It's hard-rock mining and rock-hard brawling as the Derby Man takes on a boom town. A man could mine fabulous wealth on the Comstock but Darby Buckingham strikes only a mother lode of trouble. With his sledgehammer fists and sharply honed wits, Darby sets out to expose a spellbinding stock manipulator. Rigging a boxing match that becomes a nightmare of punishment, sabotaging a mine shaft into a pit of death - Darby's rattle-snake of an opponent baits him ruthles..
They were on their way to the richest silver strike in human history. Six people who met in a Sierra blizzard enroute to the infamous Comstock Lode. Prim wallflower Holly York, and beautiful Julia Matson with a secret no one could forgive. Clayton James, hopelessly caught between the world of whites and Indians, and brilliant thwarted inventor Glenn Donovan. Fay Taylor, with a singing voice from heaven, and her brother Dade, evil enough to send them all straight to hell. Who ..
Tyler Justin, owner of a small ranch in southern Colorado, finds his neighbor, Jed Simmons, dead. To make matters worse Jed’s prize Arabian stallion is stolen. Tyler is suspected and jailed for the murder. With a desire to clear his name, Tyler breaks out of jail and goes in pursuit of the real killers. While on the trail, he is captured by Indians and narrowly escapes with his body intact. The trail leads Tyler to Sacramento where he captures one of the killers. Learni..
Clay Rose, the deputy of Tucson noticed unfamiliar horses in front of the bank. It dawned on him, something was wrong. Suddenly his boss, Sheriff Biggs was stepping fast across the street just as Frankie Giles gang burst from the bank, shooting in all directions. They gunned the sheriff down along with the Marie Ramos, the lady Clay Rose intended to marry. He had been holding her behind him trying to shield her, but in his process to shoot back, a bullet took her. Clay Rose, ..
By blood, bone and history Austin Bullock is now chief of his nation, responsible for maintaining the welfare of his people and the land. By choice he left the reservation years ago to teach high school history, to coach basketball in the white man's school, and to seek an identity apart from his Native American heritage. Now the waters of Lost Man Marsh and the song of the Tie-snake call Austin to return. Someone outside the Nation has sinister plans for the people who l..
Sodbusters are about equal to farm animals on the social scale of the ranching community of Wyoming in the 1870's. Zach and Carrie Bennett, teen-aged children of that wretched class, are determined to escape the scorn. They resolve to trek to Texas on foot. They are babes on the prairie, ignorant of the geography and hostility. This incredible journey through the lawless West reveals human nature at its most base, and unveils a capacity for violence the brother and sister..
Stuart Brannon's fortieth Birthday party turns into a real surprise with the arrival of an unexpected guest--a twelve year-old son he never knew he had! The boy also brings sad news that his mother, whom Brannon had befriended at Broken Arrow Crossing, is now dying in a Navajo camp. Brannon determines to bring her back to his ranch, but chooses to wait and see her with the boy before telling Littlefoot the truth of his outlaw parentage. Danger stalks the trail to the Utah..
The year is 1910 and two people dance at the edge of the whirlwind known as the Mexican Revolution. Sonia de la Ontiveros is a beautiful young woman who comes to Mexico City from Sonora to be the nanny for her young cousins. Joaquin Cota is a vaquero in Chihuahua. Sonia’s uncle is an associate with Francisco Madero, the man who instigates the revolt from the oppressive regime of Porfirio Diaz. Sonia becomes involved with Captain Ramon C..
Bounty hunter Marty Keller doesn’t expect his job to be easy, but he does expect to get paid. Stagecoach company owner Malcolm O’Brian puts a price on the head of a robber, but it’s money he hasn’t got. After Keller dodges a hail of bullets to bring in the wanted man, he’s more than a little curious about how O’Brian plans to pay. O’Brian promises double if Keller can rid him of the threat to his stagecoach line for good. Now the boun..
Clint loved Harry Sundown like a brother till Harry betrayed him to the cattle-stealing mob that threatened to take control of the territory and all the people in it. Killing when he had to, tracking the trail of his stolen money, Clint took off after Harry and his red-headed woman. But the mob had sent bloodthirsty hired-gun Tate Rawson after all three..with orders to capture them, dead or alive. No man had ever bested Tate Rawson…And time was running out.
Stuart Brannon heads home to his Arizona Ranch, but he finds it occupied by interlopers from the Casa Verde Land Corporation claiming to hold a Spanish land grant on the property. Enraged, Brannon drives them off. Stuart is soon joined by several friends and neighbors in defending his home. Including a contingent of soldiers tracking down a band of Apaches, and Miss Harriet Reed who makes her attraction to the ex-lawman obvious. They are soon under siege by Casa Verde's f..
Married life for Tap and Pepper isn't turning out quite the way they planned. The ranch is gone and they've moved to Cheyenne where Tap finds himself a job as acting marshal in a town that has little regard for the law. And it's not a pretty sight! He soon discovers just how hard it is to simultaneously hold off a vigilante crowd hungry for a lynching, control a wayward deputy who thinks he should be in charge, keep his lovely wife from worrying herself sicker, an..
Out on the frontier, there are two kinds of men. There’s the kind who’s tough with a gun in his hand, who preys on anyone or anything weaker than himself. And then there’s the kind like Stillwater Smith. Long and lean, Stillwater’s a grizzled Civil War veteran. He doesn’t take easily to killing, but he’s always ready to fight for what he believes in. And you can only push him so far, as Asa Wheeler, wealthy cattle rancher, is about to..
From the very beginning, Sam Stop was an enigma to the people living in Pony, Montana. Stop didn't look like a banker, dress like a banker, or act like a banker. So, while there were some initial suspicions about Stop's background, people came to respect and then trust the reclusive founder of Pony's local bank. Soon the bank became the main depository for the assets of the Pony Consolidated Mining Company.
Then one day everything begins to change. Two e..