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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 Paul Bagdon. 2006
Jake Sinclair, a former Confederate sharpshooter, finds himself on the run from the law when a sheriff recognizes the saddle… he confiscated from a battlefield scavenger, who killed a man to get his hands on it. 2006.
By William W Johnstone. 1994
In this sequel to "Eyes of Eagles", Jamie MacCallister settles with his wife and friends on virgin Colorado land in… 1837. The pioneers face privation and the dangers of an untamed West as they struggle to survive and to forge a life on the plains. Strong language and violence. 1994.
By Winfred Blevins. 2008
1840s. The declining fur trade brings trapper Sam Morgan and his companions to California. They shelter a brutalized Hawaiian woman… seeking protection from her husband - who'll stop at nothing to kill her. Sequel to "A Long and Winding Road". 2008. (Rendezvous ; 6)
By Josh Lockwood. 2012
Sentenced to hang for a murder he didn't commit, mustang man Auggie Kellerman escapes from custody and heads back to… the scene of the crime to clear his name. The only thing for it is a dangerous ride across the harshest stretch of trail known to mankind - the Devil's Highway. 2012.
By Ted Rushgrove. 2010
Clay Dryden, a member of the band of outlaws known as the Sankey gang, is challenged to a gunfight by… the brother of the gang's leader and kills him. But Sankey soon discovers that his brother hadn't any bullets in his revolver so he vows to avenge his brother's death. When Sankey catches up with Clay in the town of Crossville, he discovers that the former outlaw has set up a medical practice. But will the gang leader spare him? With the odds stacked against him, Clay's future as the town's doctor hangs very much in the balance. 2010.
By Dempsey Clay. 2009
When their troubled town found itself yet again without a peace officer to enforce the law, the citizens finally on… what must be done: forget the cost and risks involved and hire a town-tamer. The famed marshal seemed to meet all their requirements - until the day gun hell erupted again. 2009.
By Ed Hunter. 1993
With the local sheriff murdered and his deputies scared off, it wasn't difficult to figure out why the small-time ranchers… were selling up to Dan Dawson, the new owner of the Double D Ranch. Until, that is, Zach pinned on the tin star and recruited his own deputies. 1993.
By Larry McMurtry. 1995
Young Texas Rangers Woodrow Call and Gus McCrae, confront the perils of the wild frontier. They had been part of… an ill-fated attempt to seize Santa Fe from the Mexicans. Now, with an Indian scout and a woman named Matilda, they are on a terrifying trek back across the Jornada del Muerto. Prequel to "Comanche moon" (DC17420). 1995.
By Barbara Kingsolver, Amy Tan, Carolyn See, Ivan Doig, Craig Lesley, Ursula K Le Guin, Rudolfo A Anaya, Katheryn Stavrakis, K Alcala, Ronald Bass, M. C Blew, R Carlson, R DeMarinis, W Kittredge, D Kranes, A Kuo, B López, C McElroy, V Miner, J Rember, G Sarris, D. J Duncan, P Everett, R Ford, T Gallagher, M Gloss, R Hansen, L Hogan, J. D Houston, J. W Houston, L. F Inada, K Karbo, J Keeble, C. W Sherman, A Smith, T Spanbauer, R Stubblefield, E Tallent, J Thompson, S Watanabe, J Welch, T. T Williams. 1993
Short stories featuring working people in the West. "Winter of '19" tells how two sheep ranchers save their flock during… a blizzard. "Do You Hear Your Mother Talking?" tells of a millworker's and a lumberjack's romance. And "Sleepwalkers" tells of a hotel maid's adjustment to the guests' schedules. Strong language. 1993. Sweetheart / Iliana of the pleasure dreams / Heartwood / The Snowies, the Judiths / Bigfoot stole my wife - I am Bigfoot / Paraiso: an elegy / Winter of '19 / Why I am a danger to the public / Do you hear your mother talking? / Nevada dreams / Eggs -- Abscences - Cicadas -- Growing tomatoes / Sleepwalkers / Mint / The interior of North Dakota / The woman who would eat flowers / Dropping anchor / Idaho man / Slaughterhouse / Whitney and Tracie / Science meets prophecy / Cry about a nickel / Optimists / Girls / Personal silence / Nebraska / Friends and fortunes / A family resemblance / Rock garden / The flower girls / Death by browsing / I could love you (if I wanted) / Emerald City: Third & Pike / It's come to this / Sea animals / The room / Pragmatists / Migrants / Double face / Boat people / Talking to the dead / The Indian lawyer / Buried poems /
By Richard Wagamese. 2006
In pursuit of a world-champion title, Joe Willie Wolfchild suffers a career-ending accident and is taken to his family's ranch… to recuperate. Meanwhile, urban street-kid Aiden, sick and tired of his mother Claire's long string of abusive boyfriends, plans a robbery only to land in jail. Upon his release, a concerned parole officer finds a place for Aiden and his mom at the Wolfchild ranch. Strong language. 2006.
By Michael Crichton. 2017
Arrogant and entitled William Johnson, a Yale student with more privilege than sense, has joined world-renowned paleontologist Othniel Charles Marsh… on his latest expedition. But when the paranoid and secretive Marsh becomes convinced that William is spying for his nemesis, Edwin Drinker Cope, he abandons him in Cheyenne, Wyoming, a locus of crime and vice. William is forced to join forces with Cope and soon stumbles upon a discovery of historic proportions. With this extraordinary treasure, however, comes exceptional danger, and William's newfound resilience will be tested in his struggle to protect his cache, which pits him against some of the West's most notorious characters. Bestseller. 2017.
By Matthew S Hart. 1991
Texas Ranger Cody goes undercover to stop 200 stolen Winchester rifles from falling into the hands of a renegade band… of Comanches. But someone already knows Cody's true identity - someone who is desperately waiting for a chance to plug the lawman full of lead. Sequel to "Gunmetal justice" (DC29399), followed by "Border showdown" (DC29372). Some strong language, some descriptions of sex and violence. 1991. (Cody's law ; 2)
By Luke Short. 1968
Burt Hethridge had ruled the Triangle H and the townsfolk of Pitkin with an iron fist. When the old man… died, the whole town exploded in a wild, blood-letting spree. It looked like nothing would be left of Pitkin except dead men and prairie dust. Until Jim Donovan came along -- because in a town gone mad, the last sane man becomes the law. 1968.
By Jane Candia Coleman. 1995
Kate Elder is born to an aristocratic European family that follows Emperor Maximilian to Mexico, later settling in Kansas in… 1865. As an orphaned teenager, Kate makes a living as best she can in the West. She and Doc Holliday develop an uneasy relationship that continues until Doc's death. 1995.
By Thomas Monroe Helm. 1977