I received a notice from Texas history author Bruce Marshall announcing his new book. It is City of Silver, a historical novel set in the period of Emperor Maximilian of Mexico and the Republicans under Juarez and based on a true story. Copies may be ordered from the publisher, Westart Publishing, P.O. Box 161616, Austin, TX, 78716, (512) 327-3377. The cost is $27.95 plus $3.95 for shipping. Texans need to pay a $1.75 sales tax.