Marlette Brightwood had come inexperienced and unafraid from a sheltered life in Philadelphia to the unmapped, untamed Oregon Territory in 1842. She was sure she could take car of herself in this brutal world of crude frontiermen and savage Indians - and totally unprepared for what awaited her.
Her guide was Ross Chesnut, a legend on the frontier. Some said he was a white renegade, others that he had Indian blood. But no one doubted his many bloody victories in violent bat..
When a wealthy woman is found battered and abandoned, her womanizing embezzler of a husband mysteriously vanishes. His sister arrives from the East to avenge his reputation, and Carson City's spunky and beloved Judith Kingston, wife of Judge Hollis A. Kingston, finds herself caught up in a hurricane of intrigue and innuendo. Will she stay safe in the eye of the storm until justice is served?
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TERROR ON THE RIVER!
The untamed frontier was filled with dangers of all kinds – both natural and man-made – dangers that only the bravest could survive. And so far Kit Carson had survived them all. But when he set out north along the Missouri River he had no idea what lay ahead. He couldn’t know that the Blackfeet were out to turn the river red with blood. And when he hitched a ride on a riverboat, he couldn’t know that keelboat pirates were waiti..
The Civil War left Clete Slater with three things: a price on his head for a crime he didn't commit, his new assumed name of Slate Creed, and a savage thirst for vengeance. To follow the trail of his brother's killers, he left his family, the girl he intended to marry, and his ravaged Texas home-town behind. The Union Army wants Creed, dead or alive. But even far from Texas in the wide-open gambling dens of New Orleans, the bluecoats are just a hoofbeat behind. With l..
Chance Ketcham is a drifter, a cowboy who is always looking for greener pastures. After a card game with Benny Gellerman, a man good with a gun, but bad with cards, Ketcham decides it is time to head out again. He finds a place to bed down on a lonely New Mexico farm run by old Corely Mattlin and his widowed daughter-in-law, Margaret. Ketcham has his eye on pretty Margaret, but he'd better keep his eyes open wide for trouble.
A local rancher named Jeb Ollfinger is tryi..
It started when a gravely injured trapper named Pete Foxwell stumbled into Hawk's cabin. Before he died, he showed Hawk a bagful of gold coins, and told him about a hidden hoard of them. But he didn't say where. Hawk should have buried those coins with Pete's corpse, but instead he spent them on supplies and let slip the story of the treasure waiting to be found. Suddenly Hawk found himself the most wanted man in the West as a band of sea-going land pirates decide..
Nathaniel King left NYC in 1828 to venture into the vast unexplored regions beyond Mississippi. He heads west, lured on by dreams of wealth based on his uncle's promise to share with him "the greatest treasure in the world". His trail leads to life threatening danger in the wild uninhabited Rocky Mountains, where he must struggle simply to live day to day. If Nathaniel survives he will unearth a treasure far more valuable than he ever imagined....
After the loss of his wife and newborn son, stagecoach driver Clay Logan leaves behind all that he knows to escape his ghosts. From the peaceful country lanes of Ohio, to the windswept prairies of Nebraska and Wyoming, to the sedate Mormon community of Great Salt Lake City to the wild, violent mining town of Idaho City, Clay must run in search of inner peace. But instead, he finds only trouble. His trouble had golden blond hair and sky blue eyes, and a half-breed Iriquois Ind..
Leaving Sweden for the American Frontier, seventeen-year-old Kirsten Mordal is determined to pursue her dream of claiming and cultivating her own homestead. She devises a plan that will enable her to explore the wild western plains, to choose a site for her future stake, and to save enough money to build a home. She befriends two men, Patrick O'Brien is a brawny Irish farmer and cattleman with a big heart, Ash Bowden, is a shrewd businessman who dreams of building orderly..
Kathryn Winchester, 33-years old, has already lost three husbands to violence. The first died in the ravages of the War Between the States, the next died in a gambling hall in Hays, Kansas, and the third was killed in a pointless gunfight in Montana. Now her fourth husband, Ira, has been mysteriously gunned down and lies near death on the floor of their Idaho ranch house. Raised as a Quaker, Kathryn makes the hardest decision of her life in taking up her husband's rifle. ..
It began with lies. One-quarter Nez Perce, Cord Sutton attempts to hide his Indian blood by adopting the life of a gentleman. As part of the ruse, he plans to buy the Lake Hotel, an island in the Yellowstone wilderness that offers elegant accommodations to travelers on the Northern Pacific Railroad.When Chicago heiress Laura Fielding is rescued from a stagecoach robbery in Jackson Hole by a rugged mountain man, she hides the fact she's wealthy. What she doesn't know i..
Stuart Brannon's friend Peter Mulroney has been wrongfully jailed by Dixon Rutherford, the corrupt Mayor of Paradise Meadow. Rutherford killed Mulroney's wife for standing up to him, and continues tyrannizing the entire town. Brannon comes to break his friend out, but finds himself drawn into the town's struggle by schoolteacher Rose Creek. With Rose's courage and Stuart's leadership the townspeople are ready for a showdown at the Gold Palace. Facing down ..
Dacee June Fortune’s mother died when she was eight, and for the next 23 years she stood at her father’s side. Even after she married, Daddy Brazos was her strength, her protection, and her idol. Now, daddy is dying.
Read by Jerry Sciarrio
Approx. 7.5 Hrs.
Martina Swan's business and marriage is falling apart. She grabs up her child and seeks to find her husband as armed outlaws chase her looking for their stolen treasure. She's determined to bring her man home as she faces one shock after another. Can she forgive and love again? A full and satisfying read from a woman's point of view in the old west.