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"It was snowing. A northwester was rushing over the mountains. As the storm wind shifted a few points west and east, the mountains cut it away, so that one valley lay in a lull of quiet air, with the snow dropping in perpendicular lines; or else the mountains caught the wind in a funnel and poured a venomous blast, in which the snow hardened and became cold teeth. The two men lying in a covert saw Skinner Mountain, due south of them, withdraw into the mist of white and again jump out at them, blocking half the sky. The weather and the sudden appearances of Mount Skinner troubled Lou Alp" (The Man Who Forgot Christmas).
Frederick Schiller Faust (1892-1944) was an American author known primarily for his thoughtful and literary Westerns under the pen name Max Brand. Brand also created the popular ...
Genre: Westerns Length: 136 Pages (1,367 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Oct 22nd, 2020
*Wild West Tale One
In the spring of 1859 in Brooklyn, New York, gentleman geologist Ben Jones proposed, "Maggie Mecinski, I want you to be my bride. But first, I must seek my fortune in the hills near Santa Barbara, California. Only after I come back as a success... will I be able to marry you."
Maggie boldly answered as an act of sheer willpower, "I will marry you, Ben."
From that moment on, Maggie made a few life changing plans of her own. She knew that Ben would travel cross-country on horseback. Meanwhile, she would secretly book passage on a ship. The dangerous route would take her through the newly discovered Northwest Passage from the Atlantic through the Arctic to the Pacific Ocean.
In Santa Barbara, California. greenhorn prospector Ben Jones discovered a mountain of gold. Now, he needed a bad reputation to scare off the murderous mountain men of the Wild West. So, he invented the Legend of the Gold Undertaker. Every few weeks, Ben buried a new hand carved casket in the ...
In this sweet inspirational historical western story, Pastor Elijah Wells is on a mission: find suitable brides for his sons and the single men of his congregation.
Can Grace overcome adversity and find true love in Santa Fe with Pastor Eli's eldest son Matthew?
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Six years ago, following the death of his wife, Pastor Elijah Wells moved his four sons to Santa Fe to build a new church. His congregation grew quickly - and so did his sons. But then he had a problem. They would soon be grown and would want to start families of their own, and the town had very few women. Praying for a solution, Eli posted an advertisement. His prayers (and his ad) were answered by Cece Baker, a widow from Boston, who would join forces with him to find women who, for a multitude of their own reasons, would want to relocate for a chance at a new life... and love. And this is how the Santa Fe Mail Order Bride Agency was formed.
Matthew, Eli's eldest son, is anxious to ...
The governor of Wyoming asks Will to find out the truth about a group of strange people living in The Valley of the Tucas. Will knows this tribe of mixed breed outlaws are causing part of the trouble in the area but he also thinks a gang of white outlaws are doing some of the robberies and murders there. Will hopes the white outlaws are the Blackman Gang. Will rides to Wyoming and finds plenty of trouble but he enlists the help of some young cowboys and together they fight the outlaws.
Early 1850... Oregon Territory... The Cayuse Indian War. A young mélange woman, raised as white by her British father, finds herself on the wrong side of the new American border. The men she expected to marry, the king's men of the Hudson Bay Company, are leaving. And, instead, the Americans are coming. She must accept a life of servitude to either an Indian male without love and with a slave value of only six dollars or else become a Whiteman's woman - Americans known as "squaw men" who could legally abandon her, abuse her, and even kill her as easily as one might a cow or a horse. Ultimately she will have to sell herself to one or the other. The only question is, to who?
And meet Captain Thomas Bodeen, a ne'er do well soldier of fortune who daringly runs the blockades of both the warring Indians and the US revenue cutters to make his fortune off the war while trying to escape his own dark past of a murdered girl. They will meet in a collision of opposite wills; sarcasm, spite, ...