Massacre at Whiskey Flats (Sidewinders Book 2)

By William W. Johnstone

From William W. Johnstone, bestselling writer of Blood Bond, Mountain Man, and The final Gunfighter, and J.A. Johnstone, comes Sidewinders, a double-barreled dose of motion, that includes of the unlikeliest western heroes to ever go the yankee frontier.

Sidewinders do not search for Trouble--It frequently reveals Them

within the west, there is consistently paintings for the type of males prepared to get their arms dirty--from rounding stray livestock to stringing barbed twine. Bo Creel and Scratch Morton are only such males. Now they have been employed for the only activity they have by no means attempted: donning badges--in a bit stain of a city known as Whiskey residences.

What Bo and Scratch do not know is gang of outlaws is bent on burning down the city the Sidewinders were employed to guard. With just a passing acquaintance of the legislation, a willing feel of self-preservation, and a range-war collecting around them, Bo and Scratch desire a solid plan or it is a one-way price tag besides Hill. they're going to additionally desire a little good fortune, an entire mess of bullets, and the braveness to face tall--and shoot actual. . .

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Black Valley Riders (Ralph Cotton Western Series)

USA Today bestselling writer.

appears like each time Arizona Ranger Sam Burrack turns over a rock, a Black Valley Rider jumps out. So while bounty hunters arrive in Minton Hill trailing an analogous outlaws, Sam is of the same opinion to experience with them. difficulty is, just a drunken gambler referred to as Tinnis Lucas is aware the place the group is holed up-a lifeless man's land referred to as Black Valley.

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The Sisters Brothers: A Novel

By Patrick deWitt

“A lovely, clever, riveting paintings of, between different issues, cowboy noir…Honestly, I can’t remember ever being this keen on a couple of psychopaths.”
—David Wroblewski, New York Times bestselling writer of The tale of Edgar Sawtelle

“A masterful, hilarious picaresque that retains corporation with the easiest of Charles Portis and Mark Twain…a relentlessly soaking up feat of novelistic art.”
—Wells Tower, writer of Everything Ravaged, every little thing Burned

The Sisters Brothers is darkish, darkish, and humorous, either ha ha and strange…and you’ll love the characters you meet alongside the way.”
—Tom Franklin, New York Times bestselling writer of Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter

Patrick deWitt, a tender author whose “stop-you-in-your-tracks writing has snuck up at the international” (Los Angeles Times), brings us The Sisters Brothers, a darkly comedian, outrageously artistic novel that provides readers a decidedly off-center view of the Wild, Wild West.  Set opposed to the back-drop of the good California Gold Rush, this strange and beautiful travel de strength right now honors and reshapes the conventional western whereas chronicling the picaresque misadventures of 2 employed weapons, the fabled Sisters brothers. the main unique western because the Coen Brothers re-interpreted True Grit—you’ve by no means met somebody fairly like The Sisters Brothers.

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The Gates of the Alamo

By Stephen Harrigan

An important, riveting, deeply imagined novel in regards to the siege and fall of the Alamo in 1836--an occasion that shaped the cognizance of Texas and that resonates via American history--The Gates of the Alamo follows the lives of 3 humans whose fates turn into absolute to the now-fabled Texas castle: Edmund McGowan, a proud and talented naturalist whose life's paintings is threatened by means of the struggle opposed to Mexico; the imaginitive, widowed innkeeper Mary Mott; and her sixteen-year-old son, Terrell, whose first shattering adventure with love leads him in its place to battle, and into the crucible of the Alamo. the tale unfolds with brilliant immediacy and describes the pivotal conflict from the viewpoint of the Mexican attackers in addition to the yank defenders. packed with dramatic scenes, and abounding in fictional and old personalities--among them James Bowie, David Crockett, William Travis, and normal Santa Anna--The Gates of the Alamo enfolds us in heritage and, via its striking and passionate storytelling, permits us to take part ultimately in an American legend.

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Valdez Is Coming: A Novel

By Elmore Leonard

Touching at the issues of the preferred FX sequence Justified that includes U.S. Marshall Raylan Givens, Valdez Is Coming is New York Times bestselling writer Elmore Leonard's vintage western story of corruption, justice, and vengeance.

Forced to gun down an blameless guy, part-time sheriff Roberto Valdez is almost killed and run out of city whilst he seeks justice for the useless man’s relations. however the similar townsfolk who laughed at Valdez’s darkish dermis, mocked his decency, and tied him to a pass will locate themselves at the fallacious part of a gun while the lawman comes again to convey his personal model of justice.

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Blood on Mcallister

By Matt Chisholm

This used to be one gunfight it gave the look of no one used to be going to win...

Rem McAllister were in lots of difficult corners during his violent profession. yet this was once one of many hardest. He stood dealing with the town's neighborhood gun-wizard and his associates, revolver in hand. He reckoned he may possibly take him on and win - hell, he'd licked greater males in his time. yet what made this actual shoot-out so targeted was once the truth that an murderer used to be ready to place a bullet via McAllister and his opponent. And McAllister knew it-knew, too, that he used to be going to wish all his braveness, pace and ability to get out of this example alive...

Matt Chisholm, grasp of actual Western pleasure, has written a true McAllister event that is a continuous breathtaking loopy saga of violence and mayhem from commencing to end!

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Dead By Midnight

By Beverly Barton

In homicide. . .

The final sounds Dean Wilson hears are a clock awesome twelve and a killer's taunting phrases. And his demise is simply the 1st. one after the other, sufferers are stalked and shot at shut variety. basically the killer is familiar with their sins, and who often is the subsequent to die at nighttime. . .

And In lifestyles. . .

within the ten years considering her Hollywood profession imploded, Lorie Hammonds has equipped an outstanding existence in her Alabama place of birth. whilst the 1st loss of life probability arrives, she assumes it is a funny story. Then she will get a moment word. Sheriff Mike Birkett, her high-school sweetheart, has refrained from Lorie seeing that she again to Dunmore, but if investigators discover her connection to a string of modern murders, he is drawn right into a case that is terrifyingly own.

Timing Is Everything

With each homicide, the killer edges nearer. quickly Lorie's may be the final identify left on his checklist. Her in basic terms desire is to unearth a dangerous secret--before the clock runs out for sturdy. . .

Praise for the novels of Beverly Barton

"Masterful!" –Linda Howard, New York Times bestselling writer on Cold Hearted

"A strong tale that saved me up very late--with all of the lighting fixtures on." --Kay Hooper, New York Times bestselling writer on As solid as Dead

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By James Reasoner

Marshal invoice Harvey places his lifestyles in danger each day to guard the folk of Redemption, Kansas. yet there's just one resident whose healthiness comes ahead of all else, and in the event you contact her, you're pretty much as good as useless in his books... invoice Harvey idea he had his arms complete with the hotheaded Jesse Overstreet, a Texan like himself, who'd stumbled into city. yet Overstreet is the least of his difficulties while Caleb Tatum and his gang sweep via city, cleansing parents out of each final penny. As an advantage, they make off with a gorgeous hostage, Eden Harvey, Bill's wife... whereas invoice and his posse trip tough via Kansas to save lots of Eden and the outdated buzzard Mordecai is left by myself to police the city, a damaged marriage turns violent and a suspicious gypsy spooks the townspeople. Mordecai desperately wishes invoice to come back. And he may simply get his want while the posse unearths unforeseen aid from that fiery Texan, Overstreet. invoice would certainly come again his cherished, at any cost...

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Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, The: A Novel (P.S.)

By Ron Hansen

Jesse James was once a fabled outlaw, a charismatic, non secular, larger-than-life undesirable guy whose bloody exploits captured the mind's eye and admiration of a kingdom hungry for antiheroes. Robert Ford was once a tender upstart torn among devoted worship and murderous jealousy, the "dirty little coward" who coveted Jesse's legend. The robust, unusual, and unforgettable tale in their interweaving paths—and dual destinies that will collide in a rain of blood and betrayal—is a narrative of the US in all her tough, conflicted glory and the myths that made her.

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One Night in Sixes (Children of the Drought)

By Arianne 'Tex' Thompson

The border city known as Sixes is quiet within the warmth of the day. nonetheless, Appaloosa Elim has heard the tales approximately what wakes at sundown: gunslingers and shapeshifters and old animal gods whose human faces by no means live longer than the daylight.

And the sunlight is operating out. Elim's so-called 'partner' - that lily-white lordling Sil Halfwick – has disappeared contained in the outdated adobe partitions, hell-bent on creating a identify for himself between Sixes' infamous black-market investors. Elim, whose worldly station is written within the bastard browns and whites of his cow-spotted face, does not dare appear domestic with no him.

If he ever desires to move domestic back, he'd larger locate his lacking companion quick. but when he is stuck out after darkish, Elim hazards succumbing to the previous and sinister fact in his personal flesh - and researching simply how a long way he will visit continue to exist the evening.

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