Cynthia and Abigail Hartford leave their millinery shop in the east to inspect a cattle ranch in Rockland, Wyoming that they inherited from their deceased brother. The ranch, according to local gossip is "hexed." "Ranch hands are dying like flies," they're told. The two women are offered a fraction of the ranch's value by a shyster attorney. Undaunted, they hire Slim Bates, a tough, no-nonsense ramrod with a hard fist and quick gun-hand to take ove..
Blood In The Canyon
No man knew how to survive the dangers of the West like the legendary frontiersman Kit Carson. But even Kit was in for the ride of his life when he found himself trapped on a flimsy raft hurling down the roaring Green River – straight into a mysterious canyon surrounded by impossibly high sheer rock walls. Kit’s first worry was trying to find a way out…until he came face-to-face with a primitive tribe of Indians hidden in the canyon,..
Girl from New Hope is a heart-warming tale of love won and lost, how people react to cultural change, a quite different look a life in the frontier west, and a wonderful addition to the literature of the west. The author writes authoritatively about Colorado, New York, horsemanship, and about the "real west" of American history.
MYSTERY ON THE MOUNTAIN
The King family wouldn't have lasted as long as they have in the remote, perilous Rockies if they didn't know a thing or two about survival. But even after all these years, the wilderness has a few surprises for them. There's something not quite right about a glacier high atop a peak near their valley. The Indians claim it’s bad medicine and won't go near it. Of course, that doesn't stop Louisa King from cajoling her husban..
December 1863. Daniel Stark, New York lawyer and radical abolitionist, has come to Alder Gulch to get enough gold to redeem his family from disgrace after his father’s suicide revealed that he had gambled away his clients’ assets. But as travelers are robbed and murdered, Dan realizes that he will likely not survive. Then a friend is murdered, and Dan successfully prosecutes the suspected murderer in miners court. After testimony during the trial reveals a crimina..
GOLD DUST FEVER! Penniless old trapper Ben Frazier is just about ready to pack it all in when an Arapaho warrior takes pity on him and shows him where to find the elusive gold that white men value so greatly. His problems seem to be over, but then another band of trappers finds out about the gold and forces Ben to lead them to it. It’s up to Zach King to save the old man, but can he survive a fight against a gang of gold-crazed mountain men?
His parents gave him the name Jed Thompson. But the Comanches who killed his parents and took him into their tribe as a boy gave him a different name. Golden Hawk. Trained by the fiercest of Indian warriors to fight, and now full grown, he was facing the choice of which world to live in, which path to take. Then his beautiful sister Annabelle, was sold into cruel captivity - and Golden Hawk's choice was made. No man will stand in his way. He will use all his strength and ..
After a disastrous foul up in Boothenay's latest time-travel adventure, her long-time love, a traveler himself, has called their relationship quits. And, as if getting dumped isn't bad enough, she and her dog McDuff are inadvertently kidnapped, hijacked away to an alternate America that for all her extra abilities she never guessed existed. Boothenay soon finds herself embroiled in a strange mixture of family feud, political brouhaha and the fight over ownership of an..
Gospel of the Gun is the exciting new story from western writer Sean Chandler (author of Ebony Marshal, and Ebony Marshal: Bitter), that mixes elements of religious theology with western lore. The story follows the outlawed Jeremiah Irons as he is chased across the country by the twelve men that make up the Disciple Gang: (Slade King (John), Travis King (James), known together collectively as the Thunder brothers), Nero Reigns (Thomas), Augustus Caesar (Phillip), Chris Grimes..
Here is the bold adventure story of William Dunn, an educated man yet an accomplished mountain man. His life becomes forever entwined with the wild, unforgettable, Grand Canyon. He hires on as a guide for the John Wesley Powell historic expedition into the Grand Canyon, but then leaves the expedition to guide two men back to civilization. During the trip they are attacked by Paiutes, Dunn escapes but is pursued and makes a wild run down the side of the canyon to the river. Th..
Grasshoppers in Summer examines the conflict between Native American plains tribes and the U.S. westward expansion from 1866 to 1876. It begins with the Fetterman massacre and negotiation of the Fort Laramie Treaty of 1868. That treaty ended Red Cloud's war for control of the Bozeman Trail. President Ulysses S. Grant came to office a year later on a reform platform that included Indian peace policy. Relentless cultural, economic, political and religious pressure frustrate..
"The grizzly stepped back, caught Hawk with his left paw, and flung him aside like a piece of carrion. Hawk landed heavily on his back, managing somehow to hang on to the bowie knife. Dazed, bleeding from his wounds, he stared up at the slavering, bleeding jaws of the huge grizzly, no longer confident that he or his bowie could do anything more than irritate the monster. Rearing up onto his hind legs, the bear uttered a fearsome roar, then came down hard and shambled for..
The hard winter at Broken Arrow Crossing couldn't have come at a worse time for Stuart Brannon. Having left his Arizona ranch sick with grief after losing his family and cattle, Brannon is caught in the teeth of the blizzard. He stumbles half-frozen into an isolated stage station where he finds a wounded prospector. While staying on and nursing the stranger back to health, Stuart welcomes other winter travelers in need of help. He is soon drawn into their desperate plight..
Officially, the American Civil War ended with the surrender of General Robert E. Lee at Appomattox on April 9, 1865. However, many “sympathizers” on both sides of the issue continued to wage their own “private wars.”
This is the story of the “Hawk” family who were caught up in the bitterness and aftermath of the war. Jubal Hawk served four years as a captain in the Confederate cavalry. He returned home to find his home burned to the gro..