigns, to provide context for the photos. Zita also analyzes patterns in Rommel’s photography to shed a unique light on the artistic personality of this notable military leader.

Features include:

  • 130 digitally restored & enhanced images
  • 10 original sketches by Rommel
  • historical facts & analysis

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Windows Into the Beauty of Flowers & Nature

Windows Into the Beauty of Flowers & Nature

by Noël-Marie Fletcher

Take a journey into the beauty of life.

Featuring over 450 photos, “Windows into the Beauty of Flowers & Nature” shows flowers in their many forms and types in an array of resplendent colors.

Stunning high-quality images capture the essences of various insects and animals who live among us, including butterflies, lizards, birds, bees, and rabbits.

Author/photographer Noël-Marie Fletcher also compliments her photos by including some of her freehand pastel and ink artwork.

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Diné: A Tribute to the Navajo People

Diné: A Tribute to the Navajo People

by Zita Steele

Take a journey into natural freedom and beauty in this tribute to one of America’s most vibrant nomadic tribes.

Author/artist Zita Steele commemorates the Dine (Navajo) people of the Southwestern United States with a vivid collection of color images.

Four chapters honor the Native American tribe’s freedom, ingenuity, strength, and joy. The images create an experience of nomadic life without reservations or borders.

The book provides insights into Dine culture and highlights the tribe’s vast ancestral roaming territory. It features 40+ original photographs, 25+ photo montages and special introduction by the author and additional artwork

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Rommel: Photographer Vol. 2 Rommel & His Men

Rommel: Photographer Vol. 2

Rommel & His Men

by Zita SteeleRommel-2-cover-WEB

Take a journey behind the camera of a world-famous military commander.

Take a journey behind the camera of world-famous military commander. Experience life on the frontlines with Field Marshal Erwin Rommel.

View 200+ images from Rommel’s private photo collection, seized by U.S. forces in 1945.

Join Rommel as he interacts with his German and Italian troops. See him and his men at work, at rest, and on the move. View Rommel’s mementos of his men and military leaders.

This book provides a candid view of Rommel as an ordinary soldier rather than a general.

The photos are digitally restored and enhanced for detail. Some are accompanied by Rommel’s own handwritten photo captions.

Author and artist Zita Steele uses her knowledge of German language and culture, with in-depth research about Rommel and his campaigns, to provide context for the photos. Zita also analyzes patterns in Rommel’s photography to shed a unique light on the artistic personality of this notable military leader.

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River of My Ancestors: The Rio Grande in Pictures

River of My Ancestors: The Rio Grande in Pictures

by Noël-Marie FletcherRio-Grande-front-cover

Take a journey along the wild and rugged Rio Grande.

Beautiful pictures capture the essence of the famous river and its importance in the arid Southwest.

Author and photographer Noël-Marie Fletcher provides family stories and insights about frontier life.

Follow the Rio Grande through deserts, wetlands, and rocky cliffs. Experience natural wonders, including volcanic lands and river rapids, and encounter wildlife such as snakes, wolves, cranes, and bighorn sheep.

Our captivating new book combines vivid photos and the written word to tell a living history of the famous Rio Grande and the beautiful desert land of New Mexico.

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Rommel: Photographer Vol. 1

Rommel: Photographer Vol. 1

Rommel-cover-Webby Zita Steele

Take a journey behind the camera of a world-famous military commander.

Experience WWII firsthand from Field Marshal Rommel’s private photo collection, seized by U.S. forces in 1945.

View 340+ images, including photos Rommel took during campaigns in France and North Africa and others which he collected. Join Rommel in the air and in his command vehicle as he captures majestic desert landscapes, Panzer maneuvers, battlefield action, soldiers on the frontlines, and graves of the fallen. Also included are Rommel’s personal photos of family and friends.

The photos are digitally restored and enhanced for detail. Some are accompanied by Rommel’s own handwritten photo captions.

Author and artist Zita Steele uses her knowledge of German language and culture, with in-depth research about Rommel and his campaigns, to provide context for the photos. Zita also analyzes patterns in Rommel’s photography to shed a unique light on the artistic personality of this notable military leader.

Features include:

  • more than 340 digitally restored and enhanced photos
  • historical facts about Rommel and his campaigns
  • in-depth analysis of photo subject matter and Rommel’s compositions
  • 8×10 size makes book easy to handle and store on shelves
  • easy-to-read print
  • illustrations
  • large, clear photos offer optimum viewing

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