Clay Thorton’s world was shattered when Coyote Man, a Kiowa brave adopted by the Apache, attacked his ranch and killed his family. Turning his back on civilization, Clay struck out in solitary pursuit of the merciless slayer. The once kindhearted rancher became a hardened hunter, existing only for revenge, his sole goal to track down and kill the fearsome Coyote Man.
Published: November 1, 2018 by
Fiction » Western
Someone was out to kill the Governor of Texas, and this time they came mighty close to doing just that. Yancey Bannerman, the Governor’s top Enforcer was right beside him when it happened, and Yancey admired no man more than his boss. From that moment forward he vowed to run the would-be assassin to ground and see that justice was served.
A life lived by the gun can cost you everything.
Aging gunfighter John Holcomb has reached the end of his trail. He's dying, and only wishes to leave enough behind to support his estranged wife and son. Holcomb plans to leave as his legacy the story of his life, to be sold as a lucrative dime novel. His share will secure his family's future.
Now all that remains is to write "The End" in blood.
Billy Darling doesn’t enjoy being a wanted man until the day a duke’s prim and proper granddaughter comes marching into the Tumbleweed Saloon and points her derringer at his heart. Instead of killing him, Esmerelda Fine hires him to find her runaway brother. He wants to turn down her offer but there comes a time in every man's life when he's got nothing left to lose...but his heart.
Three hombres were robbing cowhands of their cattle-drive pay. And the Ysabel Kid had been deputized to stop them and he intended to bring justice to this lawless land. But another gang was also at work in the Texas hills, and they had snatched the granddaughter of Ole Devil Hardin, from the local stagecoach. Now the Kid wants more than justice, he wants revenge.
In the shadow of the mountain, Rosa Jean Kennedy waits the opportunity to take vengeance for her brother's death. Mustanger Quincy Burnett is strangely drawn to the silent, lonely girl who rebuffs all attempts at friendship—but her determination for revenge may lead them both toward disaster. A Western Red Riding Hood willing to walk into the wolf’s den—but will she find what she is seeking?
Philip Anderson is a reluctant gunslinger whose fame has spread through the Dakota Territory. He can't escape his reputation as the hero who took down the entire Maxwell Gang, and he's even had a popular dime novel written about him. Will he ever be free, or must he make the ultimate sacrifice for those he loves under the shadow of Devil's Tower.
Several of the best published western short stories by award-winning author Troy D. Smith, including three that were nominated for the prestigious Peacemaker Award for western short fiction (including one winner, “Sin of Eli.”)
A bounty hunter draped in black stalks the American landscape looking for seven men. Seven vicious beasts that took his heart and shattered it. Fueled by a depraved hatred and will only beset by revenge, The Ghost searches for the men who murdered his family in cold blood. The Red Seven is a must read for fans of Cormac McCarthy, Quentin Tarantino, Joe Lansdale and William Burroughs.