Chuck Tyrell

Biography

Chuck Tyrell is the pen name for Charles T. Whipple, an international prize-winning author. Whipple was born and reared in Arizona’s White Mountain country only 19 miles from Fort Apache.
He won his first writing award while in high school, and has won several since.

Raised on a ranch, Chuck brings his own experience into play when writing about the hardy people of 19th Century Arizona. Although he currently lives in Japan, he maintains close ties with the West through family, relatives, former schoolmates, and readers of his western fiction.

Whipple belongs to Western Fictioneers, Western Writers of America, Arizona Authors Association, American Society of Journalists and Authors, and Tauranga Writers Inc.

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Books

Lightning Strikes Twice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,830. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The night the boy was born, lightning knocked down the tree next to the wagon, but never touched the mother in labor. She named the boy Lightning of God. By the time he turned 12, he’d strapped on a gun and killed his own pa for beating his ma to death... Lightning’s just 18, but when he strikes, things explode.
Monty McCord
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,350. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western
Monty McCord is a top hand, but he's got a hot temper. After killing young Hartley Billings he's on the run, and now old man Hunter Billings has sent his riders to catch up with him. But US Marshal Swade, Ellen Watson and her Flying W crew are on the lookout for Monty, and will do anything to keep him alive.
Angel in the Badlands
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,200. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Adventure » Action
~ A short story, Western Christmas tale from award-winning author, Chuck Tyrell ~ The New Mexico badlands offer no mercy, especially in December. Shot, robbed, and left to die, Jonah Stark learns how unforgiving the cold barren land can be. Bleeding and delirious, Jonah longs for death, but an unlikely angel comes along instead.
Kimberly's Christmas Cake
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,330. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Russ Taklin, a good-looking man, who the four McCullough men thought well of, despite him once leaving their sis hogtied in a canyon. Russ occasionally visited and paid attention to Kimberly, but never called her anything but Kid–like everybody else. The year Kimberly turned eighteen, she made an effort to learn lots of things from Mother Turley. She even baked a Christmas cake, with Russ in mind.
Pitchfork Justice
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,270. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
~ Full-length Havelock novel ~ Ness Havelock rides the Outlaw Trail, a loner running from a woman's love. An old friend sends for help, and Havelock can't refuse. The Pitchfork Outfit is getting ready to take over – if Judge Harlow Wilson has his way. Ruel Gatlin wants Havelock dead for killing his brothers. Now Harlow Wilson offers to pay for what Gatlin plans anyway: Kill Ness Havelock.
Big Enough: A collection of stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,890. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Western
(5.00)
A collection of short stories including: Big Enough, Man of Iron, Kataki, Line Rider, The Kid and the Commodore, Death of a Hunter, Requiem for a Pig, and A Father's Prayer plus 2 Bonus Features. "This collection is a real treat for fans of Charlie's (Chuck Tyrell) work, and if you're a first timer, then you're about to discover a fine guy and a fine author..." - C. Courtney Joyner
The Prodigal
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,980. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2011 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Adventure » General
Stomp Hale needs a favor and Ness Havelock is the man he asks. A gang of outlaws have to be tracked down. But Stomp has a bad feeling about this one. Havelock backed Stomp before and knows this must be serious business. He grabs his gear, kisses his wife, and joins the manhunt. Then Stomp reveals one more fact that makes this job different from all the rest. (Bonus Sections included)
Vulture Gold
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 45,090. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Adventure » General
(5.00)
Limited Time Offer ~~ Garet Havelock, Vulture City's marshal, attempts to stop the theft of $100,000 in bullion from the Vulture Mine headquarters. An old nemesis, Barnabas Donovan, is responsible and leaves a trail of dead behind him. Now, Havelock must survive the Apache “run of death,” and face Donovan's gunslingers to get back the gold.

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