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Ride for justice [large print] / a Ralph Compton Western by Robert J. Randisi.
cover image"Matt Wheeler was a legend in the West. His fast gun and dedication for justice made him a sought-after lawman for hire, but all of that vanished one dark night. Matt was convicted of murder for killing the man who killed his woman. Now he's spent his time in jail and is looking to even the score against the men who set him up"-- Provided by publisher.

The Jack of justice / Sam Hill.
cover imageA New York City publication sends a correspondent named Crayne to get the story of the killer known as the Jack of Justice, who is leaving a trail of calling cards and bodies across the rugged Wyoming hills. Crayne finds that the real story is darker than anything he expected, and that his role in the tale may be to bring it to a sudden end. He soon finds himself riding with the outlaw instead of writing about him. When the outlaw attempts one showdown too many, Crayne is left to face a powerful network of men who want to silence him before he can tell the story.

Black sun / Paul Cox.
cover image"Hoping to recover buried childhood memories, Monte Segundo visits the graves of his murdered parents. There he discovers Ahayaca, a fugitive being pursued by Mexican rurales. Segundo helps Ahayaca flee to a Yaqui village near Tucson. With the rurales following close behind, Monte and Ahayaca then leave Tucson and head south to Sasabe, Arizona. The rurales, believing Ahayaca knows the location of the lost Tayopa mine, join forces in Tucson with an arms dealer and cattle rustler. They, in turn, trail Monte and Ahayaca to Sasabe and eventually to Ahayaca's village, the home of a secretive tribe that fled Mexico four centuries earlier. But the rurales and arms dealer soon discover that these Indians are like none they have ever encountered before"-- Provided by publisher.

Red Trail [large print] / John Shirley.
cover image"An outbreak of hostilities with Comanches has disrupted the usual trail routes. But Mase Durst must get his cows from his Texas ranch to the railway up in Wichita, Kansas, or face losing his land, which the bank is fixing to foreclose on. He's forced to take his herd on a little-used route called the Red Trail--little used for good reasons. It's a tough trek: dangerous, narrow, and fraught with banditry. Along the way, Durst and his men face numerous obstacles thrown up by Mother Nature, cattle rustlers and crooked lawmen. But even their safe arrival in Wichita will offer no relief if he can't make it home in time to save his ranch from the bank--and his wife from the predations of their rapacious neighbor. "-- Provided by publisher.

The not so quiet life of Calamity Jane [large print] / By K. Lyn Wurth.
cover image"Martha Jane Cannary ran through names like whiskey, but one moniker stuck-Calamity Jane. Stranded in a Virginia City mining camp, this orphan blasted through the 1860s West, determined to be noticed and tell her own story. The Not So Quiet Life of Calamity Jane shatters the veneer of legends to reveal her tenacious heart. Rowdy and seemingly hell-bent on her own destruction, this devoted friend, jilted lover, sometime wife, and heartbroken mother wandered the West she loved. She shot up saloons, performed in bordellos and Wild West shows, worked when she had to, cared for the sick, and lied about what she couldn't change. This well-researched historical novel vividly revives an original woman of the American West"--"-- Provided by publisher.

Bury the hatchet [large print]/ William W. Johnstone and J.A. Johnstone.
cover image"There are two things a man can never escape- his past and his destiny. For Buck Trammel, that past includes a fatal mistake that ended his career as a Pinkerton-and a deadly shootout with the Bower gang in a Witchita saloon. Call it luck or call it fate, but the famous Deputy Wyatt Earp was there to give Buck some advice- Run for your life. Maybe it was Earp's warning that saved him from the gang's wrath. Maybe it was destiny that brought him to the town of Blackstone, Wyoming, where his biggest problem is a father-son brewing war. But Trammel's luck is about to run dry. . . The gang's ruthless boss, Old Man Bower, knows where Trammel lives. He's assembled a small army of gunslingers. He's hired a Pinkerton with a grudge against Trammel. And he's coming to town to bury the hatchet . "-- Provided by publisher.

Ralph Compton [large print] : Return to Gila Bend : a Ralph Compton western / by Carlton Stowers.
cover image"When twenty-five-year-old Lewis Taylor is released from the Texas State Prison, he receives little attention as he walks into the midday sunlight, free after serving five years for a crime he didn't commit. His only interest is in getting back to his hometown of Gila Bend, Texas, a quiet farming community about which he has only warm, idyllic memories. During his long years in prison, he survived by thinking fondly of the home he'd known since boyhood--and of one special girl, Darla Winslow. What he finds instead is a town dramatically changed. Once a happy and carefree place to live, it is now populated by people who are angry and afraid. One man, Captain Archer Ringewald, has taken control of the town, and now he's turning the townspeople, even Darla, against Taylor. Can one ex-con single-handedly save an entire town?"-- Provided by publisher.

Montana territory / Charles G. West.
cover imageRaised among the Blackfoot, John Hawk is a valuable asset to the US Army. As a military scout at Fort Ellis, he is able to cross the line between two worlds'and help keep the peace. But when he disobeys a direct order from his commander, Hawk is immediately dismissed from his post. That was the army's first mistake. The second was losing track of a small mule train en route to Helena. At the request of his former lieutenant, Hawk leaves his cabin on the Boulder River to help find the missing party. The mule train, it appears, was ambushed by a savage gang of outlaws. Most of the travelers were murdered. Only a few survived to tell the tale. And now it's up to Hawk to stalk the killers across the lawless Montana territory--alone. No backup. No calvary. No mercy ...

Grasshoppers in summer [large print] / Paul Colt.
cover image"On December 21, 1866, Red Cloud and the band of Oglala, Lakota, and Cheyenne warriors defeated a U.S. Army force led by Captain William J. Fetterman. The Fetterman defeat ended Rad Cloud's war for control of the Bozeman Trail with the signing of the Fort Laramie Treaty of 1868. GRASSHOPPERS IN SUMMER tells the epic story of making and breaking the Fort Laramie Treaty as seen through the eyes of opposing political, military, railroad, and mining interests destroyed the Fort Laramie Treaty, leading to the drumbeat of war. The Plains tribes' last great victory at Greasy Grass would win the bitter spoils of total defeat."--Back cover.

The shotgun wedding [large print] / William W. Johnstone and J.A. Johnstone.
cover imageBo Creel and Scratch Morton are mighty proud of themselves. They managed to deliver five mail-order brides to the New Mexico mining town of Silverhill in one piece. The town is so grateful, they want to make Bo their marshal and Scratch his deputy. Since they don't have another cargo of brides to escort, Bo and Scratch are happy to accept the jobs - and even happier to attend the weddings of the fine young women they brought here ... As it turns out, Cecelia has two young suitors competing for her hand - a well-off rancher and a low-born miner - but one of them is not what he seems. Tomboy-ish Rose has gotten herself roped into a cow-rustling scheme - with the wild young buck who's stolen her heart. Luella has a not-so-secret admirer of her own: a former journalist who's making headlines - with a gang of Mexican bandits. And the refined Jean Parker thinks she's finally found a suitable match in this raucous boomtown. But it turns out her educated doctor has a dishonorary degree - in killing. With marriage prospects like these, Bo and Scratch will have to fight tooth and nail to keep the ladies safe and sound - and a real shotgun wedding is about to begin ... --from jacket cover.

Gold mine massacre / William W. Johnstone and J. A. Johnstone.
cover image"For Smoke and his daughter Denny, life on the Sugarloaf Ranch is more valuable than all the gold in the world. Which works out fine, since all the gold mines in Big Rock were squeezed dry years ago. Even so, that won't stop a pair of smooth-talking businessmen from trying to squeeze out a little more. One of them has developed a newfangled method for extracting gold--something called 'hydraulics' -- and he's bought up all the old mines to do it. His partner is the son of legendary gunfighter Frank Morgan, and Denny thinks he's awful handsome. Smoke isn't sure what to think of these would-be gold-diggers. Especially when the handsome one triggers a rivalry with Denny's off-and-on beau, a U.S. Deputy. And then the smart one hires a small army of gunfighter to protect his mines from sabotage ..."--Provided by publisher.

Go west, young man / William W. Johnstone and J. A. Johnstone.
cover image"Rumors of war between the North and South are spreading across the land. In rural Green County, many of the farmers are already choosing sides. But not John Zachary. His loyalties lie with his family first -- and his heart is telling him to go west. Hoping to build a new life in the fertile valleys of Oregon, he convinces his best friend, Emmitt Braxton, to pack up their families and join him on a wagon train across the Oregon Trail. The journey will be long and hard. The physical hardships and grueling mental challenges will bring out the best in the some -- and the worst in others. But with the guidance of an experienced wagon master and scout, they are determined to reach their destiny, no matter how high the cost."--Provided by publisher.

Shoot-out at Sugar Creek / Mickey Spillane and Max Allan Collins.
cover image"It starts with an abusive, drunken young scoundrel who resists arrest, holds a barmaid hostage, and gets what he deserves from the blazing .44 of Sheriff Caleb York. The New Mexico lawman doesn't regret taking such deadly action, but the late youth's powerful mother, cattle baroness Victoria Drummond, seems bound to feel differently. To York's surprise, Victoria takes the news with stoic resignation - all she asks of him is a favor: help her convince Willa Cullen - the love of Caleb's life - to sell her the spread that Willa's late father had carved out of the wilderness. Willa, every bit as strong-willed as her rival, refuses to give up her land without a fight. Sheriff York anticipates an ugly showdown brewing with himself in the dangerous middle. And before he can stop it from escalating, the seductive cattle queen sends an army of hired guns to Sugar Creek, the sole source of water available for Willa's herd. York finds himself caught in the crossfire of a savage shoot-out between Willa's cowboys and Victoria's gunfighters. No matter who wins, it's going to be a bloodbath. . ."--Publisher.

Man from Montana / Gregory J. Lalire.
cover image"In 1913 Woodrow Russell Hart relates how at age fifteen in 1863 he came with older brother Rufus from Washington, D.C., to the violent goldfields of what would become Montana Territory. Woodie discovers in the boomtowns of Virginia City, Bannack, and Hell Gate that the territory is overrun with road agents looking to get rich quick and vigilantes wanting to stop them cold using makeshift gallows. Woodie must deal with romantic rejections, trying to tell the good guys from the bad guys, and the horror of seeing multiple victims swinging from nooses. Disillusioned Woodie eventually turns his back on the "civilized" white man's world to live on an Indian reservation but finds himself in bad company there, too, and facing his own legal hanging in Missoula"-- Provided by publisher.

Beyond the Rio Gila / Scott G. Hibbard.
cover image"In 1846, the Mexican-American War cast together Latter-day Saints fleeing persecution and the U.S. Army on a desperate mission to capture California. The Mormon Battalion-including two pregnant laundresses-must march two thousand miles. Among the army's First Dragoons, Moses Cole, a Virginia farm boy running from his abusive father, grows to manhood under the mentorship of a tormented alcoholic and former professor. Among the Mormons, Orson Everett battles personal devils yet teaches his colorful followers to work for their brethren with God in their hearts. On such a journey, some will thrive, some will perish, all will be transformed. This deeply researched depiction of the U. S. military's longest march, told in evocative prose, brings a little known yet uniquely American story to life"-- Provided by publisher.

The dark sunrise [large print] / Terrence McCauley.
cover imageAt long last, U.S. Marshal Aaron Mackey and Deputy Billy Sunday will see crime baron James Grant and his kill-crazy cronies stand trial for the mayhem and suffering they unleashed on the people of Dover Station. But as Montana Territory's statehood is approaching, murdering devils like Grant can no longer be tolerated in positions of political power. Or can they? Montana's capital of Helena follows its own set of laws--laws that not only set Grant free, but give peacekeeping authority to a sadistic murdering gunslinger like Colonel Warren Bell, Mackey's commanding officer during the war. The city's leaders prefer keeping killers like Grant and Bell under their thumbs. Mackey knows there's no controlling these bloodthirsty madmen. And if they think they're above the law, then Mackey and Billy will just have to appoint themselves judge, jury, and executioners.

The gospel according to Billy the Kid : a novel / Dennis McCarthy.
cover image"Like many good stories of the old West, this one begins in a saloon. In 1914 in El Paso, Texas, two strangers strike up a conversation at the bar--Bill Roberts, a real-life figure who died in Hico, Texas, in 1950, and a former US Army scout whose brother knew Roberts by another name: Billy the Kid. So begins The Gospel According to Billy the Kid, a tale of the old New Mexico territory, corrupt lawmen, honest ranchers, murder, betrayal, and the explosive events of the Lincoln County War that sent young Billy off seeking justice--and headed toward a bloody rendezvous with a sheriff hired to track him down. In the saloon Roberts has us imagine another story, told thirty-three years later over shots of whiskey, about a young outlaw given a second chance to find himself, to find peace, and to finally grow up and out from under the shadow of his own infamy." -- back cover

Strongheart : the lost journals of May Dodd and Molly McGill / Jim Fergus ; edited and annotated by Molly Standing Bear.
cover image"Strongheart is the final installment to the One Thousand White Women trilogy, a novel about fierce women who are full of heart and the power to survive. In 1873, a Cheyenne chief offers President Grant the opportunity to exchange one thousand horses for one thousand white women, in order to marry them with his warriors and create a lasting peace. These women, "recruited" by force in the penitentiaries and asylums of the country, gradually integrate the way of life of the Cheyenne, at the time when the great massacres of the tribes begin. After the battle of Little Big Horn, some female survivors decide to take up arms against the United States, which has stolen from the Native Americans their lands, their way of life, their culture and their history. This ghost tribe of rebellious women will soon go underground to wage an implacable battle, which will continue from generation to generation. In this final volume of the One Thousand White Women trilogy, Jim Fergus mixes with rare mastery the struggle of women and Native Americans in the face of oppression, from the end of the 19th century until today. With a vivid sense of the 19th century American West, Fergus paints portraits of women as strong as they are unforgettable"-- Provided by publisher.

Strongheart [large print] : the lost journals of May Dodd and Molly McGill / Jim Fergus ; edited and annotated by Molly Standing Bear.
cover image"In 1873, a Cheyenne chief offers President Grant an exchange of one thousand horses for one thousand white women, who he intends to marry with his warriors and create a lasting peace. These women, "recruited" in penitentiaries and asylums, gradually integrate into the way of life of the Cheyenne. After the battle of Little Big Horn, some female survivors decide to take up arms against the United States. This ghost tribe of rebellious women will soon go underground to wage an implacable battle, which will continue from generation to generation"--Page 4 of cover.

Every mother's son / Willaim W. Johnstone and J.A. Johnstone.
cover imageIn Texas's Big Bend country, every man has a price. For crime lord Harry Holland and his ruthless gang of cutthroats, that price is $20,000--a ransom demand for the kidnapped daughter of a retired Army colonel. So far, neither the Army nor the Rangers have been have been able to penetrate Holland's guarded fortress. In desperation, the colonel turns to the Jackals. As a longtime friend, retired cavalry sergeant Sean Keegan is determined to bring the man's daughter back alive--with or without the ransom money--with help from his partners, former Texas Ranger Matt McCulloch and bounty hunter Jed Breen. When word gets out that the Jackals are on the case, all hell breaks loose. They're up against trigger-happy mercenaries, marauding Apaches, and one final, jaw-dropping surprise--a kidnapping victim who doesn't want to be rescued. This time, the Jackals have no one to save ... but themselves.

Dreams rekindled / Amanda Cabot.
cover image"When a dashing newspaper man comes to Mesquite Springs, aspiring writer Dorothy Clark sees her dreams coming true-until a man arrives with altogether different plans for the town and its newspaper"-- Provided by publisher.

Deputized / T.L. Davis.
cover image"Frank Whittaker is just an unemployed trail hand trying to recover from a night of celebration when he witnesses a bank robbery and is deputized into a posse to track the outlaws. Frank is reluctant and resentful until he finds a way to make money at it by signing on as a guide for a U.S. marshal in pursuit of the same bank robbers, Dandy Jim Beudreaux and his gang. Marshal Dayton Howard and his manhunters leave a bloody trail in their pursuit of Dandy Jim through Northern New Mexico and Southern Colorado, a trail that forces Frank to confront his own morality. But capturing Dandy Jim is only part of the puzzle Frank will have to solve before justice can be done."-- Provided by publisher.

Haunted border / Patrick Dearen.
cover image"In 1870, Jake Graves faced a choice: let Comanches carry off his sister, or shoot her. Unwilling to fire, he has been tortured for decades by the brutal end that he could have spared her. The incident bred in him a hatred for Indians that persists to this day in 1917 on an isolated ranch on the Texas-Mexico border. Now Jake learns that his daughter Dru wants to marry Apache foreman Nub DeJarnett. Even before Jake can process the news, Mexican bandits kidnap Dru and her cousin Ruthie. The bandit leader may be a tlehuelpuchi, a shape-shifting agent of evil who needs the women's blood to survive. Through a mysterious desert, Jake and Nub must give chase in this novel based on actual events."-- Provided by publisher.

The marshal and the sinister still [large print] / C.M. Wendelboe.
cover image"Nelson Lane finds himself once again assisting local law enforcement in Wyoming. This time it's a tribal policeman enlisting the US marshal's help to find a girl who has gone missing from the Wind River reservation. It's a good excuse to take a break"-- Provided by publisher.

Rio Ruidoso [large print] / Preston Lewis.
cover imageWhen Wes Bracken enters the Ruidoso Valley in 1873 for a fresh start raising horses with his alcoholic older brother, he finds himself ensnared in the crooked dealings of Lincoln County, New Mexico Territory. With saddle tramp Jace Cousins and the young newly-widowed mother Sarafina Zamora as steadfast allies, Bracken stands tall against lawlessness, whether corralling horse thieves, expelling the racist Horrell brothers, or challenging political kingpin Lawrence G. Murphy's economic stranglehold on the region.

The marshal and the mystical mountain [large print] / C.M. Wendelboe.
cover image"U.S. marshal Nelson Lane has more than his fair share of unlikely allies: This time it's a tabloid reporter-who turns up missing after he tries to sneak into the Mystical Mountain hunting lodge. Nestled in the rugged and scenic Big Horn Mountains of Wyoming, there's more than mere hunting going on there. Nelson sends his deputy, Maris Red Hat, as an undercover courtesan to find out what's up with the wild parties for politicians, celebrities, and gangsters. Even as the lodge caretaker appears to cooperate with the investigation, the women entertaining the guests keep winding up dead. Every time Nelson closes in on the truth, he is ambushed and left for dead. Finally, he sneaks into the resort, only to be saved by an old foe he's been hunting for years. When at last Nelson discovers the dark secret of the lodge, the Mystical Mountain may claim yet another victim. -- Provided by publisher.

Till death / William W. Johnstone and J.A. Johnstone.
cover image"If anyone can get a shipment of brides to the church on time, its Bo Creel and Scratch Morton. But this time, theyll have to cross hell and high water to escort four marriage-bound beauties to a remote gold mining town in Alaska. The brides-to-be include a dangerously attractive widow, her sweet-hearted niece, and two of their friends. The roadblocks to the altar include a lecherous saloon owner, a lovesick sailor, and a gang of hired guns. And thats just for starters . . . The real trouble begins when they reach the Alaskan boomtown. Its a hotbed of gold and greed, as wild as any Texas frontier. Its clear to Bo and Scratch that the ladies eligible bachelors are definitely not as advertised. Butto Bo and Scratchs surpriseneither are their mail-order brides. Before anyone starts exchanging vows and tossing rice, this gold-hungry wedding party will be swapping lead. And the RSVPs will be RIPs."--Jacket flap.

Johnny Scarface [large print] / Stone Wallace.
cover image"He had hoped that his days as a witness seeker were behind him. But Chance Gamble once more is forced to return to his trade when the cruel actions of a wealthy and ruthless rancher result in a campaign of terror and violence executed by a vengeful, disfigured Comanche who calls himself Johnny Scarface, a formidable adversary who attacks swiftly, cunningly, and without mercy. Tensions arise within the small posse as they ride a treacherous trail and track a killer who may also be stalking them, and who has the panther-like skill to strike suddenly, without warning"-- Provided by publisher.

By the neck / William W. Johnstone and J. A. Johnstone.
cover imageRollie Finnegan is a man of few words. As a Pinkerton agent with two decades of experience under his belt, he uses his stony silence to break down suspects and squeeze out confessions. Hence the nickname Stoneface. Over the years, he's locked up plenty of killers. Now he's ready to make a killing--for himself... There's gold in the mountains of Idaho Territory. And the town of Boar Gulch is a golden opportunity for a tough guy like Finnegan. But when he arrives, the local saloon owner is gunned down in cold blood--and Finnegan makes a cold calculation of his own. Instead of working in a mine, he'll buy the saloon. Instead of gold, he'll mine the miners. And instead of getting dirty, he'll clean up this grimy little boomtown once and for all--with his own brand of Stoneface justice...

A quiet, little town : a Red Ryan western / William W. Johnstone and J. A. Johnstone.
cover image"It starts with an unusual request: "On this trip there will be no cussing, no drinking, no gambling, and no loose women." No problem. Or so Red Ryan thinks-until he meets the passengers. They include four holy and silent monks, one beautiful lady tutor, and a drunken, washed-up gunfighter. Even worse, they're crossing the wild Texas hill country where bloodthirsty Apaches are on the loose and a mad-dog killer is on the prowl. But that can't compare to what's waiting for them at Fredericksburg. In this quiet little town, every man, woman, and monk will reveal their true colors. Green for greed. Yellow for cowardice. Black for pure unadulterated evil. Which leaves Red-gunning for his life ..." -- Amazon.com.

Ralph Compton [large print] : Lost banshee Mine / Jackson Lowry.
cover image"England Dan Rutledge and his partner John Cooley have worked their claim for a year and are barely eking out a living. When Cooley shows up with a map of the abandoned Irish Lord Mine he drunkenly bought off a shady cowboy, England Dan is sure it's a complete fraud. Then England Dan gets a good look at the map. Maybe they have the key to a fortune after all! When an infamous bank robber shows up looking for this mysterious map, England Dan and his partner will have to fight off hostile Indians, miners, and a dangerous felon to find the cache of gold and strike it rich."--Back cover.

Firestick [large print] / William W. Johnstone and J. A. Johnstone.
cover imageIn his mountain-man days, Elwood 'Firestick' McQueen was practically a living legend. His hunting, tracking, and trapping skills were known far and wide. But it was his deadly accuracy with a rifle that earned him the Indian name 'Firestick.' His two best buddies are Malachi 'Beartooth' Skinner--whose knife was as fatal as a grizzly's chompers--and Jim 'Moosejaw' Hendricks, who once wielded the jawbone of a moose to crush his enemies in the heat of battle. Of course, things are different nowadays. The trio have finally settled down, running a horse ranch in West Texas--and spending quality time with their lady friends. But if you think these old boys are ready for lives of leisure, think again ... Firestick is the town marshal. Beartooth and Moosejaw are his deputies. And when a hired gunman shows up with bullets blazing, these three hard-cases are ready to prove they aren't getting older. They're getting deadlier ...

The Rocking R Ranch [large print] / Tim Washburn.
cover image"When the Ridgeway family staked their claim on more than 40,000 acres of land in northwest Texas, they knew they had their work cut out for them. Located on a sharp bend of the treacherous Red River, their new home - the Rocking R Ranch - was just a stone's throw away from Indian territory. It was as lawless and wild as the West itself, crawling with unsavory characters, cattle rustlers, horse thieves, outlaws, robbers, and worse. But still, the Ridgeways were determined to make the Rocking R a success - and a home - for their four remarkable children: Percy, Eli, Abigail, and Rachel. This is their story. Together, the Ridgeways could endure anything. Floods, tornadoes, Comanche raids in the dead of night. But when one of their own is kidnapped...that's when all hell breaks loose." -- Amazon.

Once upon a mail order bride / Linda Broday.
cover image"Accused of crimes he didn't commit, ex-preacher Ridge Steele is forced to give up everything he knew and make his home with outlaws. Desperate for someone to confide in, he strikes up correspondence with mail-order bride Adeline Jancy, finding in her the open heart he's been searching for. Upon her arrival, Ridge discovers Addie only communicates through the written word, but he knows a little of what trauma can do to a person and vows to stand by her side. Addie is eager to start a new life with the kind ex-preacher and the little boy she's stolen away from her father--a zealot priest of a terrorized flock. As her small family settles into life at Hope's Crossing, she even begins to find the voice, and confidence, she'd lost so long ago. But danger is not far behind, and her father will not be denied. While Addie desperately fights the man who destroyed her childhood, a determined Ridge races to the rescue. The star-crossed lovers will need more than prayers to survive this final challenge...and find their way back to each other again."--Provided by publisher.

The ballad of Hattie Taylor / Susan Andersen.
cover image"A daring young woman pushes back against societal constraints in a feminist, coming-of-age Western romance from New York Times bestselling author Susan Andersen. It's a new era for Hattie. In the small but bustling town of Mattawa, turn-of-the-century Oregon offers a new kind of frontier: a vast and exciting range of possibilities for women--to a point. It's a time for change, and no one is more eager to embrace new roads than self-proclaimed black sheep Hattie Taylor. If only she could embrace Jake Murdock too. But Jake has never looked at her like that--until now. Jake can't remember a time he was so confused. Hattie is off-limits. The provoking spitfire is under his mother's protection--his protection--and he has always belonged to another. But now, with the passing of his wife, Jake feels something shift between them. Frustratingly aware of Hattie as a woman, he struggles with new feelings, new questions, new desires. But when a desperate decision born of good intentions turns out to have ugly repercussions, Hattie confronts a cruel reality she can no longer ignore: the truth of where women really stand and the actions men take to keep them there. To navigate her new world of tainted law and privileged order, Hattie will draw on the strength of the women around her--and Jake will learn what it truly means to support the woman he loves"-- Provided by publisher.

Texas kill of the mountain man / William W. Johnstone and J. A. Johnstone.
cover image"Smoke Jensen has met some down-and-dirty, murdering prairie scum over the years. But this time it's personal and it's bloody-and going to get bloodier. First, they stole fifty of the hundred horses Smoke delivered to his old friend Big Jim Conyers in Tarrant County, Texas. Then they stole two thousand cattle from Big Jim . . . and killed him just for the fun of it. Now they're going to pay ... The leader of this unholy band of devils is Delbert Catron -- but everyone calls him The Professor. Whatever he's called, he leads the most ruthless gang of vicious kill-crazy desperadoes this side of the border. Hellbent on avenging his friend's murder, nothing will stop Smoke Jensen from hunting down these killers."-- Publisher's description.

Blood in the dust / William W. Johnstone and J.A. Johnstone.
cover imageWhen the woman he loves, a beautiful saloon girl named Annabelle, is kidnapped, ex-Rebel tracker Sheriff Hunter Buchanon embarks on a long, dusty trail of bloodsoaked vengeance to get her back.

Preacher's carnage / William W. Johnstone and J.A. Johnstone.
cover imageAfter a wagon train ambush, Preacher is hired by a St. Louis businessman looking for justice, and he must face off against the biggest, baddest frontiersman of them all to get the gold - and save a young woman caught in the middle of an all-out war.

Winter in the blood / James Welch ; forword by Joy Harjo ; introduction by Louise Erdrich.
cover image"The narrator of this beautiful, often disquieting novel is a young Native American man living on the Fort Belknap Reservation in Montana. Sensitive and self-destructive, he searches for something that will bind him to the lands of his ancestors but is haunted by personal tragedy, the dissolution of his once proud heritage, and Montana's vast emptiness. Winter in the Blood is an evocative and unforgettable work of literature that will continue to move and inspire anyone who encounters it"-- Provided by publisher.

Die with the outlaws [large print] / William W. Johnstone with J.A. Johnstone.
cover image"On the lawless frontiers of the American West, there is one rule every outlaw should remember- Never cross a mountain man like Matt Jensen. Not if you want to keep breathing. No gun. No horse. No water or food. And worse yet- No idea how he ended up in the middle of a desert with a bullet in his leg and a bump on his head. That's the sorry situation Matt Jensen wakes up to--dazed and confused--until he slowly pieces together what happened. The last thing he remembers- He agreed to help out a friend of Duff MacCallister's. A pretty lady and her husband at a horse ranch. He also recalls their cross-country trip through hell to deliver the horses safely to market. That's when the outlaws showed up. That's when the shooting began. That's when everything went dark . . . But now Matt Jensen is alive and well and living for revenge. No time to lose. No holding back. And before it's all over, no trigger-happy horsethief left standing . . "-- Provided by publisher.

Killer take all [large print] / William W. Johnstone and J. A. Johnstone.
cover image"Scotsman-turned-cowboy Duff MacCallister traveled far and worked hard to start a new life in America. And anyone who tries to mess with his dream is in for some serious Highland justice . . .The cattle town of Chugwater may not look like much to outsiders. But for Duff MacCallister and the determined settlers who've staked their futures here, it's a land of opportunity. That's why the whole town is fired up by the latest news. Young railroad developer Jacob Freemantle wants to run a rail line through Chugwater, making it easier to transport cattle. Everyone is on board with the plan-at first. Duff begins to suspect that Freemantle is only after the most valuable land, and he's using strongarm tactics to force reluctant ranchers to sell. Things only get worse when Freemantle's hired guns show up-and the violence really begins . . .But Duff's got a plan of his own. With a little help from some well-armed friends, he's going to flush this phony out of Chugwater-and run his hired killers out of town on a rail . "-- Provided by publisher.

Outlaw country / William W. Johnstone and J.A. Johnstone.
cover imageSet in the early days of the Jensen family saga, this gun-blazing adventure follows Smoke and Sally from their first year of marriage to the founding of the legendary Sugarloaf Ranch.

Outlawed : a novel / Anna North.
cover image"The Crucible meets True Grit in this riveting adventure story of a fugitive girl, a mysterious gang of robbers, and their dangerous mission to transform the Wild West. In the year of our Lord 1894, I became an outlaw. The day of her wedding, 17 year old Ada's life looks good; she loves her husband, and she loves working as an apprentice to her mother, a respected midwife. But after a year of marriage and no pregnancy, in a town where barren women are routinely hanged as witches, her survival depends on leaving behind everything she knows. She joins up with the notorious Hole in the Wall Gang, a band of outlaws led by a preacher-turned-robber known to all as the Kid. Charismatic, grandiose, and mercurial, the Kid is determined to create a safe haven for outcast women. But to make this dream a reality, the Gang hatches a treacherous plan that may get them all killed. And Ada must decide whether she's willing to risk her life for the possibility of a new kind of future for them all. Featuring an irresistibly no-nonsense, courageous, and determined heroine, Outlawed dusts off the myth of the old West and reignites the glimmering promise of the frontier with an entirely new set of feminist stakes. Anna North has crafted a pulse-racing, page-turning saga about the search for hope in the wake of death, and for truth in a climate of small-mindedness and fear"-- Provided by publisher.

The Badlands Trail [large print] : a Ralph Compton western / Lyle Brandt.
cover image"The drovers of Circle K ranch have to drive the herd of beautiful longhorn cattle five hundred miles northeast to Missouri if they hope to make it through the next year. Toby Bishop, a jack-of-all-trades and drifter, must work with the mixed group of drovers, whether they're white, black, Hispanic, lifelong cowboys, drifters, or shamed preachers. On the trail, drovers must set aside their differences in favor of a common goal. As they go north, Bishop finds himself tested: physically by the rigors of the trail, and mentally by the grim memories evoked by the violence necessary to protect the herd. But if they are to make it all the way to St. Louis, he'll have to call on every skill and ounce of knowledge he's acquired in his checkered and violent past to overcome the unexpected obstacles threatening the drive." -- Publisher.

They came to kill [large print] / William W. Johnstone, J. A. Johnstone.
cover image"There are some things in this world that can't be stopped. Like progress, a moving train, and the American Dream. When the bigwigs in Washington decide to build a transcontinental railroad to the West Coast, they need a man who's just as unstoppable to clear a path through Mexican territory. That man is Jamie MacCallister. Jamie knows it's a tough job. The territory is overrun with Apaches. The Apaches are gunning for a fight. And the first patrol sent in by the President has already been ambushed, kidnapped, and most likely killed.Jamie knows he can't take on the whole Apache nation by himself. He needs help. He needs back-up. He needs a non-stop force of mountain-man fury who goes by the name of Preacher . . "-- Provided by publisher.

Track of the grizzly / by Alfred Dennis.
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Arapaho Lance / by Alfred Dennis.
cover image"A Native American fiction full of adventure and romance. Great feats of the warlike Arapaho arise as Jedidiah Bracket faces obstacles and becomes the great Arapaho Warrior and Lance Bearer, Crow Killer"--Back cover.

Lance bearer / by Alfred Dennis.
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Mooching moose and mumbling men.
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Black sun rising / Barry Gifford = La corazonada / Barry Gifford ; traducción de Laura Emilia Pacheco.
cover image"Based on historical events in 1851, this Western noir novella traces the struggle of the first integrated Native American tribe to establish themselves on the North American continent. After escaping the Oklahoma relocation camps they had been placed in following their forced evacuation from Florida, the Seminole Indians banded with fugitive slaves from the American South to fulfill the vision of their leader, Coyote, to establish their land in Mexico's Nacimiento. The Mexican government allowed them initially to settle in Mexico near the Texas-Mexico border, in exchange for guarding nearby villages from bands of raiding Comanches and Apaches. On the Texas side of the border, a romance begins between Teresa, daughter of former Texas Ranger and slavehunter Cass Dupuy, and Sunny, son of the great Seminole chief Osceola. Teresa's father, a violent man, has heard about the fugitive slaves settled on the other side of the border and plans to profit from them. As the story progresses, multiple actors come into play, forming alliances or declaring each other enemy, as the Seminoles struggle to fulfill captain Coyote's corazonada to find their own land. Black Sun Rising is a poetic story which brings to light a little-known but important chapter in American and Mexican history and will be simultaneously published in Mexico by Almadía. One of America's greatest novelists and a tireless innovator whose oeuvre spans fiction, autobiography, oral history, and short fiction, Barry Gifford is now venturing into the genre of Western, breaking new ground by infusing it with his signature noir style"-- Provided by publisher.

Westward they rode [large print] / T.V. Olsen.
cover image"A collection of short stories. Convicts and cowboys, thieves and tin stars - the Old West was full of them, and the sun never set on a day when some hombre wasn't following a trail to danger or death. Into gunfights and range wars, fiery deserts and freezing mountains - anywhere six-shooters could blaze and life was worth less than a gut full of lead. For fame and freedom, revenge and riches - whatever reason a man needed to risk all he had to claim the wild frontier"--Provided by publisher.

The fortunes and vicissitudes of Stern Whitman / Derek Burnett.
cover image"Prospector Stern Whitman and his little brother, Johnny, have made a once-in-a-lifetime strike high up in the Sierra Nevada. But once word of their claim gets out, their camp is overrun by a motley selection of fellow miners hoping to get in on the action. When one of their number is murdered, the little makeshift community devolves into two hostile factions accusing two very different suspects of the crime. So Whitman takes it upon himself to cross over the mountains and fetch back a "by-God Placerville judge" to hold an inquest and keep the peace. Accompanying Whitman on this quest are Stormy Isaac Ford, a slovenly ruffian with a reputation for violence; one of the camp's two mysterious laundresses who are known only as the Blackfoot sisters, and a self-righteous, haughty missionary and his dangerously voluptuous wife. What follows is a rollicking picaresque adventure, with Indian attacks, staggering reversals of fortune, love, betrayal, shamelessly tall tales, and a succession of colorful encounters with claim-jumpers, throat-slitting lawyers, heartbroken murderers, and even a horse hellbent on supporting the temperance movement"-- Provided by publisher.

The sons of Philo Gaines / Michael R. Ritt.
cover imagePhilo Gaines is a legend: mountain man, Indian fighter, Texas Ranger, army scout, and father of three grown sons. In September, 1873, Matthew Gaines, the eldest son, arrives in the Texas town of Mustang Flats as its new schoolteacher. Haunted by a past he can't seem to outrun, he discovers in Mustang Flats an unexpected connection to his own family: a secret that could cost him his life, which brings his brothers David and Luke to town. When all hell breaks loose, the boys must come out from under their father's shadow and become legends in their own right in a showdown with destiny.

Something worth doing [large print]: a novel of an early suffragist / Jane Kirkpatrick.
cover image"In 1853, Abigail Scott was a nineteen-year-old school teacher in Oregon Territory when she married Ben Duniway. Marriage meant giving up on teaching, but Abigail always believed she was meant to be more than a good wife and mother. When Abigail becomes the primary breadwinner for her growing family, what she sees as a working woman appalls her -- and prompts her to devote her life to fighting for the rights of women, including the right to vote."-- Provided by publisher.

Valley of the 99 [large print] : a western duo / Wayne D. Overholser.
cover image"In two Western stories, 'The Courage Builder' and 'Valley of the 99', small time ranchers that the wealthy are trying to force them off their land. Violence erupts when they allow others to use that fear to manipulate them"--Provided by publisher.

The cowboy way / Elmer Stephen Kelton.
cover image"In The Cowboy Way, acclaimed western writer Elmer Kelton chronicles the highs and lows of cowboy life. These sixteen tales, collected together for the first time, brim over with action, adventure, brotherhood, betrayal, and the romance of the American West"-- Provided by publisher.

Hot lead, cold justice [large print] / Mickey Spillane, Max Allan collins.
cover image"A killer blizzard sweeping across the Southwest threatens the livelihoods of everyone in the town of Trinidad. But it's two gunshots that fell Sheriff Caleb York's unlucky deputy. As sure as the blood pooling in the snow, York knows it was a case of mistaken identity. The bullets were meant for him. It's the first nasty step in a plan rustled up by former Quantrill's Raider Luke "Burn 'Em" Burnham-eliminate the law, corral a team to rob a bank in booming Las Vegas, New Mexico, then lay low. With a treacherous local merchant for cover, and York out of the picture, all they'll have to do is wait for the calm. Then they get wind of one little hitch- not only is York still alive, but he's gunning for justice-and revenge. As the winter weather bears down, the stir-crazy outlaws aim to finish what they started-take down York and disappear into the blinding storm. As a chilling cat-and-mouse begins, York isn't about to let Burnham and his damnable gang get away. It'd be a cold day in hell if he did"-- Provided by publisher.

A hill of beans [large print] / William W. Johnstone and J. A. Johnstone.
cover image"With two trail drives under his belt, Dewey "Mac" Mackenzie has proven to be more than a good chuckwagon cook. He's good at serving up justice, too--with a side of hot lead . . . Mac Mackenzie has enough problems on his plate. He's got bounty hunters on his tail, no one on his side, and no place to hide. Just when he thinks it can't get any worse, he hears the rumbling of a cattle stampede--heading straight for his camp. Mac's got two choices: Get trampled like a weed or saddle up and help get the herd under control. At first, the traildrivers ain't too pleased to have a stranger help them out. But once they realize Mac's not a rustler, they ask him to join the team. Mac takes them up on the offer--especially after he meets the cowgirl Colleen--and quickly impresses everyone with his cooking skills. There's just a few more problems: Mac's new employers are the real rustlers. And Mac's stepped out of the frying pan into the fire . "-- Provided by publisher.

Legends of the West [large print] / by Michael A Black.
cover image"The Indian Territory, 1879--Two men are on a collision course. Bass Reeves, who wears a deputy marshal's star, has sworn to uphold the law. The other is Marion Michael Donovan, a ruthless killer who murdered his first man at age fourteen. In the Indian Territories to investigate a group of white men selling guns to the Indians, Reeves enlists the help of an Indian deputy, Walks as Bear. Donovan has taken over the town of Temptation and, using a stolen Gatling gun, plans to rob a train carrying a shipment of gold. After discovering that Donovan is responsible for the murder of some Texas Rangers, Reeves finds himself in a race against time to stop the killers and prevent another massacre"-- Provided by publisher.

The spoilt quilt and other frontier stories [large print] : pioneering women of the West / with a foreword by New York Times bestselling author Chris Enss ; edited by Hazel Rumney.
cover image"The Spoilt Quilt and Other Frontier Stories, edited by Hazel Rumney, features sixteen brand-new stories that will delight historical fiction fans. These stories capture the spirit of freedom and individualism in the evolving American frontier through the early 1900s and feature pioneering women of the West who face life-changing challenges in settings that are in stark contrast to civilized society. Ranging from high-action traditional Westerns to introspective historical dramas set in the American West, readers will discover previously untold stories about the strong women that shaped the iconic American West. In this anthology, you'll enjoy stories by New York Times bestselling and award-winning authors such as Sandra Dallas, Deborah Morgan, Charlotte Hinger, Larry D. Sweazy, Sharon Frame Gay, Matthew P. Mayo, Randi-Samuelson Brown, C. K. Crigger, W. Michael Farmer, Candace Simar, P. Grady Cox, Marcia Gaye, John D. Nesbitt, Patricia Stoltey, Paul Colt, Preston Lewis. The Spoilt Quilt and Other Frontier Stories is a great addition to your Western fiction library"-- Provided by publisher.

Shot to hell [large print] / William W. Johnstone and J. A. Johnstone.
cover image"They say that home is where the heart is. And no one knows that better than Perley Gates. After helping the lovely Miss Emma Slocum reunite with her sister's family in Bison Gap, Perley can't wait to rejoin his own kin at the Triple-G Ranch. No sooner does Perley settle in when he receives an alarming telegram from Bison Gap. Emma's brother-in-law has been murdered. Her sister wants justice. And Perley is their only hope to get it . . . Perley can't refuse a family in need. So he saddles up with his salty cowhand Possum Smith and heads to Bison Gap. He notices that the town's new sheriff is acting suspicious--and likely in cahoots with the local gang of deadly outlaws. In no time at all there's a target on Perley's back--and the vicious gang leader is calling all the shots. Justice may be hard to find in a town this wicked. But vengeance is swift--straight out of the Gates"-- Provided by publisher.

Repentance Creek [large print] / by Tobias Cole.
cover image"Former Union Army sharpshooter Jed Wells had vowed to give up killing after the war ended. Even after the last shot was fired, he continued to carry his hated sharpshooter's rifle as a grim reminder of what he once was. But while on a trip to a remote cattle town, his stagecoach is robbed, a man is killed, and his rifle is stolen. With the help of a hard-hitting cowboy named Charlie Crowder, Jed sets out to hunt down the two masked men responsible and recover his lost property. But the trail is leading them into the strange and troubled lives of a wealthy and powerful family, and toward an unexpected confrontation in the small Texas town of Repentance Creek, where it seems everyone -- including a beautiful and mystifying young woman -- guards a deadly secret"-- Provided by publisher.

Nothing short of wondrous / Regina Scott.
cover image"It is 1886, and the government has given the US Cavalry control of Yellowstone. For widowed hotelier Kate Tremaine, the change is a welcome one. She knows every inch of her wilderness home like the back of her hand and wants to see it protected from poachers and vandals. Refused a guide by Congress, Lieutenant William Prescott must enlist Kate's aid to help him navigate the sprawling park and track down the troublemakers. But a secret from his past makes him wary of the tender feelings the capable and comely widow raises in him. As they work together to protect the park and stand firm through injustice and tragedy, they may just find that two wounded hearts can share one powerful love when God is in control."--Provided by publisher.

All things left wild / James Wade.
cover image"After an attempted horse theft goes tragically wrong, sixteen-year-old Caleb Bentley is on the run with his mean-spirited older brother across the American Southwest at the turn of the twentieth century. Caleb's moral compass and inner courage will be tested as they travel the harsh terrain and encounter those who have carved out a life there, for good or ill. Wealthy and bookish Randall Dawson, out of place in this rugged and violent country, is begrudgingly chasing after the Bentley brothers. With little sense of how to survive, much less how to take his revenge, Randall meets Charlotte, a woman experienced in the deadly ways of life in the West. Together they navigate the murky values of vigilante justice."--Publisher.

The Cheyenne story : an interpretation of courage : a novel / by Gerry Robinson.
cover image"What should a man do when the army sends him to help kill his wife's family? Bill Rowland married into the Northern Cheyenne Tribe in 1850, eventually becoming the primary interpreter in their negotiations with the U.S. government. On November 25,1876, five months to the day after Custer died at the Little Bighorn, Bill found himself riding into the tribe's main winter camp with over a thousand U.S. troops bent on destroying it. The Cheyenne Sweet Medicine Chief, Little Wolf, had been to the white man's cities. He knew how many waited there to come behind the soldiers who were out seeking revenge for their great loss. He also knew that the hot-blooded Kit Fox leader, Last Bull, emboldened by their recent victory and convinced he could defeat them all, posed a dangerous threat from within. Pulled from the dark historical shadow of Custer, Crazy Horse, and the Lakota, The Cheyenne Story vividly brings to life the little known events that led to the end of the Plains Indian War"--Back cover.

A thousand Texas longhorns.
cover imageThe Civil War is over. The future of the American Est is up for grabs. Any man crazy enough to lead a herd of Texas longhorns to the north stands to make a fortune--and make history. That man would be Nelson Story. A bold entrepreneur and miner, he knows a golden opportunity when he sees one. But it won't be easy. Cowboys and bandits got guns, farmers got sick livestock, and the Army's got their own reasons to stop the drive. Even worse, Story's top hand is an ornery Confederate veteran who used to be his enemy. But all that is nothing compared to the punishing weather, the deadly stampedes--and the bloodthirsty wrath of the Sioux...

Hired guns [large print] / William W. Johnstone, J. A. Johnstone.
cover image"It's the kind of job Luke Jensen hates. A millionaire mine owner is willing to pay $5,000 to the man who captures the half-breed outlaw Tom Eagle. Normally, Luke would turn down an offer like this--it smacks too much of being a hired gun. But when the millionaire tells him that Eagle is responsible for killing his son, Luke agrees to take on the job. Which means he'll have to take the road to hell itself--aka Hard Rock, Montana . . . Hard Rock is supposed to be a ghost town. But when Luke arrives, the ghosts are alive and well--and gunning for his hide. They're a gang of actual hired guns--the kind of soulless killers Luke despises--and they're trying to collect the bounty, too. Luke barely makes it out of town alive when he runs in to the only man who can save him. The man he's been hired to hunt. The notorious Tom Eagle . . "-- Provided by publisher.

Bad apple [large print] : a novel of the Alamo / Lancaster Hill.
cover image"John Apple is a simple man. A gardener and preacher who lives a quiet life in Ohio. Then a broken heart sends him south. A chance encounter with a very drunk Jim Bowie leads him to join the Texian Army. And the struggle for independence from the brutalities of Mexican President Santa Ana teaches Apple a valuable new skill: Killing. Working with Bowie, Sam Houston, Stephen Austin and their ragtag army, Apple becomes a secret courier and bloody advocate for the cause. As a calling card, he plants apple seeds in the chests of every soldier he slays--and sparks fear in the hearts of Santa Ana's men. But nothing could prepare him for the fate that awaited them at the Alamo Mission. Nothing could save his brothers in arms from the devastating slaughter that would go down in history. And now, for John Apple, nothing would be sweeter than revenge"-- Provided by publisher.

Hobnail and other frontier stories [large print]: a century of the American frontier / with an introduction by Tom Clavin ; edited by Hazel Rumney.
cover image"For a quarter of a century, Five Star Publishing, an imprint of Gale/Cengage, has offered readers the best in new voices, as well as many beloved authors, in the traditional Western and American frontier fiction genres. Hobnail and Other Frontier Stories, edited by Hazel Rumney, features seventeen brand-new stories that will delight historical fiction fans. These stories capture the spirit of freedom and individualism in the evolving 19th century American frontier. These epic narratives are organized by timeframe to offer readers a panoramic view of pioneers who faced life-changing challenges in settings that are in stark contrast to civilized society. Ranging from high-action traditional Westerns to introspective historical dramas set in the American West, readers will discover previously untold stories about the tenacious individuals who shaped the iconic American West. In this anthology, you'll enjoy stories by New York Times bestselling and award-winning authors such as Loren D. Estleman, Johnny D. Boggs, Rod Miller, Patrick Dearen, John D. Nesbitt, W. Michael Farmer, Richard Prosch, Harper Courtland, James D. Crownover, Vonn McKee, Paul Colt, L. J. Martin, Greg Hunt, Wallace J. Swenson, John Neely Davis, Lonnie Whitaker, Steven Howell Wilson. Hobnail and Other Frontier Stories is a great addition to your Western fiction library"-- Provided by publisher.

The backstabbers [large print] / William W. Johnstone, J. A. Johnstone.
cover image"Red Ryan should've known this job would be trouble. The first stop is a ghost town--in a thunder storm--and the cargo is a coffin. But things start to look a little brighter when Red and his stage guard Buttons Muldoon deliver the corpse to a ranch run by the beautiful Luna Talbot--and her gorgeous crew of former saloon girls. Luna asks the boys to help them find the Lucky Cuss Gold Mine, using a map tucked inside the dead man's pocket. Buttons can't refuse a pretty lady--or the lure of gold. But Red has a feeling they're playing with fire. Especially when the map leads them straight into crossfire of a ferocious range war, a 400-pound load of pure evil known as Papa Mace Rathmore--and his backwoods clan of sadistic, kill-crazy hillbillies . . "-- Provided by publisher.

The wicked die twice / William W. Johnstone and J. A. Johnstone.
cover imageNot many men get a second chance at life. But thanks to a chief U.S. marshal who needs their help, the bank-robbing duo of Jimmy 'Slash' Braddock and Melvin 'Pecos Kid' Baker are on the right side of the law. As unofficial marshals, they've agreed to pick up three prisoners from a Milestown jail and escort them to Denver. Sounds easy enough, until they learn the prisoners are an unholy trio of sadistic cutthroat killers known as Talon, Hellraisin Frank, and the Sioux called Black Pot. And they've managed to escape before Slash and Pecos even show up.

A forgotten evil / Sheldon Russell.
cover image"In the American West, as the nation heals from the Civil War that nearly destroyed it, new battle lines are being drawn. Caleb Justin, orphaned and grieving, and his comrade Joshua Hart, a tough, worldly runaway, leave their home along the Ohio River bound for Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, intent to join Sheridan's troops in their pursuit of Indian lands. But a badly healed foot injury ends Caleb's dream of joining up. While Joshua is assigned to George Armstrong Custer's troops, Caleb finds himself alone and undefended on the war-ravaged prairie, picking up whatever work he can - until his capture by Indians changes everything. Joan Monnet, daughter of a wealthy railroad magnate, is traveling West when her caravan is attacked by Indians. A timely rescue saves her life but leaves her lost on the vast American prairie with Caleb. Together, they must fight their way back to the world they once knew. But in the winter of 1868, as the snow drifts, Custer is set to turn his cavalry on a Cheyenne camp along the Washita River. Joshua, Joan, and Caleb find themselves trapped in the crossfire of one of the bloodiest battles of frontier history. Will their desperate courage be enough for them to survive?" -- Publisher.

Cut nose / Ron Schwab.
cover image"Captain Will Nilsson's journey to the War of the Rebellion is deferred by the President of the United States so he can be the administration's eyes and ears on the ground of what would later be referred to as the Dakota War of 1862. Little did Will know this would make him a witness to countless horrific deaths on both sides of the conflict and, ultimately, to the largest mass execution in United States history. Amidst the chaos, Will's life intersects with the Dakota warrior called 'Cut Nose,' so named after having part of his nose bitten off in a fight, and Anja Lund, a young schoolteacher whose spirit is unyielding despite heartbreak at every turn. As the stakes grow increasingly higher, these three form powerful and mysterious connections with each other, intertwining their fates through both love and war." -- Back cover.

Cowpoke Clyde rides the range / Lori Mortensen ; illustrated by Michael Allen Austin.
cover image"Learning to ride a bike sure isn't easy--but Cowpoke Clyde sticks with it until he's riding like a pro! Good thing he's got his trusty friend Dawg to look out for him"-- Provided by publisher.

Preacher's frenzy [large print] / William W Johnstone with J A Johnstone.
cover image"There are two kinds of traps in the Old West. One is the kind that Preacher and his buddy Charlie uses to catch a mountain-load of fur pelts. The other is the kind that Charlie steps into-a trap set by a low-life gambler and his seductive partner in crime to swindle Charlie out of his fur money. Preacher hates to see a good friend get robbed. So he sets off after the grifters-on a riverboat bound for New Orleans. First, he infiltrates the criminal underworld of the French Quarters. Then, he's enslaved on a pirate ship heading straight to hell. Now, there's only one way out for Preacher. And that's to make a deal with the devil herself- a female of the species deadlier than the male."-- Provided by publisher.

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