“I grasped a mighty long-sword in my hand and in my heart was the old blood lust of the fighting man, and a red mist swam before my eyes and I felt my lips respond to my heart in the old smile that has ever marked me in the midst of the joy of battle. With their single eyes in the center of their heads and every eye turned upon the prey they were attacking, they did not note my soundless approach, so that I was upon them with my great long-sword, and four of them ..
THE HARVESTER is the story of David Langston, a solitary young man who harvests and sells medicinal herbs which he collects from his forested lands. He believes he needs nothing more than his work, his simple cabin and his trusty dog for companionship...that is until a hauntingly beautiful and demure vision visits him, and suddenly, he knows that it is the woman of his dreams. At that moment he realizes how truly lonely he has been, and that it is possible that a woman ..
John Hare lies dying in the desert until he is discovered and saved by the kind and generous rancher, August Naab. As Hare is nursed back to health on Naab’s ranch, he finds himself irresistibly attracted to Naab’s adopted daughter, Mescal. Here is a story of action and also a love story. It is a story of gunfighting, cattle rustling, fighting over waterholes, and the amazing capture of Silvermane, the magnificent stallion of the desert.
Seeking to leave her troubled past behind, nineteen-year-old Elizabeth Cameron decides to join a religious group in Belton, Texas, where she and her five-year-old Indian charge will be hidden from a cruel world. Former gunfighter and robber Caleb Martin will do anything for a governor's pardon, even if it means escorting an irritatingly prim young woman. After this assignment, he'll have his freedom. Yet along the way, he learns that there may be something he needs ev..
Ralph “Little Britches” Moody must take on responsibilities as the man of the family after his father’s death. During the summer of his twelfth year he works on a cattle ranch in the shadow of Pike’s Peak, earning “man’s wages” of a dollar a day. It’s a summer packed with enough action to fill most adult lives, let alone that of a young boy. Little Britches is tested against seasoned cowboys on the range and in the corral. He dr..
WARNING: ADVENTURES IN LIBRARIES ARE CLOSER THAN THEY APPEAR
At least that’s what Landon discovers when a few drips from a library ceiling turn into a powerful waterfall. As the waters rise, so do the perils in this latest adventure of Landon Snow, as he and his sisters - Holly and Bridget-are transported out of the library and into another world.
In this high-seas voyage, the Snow children join a quest to find the Island of Arcanum, where the animals of Wonderwoo..
Madeline Hammond, a New York society beauty, buys a ranch near the turbulent Mexican border and is welcomed to the West with a bloody revolution. Her ranch becomes the center of frontier warfare. Her ranch is ably defended by her ranch hands but a surprise bandit raid results in her own abduction. Her ranch superintendent goes to her rescue after she is captured by the bandits. A surprising climax brings the story to a delightful close.
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Cordelia Lu Hankins is the half Caucasian, half Chinese – and all albino. She has grown up in a remote lumber town with her distant father and a giant stepmother nicknamed Babe (after Paul Bunyan's blue ox), convinced she is ugly. Then, in the summer of 1918, when she is fourteen, she falls in love with the dashing Squirl. One day they meet on the mountain and Cordy receives her first kiss, as well as a wild ride down a log flume that gets Squirl fired.
Buck Duane is the son of a famous outlaw and Buck is the last of the Texas Duanes. Buck Duane was fast on the draw and accurate. But that same prowess with a gun allowed him to kill a man. Now he's on the run. Though an outlaw is not always a criminal, if the Rangers say he is an outlaw, its just as bad – he's a hunted man. Duane turns up at an outlaw's hideout, still revolting at the idea of outlawry. Worse still, all the men he kills haunt him, for y..
SAM FORTUNE DISCOVERS THE ONLY WAY TO ESCAPE THE CONSEQUENCES OF THE PAST IS TO FACE THE PEOPLE WHO WERE LEFT BEHIND.
War changes people. For the Fortune family of Coryell County, Texas, the changes were drastic. The ranch was lost, mother and twin daughters died, and the family drifted north to the Black Hills; all but Samuel, the middle son. He headed for the Indian Territory that one day would be Oklahoma and settled in to a life of reprisal against any and all ..
Captain Ben Morgan had served with the 8th Air Force in World War II. At home he had a wife and three young children. Three more missions and he could go home. But a bombing run in his B-24 over Hamburg changed his life forever. Shot down by German fire, he was reported killed in action, but a German doctor saved his life and rebuilt his face.
His wife, Jenny, waited five years for his hoped-for return, then married George Albright. When Bens’s brother Dale rec..
Henry Wallace is the son of a prominent physician in late 1800's Boston, it's the last quarter of college before graduation. But Henry never graduates. Forced into a fight for his life he kills a man who turns out to be the son of Boston's most notorious gangster. Arrested by the Police, who are paid off by the gangster, Henry is sentenced to prison for life. He makes a daring escape and becomes a fugitive, not only from the law but he is constantly pursued by the..
In the late twentieth century, Admiral Julian 3rd can get no rest, for he knows his future. He will be reborn as his grandson in the next century to journey through space and make an ominous discovery inside the moon; he will live again in the dark years of the twenty-second century as Julian 9th, who refuses to bow down to the victorious Moon Men; and as Julian 20th, the fierce Red Hawk, he will lead humanity's final battle against the alien invaders in the twenty-fifth ..
No one knows why the mysterious rider showed up at the ranch, or even where he came from. He seems gentle and kindly, but fire smolders behind those blazing eyes, which can ignite in a sudden flash of gunfire and death. Here's what the N.Y. Times says about this story: "Hard-riding cowboys, the beautiful girl, and that love of nature which lifts this author's books above the average story of their type." --N.Y. Times.