Ron Lewis

Biography

Ron Lewis operates a movie theater in Central Oklahoma. He is a life long lover of both history and westerns. Mr. Lewis blends fact and fiction together. Mixing real characters and those created from whole cloth his stories are his views of the old west of the 19th century.

Mr. Lewis’s roots in Oklahoma reach back to the 19th century when is his great-grandfather John, moved though the Indian territories and eventually Oklahoma territory yearly. He operated a traveling musical group who sold a panacea concoction most often called “Snake Oil.”

Eventually his Grandfather John Henry settled in the Winding Stair Mountains of eastern Oklahoma, very near to Robbers Cave. John Henry worked for a mining company as an elevator operator. His grandfather was well known and all who knew him knew his credo in life. “I don’t want to be higher than picking corn or lower than digging potatoes.”

Hearing stories from his father, uncles and grandfather about life in the late 19th and early 20th centuries kindled a love for those bygone days. Many of these stories are the basis for his writing.

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Books

Two Tongues
Series: Michelle Tanner - Going West. Price: $1.34 USD. Words: 12,630. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2016 by Red Kittys Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Western
Daniel ‘Two Tongues’ Hannover the personification of the quintessential American outlaw. ‘Bad man’ does no justice this rarefied, malcontent of the American West. This pitiful, spiteful, and cruel man ran up against Meeker and his companions in place called Benham, Colorado Territory. Who would live and who would die.
The Packer Girls: Desperados
Series: Michelle Tanner - Going West, Book 6. Price: $1.34 USD. Words: 11,460. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2015 by Red Kittys Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The young Packer girls are causing havoc all over southwest Kansas and southeast Colorado Territory. The pint-sized bandits are on the run after killing the villainous Judge David Jackson. Macy Tucker swept his murder under the carpet, now there is hell to pay. The bear of man sets out to find the girls, his intention is simple – save them from doing something from which they can’t be saved.
The Ghosts of Mountain View
Series: Michelle Tanner - Going West, Book 5. Price: $1.34 USD. Words: 26,110. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2015 by Red Kittys Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Western
After the tragic events in Colby, the group again resumes their journey to Denver City. A broken axle threatens to derail their journey. The group diverts to Mountain View. Instead of a thriving town they have an empty community and scores of new graves. Eerie feelings of dread fill the travelers as they feel eyes watching them and see people from the corner of their eyes.
Thunder in Colby
Series: Michelle Tanner - Going West, Book 4. Price: $1.34 USD. Words: 13,030. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2015 by Red Kittys Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Western
Michelle learns chilling details about ‘Two Tongues’ Daniel ‘Bone Picker’ Hannover. Sarah falls ill forcing the travelers to divert to Colby for her to recover. Michelle quickly makes a friend. Two outlaws arrive in the town with a daring plan that puts them headlong on a collision course with Michelle Tanner. When it all comes to a head thunder erupts in Colby.
Hangman’s Knot
Series: Michelle Tanner - Going West, Book 3. Price: $1.34 USD. Words: 9,840. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014 by Red Kittys Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Western
While delivering the outlaw Captain Edward Powers to the Law at Larned, Kansas, the group of travelers witnesses a hanging that goes horribly wrong. Witnessing the fate of the condemned causes Powers to rethink he is life. He worries that his hanging might similarly be bungled. Meeker assures him that no Hangman could botch two hangings in a row, could he? #3 in the series
The Deserters
Series: Michelle Tanner - Going West, Book 2. Price: $1.34 USD. Words: 9,840. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014 by Red Kittys Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
After Michelle Tanner and Nathan Meeker are joined by Buffalo Head they continue their journey to Denver City. Their sojourn is interrupted by a deadly encounter with murderous confederate deserters. A trio of desperate hardened men who are plundering their way across the Kansas plains. Michelle's grit is tested in this hard hitting continuation of the Michelle Tanner – Going West series.
Ambush at Kansas City
Series: Michelle Tanner - Going West, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 11,780. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014 by Red Kittys Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
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A young woman, Michelle Tanner, begins a journey west. Befriending a living legend Nathan Meeker he quickly becomes her mentor. "You got it all Missy. For better or worse, you got it all! You may become a legend or you could be a corpse. I don't want to be sending no letter to your Pa explaining how you were killed." Michelle realizes quickly life in the west will not be business as usual.
Claim 227
Price: $1.34 USD. Words: 7,640. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014 by Red Kittys Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
He knew as soon as he touched it what it was. Holding it up to Andrews, yelling out to him his eyes wide looking wild, "Bonanza, Ya?" Walking to him David saw the yellow stone with other minerals clinging stubbornly to the gold. Taking the cold metal in his own hands, he felt a rush of excitement the gold warmed from his touch. Perhaps this where the fever comes from.
Gunfight With A Fool
Price: $1.34 USD. Words: 6,320. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013 by Red Kittys Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Western
Meet Harold Andersen, a pitiful man for whom happiness just does not fit in the equation. His desire to become famous sends him head first into a confrontation with John Henry "Deadeye" Bain.

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