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Red river stage by Fred Grove

Red river stage

Fred Grove

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Emily Bragg, captive of the Comanches, has been with them for years. When a new prisoner is brought to the camp, she befriends and protects her. But when a Comanchero promises to ransom both women, Emily is not sure she wants to leave... When the Pen...

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Vulture wings by Dirk Hawkman

Vulture wings

Dirk Hawkman

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Infamous low-lives, the Strong brothers will do anything for a quick buck - but this is going to be no ordinary kidnap. They are paid to abduct two young men, and don't ask too many questions when their paymaster gives them some unusual instructions....

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Reuben's revenge by Ben Ray

Reuben's revenge

Ben Ray

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Reuben and Grace Chisholm led a happy, almost idyllic, life on a small homestead - until the day that was to change their lives. In the saloon, Reuben heard that their closest neighbours, the Carver family, had been murdered and their home destroyed....

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The Ranger by James J. Griffin

The Ranger

James J. Griffin

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"Acclaimed author James J. Griffin, noted for his fine stories of the Texas Rangers, joins the West of the Big River stable with The Ranger, a short novel featuring real-life Ranger Sergeant J.S. Turnbo. Tangling with rustlers, bank robbers and road agents...

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Trouble in Peaceful Valley by Barry Cord

Trouble in Peaceful Valley

Barry Cord

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"The letter forwarded from the local federal law office in El Paso read – 'All hell's fixin' to break loose up here. Sheriff's scairt to make a move. I ain't. I fit Injuns an' polecats before an' no bunch of masked tinhorn killers is gonna run me off...

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Pilgrim by Ray Hogan

Pilgrim

Ray Hogan

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"He said his name was John Rutledge, and it had all started out as a simple favor - the return of a body to the ranch where the dead man had once been employed. But the circumstances of the killing - a cold-blooded gun-down - and the ominous parting words...

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Silvertip's search by Max Brand

Silvertip's search

Max Brand

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"Arizona Jim Silver had to find Rap Brender, Judge Brender's missing son - the same Rap Brender who had joined guns with Silver's oldest and deadliest enemy. But when the legendary Silvertip finally caught up with Brender, they shared a common enemy -...

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Deception trail by Fred Grove

Deception trail

Fred Grove

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"Dude McQuinn is at it one more time. He's got himself one hell of a horse. A real flyer named Judge Blair. Better than that, he's got the smoothest snake-oil salesman in the country, Billy Lockhart, as his trainer – and he's got his old Comanche pal,...

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Gold mine massacre by William W. Johnstone

Gold mine massacre

William W. Johnstone

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"For Smoke and his daughter Denny, life on the Sugarloaf Ranch is more valuable than all the gold in the world. Which works out fine, since all the gold mines in Big Rock were squeezed dry years ago. Even so, that won't stop a pair of smooth-talking....

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The artist by Jackson Lowry

The artist

Jackson Lowry

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"He'll need more than his artistic ability to survive this deadly winter! Before he was a world-famous Western artist, Charles M. 'Charlie' Russell was a horse wrangler on a ranch in Montana during the worst winter in that state's history. The danger...

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Prodigal of death by T. T. author. Flynn

Prodigal of death

T. T. author. Flynn

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Lonesome Lang and Tarnation Tucker watch a runaway buckboard hit a hairpin turn and vanish... Dave Worth is transported back to Lode City to be charged with murder - and finds a lynch mob waiting at the station... George Brandon and Rosie O'Grady fin...

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Lone rider from Texas by Peter Dawson

Lone rider from Texas

Peter Dawson

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A young man is in a quandary when all the evidence in two murder cases points directly at his father... A guard is forced to choose between a seemingly impossible love and complicity in a stagecoach robbery... A Texas cattle rancher rides into New Mexico...

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Houston's story by Abe Dancer

Houston's story

Abe Dancer

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George Houston's line of work carries with it infamy and danger, and it's not long before his peaceable ride through Utah is cut dramatically short. After a bank robbery and the killing of one of its leading businessmen, the town of Bullhead is angry...

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The Valerons - retribution! by Terrell L. author. Bowers

The Valerons - retribution!

Terrell L. author. Bowers

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Not all criminals wear masks and carry guns. Some hide behind respectability and seldom wield a weapon. The Valerons seek justice for an attack and theft, but they find no smoking gun, no gunmen, not a single piece of evidence against the perpetrators....

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Merriweather rides west by Lee Lejeune

Merriweather rides west

Lee Lejeune

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Jacob Merriweather is riding west to start a new life. He befriends travelling preacher, Sam Critchley, who suggests they go to a smallholding owned by his friends. But they find the Salingers shot dead. They report the murder to the local sheriff, and...

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Empire by Will Starr

Empire

Will Starr

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On his way out West, Ben Tower rescues beautiful Mattie Sullivan, the lone survivor of a doomed wagon train. Ben and Mattie fall in love and plan to travel West to start a new life together. But the trail westwards is never easy? Wild animals, greedy...

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Vigilante law by Dale Graham

Vigilante law

Dale Graham

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Blue Creek Ben Chisum rescues a homesteader from ruthless vigilantes. The grateful man offers him a half share in his farming business. Ben is loath to become involved in a range war, but accepts after learning that his treacherous old partner, Squint...

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Beware the guns of Iron Eyes by Rory Black

Beware the guns of Iron Eyes

Rory Black

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Iron Eyes finds himself staring at a forest. A forest that reminds him of a time long before he had become the scarred infamous bounty hunter he now was. As he waits for his beloved Squirrel Sally to show up on her stagecoach, his mind drifts back to...

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The Ranger way by Eugene Cunningham

The Ranger way

Eugene Cunningham

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"It looked like Denver Jones was going to end his young life on the end of a Texas rope. Arrested for robbing the local bank and slitting the throat of its cashier, his guilt seems certain when three men deliver him from jail and a train is robbed the...

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The seven men at Mimbres Springs by Will Henry

The seven men at Mimbres Springs

Will Henry

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"The best secret agent the South had was L. L. Henderson. She was also a beautiful woman and a counterspy for the Union army. Her men were dangerous hardcases: hired guns, drunks, drifters, a murderous freed slave and the sweet-talker who was her lover....

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Standoff at the river by Wayne D. Overholser

Standoff at the river

Wayne D. Overholser

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"A remarkable battle was fought at Beecher Island, Colorado, in 1868. Forty-nine untrained civilian volunteers, two wounded officers and a dying Army doctor were nailed down on a sand-bar in a shallow river by more than a thousand Cheyenne, Arapahoe and...

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The Avenging Angel by Michael Newton

The Avenging Angel

Michael Newton

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"Orrin Porter Rockwell is more than just a deputy United States marshal and a deadly gunfighter. He's a member of the Mormon Danites, the group of enforcers known as the Avenging Angels, and he's the personal troubleshooter for Governor Brigham Young....

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Coyote by Lee Clinton

Coyote

Lee Clinton

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A family is brutally murdered and their homestead burnt to the ground. Some say it was the work of renegade Cheyenne. Sheriff Gus Ward has his doubts, but evidence is scant. Gus is faced with the savage reality that justice might not be served unless...

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Feud along the Dearborn by Will DuRey

Feud along the Dearborn

Will DuRey

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Until the night of the fire, Stanton, Montana, was a peaceful town. Its marshal, Silas Tasker, rejoiced in the knowledge that he had rid the town of the kind of rip-roaring reputation attributed to so many other cattle-towns across the west. But in t...

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Whiteout! by Jay D. West

Whiteout!

Jay D. West

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When the woman he loves marries someone else, Henry Mullins decides to ride off into the great unknown. Intending to get to Los Angeles, he is forced inland and eventually into the Sierra Nevadas, where he starts to trap wild animals to stay alive. Attacked...

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The lords of the plains by Paul (Western fiction writer) author. Bedford

The lords of the plains

Paul (Western fiction writer) author....

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Josiah Wakefield and his friend Dan Sturgis find work as troubleshooters for the Union Pacific Railroad. The pair discover that someone is supplying Sioux warriors with repeating rifles, and that stolen 'Double Eagles' are the incentive. Recovering the...

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Where no ravens fly by Harry Jay Thorn

Where no ravens fly

Harry Jay Thorn

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Sometime Pinkerton Agent, Deputy US Marshal and freelance detective Lucas Santana is ordered south to Riverton County, Texas, to investigate the rumoured growing unrest there. The ambitious Frank Vagg controls the local law on both the Mexican and Texas...

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Return to Blood Creek by Frank Callan

Return to Blood Creek

Frank Callan

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When the Kenny brothers break out of jail, Deputy Sheriff Ben Stile takes after them, but at that moment Cal Roney, Pinkerton detective, is riding into town and takes a bullet meant for Stile. He is nursed back to health by Emilia Stile and Doc Dan Heath....

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Bounty by chance by Jerry Guin

Bounty by chance

Jerry Guin

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Jeremiah Hackett is a young man searching for a future. On his quest, he teams up with huckster George Finimin, a tonic salesman. When Finimin is murdered, Jeremiah dedicates himself to finding the killer. But things do not prove straightforward for ...

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Revenge at Powder River by John McNally

Revenge at Powder River

John McNally

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Sam Heggarty returns home to hunt for the gunmen who robbed and executed his father. As he makes his way back, he witnesses another murder and stumbles across a clue to the people responsible for his father's death. He discovers that the one person who...

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The Crosshatch men by Ray Hogan

The Crosshatch men

Ray Hogan

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"Crippled by an accident and at the mercy of the cheating overseer of his ranch, Curt Ramsey appeals for help from his estranged brothers, who must run a gauntlet of Indians and outlaws to reach the ranch. The Crosshatch Ranch had seen better times in...

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The dark sunrise by Terrence McCauley

The dark sunrise

Terrence McCauley

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"At long last, U.S. Marshal Aaron Mackey and Deputy Billy Sunday will see crime baron James Grant and his kill-crazy cronies stand trial for the mayhem and suffering they unleashed on the people of Dover Station. But as Montana Territory's statehood ...

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Silvertip by Max Brand

Silvertip

Max Brand

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"Silvertip killed someone. Usually not something he would get all bent out of shape about, but this just happened to be a kid wearing the cape of the man Silvertip meant to kill. The man he meant to kill, named Bandini, set the teenager and in effect...

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Trumpets in the dawn by Charles N. (Charles Newman) Heckelmann

Trumpets in the dawn

Charles N. (Charles Newman) Heckelm...

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"From its scattered forts the Army struggled to keep peace, but every cavalryman going on patrol realized that it might be his last. During the years following the Civil War, Wyoming, Dakota and Montana territories seethed with unrest as the Sioux and...

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Grasshoppers in summer by Paul Colt

Grasshoppers in summer

Paul Colt

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"Grasshoppers in Summer tells the epic story of making and breaking the Fort Laramie Treaty of 1868 as seen through the eyes of opposing political, military, and tribal leaders. Relentless fraud, corruption, and cultural and political pressures frust...

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A good day for a massacre by William W. Johnstone

A good day for a massacre

William W. Johnstone

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"Johnstone Country. Where it’s never quiet on the Western front. Life on the straight and narrow is easier said than done for a pair of crooks like Jimmy 'Slash' Braddock and Melvin 'Pecos Kid' Baker. But these reprobates are doing their damnedest to...

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Blood on the moon and star by Peter Brandvold

Blood on the moon and star

Peter Brandvold

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"Two western novels featuring Bear Haskell, U.S. Deputy Marshal, who rides for Chief Marshal Henry Dade out of Denver's First District Court. Haskell's a former Union war hero and Pinkerton agent, a big man over six and a half feet tall and as broad as...

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Mascarada Pass by William Colt MacDonald

Mascarada Pass

William Colt MacDonald

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"Gregory Quist, man-hunter extraordinaire, was in Masquerade City to investigate a train wreck and a robbery, when two young wildcats -- Ramon and Chris -- sidetrack him with a tale of murder. Their boss, Reed Haldane, had been found dead in his bed the...

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Search for the breed by Fred Grove

Search for the breed

Fred Grove

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"While trying to find new challengers for the horse he had won in a poker game, Dude McQueen and his sidekicks--Coyote Walking, the Eastern-educated Comanche jockey, and Uncle Billy, the talented horse doctor and trainer--come across dangerous inform...

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Thunder on the mountain by Giff Cheshire

Thunder on the mountain

Giff Cheshire

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"For over half a century the Nez Percés had lived in peace with their white neighbors. Now, in 1877, they were to be rewarded for their friendship by being moved to a reservation in Idaho. Gold had been discovered, and the red man had to make room for...

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Matthew Johnson, U.S. Marshal by Johnny D. Boggs

Matthew Johnson, U.S. Marshal

Johnny D. Boggs

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"They sing songs about Matthew Johnson. The hero of dime novels, Matt won national fame during a range war in Idaho when he shot and killed an outlaw -- and former saddle pal. But the past seventeen years have been an alcoholic blur rather than a her...

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Ralph Compton by Lyle Brandt

Ralph Compton

Lyle Brandt

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"After a child is accidentally killed in a shootout, Art Catlin decides to give up his life of bounty hunting and finds a new career as a drover, working for the Bar X ranch. The trail is 770 miles from Santa Fe to Independence, Missouri, and Art isn't...

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Red pardee by Philip Ketchum

Red pardee

Philip Ketchum

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Tom and Myrt Gallard were good people, even though they were white. They were old-timers so maybe they knew a little bit more than most about Indians, and somehow they had never gotten around to thinking of them as any different to themselves. So it was...

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Dead man's gold by Lee Hoffman

Dead man's gold

Lee Hoffman

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Vern sure had the knack of getting into a parcel of trouble. First the damfool cattle had stampeded, and he'd been sent to find and bring back the twenty-odd beefs that had gone and lost themselves. Then he discovered the dead Spaniard - with pockets...

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The legend of Link Bonner by Shorty Gunn

The legend of Link Bonner

Shorty Gunn

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Link Bonner never wanted to gain a reputation as a fast hand with a six-gun, plus the will to use it. But sometimes circumstances drive the lives of men beyond their own desires. And Bonner was such a man, always in the middle of trouble he wasn't looking...

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The crooked M killings by Frank Ellis Evans

The crooked M killings

Frank Ellis Evans

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Marshal Reuben Kane is charged with finding the men who have spread terror and violence in an unprecedented bank robbing spree. It's a routine, albeit dangerous, assignment - until he discovers Sal McIntyre, badly beaten and left to die by the criminals...

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The trail to Devil's Canyon by Cole Matthews

The trail to Devil's Canyon

Cole Matthews

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Anton Kozlov has escaped Russia and made a new life for himself on Battle Mountain in Nevada. When he's asked to do a favor for a US Cavalry officer - retrieve a mail-order bride from a stage station - it sounds easy enough... until he learns that the...

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The sins of Motherlode by Gillian F. author. Taylor

The sins of Motherlode

Gillian F. author. Taylor

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Sin is a profitable commodity in a mining town like Motherlode. Lust makes money for the brothel madam Miss Jenny; wrath and avarice create targets for manhunter Jonah Durrell; and newspaperman Hulton Robinson is greedy for stories. When Louise Waterford,...

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Ralph Compton by Terrence McCauley

Ralph Compton

Terrence McCauley

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"Over the past twenty years, William "Bull" Kelly led legendary cattle drives, acquiring a reputation as one of the best ramrods in Texas. But after years of working for other people, Kelly decides to run cattle on his own, with his five sons. Everyt...

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The Rocking R Ranch by Tim Washburn

The Rocking R Ranch

Tim Washburn

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"When the Ridgeway family staked their claim on more than 40,000 acres of land in northwest Texas, they knew they had their work cut out for them. Located on a sharp bend of the treacherous Red River, their new home - the Rocking R Ranch - was just a...

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Gunsmoke men by L. L. (Leonard London) Foreman

Gunsmoke men

L. L. (Leonard London) Foreman

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"Here are the men who ran the West and rode the outlaw trail. Tough, daring, unbeatable, they lived by the law of the gun and, if necessary, they were ready to die ... by the law of the gun. Roud Vaughn: A gunslinger who wants to put the past behind ...

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Hanging at Pulpit Rock by Lee Leighton

Hanging at Pulpit Rock

Lee Leighton

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"Pulpit Rock was a mining town where fistfights were entertainment, hanging was a way of life and the law was whatever foul temper Sheriff Hawk Fremont was in that day. The town, having enough of Hawk's brand of justice, knew the only way he would come...

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Arizona Ranger by A. Scott Leslie

Arizona Ranger

A. Scott Leslie

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"Lawless terror gripped Southwest Arizona. Bandits pillaged and plundered. Gambling dens and brothels flourished openly. Men drank and died from the devil's brew of blood and whiskey, gunsmoke and gold! Into this bullet splattered hell Rance Hatfield...

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Outlaw's son by Clifton Adams

Outlaw's son

Clifton Adams

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"He was young and hard and dangerous and he had learned it all from the most notorious badman who ever rode the border – his father, Nate Blaine. The deserted son of an outlaw gets on the town's bad side after his father is framed for the killing a l...

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Shootin' man by Bradford Scott

Shootin' man

Bradford Scott

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Secrecy, armed guards - nothing stops the Night Riders. Nobody knows who they are or where they come from - only that no gold and no lives are safe while they ride. Walt Slade, undercover ace of the Texas Rangers, is the man most feared by the owlhoots...

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When oil ran red by Clay Randall

When oil ran red

Clay Randall

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Stubborn family loyalty means Grant Lunsford, roving cowpuncher, won't change his name, despite the fact that being the younger brother of notorious outlaw, Boss Lunsford, costs him job after job. But when he beats up a bartender after hearing the po...

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The outlaw legend begins by Saran Essex

The outlaw legend begins

Saran Essex

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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid have given up robbing banks and trains in favour of settling down as ranch owners and waiting to hear from the Governor of Wyoming about a possible pardon. Then they have an unfortunate encounter with Luther Greeley,...

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Quigley's way by P. author. McCormac

Quigley's way

P. author. McCormac

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A dying man named Peter Barker asks Sheriff Quigley to deliver a message to his family. Quigley does so - only to find himself the target of range baron Huston McRae, who controls everything in Gila County, including the law. McRae doesn't want an ou...

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Gunfight at the nameless village by Chris Adam Smith

Gunfight at the nameless village

Chris Adam Smith

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Harry James Luck - Civil War veteran, US Cavalry captain; gambler, sometime lawman, and part-time drunk - resigns his commission and heads south to the High Plains country of Texas. There, he meets the lovely Bonnie Luxford, buys a ranch, and hopes to...

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Stagecoach to serenity by Steven Gray

Stagecoach to serenity

Steven Gray

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After Darren Norton shoots Arthur Hamlin dead during a card game, he goes on the run, leaving behind his girlfriend Sal the Gal. A reward is put up for his capture, and bounty hunter Gustavus Greeley is soon on his trail. He catches Norton in the hills,...

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Shootout at Sioux Wells by Cliff Farrell

Shootout at Sioux Wells

Cliff Farrell

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"The herd had trailed 1,000 miles from Texas and survived parched-dry land, storm and lightning. But nothing prepared them for the stampede when the cattle refused to cross the strange new tracks. The result was disaster for Zack Keech and his father...

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The eye of the hunter by Frank Bonham

The eye of the hunter

Frank Bonham

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"Henry Logan rides with a mission when he arrives in the border town of Nogales, Arizona Territory – skiptracing the location of wealthy rancher Richard I. Parrish. Trust checks in his name have been faithfully cashed each month, but Richard has stop...

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A thousand Texas longhorns by Johnny D. Boggs

A thousand Texas longhorns

Johnny D. Boggs

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"The Civil War is over. The future of the American West is up for grabs. Any man crazy enough to lead a herd of Texas longhorns to the north stands to make a fortune – and make history. That man would be Nelson Story. A bold entrepreneur and miner, he...

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Devil's Due by James Clay

Devil's Due

James Clay

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"Guns at the ready ... Devil's Due is a lawless town populated by outlaws and ruled by the savage Beau Rawlins. The town provides a refuge for a band of vicious killers who are murdering nesters in nearby Capstone, Texas. The villainous Rawlins is using...

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Muskrat Hill by Easy Jackson

Muskrat Hill

Easy Jackson

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"Stranded in a tiny Texas hotel, Giselle Thibodeaux sees Kit Robertson, a fading country music star from her hometown. Overwhelmed with nostalgia, and hoping Kit might have answers to the secrets surrounding her parents, Giselle pretends to be a repo...

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Johnny Scarface by Stone Wallace

Johnny Scarface

Stone Wallace

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"He had hoped that his days as a witness seeker were behind him. But Chance Gamble once more is forced to return to his trade when the cruel actions of a wealthy and ruthless rancher result in a campaign of terror and violence executed by a vengeful,...

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They came to kill by William W. Johnstone

They came to kill

William W. Johnstone

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"There are some things in this world that can't be stopped. Like progress, a moving train, and the American Dream. When the bigwigs in Washington decide to build a transcontinental railroad to the West Coast, they need a man who's just as unstoppable...

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Backtrail by Greg Hunt

Backtrail

Greg Hunt

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"Ridge Parkman thinks he has it all sorted out. Hang up the Colt, turn in the badge, marry the woman, and move to Missouri to breed horses. Then an assignment comes along with his name all over it. Parkman nearly dies on the western slopes of the Rockies...

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Hot lead, cold justice by Mickey Spillane

Hot lead, cold justice

Mickey Spillane

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"A killer blizzard sweeping across the Southwest threatens the livelihoods of everyone in the town of Trinidad. But it's two gunshots that fell Sheriff Caleb York's unlucky deputy. As sure as the blood pooling in the snow, York knows it was a case of...

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Fast ride to Boot Hill by Lee Martin

Fast ride to Boot Hill

Lee Martin

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"Tricked into believing his fiancée had died in a stage robbery, a vengeful Texas Ranger trails the gang for years as he becomes a legend in song and dime novels before ending up on the side of a former outlaw with a sharp shooting niece, even as the...

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A hill of beans by William W. Johnstone

A hill of beans

William W. Johnstone

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"With two trail drives under his belt, Dewey "Mac" Mackenzie has proven to be more than a good chuckwagon cook. He's good at serving up justice, too--with a side of hot lead ... Mac Mackenzie has enough problems on his plate. He's got bounty hunters on...

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Blood mountain by Larry Jay Martin

Blood mountain

Larry Jay Martin

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"One man ruled the mountainside - and made a deal with the would-be railroad's competitors. If Simon Striker could stop the steel tracks, he could earn a fortune. Now a brawling, quarrelling crew of immigrant railroad workers - Chinese, Irish and Polish...

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Singing lariat by Will Ermine

Singing lariat

Will Ermine

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"Salem Hardesty was on the move. Ever since his boys had been attacked by the Sioux, Salem suspected Rafe Perrine of smuggling guns to the Indians. Now -- with Glenna's father gone -- he was sure. Salem wanted Perrine and his gang of rustlers -- and he...

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Get out of town by Terrence McCauley

Get out of town

Terrence McCauley

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"When he signed up to be sheriff of this dirty little boomtown, Aaron Mackey knew he was asking for trouble. Once, when Mackey was the U.S. marshal for the whole Montana Territory, he swore no job could get any harder. But that was before he took down...

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Black bonanza by Leslie Scott

Black bonanza

Leslie Scott

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"The town marshal of Beaumont was in the habit of advising its citizens – 'After dark, walk in the middle of the street and tote guns. And tote ’em in your hands, not on your hips, so everybody can see you’re loaded.' It was advice worth heeding, for...

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West of the Rimrock by Wayne D. Overholser

West of the Rimrock

Wayne D. Overholser

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"Murdo Morgan returned to Paradise Valley, Oregon, expecting trouble. Sixteen years earlier, his father had planned to help hundreds of families settle in the valley. Not wanting to lose their spread, local ranchers had murdered Morgan’s brothers and...

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Murder most fowl - Texas style by James J. Griffin

Murder most fowl - Texas style

James J. Griffin

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"Texas Ranger Jim Blawcyzk is looking forward to an easy Monday, until he gets a call from the Llano County Sheriff. A woman has been murdered, the only clue a dead chicken hanging beside her. Before Jim can complete his investigation, another body –...

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Montana masquerade by Allan Vaughan Elston

Montana masquerade

Allan Vaughan Elston

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Perry Hamil, a fugitive from Texas, is headed for the Canadian border. Riding through Montana, he witnesses the massacre of a stagecoach and all its passengers by the Sioux - and when he investigates what's left, he's inspired with an idea. What if one...

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The burning land by John Hunter

The burning land

John Hunter

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The burning land. That was what the Indians had called it. They had said the spirit of evil lived in the weathered, blistering breaks of the shattered old volcanic spill. Bentley knew what Herbert meant to do. He had brought them out here to set them...

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The man who shot Jesse Sawyer by Scott Connor

The man who shot Jesse Sawyer

Scott Connor

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When Sheriff Cornelius Doyle is shot dead, his estranged son Kane sets out to find the culprit. He hopes to reconcile with a family that didn't want to know him, but soon discovers that his father's apparently honourable life was a lie. The town had ...

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Six-guns at solace by John Davage

Six-guns at solace

John Davage

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When Meg Thornton becomes caught up in a bank raid, she is horrified to discover that one of the perpetrators is her brother Clay, who has been on the run since killing a barman in her home town. He has fallen in with the notorious Pike gang, and Eli...

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A short ride to hell by Paul Green

A short ride to hell

Paul Green

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When a Wells Fargo stage is robbed and all the passengers murdered, Sheriff Luke Callaghan is suspicious of Jackson Tate's claim that it was the work of Apaches. He sets off in pursuit of Tate and his gang, only to find himself battling the gun-running...

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The hunted four by Alex (Novelist) author. Frew

The hunted four

Alex (Novelist) author. Frew

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When Walter 'Wattie' Watters finds out that the hiding place of gold from a major robbery has been discovered, he's instantly on the trail. As the sheriff of a small town, he knows he must uphold the law. But

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Peaceful Jenkins by William Colt MacDonald

Peaceful Jenkins

William Colt MacDonald

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"He was Peaceful all right. He didn't have to lift a finger - trouble just came to him as though drawn by a magnet. And when he and Applejack rode along the trail to Spanish Wells, trouble came to meet them, halfway. Four weeks earlier in Spanish Wel...

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Rodeo ranch by Max Brand

Rodeo ranch

Max Brand

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"Doc Willis, despite the nickname, is just an unemployed cowboy in The Valley of Jewels. Daggett Valley holds many secrets from the past, including a now deserted mining camp. It is there that Buck Logan lures Willis with the promise of great riches to...

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Rising fire by William W. Johnstone

Rising fire

William W. Johnstone

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"Smoke Jensen's daughter Denny can outride, outrope, and outshoot any man who gets in her way. But being a pretty woman, Denny sometimes attracts the attention of unsavoury suitors. Like the lecherous Count Malatesta. Denny met the seductive Sicilian...

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No rest for the restless by R. W. Stone

No rest for the restless

R. W. Stone

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"The grandson of a U.S. senator has been brazenly kidnapped out of a hotel room in St. Louis. His life has been threatened if the senator cannot raise the ransom money, an exorbitant amount even he can't scrape together. Ultimately, the boy's fate falls...

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Six-gun melody by William Colt MacDonald

Six-gun melody

William Colt MacDonald

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Melody Madigan is a cowpuncher who ordinarily leaves trouble alone. But when it comes in the form of a man with a gun in his hand, looking for him, he's the last man to back away from it - which is usually bad news as far as the troublemaker is concerned....

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The holdout by Robert J. author. Steelman

The holdout

Robert J. author. Steelman

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The Civil War is almost over, and up to now, Charlie Calloway has been a deserter, a compulsive gambler, and an irrepressible con man. But he is determined to reform for the love of Lorna, his erstwhile sweetheart, who left him to work with the destitute...

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Black Hills gold by Will DuRey

Black Hills gold

Will DuRey

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Since the signing of the Laramie Treaty, the tribes of the Plains have practised their nomadic lifestyle within the boundaries of the lands set aside for their use. While the Americans, the WASICUN, stay away, the tenuous peace is maintained. One wor...

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Dead man at Snake's Creek by Rob Hill

Dead man at Snake's Creek

Rob Hill

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Ten years ago, Johnny Hartford left Credence, Texas to become a Pinkerton Agent in Chicago. Now on his return, everything has changed: his dying father will barely speak to him, his brother is running wild, and longhorn rustling is rife. Determined to...

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A sack full of dollars by Lee Lejeune

A sack full of dollars

Lee Lejeune

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John Smiley is a travelling entertainer. As he and his son, John Junior, and daughter, Katie, are approaching the small township of Silver Spur in Kansas, they run up against Black Bart and his gang. Bart, a notorious gunman, demands money, and carbi...

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Even marshals hang by Sam Clancy

Even marshals hang

Sam Clancy

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When it comes to fighting outlaws, Josh Ford, Deputy United States Marshal, is hell on wheels - and this time he'll need to be. Two other lawmen have disappeared in the Moose River Mountains, and the trail leads to Stay, a small town under the heel of...

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Grand Mesa by Allan Vaughan Elston

Grand Mesa

Allan Vaughan Elston

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"Ken Barry, advance scout for a group of Michigan settlers, runs into bad luck in Dos Rios where he is first accused of cattle rustling and then faced with a deadly double charge of bank robbery and murder. He cannot understand the enmity of Dale Channing,...

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Blackleg range by Bennett Foster

Blackleg range

Bennett Foster

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Drying skeletons, where once the herds prospered; Texas killers where once the range knew peace... This is Price Thorn's homecoming. Men fight over water rights. Cowmen battle sheepmen. A kid is shot because he's seen too much. Rana County had been torn...

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The splendid outlaw by Jackson Gregory

The splendid outlaw

Jackson Gregory

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Hal, a Bear Track Ranch top hand, is a good-looking, decent young fellow when sober, but hell on wheels when drunk. In Queen City they call him "Outlaw" and hate to see him coming. He arrives to escort a party of boss Oscar Estabrook's relatives and friends...

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The defenders by Alex Hawksville

The defenders

Alex Hawksville

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Ex-bounty hunter Jubal Thorne wants nothing more than to settle down to a peaceful life when he rides into Brewlins, Wyoming. What he gets is something else entirely. Caught up in a bidding wrangle for a local ranch with Abbey Watt, he buys the land and...

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The gunman and the angel by George Snyder

The gunman and the angel

George Snyder

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Beautiful Mandy Lee enjoys an elegant and genteel life in North Carolina, but hides an unconventional past. Raised by gunfighter Dan Quint, Mandy is quick on the draw and harbours a burning need for revenge against Monte Steep, the man who murdered her...

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The homesteader's war by Doug Bluth

The homesteader's war

Doug Bluth

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Former Union soldier and Colorado rancher Ned Bracken wants nothing more than to enjoy a quiet life with his family. Instead, he's hounded by representatives from the railroad who want him to sell his land. When raiders burn his ranch and kidnap his wife,...

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Gunpowder empire by Matt (Western fiction writer) author. Cole

Gunpowder empire

Matt (Western fiction writer) author....

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When Luke Bragg comes to Preston Gulch to claim the sheep ranch his uncle left for him, he soon finds himself in the middle of a range war with the valley's two biggest cattle ranchers. This clash of interests only escalates, and the cattlemen claim ...

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