Nancy Maquire, a blue blood from Boston, wants to find her place within the burgeoning society of the mid-nineteenth century. Her parents want her to marry and start a family in the East, but Nancy envisions a freer life in California, where her dream of owning a horse ranch can come true. Following her heart, she locates a group traveling west and quickly learns that even on the frontier women do not have the rights or equalities of men. And even more shocking to her is that..
Tenderfoot Harrison Wilke wondered about the three men. Heavily armed, avoiding the town, carrying gold coin in their saddlebags. Alert. Surly. Arrogant. Robbers, Harrison concluded, they must have robbed a bank or a train. Harrison thought about the money in the saddlebags while he worked. He had no idea how much was there or where it might have come from. But he was convinced that these three unpleasant men had come by its possession dishonestly. The question was, what shou..
A Treacherous Trail.
Nate King and his family are accustomed to dealing with the perils of the wild. It's the spread of civilization that sends them further into the rugged Rocky Mountains to find a more secluded home. Along the way, fighting off attacks from rattlesnakes and wild buffalo, Nate becomes separated from the rest of the group. And only then does he realize that civilization isn't so ready to be left behind. An old enemy has posted a $10,000 reward for..
Here is a marvelous story of a Texas doctor on the Confederate side of the Civil War. It's the story of his experience as a prisoner of the Union Army during the last six months of the Civil War, his escape and adventurous return to his home in Texas. During his trek back to Texas he teams up with a female Confederate spy to get him past the Union Army. She learns he knows the location of a cache of gold stolen from the Union Army. He wants to keep it to rebuild his war-t..
The first book in a new series by the author of the "Heroines of the Golden West" series. Alena is a confident entrepreneur in a man's world who meets a rancher with a tragic secret in his past. They're both about to find their inner peace, their calling, and romance in Old California.
Read by Laurie Klein
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First they shot his father, then they stole his land. Cole Randall aimed to get even. But it will take more than one angry man to fight the banks, the railroads, and the crooked lawmen who back them. So Cole Randall figured he needed an army, if that couldn't be had, then an able partner...And if that partner could outride and out shoot any man in Wyoming, so much the better! That the best partner was a woman...well, that might be a challenge.
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On The Warpath!
With skills and ability unrivaled by any in the West, Kit Carson felt truly at home among the wonders – and dangers – of the vast American frontier. But when he arrived in the rich fur-trapping country of the Flatheads, he found unexpected enemies waiting for him. A renegade British fur agent had been stirring the local tribes into a war of vengeance against the Americans, including their new captive – Kit. Suddenly it fell to Kit to stop..
A GIRL WHO NEVER GAVE UP - Dusty Martin hadn’t had an easy time of it. After her mama’s death she’d cut her hair and strapped on a revolver to join her father riding shotgun atop his stagecoach. Even when Charley Martin was killed by outlaws, and she was taken prisoner, Dusty kept hope alive. Until her prayers were answered by the hottest, hardest Texas Ranger ever to carry a badge or bring in a bandit. A MAN WHO NEVER BACKED DOWN - Grant Spencer always got ..
Bruin Henry's not proud of the life he's led. Robbing stagecoaches cost him the love and devotion of his daughter. Along the way, he's been blamed for worse crimes, namely, cold-blooded murder. Ironically, the man who rode with him the day of the botched robbery and who is truly responsible, is none other than his very own son-in-law, Link Cochran. Now, many years later, Henry learns that his daughter is dying, and she has just one request...she wants Henry to tak..
When Steve Merritt and Clint Davidson fought Comanches for the U.S. Army at Fort Phantom Hill, the future was clear and bright. Then came the Civil War. Merritt went North, Davidson went South, and both made their own separate journeys through hell. When Merritt returned to Phantom Hill, he found a town full of angry ex-Confederates and Davidson's wife and child abandoned on their struggling ranch. Merritt was determined to find out what happened to his old friend, and to..
He was a peace-loving man forced to fight for his kin and his rights against the U. S. Army. In the forty years since Richard Lamb had come to Montana, he had built a thriving trading post where he lived with his Blackfoot Indian wife, their children and grandchildren. It was a hard, but happy existence. That is until "they" came. Captain Partridge had orders to arrest Lamb's entire family, then place them on the Blackfoot Reservation. Half-indian was Indian eno..
There’s a three-thousand dollar bounty on James Bennett’s head, and Marty Keller intends to collect it. Deep in the Oklahoma badlands, Keller pins down his quarry with warning shots, but a ricocheting bullet strikes Bennett in the back and mortally wounds him. Keller returns to Fort Wayne to collect his reward, only to be branded a back shooter by the townsfolk.
Then, to his surprise, Bennett’s widow pleads with him to escort her and her y..
Once they’d fought at each other’s side. Nantahe, the Apache scout, and Jess Faver, trackers for the U.S. Calvary. Then the Army imprisoned its Indian scouts, and the past was left behind. Bound by loyalty and love, Jess helped his blood brother escape. But when an innocent man was found dead in the mud, Jess knew Nantahe had gone bad with hate. Now it was up to him to bring the renegade back. From deep in the Texas badlands to the parched and bloody heart of Mexi..
Marty Keller, ex-Texas Ranger turned bounty hunter, is on the vengeance trail to find the three men who murdered his family. After being wounded, he is cared for by the widow of a murdered sheriff and she convinces him to search for the sheriffs killer as well. She asks a friend of the sheriff, an Indian, to help. The two are slowed by many battles along the way but eventually track the killers across the Southwest into Mexico. Side-tracked again, Marty gets involved in defen..