The Texans #ad - But nothing could prepare him for the Comanche raid that left him without a home or family. With a promise to return to her, he sets off for revenge. A texan always keeps his promise. At seventeen years old, Odell Spurling is taller than most men, and all too ready to be treated like one.
Widowmaker Jones A Widowmaker Jones Western Book 1Pinnacle Books #ad - And vengeance will be Newt's. It's enough to make a man want vengeance. As for newt, from an angry, addled judge named Roy Bean to a brother and sister pair of circus gypsies, he has a unique talent for choosing the wrong partners, Fonzo Grey and Buckshot Annie. From the great-grandson of famed U. S. The more newt pursues the cunning and deadly Cortina, the angrier he gets, until somewhere on the border the whole crazy journey explodes into an all-out battle of bullets and blood.
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. Then he makes his first mistake, trusting a cheerful stranger. By dawn the stranger--javier cortina, the son of the famous Texas border bandit, Juan "Red" Cortina--is gone.
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Buzzard Bait A Widowmaker Jones Western Book 2Pinnacle Books #ad - There’s just one problem: Ain’t nothing easy about living in Apache country. Or get stuck with a moniker like “Widowmaker. Even so, newt is ready to put his gunslinging days behind him, hang up his Winchester, and take it easy. Sure, newt’s outnumbered, outgunned, and probably out of his mind. Matilda once did him a good turn up on the Pecos and—flat broke and half drunk or not—he’s got to help the old gal out.
. They call him the “widowmaker” newt jones is none too proud of his deadly nickname. Two-time spur award winner brett cogburn brings back the true grit and glory of the Old West—with a hero as glorious as the author’s real-life ancestor Rooster Cogburn. When newt gets word that a renegade tribe has kidnapped Matilda Redding’s grandson, he can’t just sit by and let the local authorities bungle it.
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Not to mention the south’s most famous villain, the Black Knight, is hard on Faro’s trail. And the twins may be the worst trouble of all….
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. . Six foot three, and a dead shot with a rifle, dark eyed, Franklin “Rooster” Cogburn was as hard as the rocky mountain ground his family settled. He was born in 1866 in fancy Hill, Arkansas, the descendant of pioneers and moonshiners. It’s an interesting read, especially for history buffs. The only authority the Cogburn clan recognized was God and a gun.
Celebrated in charles portis’s classic novel and three hit films, the real “Rooster” Cogburn was as bold, brash, and bigger-than-life as the American West itself. The author has done extensive research to bring the times and his ancestor to life. And though he never packed a badge, Rooster meted out his own justice—taking on a posse of US deputy marshals in a blazing showdown.
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PanhandlePinnacle Books #ad - In his gritty, the man who inspired true grit, pounding debut novel, author of Rooster: The Life and Times of the Real Rooster Cogburn, Brett Cogburn, proves he's equal to the task of writing the next great American western. Some folks are just born to tell tall tales. For in a land where your fortunes can change at the cock of a hammer, a man has to stay on his guard if he's going to protect what's rightly his--and live to enjoy it.
Brett cogburn lives in Oklahoma with his family. He was fortunate enough for many years to make his living from the back of a horse, where on cold mornings cowboys still straddled frisky broncs and dragged calves to the branding fire on the end of a rope from their saddlehorns. Together they aim to rid this violent territory full of rustlers, horse thieves, and the rest of the devils who slaughter innocents with no remorse.
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Panhandle, 2013 western writers of america spur award winner, iconic hero of the Old West, Best First NovelBeyond True GritFrom the great grandson of the real Rooster Cogburn, comes a novel that adds an exciting new chapter to the legend of the Texas frontier.
Destiny, TexasPinnacle Books #ad - But now, union troops have left the South in ruins—and Dollarhyde’s life is in shambles. A defiant legacy of Lone Star pride. 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. Where wagon trails are forged in blood, cattle drives are defended by bullets, and oil fields are ripe for the taking.
A grueling test of Lone Star grit. True grit, texas-StyleFrom the great-grandson of famed U. S. 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.
Destiny, Texas #ad - Booklist. Marshal rooster cogburn comes an exciting new legend of the old west—the epic story of a hero, and a sprawling frontier just waiting to be tamed…Before the Civil War, three strong sons, Argyle Dollarhyde had everything a man could ever want: a beautiful wife, a family, and a prosperous stake in the booming cotton industry.
Where the natives are as dangerous as the land itself. This is their story. 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.
Gunpowder Express A Widowmaker Jones Western Book 3Pinnacle Books #ad - Foolhardy and desperate for money, newt joins three other guards—and a passenger, Jenny Silks, a stubborn firebrand with her own stake in seeing the delivery through. But waiting on the gunpowder Express is Irish Jack O’Harrigan and his band of outlaws. There’s not a soul alive he wouldn’t think twice about putting six feet under.
Time to meet the widowmaker vulture city is home to a prosperous gold mine and every bad man in the Arizona Territory knows it. But he’s never traded lead with the man known as Widowmaker. Nearly every stagecoach attempting to deliver the gold to the railroad at Maricopa has been ambushed on the trail—a trail known as the Gunpowder Express for the bullet-riddled bodies along the way.
Gunpowder Express A Widowmaker Jones Western Book 3 #ad - With gold piling up and a lack of volunteers to transport it, the mine owner hires Newt “Widowmaker” Jones to ride shotgun on the next stage. 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.
THE PLOT: Ninetieth in a Series of Jess Williams Westerns A Jess Williams Western Book 90R & T Enterprise Inc. #ad - When he finds out that a killer by the name of Glen Erlander in in town asking questions about Jess, he confronts Erlander and kills him. Jess hears this news and starts to put things together. He heads straight to black creek and discovers that he has even more killers coming to find him, but he doesn’t know who they are or when they will arrive.
That causes him to be suspicious and he starts heading to Black Creek to find out what it might mean. Clay morgan is living on the lake in Black Creek. His rest comes to an abrupt end when he finds out that a professional hired gun by the name of Len Bowden is in Stratton, asking about him. Jess confronts the gun handler, he finds a map of his hometown of Black Creek, Kansas, but after killing him, in Bowden’s pocket.
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Rough CountryHigh Hill Press #ad - There was a time when america was younger--when the West was as rugged as the souls of the men and women who set out to tame her. Owens, tommy johnson, Nancy Hartney, Michael R. Rough country is fifteen stories that speak of that odyssey towards sundown and the kind of people who went west of the Mississippi, to the frontier and beyond, seeking.
Rough Country #ad - Jackson, amy hale auker, Rod Miller, Richard Prosch, Eddie A. Boggs, louella Turner, T. M. Ritt, delois McGrew, Johnny D. Eaton, chouteau's crossing, and dusty richardsAnd the Spur Finalist in Short Fiction for 2013, by McKendree Long . Original old west Stores from: Brett Cogburn, D. B. The good and the bad, the brave and the weak, the comical and the pitiful--some lived and died without so much as a tombstone or a whisper on the wind to mark their passing, and others.
. Well, they became legends.
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Patriots welcome. The johnstone hero with the heavenly name—and the hellish task of living up to it—Perley Gates—takes on a gang of cold-blooded killers to save the soul of a small Western town. In no time at all there’s a target on Perley’s back—and the vicious gang leader is calling all the shots.
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. And perley is their only hope to get it.