Books tagged: westerns

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The Man from Shenandoah
Series: The Owen Family Saga, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 76,260. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Literature » Western
Book 1: The Owen Family Saga. Returning from the Civil War, Carl Owen finds the farm ruined and his father set to leave Virginia. Then Carl falls in love, and he battles a band of outlaws, a prairie fire, blizzards, a trackless waterless desert, and his own brother—all for the hand of feisty Ellen Bates.
The Shopkeeper, A Steve Dancy Tale
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,410. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Adventure » General
In 1879, Steve Dancy leaves NYC to explore the west. He is soon embroiled in a deadly feud with a Nevada silver baron and the shopkeeper kills two men in an impulsive street fight. Pinkertons, assassins, and aggrieved bystanders escalate the feud until it pulls in all the power brokers in Nevada.
Ride to Raton
Series: The Owen Family Saga, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,710. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Literature » Western
James Owen leaves home to make a new life for himself, and discovers that post-Civil War Colorado is a dangerous place for an ex-Confederate. He meets beautiful young Amparo Garcés, who came from Santa Fe to marry a stranger, and a twist of fate changes their lives forever. Book 2: The Owen Family Saga
Gus Goes West
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,420. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
The year is 1872 and Gus, a young accordion player from Minnesota, is stricken with Terminal Hay Fever and must go West for his health. He hits the trail with a song in his heart and with his trusty horse, Mrs. Mitchell. It's a wild frontier. Cows, Indians, Love. What will get him first? A humorous & entertaining book, Gus will keep kids and adults smiling as they tag along on his adventures.
American Mythic A Boy's Adventure with the U.S. Cavalry in India
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,260. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2010. Categories: Screenplays » Action Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » General
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.
Dead Man's Hand
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,770. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A poker game turns deadly--when Jack Handley joins a high-stakes poker game at the Lucky Draw Hotel, players start to die. Cards left on each victim reflect the hand the Wild Bill Hickok had been holding when he met his fate--the dead man's hand. Now all the cards have been dealt but the Ace of Spades--a card Jack knows is meant for him.
WESTERNS: A Guide to the Best (and Worst) Western Movies on DVD
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,280. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
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.
"B" Movies, Bad Movies, Good Movies
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,030. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
In the days when cinema audiences insisted that movie programs include two features, plus shorts, a newsreel, trailers and a cartoon, the supporting feature was known as a "B". On many occasions, the unheralded "B" movie turned out to be more entertaining than the "A" attraction. Many of Hollywood’s biggest stars, like John Wayne, Clark Gable and Carole Lombard, got their start in "B" movies.
Best Western Movies: Winning Pictures, Favorite Films and Hollywood "B" Entries
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,690. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
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.
More Movie Musicals: 100 Best Films plus 20 "B" Pix
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,840. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture, Nonfiction » Music » Musicals
Musicals detailed range from best-loved movies like An American in Paris, Great Caruso and South Pacific to such personal favorites as Band Wagon, Calamity Jane, Deep In My Heart, Emperor Waltz, Footlight Parade, Fra Diavolo, Hollywood Hotel, Hollywood Party, Kiss, Lillian Russell, Make Mine Music, One Night With You, Roman Scandals, Rose Marie, State Fair, Whoopee! and You Can't Have Everything.