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The Daybreakers/Sackett

by Louis L'Amour

One of the most popular fictional creations of our time, the chronicle of the Sackett family is also one of Louis L'Amour's crowning achievements--and these two magnificent novels are proof . SackettA drifter by circumstance, William Tell Sackett hungered for a place he couldn't name but knew he had to find. South of the Tetons, through a keyhole pass, he found it: a lonely yet beautiful valley--with a fortune in gold. Then he found an even greater treasure: Ange Kerry, a courageous and resourceful woman. But the harsh ways it takes to protect his claim--and their lives--may be the one thing that drives Ange away.The DaybreakersOrrin Sackett had to be pushed into a fight. But Tyrel Sackett was born to trouble. The night Tye stepped between his brother and a bullet changed them both forever. Now their trail pointed west, to a lawless frontier town called Sante Fe. Orrin took the job of marshal, while Tye commanded respect without a badge. When a loose end from their past turns up, one brother will be forced to revert to his old ways--if the other's dreams are to be realized....From the Paperback edition.

Days on the Road: Crossing the Plains in 1865: The Diary of Sarah Raymond Herndon

by Sarah Raymond Herndon

Sarah Raymond was an unmarried woman of twenty-four who in May 1865--barely a month after the end of the Civil War--mounted her beloved pony and headed west alongside the wagon carrying her mother and two younger brothers. They traveled by wagon train over the Great Plains toward the Rocky Mountains, with no certain idea of where they would settle themselves but a strong desire to leave war-torn Missouri behind and start a new life. Days on the Road is the story of this remarkable journey and of the young woman who made it. Written on the trail and originally published in 1902, it is a tribute to all of the emigrants who made their way west and the tale of a truly extraordinary woman.

Dead End Trail

by Norman A. Fox

NEVER JUDGE A MAN BY HIS WANTED POSTER! Who'd have thought a tiny china stallion could stir up such a stampede? But when the trinket is the only way to claim the buried booty of Butch Rafferty's Wild Bunch, every gunslick in Montana is out to get his hands on the prize. All except one. Ex-hardcase Rowdy Dow has other ideas. He's not aiming to be a law-dog...just pay back a debt to the legendary Rafferty, since the old desperado wants his loot restored to the ranchers who desperately need it. But with so much cutthroat competition around, Rowdy Dow could good-deed himself right into a cold, cold grave!

Dead Freight for Piute

by Luke Short

Cole Armin came into Piute on the late stage, dead broke and hungry. But no amount of money could make him work for the snake-in-the-grass, thieving Monarch Freight Company. He saw firsthand how Monarch played dirty to keep its business number one. So Cole threw in his lot with Monarch's rival, Western Freight, and soon he was driving twenty mules and twenty tons of ore right into a crossfire that would test his manhood... and his heart.

Dead Man's Fancy

by Keith Mccafferty

The third novel starring Montana's fly fisherman-cum-detective Sean Stranahan, for fans of C. J. Box and Craig JohnsonWolves howl as a riderless horse returns at sunset to the Culpepper Dude Ranch in the Madison Valley. The missing woman, Nanika Martinelli, is better known as the Fly Fishing Venus, a red-haired river guide who lures clients the way dry flies draw trout.As Sheriff Martha Ettinger follows hoof tracks in the snow, she finds one of the men who has fallen under the temptress's spell impaled on the antler tine of a giant bull elk, a kill that's been claimed by a wolf pack. An accident? If not, is the killer human or animal? With painter, fly fisherman, and sometimes private detective Sean Stranahan's help, Ettinger will follow clues that point to an animal rights group called the Clan of the Three-Clawed Wolf and to their svengali master, whose eyes blaze with pagan fire.In their most dangerous adventure yet, Stranahan and Ettinger find themselves in the crossfire of wolf lovers, wolf haters, and a sister bent on revenge, and on the trail of an alpha male gone terribly wrong.

Dead Man's Fancy: A Sean Stranahan Mystery

by Keith Mccafferty

The third novel starring Montana's fly fisherman-cum-detective Sean Stranahan, for fans of C. J. Box and Craig JohnsonWolves howl as a riderless horse returns at sunset to the Culpepper Dude Ranch in the Madison Valley. The missing woman, Nanika Martinelli, is better known as the Fly Fishing Venus, a red-haired river guide who lures clients the way dry flies draw trout.As Sheriff Martha Ettinger follows hoof tracks in the snow, she finds one of the men who has fallen under the temptress's spell impaled on the antler tine of a giant bull elk, a kill that's been claimed by a wolf pack. An accident? If not, is the killer human or animal? With painter, fly fisherman, and sometimes private detective Sean Stranahan's help, Ettinger will follow clues that point to an animal rights group called the Clan of the Three-Clawed Wolf and to their svengali master, whose eyes blaze with pagan fire.In their most dangerous adventure yet, Stranahan and Ettinger find themselves in the crossfire of wolf lovers, wolf haters, and a sister bent on revenge, and on the trail of an alpha male gone terribly wrong.

Dead Man's Hand (Diamondback #5)

by Guy Brewer

After defending a woman's honor, Dex's friend ends up behind bars. And Dex must play all his cards close to the vest to save his friend-when the stakes are raised to life or death.

Dead Man's Hand (Wild Bill , No 1)

by Judd Cole

A LIVING LEGEND Marshal, gunfighter, stage driver, and scout, Wild Bill Hickok had a legend as big and untamed as the West itself. No man was as good with a gun as Wild Bill, and few men used one as often. From Abilene to Deadwood, his name was known by alland feared by many. That's why he was hired by Allan Pinkerton's new detective agency to protect an eccentric inventor on a train ride through the worst badlands of the West. With hired thugs out to kill him and angry Sioux out for his scalp, Bill knew he had his work cut out for him. But even if he survived that, he had a still worse danger to face a jealous Calamity Jane.

Dead Man's Money

by Ken Hodgson

Catching A Murderous Monster Ain't Going To Be Cheap. . . In Oklahoma Indian Territory just over the Kansas line, settlers are losing their heads. Literally, that is. Decapitated bodies are turning up and businessman Cyrus Warwick, who's aiming to make this town bigger than Dodge City, wants it to stop--bad for business, he says. It's bad for his only daughter too: she's the next victim of this Monster of Osage. Warwick's $20,000 bounty goes up. . . . and all hell breaks loose. Asa Cain, Hardcase The good, the bad, and the just plain trigger-happy come looking to claim the bounty, and up goes the body count. But it's not Wyatt Earp or Doc Watson picking up the killer's trail--it's the bloodiest bounty hunter of them all, Asa Cain, and his undertaker partner Cemetery John. But what's at the end of this trail is something even Asa Cain never imagined in his darkest dreams . . . Hodgson is a gift to western writing. --Roundup A first-rate writer. --Dale L. Walker, past president, Western Writers of America

Dead Man's Money

by Ken Hodgson

Catching A Murderous Monster Ain't Going To Be Cheap. . . In Oklahoma Indian Territory just over the Kansas line, settlers are losing their heads. Literally, that is. Decapitated bodies are turning up and businessman Cyrus Warwick, who's aiming to make this town bigger than Dodge City, wants it to stop--bad for business, he says. It's bad for his only daughter too: she's the next victim of this "Monster of Osage." Warwick's $20,000 bounty goes up. . . . and all hell breaks loose. Asa Cain, Hardcase The good, the bad, and the just plain trigger-happy come looking to claim the bounty, and up goes the body count. But it's not Wyatt Earp or Doc Watson picking up the killer's trail--it's the bloodiest bounty hunter of them all, Asa Cain, and his undertaker partner Cemetery John. But what's at the end of this trail is something even Asa Cain never imagined in his darkest dreams . . . "Hodgson is a gift to western writing."--Roundup "A first-rate writer." --Dale L. Walker, past president, Western Writers of America

Dead Man's Noose

by Morgan Hill

"You may put a rope on my wrists," the captured outlaw Duke McClain taunts Sheriff Matt Blake, "but you'll never put one on my neck." A death sentence awaits McClain in Tucson for his robberies, massacres, and senseless murders--but it lies across miles of unforgiving desert, full of cruel traps and bloodthirsty villains. Although Blake is determined to bring the outlaw to justice, a single thought repeats itself in his head with every thirsty step: A lot of things could happen before they reach Tucson...From the Trade Paperback edition.

Dead Man's Spurs (Slocum #247)

by Jake Logan

When Slocum and his herding partner, Billy Quince, end the life of a notorious cattle rustler, it's the young man's first kill. But it's far from his last as the infamous rustler leaves him with a mysterious--and murderous--legacy. Now it's up to Slocum to break the deadly spell.

Dead Man's Trail (Yakima Henry Series #10)

by Frank Leslie

Christmas for Yakima Henry isn't all that merry... Yakima Henry is hunting wild horses with his partner, Lewis Shackleford, when they're attacked by desperadoes. A mysterious gunman with a Sharps rifle sends the thieves running. But when they go to thank their savior, they find him dead--with a large poke of gold amongst his gear. Haunted by the man's death, Yakima takes it upon himself to take the gold to the shooter's family. But even around Christmas, nothing is easy. On the trip through the snowy Wyoming mountains, Yakima will have to fight hard to save himself and his traveling companions--including a beautiful woman on the run--from predators both animal and human.

Dead Man's Walk

by Larry Mcmurtry

Dead Man's Walk is the first, extraordinary book in the epic Lonesome Dove tetralogy, in which Larry McMurtry breathed new life into the vanished American West and created two of the most memorable heroes in contemporary fiction: Augustus McCrae and Woodrow Call.As young Texas Rangers, Gus and Call have much to learn about survival in a land fraught with perils: not only the blazing heat and raging tornadoes, roiling rivers and merciless Indians but also the deadly whims of soldiers. On their first expeditions--led by incompetent officers and accompanied by the robust, dauntless whore known as the Great Western--they will face death at the hands of the cunning Comanche war chief Buffalo Hump and the silent Apache Gomez. They will be astonished by the Mexican army. And Gus will meet the love of his life.

Dead Men's Trails (Canyon O'Grady #1)

by Jon Sharpe

Canyon O'Grady is a special agent of the U.S. government, appointed by the President himself. But the only badge he wears is the Colt at his side & the Henry in his saddle holster as he rides the roughest trails in the West.

Dead Reckoning

by Rosemary Edghill Mercedes Lackey

Jett is a girl disguised as a boy, living as a gambler in the old West as she searches for her long-lost brother. Honoria Gibbons is a smart, self-sufficient young woman who also happens to be a fabulous inventor. Both young women travel the prairie alone - until they are brought together by a zombie invasion! As Jett and Honoria investigate, they soon learn that these zombies aren't rising from the dead of their own accord ... but who would want an undead army? And why? This gunslinging, hair-raising, zombie western mashup is perfect for fans ofCowboys vs. Aliens and Pride & Prejudice & Zombies.

Dead River Killer

by Frank Leslie

Most people hightail it out of Dead River during the severe winters, but bad fortune has driven half-breed Yakima Henry and Sheriff Jack Kelly right into it. In hot pursuit of bank robbers, Jack manages to take back the gold and take a bullet. At death's door, he needs a doctor quick. The closest one is in Dead River. In this frigid place, the townsfolk's reception of the half-breed is chilling. They're out not only for him, but also for the gold.

Dead Warrior

by John Myers Myers

"I tell you what I'll do," he said. "The stage won't be no good to me until Powder Keg amounts to somethin' . . . I'll bet a coach and team against what's on the table, draw and show down."His offer was a sufficient warning of his strength. However, I still liked my aces. A pair of them pack a lot of power in a two-handed game, and I had the feeling that my luck had not run out . . .I counted my aces as casually as pounding pulses would permit. "Can you beat 'em?"His face showed me he could not . . . "How about loanin' me your pony?"

Dead Warrior

by John Myers Myers

"I tell you what I'll do," he said. "The stage won't be no good to me until Powder Keg amounts to somethin' . . . I'll bet a coach and team against what's on the table, draw and show down."His offer was a sufficient warning of his strength. However, I still liked my aces. A pair of them pack a lot of power in a two-handed game, and I had the feeling that my luck had not run out . . .I counted my aces as casually as pounding pulses would permit. "Can you beat 'em?"His face showed me he could not . . . "How about loanin' me your pony?"

Deadfall

by Stephen Lodge

Action packed and authentic, Charley Sunday's Texas Outfit is a vivid portrait of the men whose true grit left its mark on the American West.Charley Sunday. Bloody Sunday.In the lawless frontier town of Brownsville, Texas, a boy and his parents ride a carriage down a crowded street--when a kill crazy band of kidnappers strike suddenly. Now, to rescue his family, veteran rancher Charley Sunday cobbles together a ragtag posse that starts with an outlaw and an Indian--and picks up recruits, weapons, and a lot of trouble all the way down into Mexico. Because his grandson has escaped, Charley and his loyal band of misfits know who they are hunting for--but they don't know why the family was targeted, or what living nightmare lies ahead: from Indian raiders to Mexican bandits and nature's own fury. By the time Charley finds his family in the most brutally lawless part of Mexico there will only be one way out: through a hail fire of bullets and a mad, galloping bloody battle for survival.

Deadlock

by Al Lacy Joanna Lacy

The Zarbo brothers are seasoned outlaws with a reputation for killing. Already wanted in two states, they set their sights on Colorado and a string of bank robberies. They don't count on running into Chief U.S. Marshal John Brockman.John arrests Lee Zarbo, but his brothers remain in hiding. Lee's sentence to death by hanging incites them to desperate measures. They'll do anything to get him out alive. Even kidnap the Chief U.S. Marshal's daughter.When John learns of his young daughter's captivity and the conditions for her release, he must turn to the Lord for direction. It takes all the faith he can muster to wait for the answer. Without freeing a dangerous criminal, can John find Ginny before they kill her?From the Trade Paperback edition.

Deadly Deceptions

by Linda Lael Miller

#1 New York Times bestselling author Linda Lael Miller brings you reader-favorite Mojo Sheepshanks, the irreverent P.I. who finds truth in the strangest places-and solves crimes in the strangest ways... Mojo is trying to enjoy her lovely new home, courtesy of her wealthy sister, Greer, but she'd rather be back in her apartment over Bad-Ass Bert's Biker Saloon in Cave Creek, Arizona. Life was a lot simpler then. Now her sexy cop boyfriend can't seem to let go of his past, while her sister's being blackmailed for secrets in hers. And Mojo's stuck in the middle again. Then there's the ghost who comes to her for help...and the threats being made against the still-living. As the murders pile up, Mojo's starting to discover secrets that even the dead don't want disturbed!

Deadly Election: The Gunsmith #374

by J. R. Roberts

RUNNING FOR HIS LIFE Someone's been using a gun to cast his vote, killing eleven candidates for the United States congress over eight years. Exhausted in their search for the culprit, the Secret Service has decided to use someone on the inside to end the bloodshed--the Gunsmith, Clint Adams. Clint soon finds himself in Austin, living in a fancy house with a butler and a cook who makes the best peach pie he's ever tasted. His gorgeous secretary Carla styles him into a distinguished candidate, dressing him in the finest clothes and taking him to parties to meet campaign donors. But the Gunsmith better not get too comfortable. Even though he's been asked to run as a democrat, the streets will soon be running red... .

Deadly Gamble

by Linda Lael Miller

She's betting on a ghost. And taking a chance on love... Losing her memory in a mysterious tragedy years before left Mojo Sheepshanks not knowing who she is or how to get on with her life. Now the wisecracking Mojo, who hangs out at Bad-Ass Bert's Biker Saloon in Cave Creek, Arizona, suddenly begins seeing ghosts...and discovering clues to her real identity. Meanwhile, sexy cop Tucker Darroch has her heart racing and her passions revved up to maximum overdrive, but is it safe to let go and love the man? Really love him? Everything becomes even more complicated when a wealthy man claiming to be Mojo's long-lost uncle turns up. Not only that, she's being stalked by her ex-con half brother! As she and Tucker work to uncover the facts, she'll need all her savvy and strange new talent to keep someone from burying her-and the truth.

A Deadly Promise

by Joan Lowery Nixon

Sarah risks her life to clear her murdered father's name and expose big-time criminal activity in the lawless mining town of Leadville. Sequel to "High Trail to Danger."

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