Nathan Jericho and Marcus Amos, two men wanted for bank robbery, set out to find their comrades. Their search leads them to what they thought was the sleepy little town of Coral Creek. The two quickly learn that looks can be deceiving.
Nathan and Marcus discover that the citizens within Coral Creek are being held captive by a ruthless gang of outlaws, ruled by terror and threats. One man within the town tells Nathan and Marcus of the murders of their two friends. When Nathan and Marcus get themselves set for revenge, they got more than they bargained for.
Badly beaten by Clay Hardin and his gang, Nathan and Marcus are left for dead. With the help of three kindly citizens they escape and are nursed back to health. Two of the men who had helped them were killed for their assistance. Nathan and Marcus left town only to return to exact their vengeance on the gang responsible.
To their disbelief, not only was Clay Hardin and his men forced to reckon once more with Nathan Jericho and Marcus Amos, but they found themselves in a bloody battle with the very townsfolk whom they had terrorized. At the end of the battle, Nathan, Marcus and the citizens of Coral Creek were free to live their lives in peace.
The first time Zeke Chaney tells Clay Elwood to get out of town, Zeke is drunk and Clay can't see killing a drunk. Besides Clay is leaving anyway. His Dad asked him to track down three men who had kidnaped his daughter and bring her home, a half-sister Clay doesn't know about and has never seen.
He learns she has been killed and Abby, his fiancé has married his brother, Buck.
After three years, he is called home. An unknown killer has murdered his father, and Buck has turned into a drunk, but Chaney is still on the prowl.
So, the second time Zeke orders Clay to get of town Mindy, a childhood friend, stands on the sidewalk behind Zeke begging him not to kill him. Clay thinks she is begging Clay not to kill Zeke. Clay could never refuse anything she asked, and leaves town.
Mindy trails after him and tells him she has always loved Clay and persuades him to return to Tombstone, even though he will have to face Chaney.
The third time Zeke Chaney orders Clay out of town, he doesn't go.
Join a young pioneer girl on a journey of hope and courage on the Colorado riverbank in frontier Texas.
Zillia Bright never dreamed she'd be orphaned at sixteen and left to care for her baby brother and Papa's farm. With only a mule and a hundred-year-old shotgun, she must fight to protect what's hers. Countless dangers lurk on the Bastrop Texas riverside. Zillia must rely on the help of her best friends, Soonie and Wylder, to hold her world together. With Zillia's struggles come unexpected miracles, and proof that God might just listen to the prayers of a river girl.
Clean and wholesome, faith-based inspirational Christian western frontier fiction with romantic elements.
If you enjoy Janette Oke and Tracie Pederson, you will love The Texas Women of Spirit series, which follows three courageous young women on journies of faith and love.
Good doesn't always triumph over evil...
Fred Keenan is leading the perfect life - he's part of a successful travelling circus and engaged to the beautiful acrobat Maida Correl.
But one day, Fred's life is shattered by the arrival of Sandor Descenyi - a suspicious man who claims to be the foreman of Saddleback.
He brings news that Sam, Fred's brother, has been taken ill and is in desperate need of support. Fred and Maida promptly set off with Descenyi, but Fred smells a rat, especially when the locals at Saddleback give him the cold shoulder.
No sooner than Fred and Maida have arrived in Saddleback to see Sam and speak with his attorney Verle Stukey - having learned that Sam's contract with railroad construction boss Macgillicuddy needs to be resolved - than they are separated and attacked by Descenyi and Stukey's men.
Fred soon discovers an array of allies, in the form of old friend Dan Gibbs, Anson Wold, servant girl Thelma and Verle Stukey's kind-hearted sister Connie, but the rest of the town is against him.
It soon becomes clear Descenyi intends to collect money for the cattle delivered to the railroad and also claim the Circle X ranch for himself, and that he can't get any money from the bank without one of the Keenan brothers' signatures.
Just when Fred thought things couldn't get any worse, he learns that Descenyi is hatching a plan to frame Fred for the murders of Sam, Maida and Doctor Skelly.
Connie Stukey attempts to thwart her brother's plans by rescuing the captive Fred and sending Maida to hide at Thelma's ranch.
But things are never simple and Connie soon finds herself falling for Fred and forcing him to question his love for Maida.
Will the Keenans make it out of this nightmare sin one piece?
Can Fred and his friends outwit Descenyi and Stukey, despite the villains' tight control over Saddleback and Circle X?
And when all is said and done - if Fred, Maida and Connie make it through alive - which path will Fred decide to ...