Western

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    Hard ride

    Kelton, Elmer, author.

    Each of Elmer Kelton's superb stories of the West showcase the strength and power of western spirit. They are filled with marvelous characters--from a rodeo clown who seeks redemption via romance, to an outlaw who comes to the aid of ranchers with no othe....

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    Heaven is a long way off : a novel of the mountain men

    Blevins, Winfred, author.

    "Sam Morgan, once a young runaway from Philadelphia, now a seasoned fur trapper and mountain man, faces the most daunting task of his adventuresome life. It is 1827 and he, together with the trapping brigade commanded by Jedediah Smith, has been expelled ....

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    Dead man walking

    Johnstone, William W., author.

    "Ignatius O'Reilly is famous for his beautifully crafted counterfeit money. John Henry Sixkiller is famous for hunting criminals into the most violent and dangerous worlds most lawman dare not go. Now, the Deputy U.S. Marshal is zeroing on O'Reilly in San....

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    Bullets don't argue

    Johnstone, William W., author.

    "Once every year, Perley Gates and his brothers lead the Triple-G crew on its annual cattle drive. It's a treacherous journey along the Great Western Trail, with a herd of two-thousand cows on one side and many opportunities for trouble on the other. This....

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    Massacre at Crow Creek crossing

    West, Charles, author.

    "Cole Bonner will never forget what happened to his family at Crow Creek Crossing. His wife, her parents, and their three young children--brutally slaughtered by outlaws. The horror of the massacre drove him into the wilderness. Drove him nearly mad. And ....

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    Have brides, will travel

    Johnstone, William W., author.

    "Bo Creel and Scratch Morton are lifelong drifters who keep one eye on the horizon, one finger on the trigger, and one foot out the door. Roaming the West is what keeps them young, or so Scratch tells Bo. But when they save the life of Cyrus Keegan--the o....

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    Frontier America

    Johnstone, William W., author.

    As the father of a young Crow tribesman, Preacher would like nothing more than to see the long-time natives and newly arrived settlers live together in peace. Then the killing starts. As a family man and frontiersman, Jamie Ian MacCallister is more than h....

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    Black fox ; Outlaw kingdom

    Braun, Matt, 1932- author.

    In Outlaw Kingdom, In 1889, Bill Tilghman joined the historic land rush that transformed a raw frontier into Oklahoma Territory. A lawman by trade, he set aside his badge to make his fortune in the boomtowns. Yet Tilghman was called into service once more....

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    Captain's rangers : and The day the cowboys quit

    Kelton, Elmer, author.

    The Day the Cowboys Quit: "1833. Canadian River cowboy country is changing as a different breed moves in--big outfits backed by Eastern syndicates and run by power-hungry 'managers' who figure to make a profit, even if it means crowding a cowboy too far. ....

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    Yuma prison crashout

    Johnstone, William W., author.

    Hank Fallon used to be one of the best deputy marshals in the country. Then he got framed for a crime he didn't commit. Got sentenced to ten years in a federal penitentiary. And got out early for saving the life of the captain of the guards during a riot.....

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    Between Hell and Texas

    Richards, Dusty, author.

    With blood and tears, Chet Byrnes built a life in Texas, only to have it shattered by an ill-fated cattle drive and a deadly family feud. Realizing he and his family need to start over in a new territory, Chet and his young nephew set out for Arizona, hop....

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    A Jensen family Christmas

    Johnstone, William W., author.

    The legendary members of the Jensen family gather together at the Sugarloaf Ranch for one Christmas homecoming they'll never forget--if they live through it . . . Smoke Jensen looks forward to spending a quiet holiday with the family. But an unexpected ....

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    Too soon to die

    Johnstone, William W., author.

    "With their acclaimed novels of the Jensen family, bestselling authors William W. Johnstone and J. A. Johnstone have captured the pioneering spirit of America itself. Now a new generation of Jensens prepares to take the reins-and live the dream their ance....

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    Doc Holliday : and Lords of the land

    Braun, Matt, 1932- author.

    Lords of the Land: "Hank Laird earned the reputation as one of the most hardscrabble men ever to grace the soil of South Texas--some might even say he was the devil himself. With grit, gold, and gunpowder, Laird forged an empire out of chaos in the wake o....

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    Bannack

    Wheeler, Richard S., author.

    If Barnaby Skye had not wanted the new Henry repeating rifle so badly, he would have thought more than twice about leading this particular group of pilgrims from Fort Laramie into the new Idaho territory. The company includes Alvah Riddle, a marriage brok....

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