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Black Jack

The raucous beginning of Brand’s Western is traditional: A gunfighter is shot dead in the street. However, when spinster Elizabeth Cornish takes his baby to raise and wagers with her brother that blood will not “will out”–that Jack’s son will not be a murderer–a fascinating story of nature versus nurture emerges. Genre: Fiction, Westerns


Genre: Fiction, Westerns

Riders of the Silences

The Great West prior to the century’s turn abounded in legend. Stories were told of fabled gunmen whose bullets always magically found their mark of mighty stallions whose tireless gallop rivaled the speed of the wind of glorious women whose beauty stunned mind and heart. But nowhere in the vast spread of the mountain-desert country […]


Genre: Fiction, Westerns

Harrigan

With gusts of wind fanning it roughly, the flame rose fast. Harrigan made other journeys to the rotten stump and wrenched away great chunks of bark and wood. He came back and piled them on the fire. It towered high, the upper tongues twisting among the branches of the tree. They laid Kate Malone between […]


Genre: Action & Adventure, Fiction

Gunman’s Reckoning

“It was time then for action, and Lefty Joe prepared for the descent into the home of the enemy. Let it not be thought that he approached this moment with a fallen heart, and with a cringing, snaky feeling as a man might be expected to feel when he approached to murder a sleeping foeman. […]


Genre: Fiction, Westerns

Bull Hunter

Hunter was a man who could rip a tree trunk from the ground with his bare hands or tame the wildest stallion with his kind manner. Nobody west of the Pecos would have dared run afoul of the mighty frontiersman. But Pete Reeve didn’t have the reputation of a dead shot because he relied on […]


Genre: Action & Adventure, Fiction, Westerns

The Rangeland Avenger

And maybe I ain’t. Sinclair brushed the entire argument away into a thin mist of smoke. “Now, look here, Cold Feet, I’m about to go to sleep, and when I sleep, I sure sleep sound, taking it by and large. They’s times when I don’t more’n close one eye all night, and they’s times when […]


Genre: Fiction, Westerns

Ronicky Doone

Doone had won the respect of every law-abiding citizen, from Tombstone to Sonora–and the hatred of every bushwacking bandit! But Bill Gregg wasn’t one to let a living legend get in his way. What nobody told Gregg was that Doone didn’t enjoy living up to his hard-riding, rip-roaring life–unless he took a chance at losing […]


Genre: Fiction, Westerns