The people of San Angela had no idea Mill Roth left his cattle empire to a woman by the name of Hattie Stamps, the widow of Beaver Stamps, who was Mill’s oldest and best friend. Until she showed up claiming the Roth Empire everything was fine. Some of the citizens, other cattle operators and people of high standing were filing section claims and branding cattle as fast as they could be caught. Plat Hargis and Floyd Sutter, both wealthy cattle and land owners were claimi..
1889 Civil War Story of Battle and Prison, of Peril and Escape - The incidents of the book are real ones, drawn in part from the writer's personal experiences and observations as a soldier of the Union during that war. He is also indebted to many comrades for reminiscences of battle and prison life. The perilous escape of Jed and Dick, from Andersonville down the Flint and Apalachicola Rivers, to the Gulf of Mexico, is in substance the narrative of a comrade whom the writ..
In a world long since reshaped in the wake of 9/11, Matthew Bridger, President of the United States, Bryson Lawe, a Secret Service agent, and Karen Foley, a Christian activist, must face the atrocity the American dream has become. Life has lost its value, deception is epidemic, and in a nation of more than three million square miles, there is no room for God. As a Russian oil embargo jeopardizes American petroleum reserves, a massive terrorist strike forces the United States ..
A gripping war story. For the first - and only - time in fiction, A Reckoning For Kings tells the story of the Vietnam Conflict from both sides - Americans, as well as North Vietnamese. In four short months - during the lightning quick, bloody campaign known as the Tet Offensive, two bitterly opposing armies will clash in an epoch-shattering encounter that will alter the course of the war and the shape of the world forever. It was a time when America won the battle, but lost ..
Susan Hahn was one of the most beautiful women at Pearl Harbor and she knew it. She was an obedient daughter and a loyal German who did not hesitate to use her beauty to ferret out secrets from officers of the Pacific Flleet, secrets her father passed on to a Japanese contact. It was only when she fell in love with Lieutenant Commander Harry Bendix that she began to have serious doubts about what she was doing.
Commander John Forester, chief of Naval Intelligence, was susp..
How could a good photo-op go so wrong?
A perfect time-lapse of the lunar eclipse should have earned Alan some cash and acclaim. Instead, he came home with an invader in his dreams and a terrible feeling of being watched. Now his life is a tangle of cults, mysterious white-suited visitors, and scheming shadows. Overnight, Alan's finely trained eye has gone from spotting photo-ops of local celebrities to unraveling a political plot that could shift the balance of light ..
Maisy Malone went to Hollywood to become a star in motion pictures. Instead she became a sleuth, not by choice but by chance when she stumbled into a murder. Los Angeles Police Detective Ed Browning intended to write off the death of actor Leslie Clover as an accident until Maisy said she could prove the man was murdered. To top that off, she bet him she could solve the murder before he could. Browning took the bet and the contest was on to catch a killer. Browning only had a..
The weather turns to spring, and Charlie faces a pair of puzzles. Against Charlie’s better judgment Ron, her PI partner, takes a cheating-spouse case that turns into a comedy of errors involving a star football player and his wife’s petty vengeance. Meanwhile, Charlie’s neighbor Elsa has a bad feeling about a family up the street. Is it a case of the neighborhood busybody having too much time on her hands, or is there truly something sinister happening with ..
"There is no word in the Cheyenne language for forgiveness." On the day after Thanksgiving, 1868, George Armstrong Custer and the Seventh Cavalry attack a sleeping Cheyenne village on the banks of the Washita. Ironically, it later becomes known that the village attacked was that of Black Kettle, the foremost peace chief of the Cheyenne Nation. Amidst the heartless and senseless slaughter of men, women, and children, the Seventh Cavalry discovers a white woman living..
Eighteen-year-old Bryn Kinney knows nothing about her family. She doesn't even know for sure that the woman who raised her-the woman she called Gram-was really her grandmother. When Gram dies, Bryn learns some startling news: someone has been sending her money since she was a baby. It was money Gram and she really could have used, but Gram just put it away. Now it is Bryn's to use to trace her past. An excellent portrayal of a young woman's search for her true ide..
Ascension is a political coming of age story that captures the energy and fun of a down to the wire election.
In 1995, Ben Jones is a fifth year senior at East Central Louisiana University in Ascension, Louisiana. While trying to graduate from college, he naively runs for the legislature to fill a government studies requirement. But Ben still doesn't know what he wants to do with his life.
Ben's opponent, Jack Tassin, is the sixteen year incumbent. Tassin t..
In 1888, hard-working twelve-year-old Jocey Royal, tormented because of a disfiguring harelip, takes her invalid grandmother to live on the Kansas farm that her drifter father has abandoned.
Though twelve-year-old Jocey Royal no longer goes to school, she reads. And out of her books comes dreams. Her dreams are her life, because she has a harelip and is convinced that no one will ever be her friend, that everyone will always chase her and make fun of her, as the..
A Cessna float plane is chartered by a young woman for a scientific venture into the wilderness of northern Canada. Disaster strikes when their plane crashes and three people are injured and stranded in bitter cold. After the initial shock, hopelessness sets in, but Jim Peters is a full-blooded Ojibway and knows how to survive in the wilderness, as does Carlin, the pilot. The pair combine their skills and prepare for a life and death struggle against the worst conditions natu..
After escaping a lynching in Charleston for being a Redcoat during the Revolutionary War, Henry Roberts was forced to flee into Tennessee. He hoped to start anew and prayed he wouldn't be recognized as a former British soldier. To assure his safety, he becomes a fur trapper and ventures into the wilderness. After a few years, tired of the solitary life and certain that enough time has passed to avoid recognition, he homesteads in Missouri. Indian wars, the war of 1812 and..