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Dr. Josie Reed has been thrown back in time to 1881 to discover her soul mate, but it turns out he is a sexy outlaw from the Wild West. Although she desperately tries to keep her emotions in check while tending to the wounds of Kurtis Mitchell, she is soon forced to run away with him, making her an outlaw as well. As passions begin to flare, even Billy the Kid cannot keep this fated couple apart or Josie from saving the life of man she is destined to love.
When the old woman appeared at her bedside, Tess Harper's first thought was that she was being kidnapped and held until her wealthy parents could pay a hefty ransom. She never fathomed that she would be brought back to the year 1885 and left in the middle of Kansas. Tess finds herself faced with two motherless little girls without a home and a stubborn but handsome man who is the only person who can care for them. Before she can be returned to her time, Tess must ensure that the lovely little girls have a place in recluse Joseph Maguire's home and heart. Joseph has many enchanting qualities. Although he drives Tess mad with his hard-headed ways, she cannot keep her blood from boiling every time he touches her. She knows the girls should be with Joseph, but where does she belong? As a mother to the children and in the arms of the man she is oddly attracted to, or in the future where only the dream of love awaits her.
The Fenady style is straight-forward, unembellished storytelling. --VarietyWar Made Them HeroesThey met on the battlefields of Vicksburg. General Ulysses S. Grant, George Armstrong Custer, and the Rebel Johnny Yuma. Three men united by fate--in a nation divided by war--they were dedicated to freedom, driven to extremes, and destined for greatness. . .History Made Them LegendsOf the three, Johnny Yuma was the most elusive. A Confederate soldier during the war, he was about to play a key role in Grant's victory for the Union, Lee's surrender at Appomattox, and Custer's deadly campaigns in the West. With a ready finger on the trigger, and a steady aim on both sides of history, his life is the stuff of legend. But the truth has never been told--until now. . .Destiny Made Them BrothersThe story of three heroic men--two Yanks , one Rebel--and the epic fight for America. "Crackling with the fury of a desert storm."--True West on The Rebel: Johnny Yuma
William W. Johnstone's Mountain Man series towers above the landscape of Western fiction, taking readers into the heart and soul of a man who once lived on the wrong side of the law--and now is willing to die for justice. Smoke Jensen was once the fastest draw in the West. He was also tired of taking on every tinhorn upstart out to make a reputation. So Jensen hung up his .45s for good. Or so he thought. . . When A War Never Dies, A Soldier Never Rests. In the bush country of South Texas, Captain Richard King built a sprawling ranch called Santa Gertrudis. But at the end of the Civil War, while King was in Mexico, his ranch was raided by Union troops led by a sadistic killer who burned Santa Gertrudis to the ground--and slaughtered everyone on it. Thirty years later, King's land is about to run with blood once more. Former Union Captain Jack Brant has gotten out of prison and is raring to pick up his rampage where he left off. Called to Texas, mountain man Smoke Jensen is ready and willing to help King fight fire with fire. Brant isn't worried about Smoke Jensen--after all, what can one man do? He's about to find out. . .
William W. Johnstone's Mountain Man series towers above the landscape of Western fiction, taking readers into the heart and soul of a man who once lived on the wrong side of the law--and now is willing to die for justice. Smoke Jensen was once the fastest draw in the West. He was also tired of taking on every tinhorn upstart out to make a reputation. So Jensen hung up his . 45s for good. Or so he thought. . . When A War Never Dies, A Soldier Never Rests. In the bush country of South Texas, Captain Richard King built a sprawling ranch called Santa Gertrudis. But at the end of the Civil War, while King was in Mexico, his ranch was raided by Union troops led by a sadistic killer who burned Santa Gertrudis to the ground--and slaughtered everyone on it. Thirty years later, King's land is about to run with blood once more. Former Union Captain Jack Brant has gotten out of prison and is raring to pick up his rampage where he left off. Called to Texas, mountain man Smoke Jensen is ready and willing to help King fight fire with fire. Brant isn't worried about Smoke Jensen--after all, what can one man do? He's about to find out. . .
True Grit, Texas-StyleFrom the great-grandson of famed U.S. Marshal Rooster Cogburn comes an exciting new legend of the Old West--the epic story of a hero, a family, and a sprawling frontier just waiting to be tamed...Before the Civil War, Argyle Dollarhyde had everything a man could ever want: a beautiful wife, three strong sons, and a prosperous stake in the booming cotton industry. But now, Union troops have left the South in ruins--and Dollarhyde's life is in shambles. Refusing to fall prey to carpetbaggers, Dollarhyde gathers up his family and sets out for the one place a man can still live free: Texas. Where the natives are as dangerous as the land itself. Where wagon trails are forged in blood, cattle drives are defended by bullets, and oil fields are ripe for the taking. Here, with only a tiny dugout cabin and small herd of longhorns, Dollarhyde and his sons will carve out their future on the American frontier. This is their story. A grueling test of Lone Star grit. A defiant legacy of Lone Star pride. A life-or-death struggle for Lone Star freedom...and, finally, justice for all.Praise for Spur Award winner Brett Cogburn:"Fans of frontier arcana will revel in Cogburn's readable prose and lively characters." --Publishers Weekly on Rooster"Cogburn amazes and astounds." --Booklist
The humble little cabin in the great Gila Wilderness of New Mexico Territory is more than a home to Evan Shelby. It's his last chance for life. He was diagnosed with tuberculosis and his condition was considered hopeless until he moved out here. It's been six months now since he showed any symptoms, and he's come to love the land and people in this little ranching community. But he's not the only one who loves the land. A major Texas cow outfit just opened a land office, and they plan to start a huge cattle ranch. They're not offering much money for folks' land, but they have plenty of hardcases to help convince people to sell. His friends have asked Evan to help, but as the invaders clash with the locals and tensions keep mounting, Evan may have the toughest battle of his life in front of him.
Don't miss the conclusion to New York Times bestselling author Jill Shalvis's classic series, The Heirs to the Triple M!Cade McKnight was a loner. A man who liked his horizons open. Then the private investigator met Delia Scanlon. The sexy spitfire drove Cade to distraction, unleashed his tightly controlled emotions and made him feel alive again. But Cade had been hired to find out whether Delia had a true claim to the ranch, not to sleep with his alluring client. Besides, Delia wants things Cade could never give her--a home, a family. And when he discovers the truth about her heritage, it could destroy both their dreams...
Against an enemy as deadly as he is cunning, outgunned in the middle of a hellish land, Burt Green must face down Deuces in a war between the lawful and the lawless. A war from which only one man can walk away...
Brothers find themselves in the middle of a bloody range war that has split a town in two.
The year 1858 dawns blood-red in the untamed Southwest, even as in the East the country moves towards civil war. Leadership of the most warlike Apache tribe has passed to the great warrior chief Cochise, who burns to avenge the poisoning of an Indian child. Meanwhile, the U.S. Army is out to end Apache power with terror instead of treaties. As these two great fighting forces circle for the kill on a map stained by massacre and ambush, former dragoon officer Nathanial Barrington finds no escape from the clash of cultures he sought to flee. He is drawn west again to be tempted by a love as forbidden as it is irresistible-and to be torn between the military that formed him as a fighting man and the hold the Apaches have on his heart and soul...
Even a devil deserves the good love of a woman. . .After avenging the murders of his family, Gareth Lowell headed west to put his demons to rest. Though several years have passed, he still carries the weight of his sins and doesn't believe he deserves to be loved--even by the beautiful Portia Townsend. He's known Portia since she was a young girl, and though she's blossomed into a voluptuous woman, he resists the deep longing she stirs in him. When Portia realizes Gareth will never see her as anything more than the feisty, silly girl she once was, she decides to move on. Trouble is, Portia has once again gotten herself into a dangerous situation, and the only way out is to marry Gareth--if only temporarily. Turns out getting hitched was the easy part, while giving up a scorching passion is the last thing either are willing to admit. . .Praise For The Novels Of Diane Whiteside"Very hot. . .Once you start you won't want to stop reading." --Romantic Times"So steamy that it fogs one's reading glasses. . ." --Booklist on The Irish Devil
On a tortuous cattle drive, a cowboy battles weather, Comanches, and his own men The land is lush--but bare of cattle. Colonel Tremaine never expected his ranch's grass to come in so thick, and with his health failing, the old soldier lacks the strength to assemble the kind of herd that could take advantage of nature's bounty. He reaches out to Kirby McBride, an old recruit from his army days, and begs him for a favor. Once, the colonel saved Kirby's life. Now Kirby will save his.He sends Kirby to Mexico to collect a thousand-head herd from the drought-ravaged ranch of Don Trujillo-Lopez. Drive the cattle north, fatten them on Tremaine's grass, and he and the don can split the profits. But when jealousy overwhelms the drive and some of Kirby's own men prove treacherous, death threatens the operation. As Kirby McBride drives into Devil's Canyon, a fortune hangs in the balance--and so does his life.
Billy Starbuck is out to prove once and for all who runs the Territory by robbing a fortune in gold from Tyree's stagecoach. Billy Starbuck: at nineteen he was the most feared outlaw in Arizona Territory, a black-clad gun-tough who always knew exactly where and when to strike. Then Navaho Stage Line troubleshooter Simon Tyree made a fool of Billy by sneaking a big payroll right past his nose. So Billy Starbuck is out to prove once and for all who runs the Territory by robbing a fortune in gold from Tyree's stagecoach. Tyree is just as determined to deliver his cargo safely, but an unexpected group of passengers upsets the carefully laid plans of both men. And when a freak storm turns Devil's Canyon into a raging flood, the brash young outlaw and the veteran stage driver must join forces if anyone is to leave Devil's Canyon alive.
They are four hired guns who haul freight for a price into the treacherous, untamed wilderness. Having already risked their lives for the Confederacy, now they're fighting for themselves--and for a stake in the future--on the great frontier. Led by the poker-playing Faro Duval, these soldiers of fortune are about to take the biggest gamble of all: delivering an explosive cargo from Santa Fe to southwestern Utah. Their destination is Devil's Canyon...and a mountain of gold. But there's a wild card in the crew: a man who is one jump ahead of an unsavory past and one piece of silver away from selling them out. In a land of savage outlaws and hostile Utes, with a rattlesnake named Hal Durham in their midst, Duval and his men are running out of time and out of luck...
KILL LIST When Clint Adams walks into a saloon in Danehill, Arizona, all he wants is a cold beer, but his drink comes with a side of trouble. Riding into town after him is Jack Sonnet, a man who wants revenge against the four criminals who shot his brother--one of whom happens to be in the saloon. Clint learns that Jack is the grandson of an old friend, and he offers to watch the young man's back--not just for the men he's fixing to kill but for all the trouble that will follow... The All-Action Western SeriesOVER FIFTEEN MILLION GUNSMITH BOOKS IN PRINT!
Cutthroat Comancheros, wandering banditos, the Mexican Army, the Fourth Cavalry -- and Miss Vanessa Fontaine -- all want Duane Braddock, who has the fastest gun in the West and much more than a price on his head. But it is the Apaches who leave him for dead in the Coahuilian Desert. Found by a ragtag outlaw band led by an ex-Confederate soldier, Braddock is brought back to the land of the living. By the time he is well enough to run, a greedy plan to seize half-a-million dollars of Army payroll is in place. The dynamite is set, the fuse is lit, and the Pecos Kid has to pick: kill or die.
When Dave Donaldson headed into Indian Territory and never came back, Skye Fargo agreed to track the young man down and-if at all possible-bring him back to safety. Finding him tangled up with a gang of whiskey-smuggling killers, the Trailsman must keep him alive-and let the others fall where they may...
Lou Prophet loves to keep beautiful women company. But when the invitation comes from Miss Louisa Bonaventure, the Vengeance Queen, he finds himself intimate with hot lead instead of her warm female form. Louisa's got him riding the brutal Mexican frontier chasing outlaws led by Tony Lazzaro, a notorious thief whose deadly weapon, Sugar Delphi, is a blind and blood-hungry pistolera.While Lou and Louisa hunt for Lazzaro, they've got two gangs hot on their tail: vicious Mojaves hungry for white hides, and Mexican Rurales hungry for gold. They're not sure who's more of a threat, but decide to keep their enemies closer by riding with the Rurales. In a true case of the blind leading the blind, Lou Prophet prays that this pursuit ends with him on the right end of a smoking pistol...
Saddle up with this riveting tale. Young Tim Beckdolt had been working Desperation Peak in Arizona for eight long, treacherous months before striking a rich seam of gold. Now, after three months of hard, grueling labor, he's stockpiled more than $175,000 of gold ore, and his dreams of wealth are about to be realized . . . that is until the loutish Swedish giant Sven and the foppish Virginian killer Bonnet, arrive to jump his claim. Forced by gunpoint to mine the remainder of the gold for this villainous pair, Tim manages to escape into the surrounding wilderness, only to be hunted like an animal through vicious terrain with no weapons to defend himself or food to sustain him. ALSO INCLUDES THE WESTERN STORIES "JOHNNY, THE TOWN TAMER" AND "STRANGER IN TOWN" "With the flair of a Louis L'Amour or Zane Grey." --True West*An International Book Awards Winner
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....
In this stark Acid Western, the dark side of oft-glorified Gold Rush period in California is revealed when the Narrator, a nameless, fragile man in search of salvation, witnesses the brutality of western expansion. On a journey to meet up with his wife, who is taking care of her ailing mother, the Narrator witnesses the crossing of paths between a Native American man on a moral quest to right the wrongs of the Gold Rush and a desperate, fearsome stranger who has lost everything in his quest for gold. Along the way, Narrator's sensibilities shift and change, and his dark and troubled past emerges in glimpses he struggles to repress. Ultimately, he is left with a decision that will change not only his own life, but the lives of those around him.
Lou Prophet is accompanying the vile outlaw Blanco Metalious back to Nugget Town to see him hang. Then Sam "Man Killin" Metalious enters the picture, determined to free his son. No way is that going to happen under Prophet's watch.
Meet the Texans--rough-hewn heroes as bold and rugged as the Lone Star State itself--in a sweeping new series only Georgina Gentry could bring to heart-pounding, hard-riding life. . .DiabloThey call him "Devil," and with good reason. The half-breed Santee Sioux bears the twisted scars that made him the fastest, deadliest gunfighter in Texas. Diablo will never forget the kind cattleman who once took him in, but it is his torturer who haunts his every thought. And when some powerful Wyoming ranchers come looking to hire ruthless men for a wicked job, Diablo seizes the opportunity to settle a score. . .Her name is Sunny, and she more than lives up to it. She's a dazzling ray of light--and the bride-to-be of Hurd Kruger, the man who scarred Diablo. What better way to destroy Kruger than to capture, dishonor, and dump his greatest prize? It's a perfect plan, except for the one thing Diablo never counted on. . .the only thing that could turn him away from the dark side, the angel who could save his bedeviled soul. . ."Gentry brings the West and her characters to life and give her fans hours of tru reading pleasure."---Romantic Times
The most wanted desperado in Texas and the young woman he must betray to save his own life are unlikely lovers in this passionate, fast-paced historical romance by award-winning author Patricia Potter His enemies call him Diablo, but once he was a captain in the Confederate army. Kane O'Brien is now a condemned convict facing death. His only hope of survival is to become a spy for the Yankees, who need him to infiltrate and destroy a notorious outlaw hideout. But in the Sanctuary, he meets a spirited beauty who makes him think twice about his mission. Nicky Thompson wants only to escape the Sanctuary, the place that was once a haven for her and her brother, and never look back--until the deadly outlaw Diablo seeks refuge there. The sensual, scarred stranger awakens powerful yearnings in her that threaten her independent spirit. As desire ignites into a dangerous passion, Nicky begins a perilous journey during which she must entrust her life to an irresistible man whose terrible secret may doom them both.