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Journeying the Narrow Path

July 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

Note: This is the first chapter of “Journeying the Narrow Path,” a novel told in serial format. Holten’s previous novel, “The Last Tree.” is available at for a short time.

Chapter 1

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Former Sen. Dorgan stays busy, writes thrillers

June 1, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS In “Gridlock,” a political thriller due out in July, one of the novel’s main characters a genius scientist with the dark good looks of actress Lara Flynn Boyle drives out to the western North Dakota ranch of a friend, Ashley Borden, “brash” reporter for the Bismarck Tribune. Continue Reading

Energy ‘eco-thriller’ co-authored by Dorgan out next week

March 23, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Former North Dakota U.S. Sen. Byron Dorgan is a co-author of a new ‘eco-thriller’ novel, “Blowout,” that details a fictional attempt to sabotage alternative energy development in western North Dakota. For Dorgan, an author of two non-fiction books, it is his first novel.
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Dorgan in Fargo Monday for book launch of ‘Blowout’

March 22, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Retired North Dakota U.S. Sen. Byron Dorgan will celebrate his latest book with an appearance and book signing at 7 p.m. Monday at Barnes and Noble bookstore in Fargo. Continue Reading

Review: Leonard’s ‘Raylan’ is a hunk of new thrills

February 3, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

When Graham Yost set out to create the television series “Justified” for FX, he did two big things right. One, he cast Timothy Olyphant as U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens. And two, he decided to keep the show as close as possible in spirit and style to the work of the master crime writer Elmore Leonard, who created Givens in the first place. Continue Reading

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