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    Shot to hell

    Johnstone, William W., author.

    They say that home is where the heart is. And no one knows that better than Perley Gates. After helping the lovely Miss Emma Slocum reunite with her sister's family in Bison Gap, Perley can't wait to rejoin his own kin at the Triple-G Ranch. No sooner doe....

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    Dead time

    Johnstone, William W., author.

    Doing time in Texas is no picnic. But getting sent to The Walls in Huntsville is a fate worse than hanging. If the guards don't kill you, the prisoners will. And if it weren't for the fact that the man who framed Hank Fallon and murdered his family could ....

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    A hill of beans

    Johnstone, William W., author.

    Mac is back. Framed for a murder he didn't commit, Dewey �Mac� Mackenzie is a wanted man on a cattle drive heading west-as a chuckwagon cook. Though he's never even boiled an egg, Mackenzie has a natural gift for cobbling together good trail drive grub. N....

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    Sons of Texas ; and, the raiders : the sons of Texas

    Kelton, Elmer, author.

    Sons of Texas follow the lives and adventures of the Lewis family through the era of the Alamo and Texas Independence under Sam Houston. From stealing horses to falling in love to being dogged by the ruthless Spanish officer who killed their father, Micha....

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    Rope Burn

    Johnstone, William W., author.

    "Those Jensen boys, Ace and Chance, find themselves on the wrong side of the law--and the raw end of justice--inside the meanest, dirtiest prison in the Arizona territory" --back cover.....

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    Bad apple : a novel of the Alamo

    Hill, Lancaster, 1951- author.

    "John Apple is a simple man. A gardener and preacher who lives a quiet life in Ohio. Then a broken heart sends him south. A chance encounter with a very drunk Jim Bowie leads him to join the Texian Army. And the struggle for independence from the brutalit....

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    Cimarron Jordan & El Paso

    Braun, Matt, 1932- author.

    El Paso: Dallas Stoudenmire comes to El Paso, Texas, to end the terror of the two vicious Banning brothers, and to put a stop to the bloody violence between Americans and Mexicans.....

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    Cottonmouth

    Lynch, Sean, active 2013- author.

    1874. After losing his innocence in the Civil War and risking his life as a Texas Ranger, Samuel Pritchard has finally settled into a peaceful life in his hometown of Atherton, Missouri. As marshall, he hopes to put his bloody past behind him. To see his ....

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    Joe Pepper and Many a river

    Kelton, Elmer, author.

    "Many a river: When Comanche raiders attack the Barfield family on their journey west through Texas, young brothers Jeffrey and Todd are forced apart - the former is rescued by militiamen while the latter is taken captive and sold to a Comanchero trader."....

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    Hot iron : and The time it never rained

    Kelton, Elmer, author.

    The Time It Never Rained: "To the ranchers and farmers of 1950s Texas, man's greatest enemy is one he can't control. With entire livelihoods pegged on the chance of a wet year or a dry year, drought has the ability to crush whole enterprises, to determine....

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    The Judas tree ; and, Tenbow

    Braun, Matt, 1932- author.

    Veteran lawman Jack Stillman has come to town to solve a string of murders. Each victim was a landowner in the valley, and each killing was carried out with a deadly, long-range rifle. Taking on the guise of a gambler, Stillman is quick to line up his sus....

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    Hobnail and other frontier stories : a century of the American frontier

    Features seventeen new stories for historical fiction fans. These stories capture the spirit of freedom and individualism in the evolving 19th century American frontier. They are organized by time frame for a panoramic view of pioneers who faced life-ch....

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    A good day for a massacre

    Johnstone, William W., author.

    Life on the straight and narrow is easier said than done for a pair of crooks like Jimmy Slash Braddock and Melvin Pecos Kid Baker. But these reprobates are doing their damnedest to make an honest go of it. They've managed to safely deliver a church organ....

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