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By Stephen A Bly. 1991
Stuart Brannon, lost in a blinding snowstorm, has almost given up finding Broken Arrow Crossing when he senses smoke in…the air. He seeks refuge with Everett Davis, who usually stays at the stage station during the winter, but Everett has been badly wounded. Then others, including a pregnant Indian girl, straggle into the station seeking shelter. 1991.
By Rilla Askew. 1997
In February 1887, the Lodi brothers leave Kentucky and head west. They carry with them their families, their belongings, and…an ancient tragedy that will play itself out in the mountains of Oklahoma. The story is told by ten-year-old Mattie, who, following her mother's death, attempts to hold her disintegrating family together. Some strong language and some violence
By Terrell L Bowers. 1996
Stover Gates has hated the Danmyers since one of them killed his brother years ago. When Jerrod Danmyer helps Stover's…daughter Marian get her wagon and horse team out of a mire, Stover is furious. But life on the Kansas prairie is hard in the late 1800s, and a plague of locusts changes Stover's feelings about his neighbours. 1996.
By Jonas Ward. 1958
Tom Buchanan rides into the town of Salvation in search of a horse doctor. He encounters a strange place run…by a crazy preacher-turned-sheriff, who terrorizes the town's residents. Even though he tries not to stir up trouble, Buchanan has to rescue two women from the sheriff's clutches. Violence and some strong language. 1958
By Larry McMurtry, Diana Ossana. 1997
In the Oklahoma territory after the Civil War, Cherokee Zeke Proctor accidentally kills a white man. After Zeke is cleared…of murder by an Indian tribunal, a white posse pursues him and his son-in-law into the hills, where the two withstand a bloody siege. Strong language and violence
By Jon Tuska. 1995
Anthology of twenty-two Western short stories by Zane Grey, Max Brand, Les Savage, Frank Bonham, and others. A brief biographical…sketch of the author accompanies each frontier tale, many of which originally appeared in such publications as Lariat Story Magazine. 1995.
By Cormac McCarthy, Cormac Mccarthy. 1998
In post-World War II New Mexico, cowboys like to drift into Mexico to drink and choose prostitutes. John Grady Cole…finds one of the youngest, who has epilepsy, especially attractive. Billy Parham and the others try to dissuade him, but John Grady is a determined young man. Companion to The Crossing (DB 39865). Some strong language and some violence. Bestseller
By William W. Johnstone, J. A. Johnstone. 2011
The kind of man for whom God created the gun, Smoke Jensen stands as a force of will in the…brutal, lawless west. Messing with his wife is a bad idea. Into The Valley Of Death Sally has traveled to the silver-mining town of Goth, Colorado to open a restaurant with a friend. That's where she crosses paths with five bank robbers in a hurry to strike it rich. With the local sheriff lying dead in a pool of blood, Sally fights for her life while a frontier surgeon tries to work a miracle. Burning with fury, armed with a gun and a badge, Smoke Jenson goes on the hunt--a posse of one against a gang of outlaws more dangerous than he can know. Soon, Smoke is being lured into a trap at a place called Black Canyon--a deep, dark valley of death, from which only one man will emerge alive...
By Elmer Kelton. 1997
East Texas, 1885. Twelve-year-old Joey Shipman is orphaned. Although he inherited his father's ranch, he is forced to flee when…his stepmother and her new husband try to kill him. Joey searches for his drunken cousin Beau in west Texas, but the two are soon on the run after a deadly encounter with Joey's stepfather. 1997.
By Terry C Johnston, Terry C. Johnston. 1994
Ten years ago Jonah Hook returned from the Civil War to learn his wife, daughter, and two sons had been…kidnapped by Jubilee Usher, a Mormon zealot. Jonah has found his children, but is still searching for his wife, Gritta. Now with his oldest son, Jeremiah, and his friend, Two Sleep, Jonah sets out on a journey and endures hostilities and hardships. Sequel to Winter Rain (DB 40580). Violence, strong language, and explicit descriptions of sex
By Richard S Wheeler. 1998
A wealthy benefactor dreams of restoring a vast Montana grassland to its natural state, where wolf and buffalo can roam…freely. But his noble dream threatens the local ranchers and farmers, who oppose the plan in order to protect their traditional way of life. 1998.
By Louis L'Amour. 1998
Eight previously unpublished short stories with an afterword by the author's grandson. In the title story a mysterious rider warns…Lona that her fiance and father are not the men she thinks they are. In "A Man Named Utah," the new marshal in Squaw Creek investigates fourteen murders and robberies. He immediately suspects that a mass murderer is on the loose. Bestseller
By Kathleen Karr. 1998
Missouri, 1860. Simon, fifteen, has just finished the third grade for the fourth time, and his teacher thinks he should…try something new. When Simon ends up at his neighbor's turkey farm and learns that turkeys are more valuable in Colorado, he decides to drive a flock to Denver--eight hundred miles away. If he makes it, he just might be a rich man. For grades 4-7
By Richard Parry. 1996
In 1897 veteran lawman Wyatt Earp joins the gold rush to Alaska. Stalking Earp is young Nathan Blaylock, who is…driven by a strong motive to shoot down the legendary gunslinger. Blaylock stands to inherit twenty thousand dollars from his mother's estate if he kills the man who fathered him - Wyatt Earp. Strong language and violence. 1996.
By Loren D Estleman, Loren D. Estleman. 1997
In 1863 a sixteen-year-old boy from a prominent family is caught up in the New York City Draft Riots. Fleeing…retribution from the Tammany Hall gang, the boy becomes Billy Gashade, a musician in saloons and pleasure houses out west. Throughout his years wandering from place to place, Billy meets characters who become legends: Calamity Jane, Chief Crazy Horse, and Billy the Kid to name a few. Some violence
By Sam Brown. 1998
Concho Smith is headed to Mexico in the summer of 1898 when he comes across Judith Van, who is trying…to mend a broken gate on her ranch. Her husband has been crippled by a fall from a horse, and she really needs help with the ranch work. Concho stops to help and ends up staying and facing problems. Strong language and some violence
By Earl Murray. 1997
After the Civil War, Isaac Porter finds gold in Montana and sends for his family in Tennessee. His wife, Holly,…encounters many disasters on the trip; the worst is a Sioux attack. She is separated from her family, captured, and tortured. Rescued by a Blackfoot woman, Holly determines to be reunited with her son and husband. Some violence
By Rodrigo Garcia y Robertson. 1998
After witnessing the Civil War, young Quaker Sarah Kilory, in desperate need to earn a living, goes out west to…teach. Falling in love with an Oglala Sioux warrior, she becomes his second wife. Sarah, renamed American Woman, sees the destruction of the native way of life culminating with the battle at Little Big Horn. Some violence and some descriptions of sex
By Stephen A Bly. 1993
Stuart Brannon heads to Mexico to claim cattle he is buying for his ranch from Senor Pacifica. Instead he faces…a band of rustlers, headed by Captain Porter - a Confederate who refuses to accept that the war is over. It appears that Porter has stolen Senor Pacifica's cattle and killed him in the process. 1993.
By Maggie Osborne. 1997
Ornery but honest mule driver Jenny Jones faces a Mexican firing squad because she admits to killing her attacker. A…mysterious dying woman offers to take Jenny's place if she will take the woman's young daughter to her estranged gringo husband in California and fight off the greedy Mexican relatives who want the girl dead. Violence, strong language, and explicit descriptions of sex