Judd Cole

Biography

John Edward Ames (who has also written 31 books as Judd Cole including the popular Cheyenne series) lives in New Orleans and has been a fulltime writer since 1986, when he sold his first novel, The Force. Since quitting his job teaching English composition at the University of New Mexico, he has written 83 published books (and six more as a ghostwriter). He has written one nonfiction book, The Real Deadwood, as John Ames. He is also a freelance journalist and has appeared in many national and large urban newspapers, including The Christian Science Monitor, as well as dozens of Web sites.

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Books

Santa Fe Death Trap
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Pre-release—available May 28, 2015. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 39,480. Language: English. Published by Piccadilly Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Wild Bill Hickok had made a lot of enemies over the years. And one of them, Frank Tutt, had waited a good long time to taste sweet revenge.He was ready and eager to make him pay. After all these years he could wait a bit longer, long enough to play a little game with his legendary target. Oh, he would kill Wild Bill, all right—but first he wanted Bill to know what it was like to live in Hell.
Yuma Bustout (A Wild Bill Western: Book 4)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,680. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015 by Piccadilly Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Wild Bill Hicock put the Danford Gang behind bars. But the prison couldn't hold them. The escapees kidnap the Governor's wife and sister, taking them hostage. Now Wild Bill has to capture the gang for a second time. But it's not going to be so easy this time around. Fargo Danford burns with taking revenge on Hickok and sets a trap for him in the Sonora desert. Has Wild Bill met his match?
Renegade Justice (Cheyenne Book Three)
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Series: Cheyenne. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 42,730. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2015 by Piccadilly Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
This series follows the perilous adventures of a young man raised by white men and spurned by his own people, the Cheyenne. Torn between his Cheyenne blood and his love for his adoptive white settler parents, Touch the Sky risks his relationship with the Cheyenne to protect his adoptive parents from a gang of ruthless outlaws.
Bleeding Kansas (A Wild Bill Western #3)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,300. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014 by Piccadilly Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Ever since he rode out of Abilene, Wild Bill had never wanted to go back. But now he had to. A lot of people were dying fast there. The Kansas Pacific Railroad was laying track where somebody obviously didn’t want it, and bullets were flying thick and furious. But as hard as it was for Wild Bill to go back, he knew there was a bigger challenge ahead of him—staying alive once he got there.
Death Chant (A Cheyenne Western #2)
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Series: Cheyenne. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,610. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014 by Piccadilly Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
When Matthew Hanchon returned to the Cheyenne people after being raised by settlers, he did not find the acceptance he sought. For the Cheyenne could not fully trust anyone raised in the ways of the white man. Forced to prove his loyalty, Matthew faced the greatest challenge he had ever known. And when the death chant arose, he knew if he failed he would not die alone.
The Kincaid County War
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Series: Wild Bill, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,420. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Piccadilly Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Wild Bill Hickok was working for the law when he went to Kinkaid County, Wyoming. Hundreds of prime longhorn cattle had been poisoned, and Bill was sent by the Pinkerton Agency to get to the bottom of it. He didn’t expect to land smack dab in the middle of an all-out range war, but that’s exactly what happened. before this was over he’d be testing his gun skills if he hoped to get out alive.
Arrow Keeper - Cheyenne Book 1
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Series: Cheyenne, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,020. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014 by Piccadilly Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Raised among pioneers on the Wyoming frontier, Matthew Hanchon had never known anything but fear and distrust. When Matthew realized that his adopted parents would suffer for his sake, he fled into the wilderness. He would need a frontiersman's cunning and grit and a warrior's courage, and skill, or he would never survive. A story of one man's heroic search for a world he could call his own.
Dead Man's Hand (A Wild Bill Western #1)
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Series: Wild Bill, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,270. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Piccadilly Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Wild Bill Hickok had a legend as big and untamed as the West itself. No man was as good with a gun as Wild Bill, and few men used one as often. From Abilene to Deadwood, his name was known by all and feared by many. With hired thugs out to kill him and angry Sioux out for his scalp, Bill knew he had his work cut out for him. But even if he survived that, he had to face a jealous Calamity Jane.

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