The setting of the novel is the 1880s in the Badlands of Dakota Territory along the Little Missouri River. There is great excitement in the town of Medora (North Dakota) as young Theodore Roosevelt from New York plunges into the ranching business at the same time that a wealthy Frenchman, the Marquis de Mores, is investing three million dollars into building a slaughterhouse and the new town of Medora (named after his red haired wife). Three young wranglers, Val Steffanson, a..
In the untamed wilderness of the Rockies, Shakespeare McNair has seen many dangers over the years, but even he has a hard time imagining the bizarre creature that's terrorizing him and his wife, Blue Water Woman. It walks like a man, but has the strength of an animal. When the beast finally strikes, carrying off Blue Water Woman, Shakespeare vows to turn the tables.
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In 1806 Frederick and Katherine Stockman land their family in a forlorn swamp at the mouth of the Trinity River of Spanish Texas. They try to start a new life surrounded by menacing wildlife, debilitating maladies, hostile people and a growing threat of war. As "Texicans" they are accepted neither by their Spanish overlords or those in favor of independence. Aligning with Miguel Gonzales, a young Royalist deserter, the Stockman's help liberate Mexico and Texas f..
Mile upon mile of prairie covered by great buffalo herds; reckless, hard riding plainsmen, buffalo hunters, Indians, bandits--the whole colorful epoch of the pioneer, in a story which centers around the destruction of the thundering herds of buffalo. In this breathless tale of bravery and battle, of white man’s courage and red man’s daring, Zane Grey has written one of his finest novels.
J.C. Holderfield brought law and order to the lawless frontier of Texas in the mid-eighteen hundreds and became known far and wide as “The Town Tamer.” His reputation for cleaning up a town was backed up by his fast gun and made him sought after by the law-abiding citizens and feared by those that would prey on them.
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Down the eastern slopes of the Rockies, out upon the Great Plains, and into the heart of Blackfeet country flows the Two Medicine River. To this wild and beautiful land come a pair of young wanderers, half-breeds born of two worlds... but belonging to neither. Marie Therese de Paris - driven by the ancestral fires in her spirit - sets out on a vision quest, hoping to save the Blackfeet from their cruel fate. Peter Kipp, bold and ambitious, chooses to follow his father into th..
A survey engineer finds a young woman who has survived a Sioux battle. The story follows the progression of the railway line through Wyoming in outstanding Zane Grey fashion.
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The Texas Panhandle was a harsh and unforgiving place, but the Zachary family managed to get by. Until their world was upended by an old enemy who started a vicious rumor about the true identity of beautiful seventeen-year-old Rachel Zachary. Now their neighbors want her dead, and a band of Kiowa warriors are out to claim her for their own. There's only one man who will stand up for her. But in protecting Rachel, he might just be signing his own death warrant.
Before the railroad's thin lines of steel bit their way up through the wilderness, Athabasca Landing was the picturesque threshold over which one must step who would enter into the mystery and adventure of the great white North. It is still Iskwatam - the "door" which opens to the lower reaches of the Athabasca, the Slave, and the Mackenzie. It is somewhat difficult to find on the map, yet it is there, because its history is written in more than a hundred and fo..
In the summer of 1850, a topsail schooner delivered a man to a forested california coast. The man swung his pack to his broad, powerful back and strode resolutely into the timber. The man was John Cardigan, the first pioneer in that lonely land. This is the story of Cardigan and his son Bryce. John is to experience love, great accomplishment and ruin. But when his sire falls, Bryce takes up the fight to save his heritage, not for the sake of wealth but for an ideal. Here is a..
He had a reason for living: to kill When he was just a boy, the five saddle tramps had murdered his parents in front of him, and nearly beaten him to death. Rescued by a kindly old Spaniard, most of Wolf's physical wounds were healed. They took his eye, his childhood and his parents, and now Wolf would show them vengeance. For ten years he plotted as he grew, and sharpened his skill with his Winchester rifle and Colt revolver. Then he went after them, one by one.
"The Virginian's pistol came out, and his hand lay on the table, holding it unaimed. With a voice as gentle as ever, a voice that sounded almost like a caress, drawling a very little more than usual so that there was almost a space between each word he issued orders to the man Trampas: "When you call me that, smile!" And he looked at Trampas across the table. Yes, the voice was gentle. But in my ears it seemed as if somewhere the bell of death was ringing; ..
Marlette Chestnut longed to be in her husband's arms, hoping the tragic past was forever behind them, their future a glorious new life in untamed Oregon Territory. Fate had separated them, but - reunited at last - Ross's fiery kisses could melt the icy fear of still another raw, savage westward journey that lingered in Marlette's heart.
A legend on the frontier, only Ross could guide the wagon train taking them across the vast, unmapped continent. Born white, b..
Believing they have killed a revenue agent, Russ and Howie leave Arkansas and run to Oklahoma to Russ's uncle Tyge. He offers them $1,000 each to join a land rush and file on two homesteads for him. When they learn the money won't be paid until they prove up on the land for three years, they take off. They fail at robbing a stage, then get a job driving one which also ends in disaster. They get a job with a Wild West Show and last one hilarious hour. A job with a roun..