November, 2015: Riding Behind the Padre won the 2015 New Mexico-Arizona Book Award for Best Political Book. We were a finalist for the best book about diversity. The New Mexico Book Co-op, sponsor of the award, is a partnership of over 1,500 publishers and authors who are interested in showcasing and selling books about New Mexico, Arizona, and the Southwest.
November, 2015: Riding Behind the Padre received Honorable Mention in Arizona Authors Association 2014 Book Awards. AZ Authors, one of the oldest non-profit writers' organizations in the Southwest, serves as an information and referral center for the community, helping and supporting local authors statewide
Thanks to all of you for making this personal memoir, history book and explanation of U.S. - Mexico border issues a self-published bestseller.