Dakota named finalist for 2015 Silver Falchion Award

Dakota in terrific company in Missoula Independent’s Books of the Year

Great Falls Tribune lists Dakota among the Top Montana Books of 2014. “Suspenseful and surprising.”

Montana wins High Plains Book Award

Montana named finalist for Silver Falchion Award in Best First Novel-Literary Suspense Category                              

Montana Standard – Author Gwen Florio visits Butte bookstore – “Her series adds yet another rich layer to the canon of genuine Montana stories that includes the likes of Dorothy Johnson, A.B. Guthrie and poet Richard Hugo, whose poetry of place reflected the true backroads of Montana.”

Montana named finalist for Shamus Award in the Best First P.I. Novel category

WWNO, New Orleans – The Reading Life with Joseph Boyden and Gwen Florio

Great Falls Tribune – Florio jumps to fiction with mystery novels

Montana named finalist for International Thriller Writers award/best first novel

Author Craig Lancaster interviews Gwen Florio

Missoulian – Missoula novelist Gwen Florio wins national award – “Out of a field of excellent debut crime novels, we picked ‘Montana’ because we completely fell in love with the main character.”

Amy Steele/Entertainment Realm – Montana among Top 20 books of 2013

Missoulian – Montana a top mystery seller at Fact and Fiction in 2013

Montana on Missoula Independent’s list of Books We Couldn’t Put Down in 2013“Montana’s hard-boiled lot and its twists and entertaining enough, but Gwen Florio’s portraits of tough women and old school journalism are what left a lasting impression.”