Beyond BedrockTucson, AZ – April 28, 2017 — Wheatmark, Inc. is pleased to announce the release of Beyond Bedrock by W. L. Jardine. This exciting Western tale follows the stories of three brave women as they face countless challenges.

The Old West is a harsh place for women, even under the best of circumstances. But when Jenny, Belle, and Beatrice find themselves fighting desperate situations beyond their control, they show a caliber of strength that only the worst of times can bring out. Jenny witnesses the gruesome death of her parents. Belle escapes Baltimore’s poverty while reluctantly leaving behind her quarantined mother. And Beatrice finds the courage to abandon her abusive father and hateful brothers.

Their stories eventually intersect in Colorado, but not before they encounter a variety dangers and colorful characters, including Native Americans, former slaves, and a young runaway. They are determined to better their lives and, in doing so, positively impact the formation of the West.

With a unique female focus, Beyond Bedrock is the debut from a compelling new voice in Westerns.

For more information about the book, or to schedule an interview with the author, please call Mindy Burnett at 520-798-0888 x100 or email

About the Author:

W. L. Jardine (aka Wendy Krause) taught industrial arts at the high school level for several years. She is a lover of history and stories that bring out the resourceful natures we are blessed with.

More About This Title:

Beyond Bedrock, ISBN 9781627874694, was released by Wheatmark, Inc. on April 28, 2017. The book has 262 pages and is being sold as a trade paperback for $13.95 and as an ebook for $6.99.

About the Publisher:

Wheatmark, Inc., founded in 1999, is a Tucson, Arizona-based publisher of trade titles that are available wherever quality books are sold worldwide. Wheatmark titles can be purchased in paperback, hardcover, or popular ebook formats. For more information, visit