Swinging From the Cottonwoods by W. James Stoness
Approx. 83,840 words.
Published on November 27, 2010.
Brian Cole returns to his Uncle’s ranch after a long absence to find him murdered. While trying to solve the mystery, his own life is saved by a young lady, but things are complicated when he falls in love with two girls. Combined with plenty of action, frontier justice, and romance, the novel is also enhanced by vivid descriptions of the western landscape.