Trouble is looming for Steve Blaine...
When three outlaws arrive at the family ranch he runs with his father, Heck, all manner of hell breaks loose.
The Blaines settled legally on the land years ago, but their neighbour - Zeke Coppard - always regarded it as his own.
Determined to regain the use of the range by whatever means necessary, Coppard takes no prisoners in his efforts to stake his claim on the land.
But that's not all.
Tensions mount when a secret Heck has been keeping for over twenty years finally comes to the surface, threatening to destroy everything that Steve holds dear.
Steve soon realises that he has some life changing decisions to make and not a lot of time in which to make them.
Battling against devious ranchers and ruthless outlaws, can father and son leave the past behind them and work towards saving their future?
But when the guns start firing, will there even be a future left to fight for?
Praise for Alan David
'A classic of the genre.' - Tom Kasey, ...
Sally's plans to attend university in Cambridge are destroyed when a tornado hits the countryside. Her parents force her to marry the farmer she hid in the root cellar with. His name is Jeremiah and he is the definition of simple. With her dreams burned away, Sally tries to adjust to married life only to face more disaster - a murder and a realization that no one in White Oaks is who they seem. As more truths are uncovered, even more violence follows. Something changes inside of Sally. She becomes a new creature as she begins to think of herself as something more than her current station in life. Those who stand in her way will see the full capacity of her cruelty.
A train is robbed by masked robbers on its way to the gold-mining region of the Rocky Mountains and a man is murdered ruthlessly in the process. Our hero who is the sole witness of the crime suffers a terrible brain fever and loses his memory including, the name of the murderer. But as fate would have it, the murderer is the leader of the gang but pretends to be a law-abiding citizen of the same town where our hero now lives with a new name and new identity. Will the murder be ever discovered? And will the justice be served in this hostile region? Read on!
When Marshal Lincoln Hawk headed to the quiet town of Sweetwater with wealthy rancher Truman Garner, he wasn't expecting trouble. But he didn't know that the Calhoun gang were on Truman's trail, believing he knew the location of a stolen stash of gold.
When the Calhoun gang capture Truman and deliver their ultimatum - hand over the gold by sundown or die - Lincoln must face a desperate life-or-death struggle to ensure they don't deliver on their threat. And then there's a mysterious band of raiders who plan to wrest the gold from the Calhoun gang the first chance they get.
Lincoln knows there'll be one hell of a showdown come that golden sundown.
She knew the West was wild. But this bride-to-be didn't expect her fate to include murder...
Irish beauty Lucy Magee fears she'll never shake her bad luck. As though to prove her right, a trip to Montana to meet a dashing doctor results in the accidental death of her coach driver. But when the mail-order bride finally sets sight on her potential husband's kind face, she's sure her fortunes have turned.
Dr. Sam Slater wants to become a good provider. And when his heart races upon meeting Lucy, he knows she's absolutely the one for him. But their first courting picnic ends in tragedy when they discover his ranch shepherd's dead body.
When Lucy begins receiving anonymous threats, she's petrified her persistent misfortune followed her to the rugged country. And despite cooperating with the sheriff, Dr. Sam comes no closer to understanding who is forcing them off the land.
Can Lucy and Sam survive the ruthless frontier and break her curse with Lady Love?
The Reckless Doctor's Bride ...
Samuel DuBois, an ex-slave with a dark and tragic past, and his sister Rachel head west to Texas in a wagon during the year 1868. Along the way he picks up a violent hitchhiker that wreaks havoc on their quiet journey to a village called Bela. It is not long before the ruthless Schiller Gang rides after Samuel DuBois, his sister Rachel and another hitchhiker Samuel DuBois helped, Judith Mallory. But as DuBois, Rachel and Judith enter the village of Bela, they meet the young, part-time bounty hunter and admired sheriff, Jeremiah Jameson, a lawman who is known throughout the west as "One Bullet," and who helps them prepare in case the Schiller Gang attacks the peaceful village. The odds are against them, but Jeremiah Jameson and his gunslinging past might be the key to saving the people of Bela.
An enthralling, thrilling and adventurous western that has outlaws, gunfights, heroes, Indians and more. The first book in the Jeremiah Jameson Series.
Welcome to another Lone Pine Western by award-winning author, Mark Stephen Taylor. Moon of the White Wolf, an untold tale of the High Sierra, 1874, is a journey amidst the heartbeat of the High Sierra; Lone Pine California and Mount Whitney -- the highest mountain in the contiguous U.S.A.
This is a continuation of the legend of the great, white wolf, first introduced in the author's work, Still Waters: Legend of the White Wolf. In this enduring sequel, the town of Lone Pine and surrounding ranches, as well as the village of the Shoshone, are threatened by an attack from the Paiute tribe to the south. This of course disrupts the ordinary lives of the story's characters, but when the great white wolf returns to the area under a harvest moon, there is indeed great hope. However, not all believe in the legendary white wolf. Yet, during the human struggle for understanding, a memorable cast of characters lives are brought together in an unforgettable way in this great story of the early ...
Sequel to THE LONG TRAIL. Jack McCabe returns home to Montana from medical school, but the family finds he is not exactly who they thought he was. A story of one man attempting to find himself while living in the shadow of a father who is a living legend. And an old enemy of Johnny McCabe returns, looking for blood. A story of family, love and revenge, and of the redemption of the human spirit.
She's a southern belle that didn't plan on being a mother to four children. He's a U.S. Deputy Marshal that never planned on getting married. But fate has other things in mind...
U.S. Marshal Carson Harlow loves the wild frontier of Texas. He's used to living rough and doesn't need a woman or children to interfere with what he's best at -- minding the law and putting the bad guys in their place.
It's too bad, then, when he crosses paths with Sarah Baker, a beautiful young mail-order bride who's struck out twice when it comes to finding love. A woman who needs everything Carson has, and has everything he needs.
Sadly, though, Carson's past won't let him get too close to the raven-haired Southern belle whose face he can't seem to forget. And while Sarah's becoming more and more friendly with the brave young deputy every day, old relationships have a tendency to come creeping back.
But when a smallpox outbreak threatens everything they know, they'll rethink everything that they once ...
There's a change in the wind...
Brad Lando has a reputation as a fast man with a gun.
After riding a hell-trail that wound for a hundred miles along the Mexican border, Lando finds himself in Mendaro, a tiny border town besieged by bandits and thieves.
It's a place where only money can buy protection.
But when the money runs out, a trail of murder and intrigue is left behind.
Wanting to help, and so end the trouble and violence that has followed him for more than three years, Lando joins rancher Jeb Callaghan in his fight to protect his home and his cattle from the ruthless villain Jose Mendosa.
The only law in Mendaro is that dealt out by a .45.
But something deep inside Lando refuses to buckle under the continuous threats of violence and sudden death that linger in the dark, shadowed alleys.
He soon finds himself swept up in double crossing and dirty deals, all but trapped in a place where the law is as crooked as the bandits and vigilantes who escape its justice.
Now a ...