Dance on the Wind: A Novel

By Terry C. Johnston

Sixteen-year-old Titus Bass fears one destiny greater than the other: by no means to event the good desolate tract or the wildness within himself. So past due one evening he snatches a squirrel gun and a handful of biscuits, flees into the woods, and doesn’t glance again. From Louisville previous the Chickasaw bluffs and the Natchez hint all of the strategy to New Orleans, he plunges into the rough-and-tumble existence alongside the banks of the Mississippi: a unstable, violent kingdom of boatmen and river bandits, knife fights and Indian raids, powerful liquor and more desirable ladies. but past the good river stretches the large, unexplored expanse of the nice Plains. And it's the following that younger Titus will search his destiny, and threat every thing to grab it.

Show description

Read more

Cotton's War (Sheriff Cotton Burke)

By Phil Dunlap

SHERIFF COTTON BURKE DIDN’T begin THIS WAR, BUT he'll end IT.
 
As sheriff of Catron County in New Mexico Territory, Cotton Burke has placed his lifestyles at the line opposed to a number of the West’s so much unrepentant outlaws. Like Virgil Cruz—who’s abducted the girl Cotton loves and threatens to kill her may still the lawman try and intervene along with his gang’s schemes.
 
Memphis Jack Stump used to put on a badge and uphold justice till one drink too many fee him his job—and his friendship with Cotton. yet he’s the single guy Cotton trusts sufficient to infiltrate Cruz’s gang as a employed gun and aid take them down from the interior ahead of the bandit enacts a negative revenge…

Show description

Read more

Comanche Moon (Lonesome Dove Story, Book 2)

By Larry McMurtry

The epic four-volume cycle that begun with Larry McMurty's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece, Lonesome Dove, is finished with this incredible and haunting novel - a capstone in a powerful culture of storytelling.

Texas Rangers August McCrae and Woodrow F. name, now of their heart years, are only commencing to take care of the enigmas of the grownup middle - Gus together with his nice love, Clara Forsythe; and phone with Maggie Tilton, the younger whore who loves him. proud yet very varied males, they enlist with a Ranger troop in pursuit of Buffalo Hump, the good Comanche battle leader; Kicking Wolf, the distinguished Comanche horse thief; and a perilous Mexican bandit king with a penchant for torture.

Comanche Moon joins the twenty-year time line among useless Man's stroll and Lonesome Dove, following liked heroes Gus and get in touch with and their comrades-in-arms - Deets, Jake Spoon, and Pea Eye Parker - of their sour fight to guard an advancing Western frontier opposed to the defiant Comanches, courageously made up our minds to shield their territory and their lifestyle.

instantaneously vividly imagined and unflinchingly lifelike, Comanche Moon is a sweeping, heroic event jam-packed with tragedy, cruelty, braveness, honor and betrayal - and the fruits of Larry McMurty's peerless imaginative and prescient of the yank West.

Show description

Read more

A Million Ways to Die in the West

By Seth MacFarlane

From the author of Family Guy and director of Ted comes a hilarious first novel that reinvents the Western.
 
Mild-mannered sheep farmer Albert Stark is bored stiff with the tough lifetime of the yank frontier, the place it kind of feels every thing and whatever can kill you: Duels at excessive midday. Barroom brawls. toxic snakes. Cholera-infected consuming water. Tumbleweed abrasion. anything referred to as “toe-foot.” Even a visit to the outhouse. sure, there are 1000000 how one can die within the wild, wild West, and Albert plans to prevent all of them. a few humans imagine that makes him a coward. Albert calls it logic. but if his female friend dumps him for the main unbearable man on the town, Albert makes a decision to struggle back—even notwithstanding he can’t shoot, experience, or throw a punch. thankfully, he groups up with a stunning gunslinger who’s tricky adequate for the either one of them. Unfortunately, she’s married to the largest, meanest, so much jealous badass at the frontier. seems Albert has simply found one million and one how one can die within the West.

Show description

Read more

Stone Song: A Novel of the Life of Crazy Horse

By Win Blevins

Winner of the Spur Award and a nominee for the Pulitzer Prize: This vintage story of the West has been heralded via the Dallas Morning News as “a deeply non secular tale in regards to the soul trip of a very good and mysterious American hero” 

Of all of the iconic figures of local American heritage, loopy Horse is still the main mysterious. Ridiculed as a boy for his strange seems, he grew as much as be a guy who had little interest in the regalia that his fellow Lakota Sioux warriors coveted, and but he led his humans to their most renowned victory: the defeat of normal Custer on the conflict of the Little Bighorn.
 
referred to as to a future of huge value and tortured via his deeply passionate love of an attractive girl, loopy Horse came across peace basically in conflict. A visionary who drew suggestion from the everlasting knowledge of his humans, he found the capacity to defeat the united states military at its personal lethal online game. To at the present time, he strides throughout American background as a guy who lived—and died—on his personal phrases.

Show description

Read more

Kilkenny: A Novel

By Louis L'Amour

Kilkenny wasn’t trying to find hassle whilst he entered the Clifton residence level station, yet hassle chanced on him while a reckless kid named Tetlow challenged him, drew his gun, and paid for it together with his life.

Looking to flee a name that he by no means sought after, Kilkenny settles within the lonely mountain state of Utah, making plans to ranch a excessive, lush valley. however the earlier is on his path. Jared Tetlow is a strong rancher made up our minds to run his substantial herd at the constrained grasslands there—whether he has to shop for out the neighborhood ranchers, run them out, or kill them. He’ll slash an individual who stands in his means, specially a guy he already despises: the gunman named Kilkenny—the guy who killed his son.

Show description

Read more

Last Stand at Saber River

By Elmore Leonard

A quiet haunted guy, Paul Cable walked clear of a misplaced reason hoping to select up the place he left off. yet issues have replaced in Arizona because he first rode out to head struggle for the Confederacy. brothers—Union men—have claimed his unfold and they are no longer approximately to provide it again, leaving Cable and his relatives no position to settle in peace. it sort of feels this struggle isn't really but over for Paul Cable. yet no one's going to remove his land and his future—not with their legislation, their lies, or their guns.

Show description

Read more

La Tour Sombre, Tome 1 : Le Pistolero

By Stephen King

ATTENTION : Ce produit est livré par le fabricant sous forme d'un assortiment aléatoire de 2 couvertures. Il nous est donc most unlikely de vous proposer une couverture en particulier. En validant votre commande, vous recevrez donc un exemplaire avec l’une des couvertures figurant sur l'image en fonction du inventory disponible. Nous vous remercions pour votre compréhension.

" L'homme en noir fuyait à travers le désert, et le Pistolero le suivait... " Ce Pistolero, c'est Roland de Gilead, dernier justicier et aventurier d'un monde qui a changé et dont il cherche à inverser los angeles destruction programmée. Pour ce faire, il doit arracher au sorcier vêtu de noir les secrets and techniques qui le mèneront vers l. a. journey Sombre, à los angeles croisée de tous les temps et de tous les lieux. Roland surmontera-t-il les pièges diaboliques de cette créature? A-t-il judgment of right and wrong que son destin est inscrit dans trois cartes d'un jeu de tarot bien particulier ? Le Pistolero devra faire le pari de le découvrir, et d'affronter los angeles folie et l. a. mort. automobile il sait depuis le graduation que les voies de l. a. journey Sombre sont impénétrables...

Show description

Read more

Cities of the Plain: Border Trilogy (3)

By Cormac McCarthy

During this really good new novel, the nationwide booklet Award-winning writer of All the gorgeous Horses and The Crossing models a darkly appealing elegy for the yankee frontier.  

The environment is New Mexico in 1952, the place John Grady Cole and Billy Parham are operating as ranch palms. To the North lie the proving grounds of Alamogordo; to the South, the dual towns of El Paso and Juarez, Mexico. Their existence is made from path drives and horse auctions and tales instructed through campfire mild. it's a lifestyles that's approximately to alter ceaselessly, and John Grady and Billy either realize it.

The catalyst for that adjust seems within the kind of a gorgeous, ill-starred Mexican prostitute.  When John Grady falls in love, Billy agrees--against his larger judgment--to support him rescue the woman from her suavely brutal pimp. the consequent occasions resonate with the violence and inevitability of vintage tragedy.   Hauntingly attractive, packed with sorrow, humor and awe, Cities of the Plain is a real American epic.

Show description

Read more
1 4 5 6 7 8 500