TEXAS TRIGGERS
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THE TRAILSMAN Book 136 of 398 plus 7 Giant Editions TEXAS TRIGGERS By Jon Sharpe Cover art by Hiram Richardson Signet, April 1993 The four cowpunchers that Skye Fargo ran into on the Texas trail were well-hung in the worst way. Their bullet-ridden bodies swung in the wind at the end of ropes. That was the Trailsman’s first hint of what to expect when he hit Deadwood…a town where the sheriff laid down the law of the gun…where men massed for all-out war against a cattle king who ruled the range in a tyranny of terror…where his wickedly beautiful wife was a dangerous as she was desirable…and wh ..read more
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MOLLY AND THE GOLD BARON
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MOLLY AND THE GOLD BARON By Stephen Overholser Bantam Books, December 1981 Molly Owens is an ace operative for the Fenton Investigative Agency sent undercover to crack the most challenging frontier crimes. When she has to be, Molly is as rough as her .38 calibre Colt double-action Lightning model revolver. When she wants to be, Molly’s woman enough to melt in a man’s arms. In Cripple Creek, Molly is swept up in the West’s richest gold strike trying to expose a blackmailer. Three men are after her. One owes her his life; one is trying to kill her and one is falling in love. And just as the c ..read more
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THREE CANYONS TO DEATH
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THREE CANYONS TO DEATH By Luke Jones Consul Books, 1961 The three men had been friends for only a short time, but they had formed a strong bond. When Jed Saunders, youngest of the trio, was brutally murdered, Limey and George swore to have revenge. The trail led them to a town living in fear – a town where only one man, Marshal Gruman, dared to speak his mind; and to Old Man Prescott, cattle-king and law unto himself; his weak and crooked son, Johnny; and the beautiful and unpredictable Elvina, who had inherited all her father’s wildness. Knowing that Luke Jones is a pseudonym for Peter Watt ..read more
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CAREY'S VENGEANCE
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CAREY’S VENGEANCE By Irving A. Greenfield Cover art by Mike Cole Tandem, 1973 – reprinted April 1975 Originally published by Dell, 1972 Thomas Carey had come a long way for this moment. For nearly a year he had struggled through a ravaged land, his faith in the gun slung low on his hip, and his only passion the revenge that burned in his heart. The tall, lean hard-bitten Texan had shot his way out of prison camp. Ridden with Quantrill’s Raiders as they fought and raped and plundered. Blazed his vengeance trail through a thousand miles of countryside where every man was his enemy. Carey’s bod ..read more
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THE GENERAL
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ABILENE Book 10 of 16 THE GENERAL By Justin Ladd Cover art by Gordon Crabb Pocket Books, October 1989 When former Confederate prison camp commander General Brainard Forsythe arrives in town, marshal Luke Travis and deputy Cody Fisher have their hands full trying to keep the peace. Plenty of folks in Abilene are ready to welcome the “Butcher of Copperhead Mountain” with a noose and a tall gallows. But vicious hardcase McKimson and his gang are after the gold that the general is rumoured to have taken – and no one’s getting in their way. It’s open war on Abilene’s rough streets, and a marshal a ..read more
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TO MAKE A MAN
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BLOODY JOE MANNION Book 4 of 9 TO MAKE A MAN By Peter Brandvold Wolfpack Publishing, August 2022 Del Norte Town Marshal “Bloody” Joe Mannion and his junior deputy, Henry “Stringbean” McCallister, run down an especially violent as well as beguiling outlaw in the pretty form of Mathilda Calderon. The senorita is just one pretty girl, but she fights like a leg-trapped puma, leaving Mannion with an arm full of buckshot and Stringbean hurting where a man just shouldn’t be attacked, gallblastit!  Senorita Calderon is wanted for aiding and abetting the commission of a federal crime and to testi ..read more
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KILLERS NEVER SLEEP
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BUCK TRAMMEL Book 6 of 6 KILLERS NEVER SLEEP By William W. Johnstone and J.A. Johnstone Pinnacle Books, January 2024 Ben Washington and his gang of murdering prairie rats have been terrorizing Wyoming Territory for quite a spell: rustling cattle, robbing stagecoaches and railroads, and slaughtering settlers. When Sheriff Buck Trammel of Laramie learns that Washington and his killers have been terrorizing an innocent family, he and his deputy ride out and bring Washington in the hard way – at the barrel of a gun. When word spreads fast of Washington’s capture, gambler Adam Hagen begins taking ..read more
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ON THE DODGE
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BANNISTER ON THE DODGE By D.B. Newton Cover art by Jerome Podwil Berkley Medallion, 1962 Jim Bannister hoped he wouldn’t be recognized when he rode into the tiny town of Antelope, Colorado, but he had to take the risk. His life depended on Syndicate Agent Boyd Selden whom he hoped to find there . . .  A few months earlier he had busted out of a jail in New Mexico, and there was a $12,000 price tag on his head . . . Things were going smoothly enough – until he accidentally got pulled into a fight over Kelsey Harbord, daughter of the murdered ex-foreman of the powerful Buckhorn Ranch ..read more
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PARTNERS IN CRIME
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HOLMES ON THE RANGE 8 PARTNERS IN CRIME By Steve Hockensmith Rough Edges Press, November 2023 Saddle up for adventure with the eccentric cowboy detectives, Big Red and Old Red Amlingmeyer, as they embark on a thrilling journey to establish their dream detective agency in the Wild West. In this action-packed collection of five stories, join the brothers as they navigate disastrous homecoming trips, strange newspaper feuds, supernatural kidnappings, deadly Christmas celebrations, and a high-stakes conspiracy threatening to tarnish their budding careers. With their Sherlock Holmes-inspired wit ..read more
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TEACHER WITH A TIN STAR
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TEACHER WITH A TIN STAR By Harriet Cade Hale, March 2015 Mark Brown is hoping to become a minister of the church, but for now he is teaching the elementary school in the little town of Barker’s Crossing in Wyoming. When a local landowner begins to terrorize the homesteaders around Barker’s Crossing, Brown realizes that it is time to act. He has not always been a teacher; in fact, he was a lawman for over ten years. Now, before he can fulfil his ambition of becoming a minister, he must take up his gun one last time and fight to defend the helpless. This is the first book I’ve read written und ..read more
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