Tom Allred, Little Wolf's brother by blood, devoted his life to the United States Army. Under George Armstrong Custer, he fought the Sioux and Cheyenne at the Little Bighorn. But because of his decision to help the notorious Cheyenne warrior, Little Wolf, escape, he is cashiered out of the army. Now making his way as a trapper, he has a confrontation with an army patrol, killing a sergeant in the action. Now he is a fugitive, and is hunted by the army as well as an infamous bounty hunter.
When old-timer scout Jason Coles ended the rampage of renegade Cheyenne Stone Hand, he quit tracking outlaws for the army for good. Settling down with his wife and newborn baby, Coles plans to spend the rest of his days on his ranch raising horses. But that dream is savagely torn from him as his ranch is burned to the ground, and his family is abducted by the bloodthirsty Cheyenne Little Claw, out to avenge the death of Stone Hand! With the lives of his family at stake, Coles must once again strap on his revolvers to hunt a merciless killer!
PRODIGAL SON There's no taming Billy Blanchard. He's cut from the same rough cloth as his father, Jacob, the man who built the town of Black Horse Creek from nothing. Jacob takes pride in Billy's lawless, wild ways. But when the boy returns home with a stolen horse, having just killed a U. S. Marshal, Jacob knows trouble will be coming. Called in on special assignment, enigmatic former deputy marshal Grayson is asked to find Billy. The marshals would prefer to have him brought in alive. But Grayson knows Billy. He knows his father. And he knows that things don't always go the way the law would like.... .
Clay Culver is about to discover that the only thing worse than seeing a crazed killer go free is having him catch up with you when you least expect it.
When the daughter of a prominent Chicago newspaperman runs off to experience the wild frontier for herself, the U.S. Cavalry calls on Jason Coles to track her down. Her trail leads to the Big Horn country, known for the proud Sioux nations. Coles has no difficulty finding the headstrong young lady, but getting her out alive may be the last thing he'll ever do. Traveling through hostile territory swarming with war parties, treacherous white traders, and an unforgiving environment, Coles is pushed to the limits of human endurance.
LIVING FOR VENGEANCE Wyoming holds the promise of a bright future for newlyweds Cole and Ann Bonner. Alongside Ann's sister, her husband, and their children, the young couple have braved the long, hard road across Nebraska in hopes of building a new life for themselves on a tract of land near Crow Creek Crossing. But their dreams of a fresh start are quickly cut short. While Cole is away in town, a gang of outlaws led by the vicious Slade Corbett raids the family homestead, leaving behind a smoking ruin and the mutilated bodies of everyone Cole holds dear. The horror and anguish are almost too much for him to bear and they transform this once easygoing young man into a grim avenger. With cold, merciless determination, Cole vows to track down every last member of the gang and make them pay in blood.
Bill Pike wasn't born a bad man. It took years of hardscrabble living and a cruel, violent upbringing to forge Pike into what he has become: a savage killer with no mercy. Now his wife has up and run off on him, and he's not about to let her go without a reckoning. When pretty Polly Pike asks mountain man Jordan Gray to guide her to the Black Hills, he isn't happy about taking the job, and he finds nothing but problems when they hit Deadwood.
INEVITABLE WAR When mysterious mountain man Wolf comes down to the Crow village to return one of its wounded, the Crow wonder whether he is man or spirit. Wanting no part in the rampant war in the western plains, Wolf is set on returning to his mountain refuge. But his journey home is interrupted by three desperate women who need his help. What Wolf doesn't realize about these women is that they aren't what most people would call ladies. His innocent association with these prostitutes leads to a near-deadly fight that ends with a charge for attempted murder. Chased by the most experienced deputy the marshal service has, Wolf leads him to the Black Hills, where their final showdown can only end in blood. ... .
When John Chapel was young, his parents were brutalized and murdered by Bevo Rooks and his gang of cutthroats. With a cold, undying tenacity, he tracked the men across Indian Territory, picking them off one by one. But the wily Rooks got away. Chapel was soon taken in by the Chickasaw Nation and lived as one of them. Twelve years later, Chapel is a deputy marshal, renowned for his ability to run down his quarry. But he hasn't forgotten the promise he made to finish what he began. And Rooks still hasn't changed his evil ways. When Chapel joins the hunt for the outlaw, he knows his quest for vengeance is coming to a close--and that his prey will finally die by his bullet... .
Jordan Gray is hunting down his family's killers. But when he crosses paths with a ruthless posse, Jordan learns that he doesn't have to take the law into his own hands to wind up an outlaw.
IDLE HANDS Always dependable, brothers Logan and Billy Cross have worked the same cattle drive since they were teenagers. Now that they're men, their boss is retiring, and they're out of a job. He sends them to Fort Pierre in the Dakota Territory, recommending they join up with a horse drive to Sturgis. But the Crosses' journey takes a dark turn when they enter a saloon to meet their prospective boss. After the younger brother, Billy, foolishly smiles at someone else's woman, he draws the ire of Quincy Morgan and his gang of outlaws. Soon the brothers will learn a valuable lesson--one that will be paid for in blood....
The U.S. Army doesn't take kindly to civilians killing their officers-even in self-defense. But Jim Culver has two things in his favor: the new .73 Winchester he's carrying-and the ability to use it.
Preacher Nathaniel Rix and sons deliver the Lord's Word with a gun. Homesteaders and heathens alike are relieved of such temptations as gold and weapons. But Jordan Gray decides to deliver his own vengeance when he's wanted for a killing committed by the Rix family.
Action-packed western adventure from the author of Crow Creek Crossing. MILITIA MADNESS Up in the Montana mountains, Canyon Creek is the perfect little town for Simon Fry and his men to hole up for the winter. The folks are friendly enough to open their homes to eight perfect strangers--and gullible enough to believe that Fry's gang is a militia sent to protect them from hostile Indians. Jim Culver is new in town, but he knows something isn't right about Simon Fry's "militia." They seem more interested in intimidating people than helping them. Anyone who questions them ends up dead or driven out. Someone has to step forward to protect the people of Canyon Creek from their new "protectors." That someone is Jim Culver. And this sleepy town is about to wake up with a bang.
Matt Slaughter and Ike Brister barely survive a clash with the Sioux-led by the dreaded Iron Claw. Back at Fort Laramie, Matt and Ike sign up as cavalry scouts, just as Iron Claw declares war on all whites. And when Matt's girl is taken captive, a bloody showdown with Iron Claw is inevitable, beyond the mountains Matt and Ike fled for dear life-in a valley called Little Bighorn.
A DANGEROUS RIDE Cam Sutton is ready to make his name prospecting for gold in the Black Hills. But his quest for riches is interrupted when he happens upon a stagecoach holdup and ends up rescuing Mary Bishop and her two young daughters. Before striking out on his own, Cam decides to help Mary search for her husband, who disappeared while mining. Turns out Mr. Bishop was murdered-but not before finding enough gold to make Mary a very wealthy woman. Unwilling to leave them unprotected, Cam offers to help escort the ladies on the long journey back to Cheyenne. But with the threat of bandits constantly looming, and a greedy, cold-blooded killer on their trail, the road is even more treacherous than Cam anticipated. . . . .
A RISKY ENDEAVOR Strapped for cash, Luke Sunday takes a job as a scout for the army's war against the Sioux. Raised by the Cheyenne and Crow, he runs afoul of the army when they attack a peaceful Cheyenne village, believing it to be Sioux leader Sitting Bull's camp. When he accuses them of wrongdoing, the outlaw Bill Bogart leads the charge to oust him from the campaign. Set adrift, he happens upon the Freemans, who need a guide to the Gallatin Valley. When they meet the sinister-looking Sunday, they're hesitant to hire him. But when Mr. Freeman is killed in a Sioux attack and the reckless Bogart shows up, Mrs. Freeman must put her trust in the man called Sunday. .
RAZED FROM CHILDHOOD No child should have to witness what twelve year old Cord Malone saw the day his parents were murdered and his home burned to the ground. Rescued from the blaze by his Uncle Jesse, the terrible image still haunts him, as does the name of the man responsible...Eli Creed. Jesse had tried to track the man down, only to lose Creed's trail. But Cord never gave up. He just waited out his young years before setting out on a trail long gone cold to satisfy the need for revenge that still burns inside him. .
The white-born, Cheyenne-raised warrior Little Wolf has left the warpath behind to create a prosperous life with his wife Rain Song. But when a renegade army slaughters his tribe and takes Rain Song captive, Little Wolf's dreams for peace are overrun by need for bloody vengeance.
Mountain man Trace McCall must rescue his beloved from a kidnapper without getting caught in a growing conflict between white homesteaders and Indians.
Action-packed western adventure from the author of Crow Creek Crossing.AN OUTLAW IS BORNWhen war came to the Shenandoah Valley, Matt Slaughter and his older brother joined the Confederate army. But three years defending his homeland as a sniper has weighed heavily on Matt's conscience. With the cause lost, the brothers desert--only to find upon their arrival home that Owen's farm has fallen into the hands of swindlers...Then, after his brother accidentally kills a Union officer, Matt takes the blame. But now--facing a sham trial and a noose--he escapes to the west, where he saves the life of another fugitive down-and-outer. Both men are a breed apart from other outlaws. Neither kills for pleasure or steals for profit. But that doesn't matter to the cold-blooded men who are going to give them hell to pay--and get the same in return...
Clay Culver thought the Civil War was the last battle he'd ever fight, until he got word of his sister's abduction-and suddenly had his own war to wage.
A TREACHEROUS JOURNEY Joel McAllister is a lieutenant in the Confederate Army--or at least he was, until Lee surrendered. Now he's determined to get as far away from war as possible, somewhere beyond North and South (and maybe somewhere with some gold): Idaho Territory. Accompanied by his steadfast sergeant, Riley, the two former soldiers travel westward from Texas. But the trail to Silver City is littered with peril--including a band of notoriously merciless Comanche warriors. When his traveling party expands to include two women survivors of a Comanche raid and a Bannock Indian, Joel will need to rely on what soldier's instinct he has left in him to deliver everyone to Silver City alive--and keep them alive once they're there.
The author of The Devil's Posse returns with the tale of one man's journey from mines to mountain trails and the dangers hunting him every step of the way....After gunfire and fear of the law drive him away from his home, young John Slater Engels is forced to seek refuge in the mountains of Montana. There he meets Teddy Lightfoot, who invites the boy to live with his wife and him in a small Crow village nestled in the Absaroka Mountains. In case lawmen are still searching for him, Engels decides to drop his legal name, keeping only his middle name: Slater.As the years go by and Slater grows into manhood, he also becomes an excellent scout--so much so that he's hired to assist the soldiers based out of Fort Ellis. But just when Slater's future begins to look bright, he crosses paths with a dangerous Sioux war chief named Iron Pony, who vows to take his life. And as Slater's past comes back to haunt him, he's forced to make some tough decisions--decisions that may cost him everything he holds dear....
Action-packed western adventure from the author of Crow Creek Crossing.<P> Over a decade ago, a Shoshoni maiden loved mountain man Trace McCall. Her father did not approve of the union and stole her away--unaware that she was carrying the white man's child.<P> She married a member of her tribe to give her son a father, naming the child White Eagle. A war party of Sioux slaughters the Shoshoni camp, but the child escapes.<P> With no place to run, White Eagle decides to find his white father.
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