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Justice is a Bloody Road Dan Brady never claimed to be a hero -- just a weary ex-soldier who came west for a new life. All he desires is to raise horses on hard New Mexico land with his family, and to forget a past that haunts him still. But he's the only witness to a cold murder in town, and he knows without his testimony the killers will ride free. Which means suddenly he's got the last thing he wants or needs: an enemy who'll stop at nothing, even if it means destroying the people Brady loves. A man who believes in truth -- and in a justice he won't get from the law -- Dan Brady's about to learn just how much he truly has to lose...and how much of the fighter is still inside him when he sets off to extract his vengeance in outlaw blood.
A fictional account of the Nez Perce Indians follows Chief Joseph as he gathers his people and flees to Sitting Bull's refuge in Canadian Blackfeet territory, where he becomes engaged in his final, legendary battle at Bear Paw.
As the whites push westward, leaving in their wake a trail of broken treaties and violence, it is up to Crazy Horse to face off with the white leader George Armstrong Custer.
While trying to rescue a tenderfoot minister's young wife, kidnapped by a group of Lakota Sioux warriors, experienced Indian scout Scotty Horgan comes up against the opinionated, headstrong, and ambitious Lieutenant Harrison.
Dalton Chance's family has been massacred by a band of Indians, but only by trusting an Indian scout, Lone Wolf, can he find the men truly responsible for the horrible crime.
The Apache Wars The blood of Geronimo's people is being brutally spilled by white invaders. Now, the proud Chiricahua Apache war chief prepares for the greatest and most desperate conflict of all--the final battle against the cruel might of the U.S. Army, which seeks nothing short of total extermination of the Apache. The government has dispatched the brilliant General George Crook, an army leader as strong and relentless as the Apache warrior himself. Locked together throughout the blistering Apache Wars, the cunning great chief and the complex white soldier will shape American history and seal forever the fate of the Apache nation. Impeccably researched, rich with real-life characters and period detail, this powerful historical novel vividly recounts the fury of the Apache Wars and their inimitable leader, Geronimo, from his first battle to his final, tragic betrayal and death. Leader of Power Geronimo knew how many white men wanted all Apaches--men, women, and children--dead. The White Eyes' newspapers were full of such talk. Orders had been given to exterminate them, sell the children into slavery in Mexico, whatever it took to assure that not one Apache still drew breath in Arizona or New Mexico. Geronimo would not have believed it, but one who knew English showed him the words in the newspaper. There was only one way to make sure that it didn't happen, and that was to strike first and to keep on striking until all the White Eyes were dead or had run for their lives. The mountains and deserts belonged to his people. The Mexicans hadn't been able to take them away, and the Americans were going to fall just as hard. If blood had to be spilled until there was no one left to bleed, that is how it would have to be. That was why he had decided to leave the reservation. Now that he was out, he intended to stay out, until he had won or until he could breathe no more.
The Past Comes Calling With a Gun ... The good people of Cross Creek, Wyoming, hired gunslinger Brett Kincaid to keep the peace. But the only peace Kinkaid recognizes is the serenity of the grave -- and at least one of his bullets has Morgan Atwater's name on it. Atwater hung up his guns a long time ago, and he's only in town to see his wife and son, nothing more. Yet hatred is reason enough for Kinkaid's brand of personal justice -- and the badge he wears gives him the power, if not the right, to get away with murder. It wasn't what he wanted, but Morgan Atwater's got one final score to settle ... with a rogue town marshal with a lightning draw and blood in his eye.
One hope in hell. Up till now, Dave Madigan's luck was all bad -- but that can change with one successful drive across the open range. He's got a contract with the army to round up fifty head of horses and deliver them to Fort Peterson, a hundred miles away. But he's also got an enemy -- a faceless rider who's been rustling his herd and shooting up his cabin. And in Clarion, where justice is cruel, swift, and often wrong, the townsfolk are itching to hang an innocent Mexican for the crimes. Now Madigan, who's always walked a solitary path, has to wear a deputy's badge to save his ranch and a life. But Dave Madigan knows that luck may play a larger part than law and his whole future may hang on a single shot in the dark.
After winning the Mexican War, white Texans turned their attention to expanding control over the vast lands of west Texas. To dominate this huge and forbidding land, they had to subdue everything, man and beast, that called it home--most notably the Comanche people. With their independence threatended, the Comanche saw their way of life vanishing. But they would claim many lives. Only one chief had both the courage and the wisodm to know that war, no matter how valiantly fought, would end in defeat and humiliation. Quanah Parker, the son of a Comanche chief and a white female captive, rose to lead his people--not into abject slavery, but into proud coexistence with an unfolding history that was unstoppable. Impeccably researched, rich with real-life characters and period detail, this powerful historical novel vividly recounts the decline and fall of the Comanche people and their extraordinary leader, Quanah Parker, from the battlefield to the reservation.
When the gold-struck Northwest was opened up to settlement, westward expansion progressed from a trickle to a flood, devastating everything--and everyone--in its path. The Sioux and the Cheyenne knew that the hordes of settlers had to be stopped. But nothing--not even their peace-making attempts--could quell the greedy desires of the white man for land. Dependent upon buffalo for their livelihood, the Sioux found the great herds divided by the new railroad tracks and threatened on all sides by blue-uniformed soldiers. Soon, this proud people would find themselves drawn into a long, bloody battle against these soldiers, many hardened veterans of the Civil War. Only Sitting Bull had the courage to fight back, defying the inevitable consequences. In the aftermath of the disastrous battle of the Little Big Horn, Sitting Bull was ready to lead his people in one last try at self-determination--and survival. Impeccably researched, rich with real-life characters and period detail, this powerful historical novel vividly recounts the fall of the Sioux Nation and its inimitable leader, Sitting Bull, who heroically attempted to preserve his people's way of life in the face of overwhelming odds.
Fight Like a Man, Die Like a Texan The War Between the States changed the Cotton brothers forever -- giving Johnny a mean streak a mile wide, and leaving Ted with a determination never to kill again. Even an attack on their Texas ranch by Comanche renegades won't stir Ted Cotton to action, opening a rift between him and his hotheaded sibling that nothing can heal. But when Johnny takes off alone on a trail drive to Kansas and pays the ultimate price for his recklessness, Ted is forced to reconsider his peaceful ways and take up his guns again. Because there's a different kind of war brewing on the north side of the Arkansas River -- and Ted Cotton can no longer avoid the kind of bloody violence that sickened him when he wore the gray ... now that shooting is the only way out.
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