A wrongly accused man fights to regain ownership of his ranch, while another tracks down an imposter who has stolen his identity.
In When a Gunman Steals a War," Tom Fortune, who has been sentenced to twenty years in prison because of bravery during a penitentiary fire and the flimsy evidence that convicted him in the first place, is paroled. He is reminded by the warden that he cannot violate his parole, or he will be forced to serve the remaining seventeen years. Fortune returns to Sundown country and the XO Ranch, of which he was half owner, only to find that Sheriff Bent Hooker and his two brothers now own the XO. Can Fortune fight for his rights against the Hookers when he cannot, as a condition of his parole, even use a gun?
The title piece, Travis," tells the story of Roger Travis who returns from Central America, where he had nearly died. Landing in San Francisco, Travis tries to draw money against a certificate of deposit at the South Bay Bank, only to learn that his ...
Genre: Westerns Length: 244 Pages (1,259 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Jun 2nd, 2020
Need to track down an outlaw? Bring a desperado to justice? Catch a pickpocket or a rustler or a crook? Then John Yancey is your man. John Yancey, Pinkerton agent.
Noah Harper has just hired John to locate his thieving half-sister. According to Noah, Cecelia Powell made off with part of his inheritance after their father's sudden death in a carriage accident, and Noah wants it back.
John follows Cecilia's trail to a Boston madam's bawdy house and the 1860 gold fields of California. San Francisco, to be exact.
But all is not as it seems.
For one thing, pretty Miss Powell doesn't fit anyone's image of a criminal. For another, she is apparently living far too respectable a life, as owner and headmistress of an Academy for Girls.
Just how much of what Noah has claimed is actually true?
Still, delving into the young woman's background reveals that she was, indeed, born in a bordello, and she has become the owner, whether legally or not, of controlling interest in a gold mining ...
Bounty hunter Gus Ritter is on the trail of his brother's murderer. He is after more than money; he wants retribution.
After he arrives to the small town of Archangel, death rapidly follows. Soon, Gus finds himself not only fighting for his own life, but also protecting the local preacher and a young girl.
As he makes his way south to confont Dan Hardin - his brother's killer - the inevitable final showdown in the dusty mexican pueblo draws closer. But who will come out alive?
- "An Old West shoot'em up, with guns blazing. Vengeance for wrongs, seeking an eye for an eye, ending in high body counts."
- "Another fantastic series by Mr. Yates. Loved it."
A brand-new special edition reissue of the first, and most famous, series of Western novels from Scott Harris. These special editions include updated forewords, added content and much, much more!
Brock Clemons leaves Dry Springs -- and the people he's grown to love -- in search of his father, but his plans are altered when a brutal and shocking discovery in a creek bed leads him to new adventures, new friends and more than one near-death experience. As Brock navigates a series of eventful encounters with Indians, gunfighters and wealthy landowners, it leads him to evaluate where his heart truly lies. What did Brock find in Coyote Creek, and will he survive where it leads him?
Genre: Westerns Length: 200 Pages (1,966 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Jun 2nd, 2020
Florence Jones is the widow of a Civil War hero that takes in an injured soldier from the opposite side that has found his way onto her farm. For the next few weeks, Florence lived with a constant fear of being discovered. She could no longer hear the cannon fire from the front lines, but she knew it was there. Was it moving away from her or creeping closer like some sort of silent killer? It worried her because she had grown fond of Linus and she did not want him to be taken away. She did not fear her own punishment but his... For she was falling in love with this man in the gray uniform... But what happens when her family finds out?
Bushwhacked by the corrupt lawman Walker Dodge, Dalton loses his money, his horse, his gun and very nearly his life.
Recuperating in the dead-end town of Harmony, he hears rumors of a fabulous treasure hidden nearby and, even with Walker closing in on him, that's enticing enough to risk staying. And then there's Misty Valdez, the one person who claims to know where the treasure is, and she entices him even more!
But the price of her help may be too high for Dalton. With time running out, can he avoid Misty's trap and find the treasure before the gun-toting Walker catches up with him?
Genre: Westerns Length: 128 Pages (1,762 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Jun 2nd, 2020
Abigail French has just found out that her childhood sweetheart was killed during the war. Her whole world and dreams are falling apart. She is broken-hearted, and cannot think of life with anyone else. When her parents insist on her getting married to a rich rancher in order to secure her future, will Abigail manage to find happiness in this man's arms? When her thoughts get darker and darker how will an unexpected arrival brighten Abigail's day?
The only thing that allowed Edward Porter to survive the war was the thought of the girl he is in love with. However, this painful experience traumatized him for life. Now that he is finally free to go back home and ask Abigail in marriage, he feels ready to put everything behind and write a new chapter. To his misfortune, he will soon find out that Abigail is engaged to another man. Will he have the courage and strength to fight for her? Will he help her escape from her misery?
Abigail and Edward would do anything to be back together. The ...
From legendary Western author Max Brand comes a collection of stories about a slave, a jewel thief, and a captive.
In Master and Man," Bobbie is a black man who can outride, outfight, and outshoot any white man in the mountain desert. His unwavering moral code serves as a model for his often cruel and dissolute white master.
A Lucky Dog" is a tale of the desperate flight of a jewel thief named Hagger from the man he robbed. In Colorado, facing a battle with winter cold and snow, he comes upon an isolated cabin and its sole occupant, a weakened bull terrier left there to starve to death. The man and dog come to depend on each otherto a point where Hagger would make any sacrifice and endure any hardship just to keep the dog alive.
In the title story, Red Fire," Paul Torridon, called White Thunder by the Cheyenne Indians, and his girlfriend, Nancy Brett, are being held prisoner by the Cheyenne because they believe he can cure illness and bring rain. While Roger Lincoln, a ...
Genre: Westerns Length: 212 Pages (1,238 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Jun 1st, 2020
Kimberly Greene has rules which work for her, and she sticks to them like gum to hair. At the top of the rule is "Love no man." It is not her choice, but then again, she has never had much choices in her life until she is let go from her father's company. The next thing she knows, she is travelling across the country with her friends to the hottest part of the country. What is the worst that can happen besides a bad sunburn?
When Kimberly meets Hussein Mubarak, she is determined to keep her distance from him. A man who prefers the open fields of the North to the plush offices of the South is a definite no go, no matter how he makes her feel.
Kimberly Greene wants nothing to do with love. Hussein Mubarak thinks he has finally found the ONE. Way up North in a small town called Mapungi, sparks fly between two unlikely souls and temperatures rise. Under the unrelenting sun, all it takes is a bit of A NORTHERN AFFAIR to burn lifelong rules to ashes!
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Journey to Sawyerville is the third book in the Sawyerville Mail Order Bride series. Sawyerville is a fictitious logging community just in from the central coast of Oregon.
The third book is a 32,000 word novella and follows the stories of over 50 mail order brides as they journey to Sawyerville, Oregon, to meet their potential husbands. Once they arrive at their destination they learn that the loggers are a bunch of the roughest, crudest of men who inhabit this uncivilized area of Oregon.
Sawyerville is a place that needs a big dose of female influence to tame the wild ways of these loggers. And it won't be an easy job!
The brides travel by wagon, clipper ship around Cape Horn or the Isthmus of Panama, and by any other means needed to reach their destination. These were a determined bunch of women who had set their sights on finding their happiness in Sawyerville.
No matter the route, their travels were challenging and required ...
Nathaniel Yancey just wants a little peace and quiet.
Born into a wealthy Charleston, South Carolina, family, he much prefers a simple, tranquil retreat to the adventurous life chosen by so many of his nine rambunctious brothers. His profession? A clergyman, destined to serve the Lord.
Having just graduated from The Fold of the Faithful Seminary in St. Louis, he has been assigned to a church in Virginia City, Nevada, whose pastor was recently killed in an accident. The place is supposed to be peaceful. It's supposed to be quiet. He looks forward to sharing his residence with a housekeeper, doing charitable work, ministering to his flock, and reading the Good Book.
Upon arrival, however, he is shocked and stunned to discover that, contrary to his expectations, the parsonage is swamped by females: the six daughters of Reverend Winthrop -- three adult women and three young children aged four, five, and six -- and an extraordinary "do all/be all" former lady of the evening, who runs ...
Joshua James, the patron of the Broken J Ranch, has watched his small family grow with each year adding to the joy, laughter, and heart ache of a life well spent. Entering his twilight years Joshua's mind is drawn back to the love and loss that has molded him, making the Broken J a place of peace for so many.
The poignant tale of one man's journey and struggle to start a new in a wild land at a time when life was uncertain at best will touch your heart as Joshua shares his story of faith, hope, love, and family.
Paul Yancey is not what you'd call a professional anything. After leaving Belle Clare Plantation, he'd drifted from city to city, from job to job, without ever really finding himself or his niche in life.
Until the fateful hunting trip on which he'd accompanied his brother Matthew, a former Texas Ranger. Their time together out in the Texas hill country was supposed to be relaxing and rejuvenating. Instead, they'd happened across Arliss Helms, cattle thief and stagecoach robber. Later, Paul writes the story of their meeting and apprehension and sells it to a newspaper chain. From there, he's off and running in his new career. A respectable one, no less.
Other outlaws and gunslingers cross his path; other stories follow.
Now comes one that will be the biggest to hit print. If he can secure it.
Catamount Clemens is holed up in some hideaway near Mount Whitney. Not only must Paul track him down, but he must do it before other forces interfere.
With speed and proficiency in mind, ...
This thrown together family from back east in 1865 is hurling toward their first Montana winter. But the winter storms ahead seem small in the light of the problems the family faces as the birth of Clare's illegitimate child draws near, since the mother is living with him and his new bride. What does God think about all of this? Are there answers that will help them? Hope lies just around the corner. Former orphan Edie is raising her twelve-year-old sister Janey, heading west to Montana in 1865. When she loses her job at Fort Benton, she agrees to marry a first time rancher Clare DuMaer who is raising his orphaned nephews and niece. Will they be able to form themselves into a family as they struggle to prepare themselves for winter in Helena Montana? Does God care about such things? And who is Mel? And why has she showed up on their doorstep? ( Book #1 Westward to Montana cannot stand alone without Book #2 West Montana Rancher)
Clarksville, Nevada Territory, June 1851
Cassie Angel is used to taking care of herself. With a spirit of adventure, and a need to stay safe, she departs a dying Nevada town for the golden opportunities that await in California--along with a new life. When charming Sam Ridgeway shows up, claiming to know her uncle, and offers her protection in her travels, she has no idea there is an ulterior motive involved.
More Western Historical Romance by Caroline Fyffe
The McCutcheon Family Series in Order:
Mail-Order Brides of the West: Evie
Mail-Order Brides of the West: Heather
Moon Over Montana
Mail-Order Brides of the West: Kathryn
Watch for more uplifting, feel-good McCutcheon Family Novels to come...
Jackson Auburn is at the top of his game. One of Wyoming's leading bull riders he's set to take the championship in this year's finals but something still feels like it is just out of reach. His charm, charisma, and devil may care attitude seem to be able to get him into trouble but they can't seem to give him what he really longs for.
Josie Dixon, the sweetheart of the rodeo has had some hard knocks, leaving her heart as battered as her old saddle. Determined to put the past behind her she aims high going for the barrel racing championship and final proof that she's got what it takes. Finding peace in the companionship of her horse and the love of her grandparents she seeks solitude and grace. But when an old friend convinces her that she needs to take a break and get out into the wilds will imminent disaster shatter both of their dreams or will destiny win the day?
Lillian Christian had a simple plan...
All she had to do was sneak out of Virginia before her brother forced her to marry a man in order to get money. She was nothing but a commodity for her brother to sell, and she wasn't going to have any part in it. So she answered Charles' mail-order bride ad and headed for an untamed land where she could take on a whole new identity.
But plans don't always go as expected...
On her way to marry her intended, a group of masked outlaws descend upon the stagecoach. And they are looking specifically for her.
Mic has a plan of his own...
The last thing Mic Gray wants to do is scare Lillian, but kidnapping her is the only way to stop her from marrying Charles. Mic's face might be on the Wanted posters, but Charles is the real criminal in town. Only Mic's lack of money and influence prevents him from proving it. The only way to keep Lillian safe is to become her husband.
All he has to do is convince her he's worth marrying.
Can he get her to go ...