Paris author’s latest book focuses on horse trainer


PARIS — Longtime Paris resident Patricia Probert Gott has released her eighth book, “The Dayes of Wyoming,” a historic novel featuring horse trainer Bertha and mountain man Charlie Daye.

She will have a book signing from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 22, at the Paris Fire Station’s craft fair.

“The Dayes of Wyoming” takes place during the late 1800s to early 1900s in northern Wyoming, from east of the Bighorns to Yellowstone, west of the Continental Divide.

The Dayes’ adventures include guiding guests from the East into remote mountain paradises, rounding up wild horses, riding in overland horse races, and adopting children and adjusting to family life.

Gott, who was recently accepted as a member of Western Writers of America, has written two previous cowgirl western novels, “So You Wanna be a Cowgirl” and “Cowgirl Days.” She has also penned two children’s horse books, “Horse Tails by Shasta,” and “Horse Tails by Mookie the Mustang.” In addition, she has written her autobiography,”Metamorphosis,”and two travel books, “Volunteer to Empower” and “Ancient Egypt and the Nile.”

Gott’s life experiences have taken her to four continents and 47 states. She was a ranch wrangler and trail guide for four summers in Wyoming She started riding horseback at age 8 and has owned, raised and trained horses since.

Books written by Gott, former owner of Motion 26 Roller Rink, may be purchased at Books N Things in Norway, The Maine Bookhouse in Oxford, or