Books tagged: western frontier

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American Mythic A Boy's Adventure with the U.S. Cavalry in India
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,260. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2010. Category: Screenplays » Action Adventure
1886: U.S. Cavalry Colonel Luther Wingate retires and sets off to visit his daughter, whose husband is an officer of the British Raj in India. Snowfox, his half-breed American Indian son, and Keogh, his Sergeant Major, tag along. They arrive in India and learn that Wingate's daughter Alice has been captured by a warlord. Wingate, Snowfox and Keogh must don buckskins one last time to save Alice.
Kansas 1874: Triumphs, Tragedies, and Transitions
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,480. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
1874 in the Sunflower State was a time of the Wild West and of Indian attacks, but also of a rising poet and debates on temperance. It was the year the Mennonites first arrived, and when Abilene’s T. C. Henry began to promote winter wheat as a good crop for Kansas farmers. Few other years in state history show Kansas in its transition from part of the frontier to its own identity so clearly.
WESTERNS: A Guide to the Best (and Worst) Western Movies on DVD
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,280. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
A feast for western movie fans, this book looks at over 400 of the 2,000 DVDs on sale. In addition to detailed reviews of classics (The Big Country, Broken Arrow, The Searchers, Stagecoach, Shane, etc., the author focuses on William Boyd (the entire 66 Hopalong Cassidy series), John Wayne, Gene Autry, Roy Rogers, Buck Jones and Alan Ladd. Finally, some of Hollywood's worst westerns are examined.
Best Western Movies: Winning Pictures, Favorite Films and Hollywood "B" Entries
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,690. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
If you're just starting a cowboy movie DVD collection or are a seasoned fan of all things Western, this book is an absolute must. More than 160 films are examined in detail. All-time greats mingle with B-movie gems starring legendary heroes like Gene Autry, Roy Rogers, Bill Boyd. In his reviews, Reid lists the entire cast plus release dates and all essential info: directors, writers, songs, etc.
Sara Bear Protector
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,040. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Sara Bear Protector is the second book in the Sara Bear series. Sara, along with her newly adopted family start their ranch out west. With the group working together, they soon have a booming ranch with dozens of horses and more arriving.
Six from Greeley
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Price: Free! Words: 32,020. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Greeley, Texas--a frontier town with a bad attitude and a reputation to match. Who lived in such a wicked place? Several compelling answers spring to life in this short story collection spanning more than a century of life, love and lust in the west Texas dust. This revised edition includes a sample chapter from Josh Langston's new novel, "Resurrection Blues," a tale of a town that doesn't exist.
Dust Storm: a western short story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Christian » Western
In this western short story, 15 years after the Civil War, Matt comes through Tucson, where he stops at the local Cafe, meets a woman he instantly falls in love with, only for her father to order him to leave town. He doesn't, the daughter ends up kidnapped by Bandidos, and Matt and the father have to lay aside their differences to rescue the daughter. Can they? Find out what happens.
Deadly Manhunt (A Tony Masero Western)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,010. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012 by Piccadilly Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
New Mexico Territory 1880 The bloodletting of the Lincoln County War is over but the range is crawling with gangs of surviving gunmen whose only remaining purpose is to steal and kill. Add to that Geronimo and his warriors on the loose and together it builds into a volatile situation.
Stampede!
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Series: Storm Family - Cattlemen Saga, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 56,560. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012 by Piccadilly Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Will Storm was heading north into Kansas with his family and three thousand head of wild, mean-minded longhorns. It was a journey that took courage from the start, grim tenacity to keep going and raw guts to see it through to the end. Mortal danger was a constant companion – danger from Indians, flood and rustlers. But Will Storm didn’t scare easy … (Storm #1)
The Long Dark Trail - Western Short Stories
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,750. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
In this book you will find four western short stories, two non-fiction articles, and excerpts from two forthcoming western novels by Kerby Jackson. Jackson will take you way back to the wild, wild west where revenge lay in wait around every corner, and the aroma of black powder filled the air. Western short story collection approx. 18,000 words.