Paulette Jiles is an American author of poetry, novels and non-fiction. She holds a degree in Romance Languages from the University of Missouri. While not writing, Paulette works on her ranch, caring for two horses and a donkey. She prefers writing in the mornings, but shift to the afternoons during hot weather months, as she needs the cooler mornings to get ranch work done. Paulette lives in Texas.

Paulette Jiles made her debut with the poetry collection Waterloo Express. She debuted as a novelist in 1978 with the novel The Golden Hawk. Below is a list of Paulette Jiles’ books in order of when they were originally released:

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

The Golden Hawks(1978) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sitting in the Club Car Drinking Rum and Karma Kola(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Late Great Human Road Show(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Enemy Women(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Stormy Weather(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Color of Lightning(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lighthouse Island(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
News of the World(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

Waterloo Express(1973) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Celestial Navigation(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Jesse James Poems(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blackwater(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Song to the Rising Sun(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Flying Lesson(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

Cousins(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
North Spirit(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price


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Paulette Jiles Synopsis: The Golden Hawks is a standalone title by Paulette Jiles. The Golden Hawks want a clubhouse of their own. But where can they find one in their new housing development on the edge of the city? First they try to make their clubhouse in Joe’s bedroom, but their parents get angry when the kids hammer holes in the wall. Then they scare themselves silly looking for scrap wood in an empty – and spooky – apartment building. Finally they try to make money so they can build a clubhouse. Will the Golden Hawks ever have a place to call their own?

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