When Buchanan grubstaked Mousetrap Mulligan he never thought he’d see his money again. He never thought the old man would hit paydirt. But he did—and that was bad news for Buchanan. Because a lonely old desert rat with a hidden cache of nuggets and a drunkard’s bragging habits was likely to end up very dead ... very suddenly.
Fourteen tales guaranteed to keep you riveted to your seat.
Award-winning author Michael A. Black, best known for his novels, began his writing career with short stories. Many of these tales appeared in such prestigious magazines as Ellery Queen and Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine, as well as numerous anthologies. Now The Thrillers collects all of these mesmerizing stories in a single volume.
McAllister had finally struck it lucky. Gold is where you find it. Nobody knew where old Whiskey Joe had found his. But there were a good many hard-cases who wanted to know. And they were ready to go to any lengths to get their hands on it. McAllister intended to stop them...They knew that McAllister was tough, capable and incorruptible. They also knew that many men before had tried to kill him.
Mark Counter had an eye for a beautiful woman—but he met two ladies who came close to making him change his ways. The first was Martha Jane Canary. The second was the lady outlaw, Belle Starr. Mark wanted to help thinking he could keep the ladies apart. But Belle and Calamity had different ideas. When they met, the fur began to fly—and Mark was caught in the middle of the battle!
This is the book that Neil Hunter fans have been waiting for - Brand meets Bodie. Set in New Mexico on different missions, their paths cross and soon join forces against the Monk clan. They were a family that had no time for visitors because they had secrets to hide and were more than prepared to kill in order to keep them. It was like Hell had come to the high country with all guns blazing.
Texas, 1836. Major General Sam Houston entrusted a dangerous mission to Jackson Baines Hardin. A man to become famous as the iron-hard disciplinarian who commanded the Confederate States Army of Arkansas and Northern Texas. The man who became known as the ‘lil ole devil’. This is the first of his action-packed adventures and the first time in eBook edition. A must for all Western fans.
Nix was a gunrunner and a killer. He turned Angel’s sidekick loose—naked and unharmed—into the Valley of Death. Nix promised to come after him some time.
Angel’s mission was to find his friend’s killer—but history repeated itself, and it was Angel who was alone in the desert. The hunter became the hunted.
Killraine never had a passion for killing. Then Jethro Lawrence and his band of thieving cutthroats ambushed the Rancho Bravo wagons and made off with over a hundred thousand dollars. Worse, Lawrence had taken Killraine’s girl, Jenny, and kept her prisoner. Killraine was filled with a hate that shocked him. Nothing could stop him from going after the Lawrence gang. 3rd in the all-action series.
The Cotton boys owned the town. Nothing moved in or out without their say–so. Drifters weren’t encouraged. Move on, they were told. There’s a lot of lead in the air. All except one moved on. When the Cottons tried to gun down an unarmed kid, he took a hand. The Cotton boys decided to make an example of him. They didn’t know they were taking on legendary gunfighter: SUDDEN