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By Elmer Kelton. 2007
Cowboy Hewey Calloway loves to ride the open range like a solitary sailor on an endless sea. So when barbed… wire and newfangled contraptions threaten his world, he's dead-set against progress--until he meets a pretty little teacher. Sequel to “Six bits a day". Followed by "The smiling country". Spur Award. 2007.
By Robert J Randisi. 1999
Kansas, 1883. Lancaster, a gunfighter, is confronted by a man who mistakenly believes himself to be Lancaster's target. In the… showdown, a girl is accidentally killed. The guilt-ridden Lancaster gives up on life and loses himself in the bottle, until another child in distress presents him with an opportunity for personal redemption. 1999.
By Gordon D Shirreffs. 1986
When a notorious band of Mexican outlaws hunt scalps for bounty and murder for fun, they encounter a new and… powerful enemy. Major Alec Kershaw, a man of rawhide and steel, faces them with a steady gun and two strong allies -- Baishan, an Apache chief and warrior, and Anne Sinclair, fiancée of Kershaw's commanding officer and long-time rival. Some strong language and violence. 1986.
By Bill Pronzini. 1983
Roy Boone sells his farm and goes West to escape the grief of his wife's death. In the Arizona territory,… he becomes involved with Jennifer Todd who involves him in murder and deceit. 1983.
By Max Brand. 1998
Three short westerns originally written for magazines, including The Blackness of MacTee, The King of Rats: A Reata Story, and… The Gauntlet. In all three, rugged frontiersmen are frustrated by their encounters with women, some of whom lead them astray or dodge their offerings of love. Some violence. 1998.
By Peter Brandvold. 2009
Louisa Bonaventure's family was slaughtered by the Three of a Kind Gang. Now, Louisa wants vengeance - and bounty hunter… Lou Prophet will stop at nothing to make sure she gets it. Explicit descriptions of sex and violence, strong language. 2009.
By Ralph Compton. 1992
Trail-blazing cowboys make their fortune driving cattle from Texas west to the frontier. In it, there are 10,000 wild longhorns,… 2,000 treacherous miles and only a few men to tame them both. 1992. (Trail drive ; 1)
By Larry D Sweazy. 2013
Texas Ranger Josiah Wolfe and his friend Scrap Elliot are ready to eliminate the loathsome Juan Cortina. Unfortunately, their direct… orders are only to spy on Cortina’s cattle rustlers, which makes them two easy gringo targets. So much so that their first scuffle leaves Josiah seriously injured and Scrap on his own in his pursuit of Cortina. Recovering from his deadly injury, Josiah is hit with a Dear John letter from his sweetheart. Luckily, a Mexican girl, Francesca, is there to help heal his wounds. But when Scrap returns full of malice directed toward his former comrade, Josiah can no longer tell who his friends are and where his heart lies. Sequel to "The coyote tracker". 2013.
By Lewis B Patten. 1975
To Sheriff Thorpe Stedman falls the job of bringing the guilty to justice. After the brutal lynching of an innocent… apache, the townspeople threaten to tear apart the town of Graneros. 1975.
By William W Johnstone, J. A Johnstone. 2013
By William W Johnstone, J. A Johnstone. 2010
Preacher, Smoke, and Matt comprise the Jensen family - three generations of legendary frontiersman. When a ruthless cattle baron brings… a small army of hired guns to Preacher's neck of the woods, it falls to the Jensens to stand tall and return fire. And they intend to fight to the last man, because the Jensens never back down from a fight. Some descriptions of sex, explicit descriptions of violence, some strong language. 2010.
By Elmer Kelton. 1994
Jeff Layne returns to Texas and finds himself caught up in a border war between dispossessed Mexican ranches and his… old enemy Vesper Freed. Layne sides with the Mexicans and hatches a plan to drive his herd of Longhorns to a distant, safe canyon. Sequel to "Slaughter" (DC11760). 1994.
By James Walker. 1996
Wells Fargo agent Zac Cobb's new assignment takes him to Arizona to track down bandits stealing army payrolls. It also… leads him into a confrontation with his brother Julian, who, bitter from injuries suffered in the Civil War, has become an outlaw. They find themselves thrust together on a boat careening down the rapids of the Colorado River. Sequel to "The Rawhiders". c1996. (The Wells Fargo trail ; 5)
By Ralph Compton, Marcus Galloway. 2017
Frontier life is hard enough without having kids to worry about--especially for a widower like Paul Meakes. Still, he's settled… where he is and resolved to stay in the small Colorado town his son and daughter call home. So when his daughter is hit by a seemingly poisoned arrow during an Indian raid, Paul is determined to track down the Comanche villains who hurt his little girl--and bring them to justice with the help of Indian hunter Hank Adley, a hired gun who's got business of his own with the tribe. But when the trail leads from a close call with Indian warriors to a deadly intrigue, Paul discovers that the dangers of the West are far greater and more varied than he ever imagined. And to save his family, he has no choice but to take a stand against them all. 2017.
By Max Brand. 2018
This book collects three stories from Brand's early work in Western pulps, in which a desperate rancher is falsely accused… of robbing a bank, the devil's bargain story of Faust is given a Western twist, and a high desert love triangle plays out between a hero, a villain, and the woman they both love. 2018. Uniform title: Short stories.
By Zane Grey. 2004
John Hare lies dying in the desert until he is discovered and saved by the kind and generous rancher, August… Naab. As Hare is nursed back to health on Naab's ranch, he finds himself irresistibly attracted to Naab's adopted daughter, Mescal. But Mescal is being relentlessly pursued by Holderness, a man who is not to be trusted. Hare is soon drawn into a web of adventure and intrigue over land, water, and the heart of a beautiful woman, all set against the sweeping backdrop of the Wild West. 2004.
By Johnny D Boggs. 2006
New Mexico Territory, 1896. Fourteen-year-old Caleb Hart is packed off on a train from St. Louis to his uncle's ranch… in New Mexico, where he learns that he "rides for the brand," "real cowboys don't wear denim," and rustlers are a plague. Intrigue, kidnapping, and action abound when Pat Garrett, lawyer Captain Fountain, manhunter Kim Harrigan and rustler Mary Magdalene Holliday are added to the mix. 2006.
By Glendon Fred Swarthout. 1988
For many women attempting to settle in the West, the rigous of frontier life proved to be too much, and… to Mary Lee Cuddy falls the task of escorting four of these women back to Iowa. Mary takes along John Briggs, whom she saved from lynching. The many difficulties they face along the way destroy one person and rejuvenate another. Strong language and some descriptions of sex. 1988.
By Dusty Richards. 2007
Cattle baron Rupart MacDavis wants to bury the ranchers of Horse Creek, Montana. With the local law in his pocket,… MacDavis brutalizes the town until Herschel Baker begins showing the people how to fight back. Followed by "Montana revenge”. 2007.
By Elmore Leonard. 2005
Oklahoma, 1930s. Young U.S. marshal Carlos "Carl" Webster loves chasing felons and savours the publicity. While searching for rich-boy-gone-bad Jack… Belmont, Carl falls for gun moll Louly Brown. Hack writer Tony Antonelli tags along looking for new material. Violence, strong language, and some descriptions of sex. Bestseller. 2005.