The Texas governor's ready to do anything to find a cure for the "Texas Fever" even pardon a man with a price on his head, Waxahachie Smith. Wax can return if he takes over the protection of a brilliant young vet who may be close to a breakthrough cure. But unscrupulous men will gain if the Texas cattlemen go under. Wax needs to use his slip gun to even the odds– to draw fast and shoot straight.
Gunsight had started life as a town where cattle could be bought for the best price and the cattlemen would get a fair shake of the whip. Times had changed and Jordan Tully was the man who called the shots and Wayne Trask was the hired gun who saw that his orders were carried out. That put Tully at loggerheads with Kilpatrick. Plus Rio Fanning had sworn to kill Kilpatrick. How worse could it get?
BORN TO DIE A SUCKER’S DEATH
As the man threw a leg over the sill of the window, Jody shot him through the body. The rifle hit the ground and the man smashed back into the house.
More gunfire fractured the hot and dusty air. This time it was the sheriff who was hit: he’d run from cover into the bullet-thick street.
‘My God,’ thought Jody. ‘I’m all alone!’
FINAL BOOK IN THE SERIES
Ex-slave, Elias Whitton was a partner in the Rancho Bravo. He had pledged guns and supplies to the Comanches
to help them through the winter. But the RB wagon train loaded with the promised goods was a thousand miles away. Elias suggested they give them their guns the others said it was madness. It was their only chance - as two vicious killers out there could dash their only shred of hope.
an epic story of a man's search for the brutal killers of his family and his determination to exact the worst possible torture and ultimate death on each one of them. his dogged search takes him through some of the most lawless towns in the west and spans thousands of miles and many years as he hunts the killers down one by one to exact his terrible and savage vengeance upon them.
Brigham, Seth and Jacob Tyler came to the Colorado badlands in search of gold. They found it all right — but they also found it took a deal of holding onto. There were violent killers ready to take it from them . . . and the three brothers would have to match bullet for bullet for each of them to retain his wealth, and forge his own way in life. (A Tyler Brothers Western)
The 21 short stories crafted by Tom Sheehan in THE WESTERING tell of the pioneering of those who came from many countries, many customs, many cultures, and brought much of that mix with them to create the American West as we now know it. THE WESTERING has been nominated for the 2012 National Books Award in Fiction.
Job is a huge cattleman - thousands of animals and hundreds of employees - 60 years in the making; Job is a family man, seven married children and some grandchildren; God allows all of his animals and family to be killed in one day. He then endures nine months of illness, rejection, and shame and he doesn't know why it happened.
God calls him the finest man in all the earth!
“Here is an authentic look at the power and passion of the great Lone Star State 150 years ago. Will not disappoint.” — Deana James, author
“This is an action-packed story of tough folks caught up in the turbulence and violence of Southwest Texas at the close of the Civil War." — San Angelo Standard-Times