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Trains Trust. Steven Train is and has long been a thief and card sharp. He has gone by other names. He is sought out by another crook, John Ranier, with a proposal. Rainer saved a rich rancher, Patrick Comstock, from serious injury and was rewarded with an easy job, working for Comstock. Rainer tells Steve Train that Comstock is looking for an honest man who is also adept with firearms to undertake a very dangerous and responsible mission.

 

Author: Max Brand
Pub Date: October 21,  2011
Formats: Kindle, Paperback & Hardcover

 

 

 

 

 

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   “Black Wolf: Loco Lobo” shows how Joaquin Black Wolf, talented drummer for his and his brothers’ band, tries to put his shattered life back together, one piece at a time. Ghosts and nightmares and hallucinations haunt him at every turn, making him doubt his own sanity and his own heart. He turns to his family’s beliefs for help, but will their ancient rituals heal him?
      

 


Author: Magnolia Belle
Pub Date:  2009
Formats: Kindle & Paperback

 

 

 

 

 

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In 1879, Steve Dancy sells his New York shop and ventures west to explore and write a journal about his adventures. Though he's not looking for trouble, Dancy's infatuation with another man's wife soon embroils him in a deadly feud with Sean Washburn, a Nevada silver baron. Infuriated by the outrages of two hired thugs, the shopkeeper kills both men in an impulsive street fight. Dancy believes this barbarian act has closed the episode. He is wrong. He has interfered with Washburn's ambitions, and this is something the mining tycoon will not allow.
Pinkertons, hired assassins, and aggrieved bystanders escalate the feud until it pulls in all the moneyed interests and power brokers in Nevada. Can the former city slicker settle accounts without losing his life in the process?

 

Author: James D. Best
Pub Date: Dec,  2007
Formats: Kindle, Paperback,  Large Print
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When New York City shopkeeper Steve Dancy moved west to experience the frontier, he wound up embroiled in a deadly feud ... a feud he was forced to settle with guns. Now all he wants to do is follow up on a few business interests, write about his adventures, and continue his exploration of the West. But in the autumn of 1879, Joseph McAllen asks Dancy for help. Ute renegades have abducted a young girl near Mesa Verde, Colorado, and the Pinkerton captain wants him to join the rescue party. Surprisingly, the trail doesn't lead into the San Juan Mountains, but to Leadville -- a rich mining town teeming with the worst elements of a raw frontier. Bitter feuds, vendettas, and greed turn the affair into a bloody conflict that spans the state. Dancy has proven that he can handle himself in dangerous situations. But will this shopkeeper survive the perils of an untamed mountain wilderness?

 

Author: James D. Best
Pub Date: Apr.  2009
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In the spring of 1880, Steve Dancy travels to Prescott, Arizona, to gain control of a remarkable invention. But on his first night in the territorial capital, his friend Jeff Sharp is arrested for a midnight murder at Thumb Butte. Dancy launches a personal investigation to find the real murderer, only to discover that the whole town wanted the victim dead. For help, he turns to another old friend and associate, Captain Joseph McAllen of the Pinkerton National Detective Agency. Can Dancy identify the true killer before his friend stretches a rope on the courthouse square?

 

Author: James D. Best
Pub Date: Sep. 15,  2011
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After Vigilantes ended a criminal conspiracy in Alder Gulch during the winter of 1863-1864, they founded a “People’s Court” to administer justice. At the same time, Joseph (aka Jack) Slade has settled near Alder Gulch with his wife and adopted son. As a manager with the Overland Stage Co., he ruled 600 hostile miles by intimidation. While he worked for the Overland, passengers and the mail traveled on time, in safety. But Slade’s drinking ended his career. He is a binge drinker, fired after he destroyed Amy supplies at Fort Halleck. Despite his friends’ attempts to persuade him to stop, his behavior continues in Alder Gulch as he wrecks saloons and stores. His friends, like Dan Stark, the Vigilante prosecutor, say there’s a devil in the bottle. Early in March 1864, while on a spree, Slade threatens the People’s Court judge at gunpoint and tells the Vigilantes they are “all played out.” Dan and the other Vigilantes face a horrible choice. By yielding to Slade, they expose honest people to the criminals’ rise. Yet Slade, despite his murderous reputation, has committed no capital crime to justify hanging him. Will the devil in the bottle get Jack Slade?

 

Author: Carol Buchanan
Pub Date:Dec. 6,,  2011
Formats: Kindle & Paperback


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Reflections from the WildernessBuy Now

 

Reflections from the Wilderness is sincere and unadorned. Stoney Greywolf Bowers' first book of poetry preserves a uniquely American way of life that has all but died away. This volume of poetry is divided into three sections, each dealing with a unique part of the author's life. The book opens with Bowers' cowboy poems, written during his twenty plus years "punchin' cattle and movin' broomtails." The second section contains a sampling of the author's Native American poems, and the third section covers his experiences while living a solitary life in the wilderness.
 

 

Author: Stoney Greywolf Bowers
Pub Date: Nov. 1,,  2009
Formats: Paperback


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Determined to find her family's murderers, fifteen-year-old Clementine Webb vows to hunt them down, one by one. Texas Ranger Lucius Dodge tries to talk some sense into the little lady. Trading lead with stone- cold killers is men's work. At least it's what Lucius always thought- until darling Clementine shows her aim is true.
 

 

Author: J. Lee Butts
Pub Date: Nov. 2,,  2010
Formats: Paperback & Kindle


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Two for TexasBuy Now

 

Son Holland arrived in the Louisiana penal camp determined not to spend the rest of his days suffering in a chain gang - but he didn't imagine for one minute that in order to escape he would need to kill a man. Terrified for his life, he flees the state across the river to Texas, taking with him a beautiful Indian squaw and a fellow prisoner. And as they make their way towards General Houston's infamous Texas Rangers they find themselves in the midst of the final tragic battle for the Alamo.TWO FOR TEXAS has all the lyrical beauty and powerful storytelling of James Lee Burke at his very best.
 

 

Author : James Lee Burke
Pub date . May 2000
Formats: Kindle,Paperback & Hardback

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Callie's HeartBuy Now

 

Callie Daniels' mother has one dying wish. She wants neighboring rancher, Garrett O'Neill, to marry her seventeen-year-old daughter. Callie knows it’s not supposed to be a conventional marriage. Garrett O'Neill would keep Callie's ranch safe and Callie would go away to college. Four years later, Callie comes home with stars in her eyes and happily ever after in her heart. She plans to make their marriage real until finds the new housekeeper, Sylvie in Garrett's arms. Heartbroken, Callie moves out. She sustains injuries from her horse and Garrett forces Callie to move back in to his house.
Callie finally gets her heart's desire. Alone in a line shack, they make sweet love for the first time. Unfortunately, the love light is gone from Garret's eyes the next morning.

 

 

Author : Kathleen Ball
Pub date . April 1, 2012
Formats: Kindle

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Texas HavenBuy Now

 

Advertising for a wife seems like the answer to all of Burke Dawson's problems. He wants a wife and kids without emotional attachments, but he has no idea how much havoc one woman can cause.
 Annie Douglas has her heart set on her hunky cowboy's love and she isn't about to stop until she gets it.

 

Author : Kathleen Ball
Pub date . Jul, 2012
Formats: Kindle

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Twenty-year-old Ryelee Snyder is pregnant and alone. Fortunately, she finds a job as a nanny to precocious four-year-old Rheenie Maloney. Life is perfect except for Horse Trainer, Clint Maloney. Ryelee feels his disapproval and is in constant fear of being fired. Clint Maloney needs help with his daughter but he never bargained on Ryelee Snyder. The tall, gangly, girl is a menace. Clint spends too much of his time rescuing her from her latest mishap. Upon finding out about her pregnancy, Clint's feelings begin to change. He no longer views her as a nuisance but as a passionate woman with a generous heart. Secrets, misunderstandings, and cattle rustling put an increasing strain on their relationship, until they finally turn from each other. Just as they seem to find their way back, Ryelee's part in the cattle rustling is unveiled. Ryelee fights unyieldingly to win the love of a lifetime.

 

Author : Kathleen Ball
Pub date . Aug., 2012
Formats: Kindle

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Sexy, Cowboy, Stamos Walker runs a work release program for nonviolent male prisoners. When Joy Courtland shows up on his doorstep, he assumes she's the nanny. He hands her his son and rushes out to work.<br><br>Joy, a convicted felon, bonds with little Dillon immediately. Stamos isn't happy when he returns and finds out Joy is not the nanny.<br><br>While trying to get Joy back to prison through the proper channels, Stamos realizes Joy is not a killer. He doesn't want her to go back to prison. Stamos is willing to try everything he can to keep Joy safe even if it means marriage.

 

Author : Kathleen Ball
Pub date . Sept, 2012
Formats: Kindle

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Cattle Cate

 

Cattle Kate is the only woman ever lynched as a cattle rustler. History called it “range land justice” when she was strung up in Wyoming Territory on July 20, 1889, tarring her as a dirty thief and a ¬filthy whore. But history was wrong. It was all a lie. Her real name was Ella Watson. She wasn’t a rustler. She wasn’t a whore. And she’d never been called Cattle Kate until she was dead and they needed an excuse. She was really a 29-year-old immigrant homesteader, lynched with her husband by her rich and powerful cattle-baron neighbors who wanted her land and its precious water rights. Some people knew the truth from the start. Their voices were drowned out by the all-powerful Wyoming Stock Growers Association. And those who dared speak out― including the eyewitnesses to the hangings―either disappeared or mysteriously died. There was no one left to testify against the vigilantes when the case eventually came to trial. Her six killers walked away scot-free. But the legend was stronger than the truth. For over a century, newspapers, magazines, books― movies, too―spread her ugly legacy. Now, on the 125th anniversary of her murder, the real Ella comes alive in Cattle Kate to tell her heartbreaking story. Jana Bommersbach’s debut novel bares a legend central to the western experience.

 

Author : Janna Bommersbach
Pub date . Oct 7, 2014
Formats: Paperback & Audible

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Last Stand

 

Gideon Johann had been gone from Last Stand, Colorado for eighteen years, seeming to have vanished after the Civil War. He is a man running from his conscience and keeping on the move seems to be the only thing preventing it from destroying him. Rumors of his whereabouts occasionally reach Last Stand, but no one from there had seen or heard from him since the war, leaving both the girl he left behind and his best friend with a chapter of their lives unresolved. Things change in Last Stand when a stranger is found shot and near death. The realization that the man is Gideon sets in motion old grudges, love, and a chance for redemption.

 

Author : Duane Boehm
Pub date . May 6, 2014
Formats: Paperback & Kindle

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Last Chance

 

Last Chance is the highly anticipated sequel to the bestselling novel Last Stand.
Gideon Johann is the new sheriff of Last Stand, Colorado, hoping to put roots down in the place where he grew up. Set free from the years of running from his conscience, he still has trouble accepting that the past has forever unchained him as he navigates his romance with Abby and fatherhood with Joann while coping with a mysterious man intent on exacting revenge for Gideon’s past deeds and carrying out the responsibilities that come with the job of sheriff.
Mary, the hard-luck whore, finds her status in life changed, but not the misfortune that seems to follow her like a shadow. Gideon and Mary both try to escape their pasts and start new lives, but find it easier said than done as forces work to derail their paths to happiness.

Last Chance can be read as a stand-alone novel, but will provide a richer reading experience if Last Stand is read first.

 

Author : Duane Boehm
Pub date . May 6, 2014
Formats: Paperback & Kindle

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Last Hope

 

Last Hope is the highly anticipated third book in the Gideon Johann Western series. It joins #1 bestseller novels on Amazon.com in Western Classics, Last Stand and Last Chance.  Love, second chances, new beginnings, and dispensing justice – all set in the town of Last Stand, Colorado in 1880.  Sheriff Gideon Johann has left the past behind and is enjoying his new life with his childhood sweetheart Abby. He crosses paths with a down on his luck buddy from the war and takes on the challenge of aiding Finnie in the same way that his friends did for him. In the midst of helping Finnie, a whore is murdered in Last Stand and the sheriff realizes that he has a conspiracy to solve. Gideon has his hands full as he tries to keep Finnie on the straight and narrow, solve a crime that has implications for the whole town, and help his lifelong friend, Ethan, get back on his feet.  Mary, the former whore, is now the successful proprietor of the Last Stand Last Chance Saloon. She finds her life turned upside down when Gideon recruits her in his quest to get the charming little Irishman Finnie back on his feet.  Gideon’s daughter, Joann, comes for a visit from the Wyoming Territory. Her brief romance with Gideon’s friend, Zack, has ended and the two young adults find their new relationship angst-filled and a comical calamity. If you love classic westerns spiced up with some romance and believe in second chances, you will enjoy Last Hope. Last Hope can be read as a stand-alone novel, but will provide a richer reading experience if Last Stand and Last Chance are read first.

 

Author : Duane Boehm
Pub date . July 7, 2015
Formats: Paperback & Kindle

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