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Tiger Eye by B.M. Bower
Mike Hundley - 2019
After the Civil War, Will Garrison takes his family west. Together they build a ranch and battle powerful Indian tribes who have hunted the lands for centuries. A peace feather is offered after a climactic battle. With the Indian tribes and the Garrisons now walking a path of peace, a new threat has emerged… the railroad. Greedy government-backed killers plan to annihilate everyone and claim the land they need to expand their rail lines north across Colorado and into Utah. Their vile, sinister plan is revealed after many fights. Will Garrison’s son, Gabe, fights back and unleashes his pent-up vengeance against the railroad and kills one of their hired mercenaries. A destined meeting of chance leaves him rescuing a bloodied woman and falling hopelessly in love with the dark beauty. May is a brave woman who fights to guard a secret of her own. Together they flee to ancient trails, and as paid assassins track them, it becomes a long vengeance trail of dead men. When May reveals her deadly secret, Gabe finds himself at war with the railroad, an evil killer, and with everything he ever knew. He knows it’s time for GUNSIGHT JUSTICE! This is the action-packed Western that will remind you that freedom is something you must always fight for. Good battles evil as epic conflicts become climatic love scenes, and you find yourself breathlessly riding a trail of danger, deceit and passion with Mike Hundley in this Western that leaves no bullet unfired, no emotion untouched, and no reader left behind. This book was previously published as "The Silver Saddle."
Angel Jacobs: Deputy U.S. Marshal (Book 2)
William H. Joiner Jr. - 2019
Joiner, Jr. This is action, adventure and gunplay as only Joiner can write it! Ride with the author who gave you “The Legend of Jake Jackson” and “Morgan Porter.” You won’t regret it! When she was 7 years old, Angel saw her father brutally murder her mother. She was adopted by U.S. Marshal Caleb Jacobs and his wife Bonnie. Angel didn’t want to be a schoolteacher like her new Ma. Angel wanted to be a lawman like her new Pa. Outlaws and renegades didn’t believe Deputy U.S. Marshal Angel Jacobs was for real. They learned the truth the hard way at the end of her smoking Colt.
All the Pretty Horses by Cormac Mc Carthy: Teacher Guide (Novel Units)
Gloria Levine - 2001
The legwork is done for you. The chapter-by-chapter guides incorporate research-based, high-order reading, writing and thinking activities. (This is NOT the paperback novel.)
God's Coffin (Wade Garrison Book 2)
Richard Greene - 2011
Now, six years later, his old friend, Sheriff Seth Bowlen, in Sisters, Colorado is in trouble and needs help. Sheriff Bowlen sends a wire to United States Marshal Billy French in Santa Fe who in turn sends Deputy Marshal Wade Garrison to help their old friend. Innocently, Wade decides to take his wife, Sarah, and son, Emmett, with him so they can visit her family in Harper, a small town northeast of Sisters. As he and his family board the train in Santa Fe, he could not have known that a terrible storm of violence was already brewing and this fateful decision could destroy his wife and child.
The Seven Sons of Jethro 2-in-1 Special Edition: The Seven Sons of Jethro & The Flight of Love
Terri Grace - 2017
Each of Jethro’s boys has their own character and stubborn ways, but they are no match for Jethro’s quest to get each of them married off to a good and godly young lady. Jethro enlists the help of one of the marvellous Mrs. Molly White, the proprietor of the Cozy Bridal Agency. To Jethro’s delight, Molly helps him find suitable mail order brides for each of his sons, but she also has a big surprise up her sleeve that will forever change Jethro’s world too! Every story in the 8 book series is a satisfying standalone read, but I am certain that once you are introduced to Jethro’s rambunctious household, you will want to read them all. IN THIS EDITON YOU GET 2 BOOKS IN 1!!! BOOK 1: THE SEVEN SONS OF JETHRO Jethro and Miriam Knerr decide to move their young family west, in the hopes offinding a new freedom. Five years go by and their family has swelled – Miriam and Jethro have been blessed with seven healthy sons. Anthony, the youngest, and his mother both love fishing. Despite Jethro’s warning not to go to the river one day, Miriam takes Anthony. A sudden, torrential rain swells the river in moments and Anthony and Miriam are swept away by the current. Ten more years pass and Jethro remains unmarried and faithful to his one love. But he is concerned that not one of his growing sons has yet found a wife. Taking matters into his own hands he secretly calls upon the services of one Molly White, proprietor of the Cozy Bridal Agency, to find godly wives for each of his boys. With that request, and Molly’s dedication, a family wide romantic adventure begins that leads to more weddings than old Jethro bargained for! BOOK 2: THE FLIGHT OF LOVE - The Story of Alan & Cynthia Cynthia Knowles fears for her young brothers. Ever since their parentǯs death the boys have been led astray by unsavory company. Cynthia seeks the advice of an older friend, Molly White, who has a brilliant idea –head west, away from the gangs and the unemployment and poverty of Philadelphia. Molly encourages Cynthia to accept the invitation of Jethro Knerr, to join one of his sons on their ranch. Alan, the eldest of the Knerr boys, has other ideas. The last thing he wants is the responsibility of a wife. After all, since his mother's death he has felt responsible for his aging father and younger brothers. But his father and siblings know that his stubbornness hides a deep hurt, one that has been dammed and needs to burst. Can Cynthia reach beyond Alan's grief and fear, and allow his huge heart to one again celebrate a bright and hopeful future? Or will his dismissal and rejection of her turn her away forever? The Seven Sons of Jethro is a delightful series that follows the trail of long-suffering father, Jethro's quest to marry each of his sons to a good Christian wife. The Seven Sons of Jethro is a delightful series that follows the trail of long-suffering father, Jethro’s quest to marry each of his sons to a good Christian wife. Each story is a wonderful tale in itself, and can be read as a satisfying standalone, but be warned, once you read one, you won’t be able to resist finding out what became of the other sons and their stories.
Frank Roderus - 1981
He had been saving the pay he sweated so hard for, and he reckoned there was enough to set himself up with a spread of his own. He thought he might look into the Triple X Ranch, the one they called the Whiskey Brand. It had prime cattle land and was a bargain... or so it seemed.
The Dispatch Rider (K Company Book 3)
Robert Broomall - 2013
He's also the guy you want next to you when things go bad. While carrying dispatches, Link meets Prudence Wainwright, a pious Eastern woman whose husband has been murdered and whose daughter has been kidnapped by a gang of renegade Jayhawkers. Teaming up reluctantly, Link and Prudence must cross hundreds of miles of hostile territory and recapture Hope before her kidnappers sell her to the Comancheros and she is lost to them forever.
The Bells of El Diablo
Peter Brandvold - 2012
But during a guerilla mission in the north Georgia mountains, he learns first-hand how horrific and destructive the war really is. Having lost his taste for bloodshed after a brutal act on a night-cloaked bridge, he goes AWOL…and he isn’t alone.Crosseye Reeves, a former sharecropper on the Dunn plantation, was there to witness James’ moment of horror. And he’s had his own bellyful of war. Together, the men make for Denver, where a tale of treasure in Mexico gives them a new destination…perhaps even a new life.“Brandvold’s writing is fast-paced yet so richly detailed you can smell the gun smoke and taste the dust. Not to be missed!”—Wayne D. Dundee
Wings of the Hawk
Charles G. West - 2000
But he was saved by a pair of grizzled old fur trappers, and he learned to fend for himself and live off the land.When Jim finally returns home to St. Louis, he finds that there was more to his father's murder than he'd thought. Though the Indians did the killing, someone else did the planning--someone too close for comfort. Now young Jim must untangle a thick web of lies, and when the dirty dealings come to light he will come face-to-face with a murderer. But if he tastes the vengeance owed him, it won't be as the boy everyone knew as Jim--it will be as a man named Trace McCall...
A Matter of Honor
Brian Gore - 2010
The task is ever harder, when you must do your building, carrying the ghosts of a long dead war. The burden gets unbearably heavy when you find yourself the last target of the most powerful megalomaniac in the territory. When you've been beaten, burned out, had your herd rustled, shot, and pursued across the high country, you end up in a pretty poor mood, and go hunting for revenge. The only thing that can save your soul, and keep you from sinking into the abyss, are the friends who find you along the way, and the unexpected, lusty, passion of the woman who heals your heart.
R.O. Lane - 2018
Ethan is determined that since the big cattleman seems to be above the law, he will achieve his own justice. He steals the man's wife and finds the love of his life, and he destroys the man who lynched his uncle in order to steal his land. It's a story of life in Wyoming after the terrible winter of 1886-87 killed more than a million cattle in Wyoming and Montana. Another classic western by R. O. Lane.
MEDICINE MAN: Fifty-Sixth in a Series of Jess Williams Westerns (A Jess Williams Western Book 56)
Robert J. Thomas - 2016
She is protecting her lover, Kip Jude, who is a violent rapist of young girls. Maggie discovers that he has been deceiving her for years and she ends up killing him before Jess does. Jess turns the body in to the law in the next town and is surprised when Maggie shows up and asks him to escort her to Colorado in search of her sister. Along the way, they run into a medicine man called Red Moon sitting in the middle of the trail, supposedly waiting for Jess to show up. He informs Jess that he was sent to him by the spirits to escort him to his birthplace at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, so he can fulfill his destiny that has been told to him by his spirits in a vision. After agreeing to escort the medicine man, they begin a strange journey to Colorado. Jess becomes frustrated along the way and vows to drop them both off somewhere and let them continue on their own. But many unexpected and unexplained things happen along the way that make Jess believe that the medicine man truly did have a vision. They finish their journey and reach Red Moon’s birthplace by the side of a beautiful lake that now has a fishing camp nearby. They have to wait there for the exact right time that the medicine man must pass on to the spirit world.
Mary Beth's Mail Order Cowboy (Mail Order Husband)
Christy Chapel - 2014
She needed a hero, and quick. But what she had hoped was that at least one person would have answered her plea for help. As the months wore on she had all but given up on finding the husband she so desperately needed, and resigned herself to a lifetime imprisoned by her cruel stepfather. Rancher Wes Roberts couldn’t get the thought of Mary Beth out of his mind, and the desperate nature of the ad she had placed. He figured it wasn’t unusual that he hadn’t received a reply to his letters, given that she had probably already chosen her husband and moved on with her life, but something nagged at him. He would never forgive himself if he didn’t find out for sure that she was safe, even if it wasn’t with him. When Wes arrives, not only is Mary Beth still there, she is more in need than ever. After he rescues her from the desolate life she has been living he realizes that he needs her just as much as she needs him. Please enjoy this sweet, clean, historical western romance novella of 21,128 words (about 90 pages).
The Long Shooters
Daniel C. Chamberlain - 2011
Ballou perfected the art of the judicious killer. His ability with his cherished Stephens target rifle is legendary, making a nearly miraculous shot that no one else – North or South – could accomplish. After the war, he disappears… Samuel Roark is a small-time rancher and part-time lawyer. One personal tragedy after another leaves Samuel gripped by periodic bouts of depression. When a hidden marksman of uncommon skill murders his son, the death leaves Samuel on the brink of total madness.Roark’s wife Sarah, a woman of strength, grace and startling beauty is now both emotionally and physically exhausted by the tragic circumstances that have beset her family. After discovering her husband’s quest for revenge, she does everything in her power to prevent what she fears will ultimately destroy him.Matthew Shaw is a known manhunter and soldier of fortune that people call on when they’re willing to pay someone else to deal with obstacles in their lives. When required, Shaw reluctantly uses his considerable marksmanship to achieve those ends. Now Shaw finds himself caught between a job he truly believes in, and a very good reason to walk away when he realizes he’s falling in love with Sarah, the wife of the man who hired him.
Mail Order Marm (Brides of Beckham Book 24)
Kirsten Osbourne - 2018
She had a good job teaching school in the small town of Salmon, Oregon, and she finally had good friends she felt she could bare her soul to, but there was still something missing. When her friend Doris proposed sending for a mail order husband for Gretchen, who was seven months pregnant and unwed, she hoped for the best for her friend, but still felt badly for herself. Darryl Miller has always been known as one of the demon horde. He knows that if he stays in Beckham, Massachusetts, he will never rise above the reputation, but he has nowhere to go! When he receives a letter from his twin sister asking him to marry her pregnant friend, he only hesitates for a moment. Two weeks later, he arrived in Salmon to marry a stranger. The only trouble is the stranger refuses to marry him. Within an hour, he finds himself married to another friend of his sister’s. Will he be able to make a go of life with the beautiful straight-laced schoolteacher? Or has he made a huge mistake leaving everything to travel across country? This book was previously published in an anthology!