This is the story of Jacob Johnston (with a t), a young man who leaves his home in Kentucky to join the Union Army just after the start of the War Between the States. He joins with his best friend, Ruben B. Moses, a black man, but they are immediately separated because Ruben has to serve in an all-black unit. Because of his exception ability to shoot, Jacob ends up in Dodd's Demons, a guerilla unit. They both serve well, and when the war ends, decide to go west to get some of the free land the government is offering. They take friends from Jacob's unit, and include a man that has knowledge of horses, who they had held as a Rebel prisoner.
They have many adventures along the way, including Jacob being shot with an arrow by Crazy Horse himself. They make friends and enemies with Indians and rustlers, and meet General Custer at one point. Jacob gets his friends involved in the cattle business, freighting business, and mining for gold, before settling in the Nebraska Territory, where he ...
All Guns Blazing sees three of Alan David's bestselling westerns brought together for the very first time in this must have action-filled collection.
BULLETS AT SUNSET
Steve Jory inherits the Broken J cattle ranch from his uncle not soon after his old job as a gun for hire comes to an abrupt end.
He rides into Bowie County to take over the ranch, hoping to leave his grim past behind him and find some sort of future for himself.
But Jory soon discovers that taking over his uncle's path is no easy assignment.
Land grabbing greed has overwhelmed the local ranchers, and Bowie County is rife with trouble.
Jory's arrival brings things to a head and in no time at all, he finds himself up against Ben Sharkey - an expansionist rancher who is used to getting what he wants...
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 ...
In August 1970 leaving everything and everyone he knew, Bo Skinner left the ranch which had been his home since birth to attend a college in central Texas on a football scholarship. He left his mother and his granddad along with one hired hand to run the ranch since his dad had suffered a stroke and was disabled. He found himself to be totally out of place and a misfit at a college inhabited by students, who for the most part, were from large cities. He was assigned a roommate who shared his frustration, being the first Black to play football at the college. They were part of a team that began the season with a 14-game losing streak and little hope for the future. Bo would learn first hand that prejudice was not only prevalent but an accepted way of life at this time and together he and his roommate would struggle to gain acceptance.
Bo's life became more complicated when Lexie Warren, the daughter of a wealthy Dallas banker, asked him for a ride to New Mexico at the beginning of the ...
Three of Chuck Mason's thrilling westerns are collected together in this special edition.
'Retired' gunman Max Kane infiltrates the legendary Cantrip gang to save the kidnapped daughter of a millionaire. He has enough to contend with when Elt Parry - who is trying to take control of the town - decides that taking down someone as notorious as Kane is just what he needs to cement his status. Soon, he finds he needs back up, but will he even have time to wait for it to arrive?
Lobo Johnson hunts only outlaws and murderers - but with his tragic past, the law doesn't care that he'd never hurt an innocent. On the run, he meets Beth Anders, a girl in trouble who is all too reminiscent of a young Lobo, and things start to hit a bit too close to home. Before long, he's forced to break his golden rule - can Lobo put right the wrongs in Deer Creek, without putting himself in the hands of the hangman?
HELLER FROM TEXAS
When Brice Kemp takes his daughter Ann to ...
GREAT EXPECTATIONS IN THE OLD WEST!!! Jasper is a geek working for the Barnes & Sons circus. When a mysterious benefactor suddenly frees him from his old life, he finds himself on an insane quest to kill the most dangerous man alive, the outlaw Gordon Naught. But what he finds at the end of the murder trail will change him forever.
Along the way, Jasper meets several characters whom one would not expect to meet in the old west. From homosexual dwarfs to black Indians, savage pimps and vengeful Mormons, THE DEAD KID is a decidedly different sort of western, a novel that is based on myth more than fact.