Forty Times a Killer: A Novel of John Wesley Hardin (Bad Men of the West)

By William W. Johnstone, J.A. Johnstone

The maximum Western author Of The twenty first Century

William Johnstone and J.A. Johnstone are the acclaimed masters of the yank frontier and nationwide bestsellers. Now, they tackle the deadliest and so much feared outlaw to ever stroll the outdated West--John Wesley Hardin.

First he turned a killer.
Then he turned a legend.

He was once 15 while he killed his first guy. earlier than his murderous methods ended, Hardin killed forty two males in chilly blood--one, the legend is going, simply because he snored too loudly. From then on John Wesley Hardin stayed real to his calling, killing guy after guy after guy, spending such a lot of his lifestyles being pursued via either neighborhood lawmen and federal troops.

Hardin lived a fever dream of lightning speedy attracts and flying lead. via the age of seventeen, Hardin earned a dangerous acceptance for cold-blooded killing that drew traitors, backstabbers and wanna-be gunslingers--all for an opportunity to gun down the guy who had became killing into an all-American legend. . .

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Horseman, Pass By : A Novel

By Larry McMurtry

From the Pulitzer Prize–winning writer of Lonesome Dove comes the radical that grew to become the root for the movie Hud, starring Paul Newman. In vintage Western type Larry McMurtry illustrates the undying clash among the modernity and the previous West during the eyes of Texas cattlemen.

Horseman, cross By tells the tale of Homer Bannon, an old-time cattleman who epitomizes the frontier values of honesty and decency, and Hud, his unscrupulous stepson. stuck within the heart is the narrator, Homer's younger grandson Lonnie, who's as a lot attracted to his grandfather’s power of personality as he's to Hud's hedonism and materialism.

When first released in 1961, Horseman, go By prompted a sensation in Texas literary circles for its stark, reasonable portrayal of the struggles of a altering West within the years following global struggle II. by no means prior to had a author controlled to encapsulate its setting with such unsentimental realism. this present day, memorable characters, strong topics, and illuminating element make Horseman, cross By classic McMurtry.

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The Creed Legacy (The Creed Cowboys)

By Linda Lael Miller

Rough-and-tumble rodeo cowboy Brody Creed likes existence at the circulate. till an opportunity stumble upon together with his long-estranged dual brother brings him "home" for the 1st time in years. by surprise Brody is in Creed territory—at thirty-three, he is a stressed undesirable boy between kinfolk with deep ties to the land and every different. And a mystery prior haunts him as he attempts to make plans for his future.

Carolyn Simmons is seeking Mr. correct in Lonesome Bend, because the ticktock of her organic clock will get ever louder. Then she falls for beautiful Brody Creed, the other of every thing she desires. till lassoing his wild middle turns into every little thing either one of them need.

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Blood Meridian: Or the Evening Redness in the West

By Cormac McCarthy

An epic novel of the violence and depravity that attended America's westward enlargement, Blood Meridian brilliantly subverts the conventions of the Western novel and the mythology of the "wild west." in keeping with ancient occasions that came about at the Texas-Mexico border within the 1850s, it lines the fortunes of the child, a fourteen-year-old Tennesseean who stumbles into the nightmarish international the place Indians are being murdered and the marketplace for their scalps is thriving.

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Paradise Valley

With greater than 7 million books in print, RT booklet Reviews profession success Award–winning and USA Today Bestselling writer Rosanne Bittner pens a old Western romance packed with risky cowboys, able heroines, and an epic love tale that sweeps around the previous West.

"Stop! Or i'm going to shoot your hat off."

Maggie Tucker has simply undergone hell. Outlaws murdered her husband, looted their camp, and terrorized Maggie prior to leaving her misplaced and on my own within the wilds of Wyoming. She isn't really approximately to permit one other unusual guy get shut adequate to hurt her.

Sage Lightfoot, proprietor of Paradise Valley ranch, his looking for the boys who killed his top ranch hand. yet what he reveals is a gorgeous, bedraggled girl digging a grave. And pointing a pistol at his heart.

From that second on, Sage will do whatever to guard the strong-yet-vulnerable Maggie. jointly, they will embark on a life-changing trip alongside the harmful Outlaw path, risking their lives...and their love.

Praise for Bestselling ancient Western Romances through Rosanne Bittner:
"Fans of such authors as Jodi Thomas and Georgina Gentry will get pleasure from Bittner's exciting story of crime and love within the previous West."-Booklist Online
"The powerful taste of the Wild West combines with a gorgeous love tale, making a real saga of the era."-RT e-book Reviews
"There is stress, risk, anger, and love all mixed during this story."-Long and brief Reviews

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Butchery of the Mountain Man

By William W. Johnstone, J.A. Johnstone

The maximum Western author Of The twenty first Century

In Montana Territory, one identify exceptionally others moves worry and hatred within the hearts of the Crow Indians--John Jackson, higher recognized nowadays as Liver-Eating Jackson. fed on by way of grief and rage, the mountain guy has brutally killed ten braves to date in his one-man battle of vengeance opposed to the Crow, who murdered his liked spouse.

Smoke Jensen is familiar with Jackson through one other name--"friend." he is not certain to what quantity Jackson's exploits are true--devastating loss and frontier savagery have definitely pushed lesser males mad. whereas doing a little trapping within the territory, Smoke hears that twenty of the Crow's such a lot fearsome warriors have banded jointly to seek down their nemesis. with no moment proposal, he rushes to his previous friend's relief.

But despite Smoke Jensen at his aspect, the fierce and fearless Liver-Eating Jackson is probably not capable of beat the percentages this time. . .

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Lord Grizzly

By Frederick Manfred

True-life adventurer Hugh Glass, a nineteenth century explorer of the previous West, was once abandoned through his occasion after being mauled by means of a undergo. Manfred tells of the 10 lacking years in Glass's lifestyles, his superhuman fight to outlive, and his all-too-human quest for revenge.

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