Neil Hunter

Biography

Neil Hunter is, in fact, the prolific Lancashire-born writer Michael R. Linaker. As Neil Hunter, Mike wrote two classic western series, BODIE THE STALKER and JASON BRAND. Under the name Richard Wyler he produced four stand-alone westerns, INCIDENT AT BUTLER’S STATION, THE SAVAGE JOURNEY, BRIGHAM’S WAY and TRAVIS.

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Books

LeRoy, U.S. Marshal
Series: LeRoy, U.S. Marshal. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,470. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2017 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Western
No matter the odds, U.S. Marshal Alvin LeRoy always completed his assignments. That’s why they sent him after the Reno bunch. LeRoy was single-minded once he was on the trail. He wouldn’t back down and had a fearsome reputation for always finishing what he started. In the aftermath of a massacre as he relentlessly tracked down and dealt with the baddest bunch he had come across in quite a while.
Bodie 10: Across the Divide
Series: Bodie the Stalker. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,840. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2017 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Western
When Bodie went after Ty McLennan, it had nothing to do with money. McLennan shot and killed Gunnar Olsen during a bank robbery, and Olsen was a friend to the bounty man. LeRoy was also on the trail of McLennan and his bunch. Teaming up, Bodie and LeRoy realized that the showdown could go one of two ways. Bodie could exact revenge for his murdered friend … or join him in Boot Hill!
Savage Gun (A Piccadilly Publishing Western Book 13)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,140. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2017 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Western
Matt Cord was a good lawman, unable to stomach the soft line being dealt to the outlaws he risked his life to bring in. He made the mistake of dealing out his own law to one man and found himself branded killer. They took away his badge and threw him in Yuma Pen until they realized his way was the only way. They released him to deal with the most vicious bunch of killers with bloody results.
Brand 11: Creole Curse
Series: A Jason Brand Western. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,310. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2016 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Adventure » Action
The disappearance of three women in New Orleans rings alarm bells right up to the steps of Washington itself. Jason Brand is ordered to discover the girls’ fate. Brand is a force to be reckoned with and those standing in his way of justice had better take care; even those who practice Voodoo! Neither gators nor ghosts are going to stop Brand in this blood-soaked adventure.
Talman's War (A Piccadilly Publishing Western #9)
Series: A Piccadilly Publishing Western. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,260. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Adventure » Action
When cattle baron Philip Olsen decided he wanted Jim Talman's range, he didn't expect too much resistance. Olsen soon found he was up against a man who had no intention of quitting. No matter what was thrown in Jim’s path he worked around it, took his licks, and despite being bruised and battered, he stood firm, willing to go all the way in order to survive Talman’s War!
Ballard and McCall 4: Colter's Quest
Series: Ballard and McCall. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,480. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2016 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
New Mexico 1888: Ballard and McCall find themselves knee high in trouble. A kidnaped woman, Ben Colter's ranch burned to the ground but what's the reasoning behind it? An Apache on a blood hunt and buried treasure adds to their problems. Can Ballard and McCall help Ben locate and save his missing wife in the bullet-riddled finale of Colter’s Quest?
Bodie 9: To Ride the Savage Hills
Series: Bodie the Stalker. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,370. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2016 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Escaped prisoner Sam Trask is a killer, many times over. Yet people are willing to cover for him. Beaten and shot, Bodie the Stalker continues to risk his life to uncover what hides in the shadows. As he rides the savage hills, facing bullets and treacherous weather, Bodie is at his best, fighting the odds and proving that he’s the toughest manhunter the West will ever see.
Bodie and Brand 2: Two Guns West
Series: Bodie and Brand Team Up. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,210. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
When Brand and Bodie arrive in San Francisco, searching for a kidnapped girl, The City By the Bay doesn’t exactly welcome them with open arms. Danger has never stopped these two before – not even when it comes in the form of a deadly Chinese Tong determined to extend its opium empire. San Francisco won’t forget the day Brand and Bodie brought their Two Guns West.
Travis (A Piccadilly Publishing Western Book 3)
Series: A Piccadilly Publishing Western. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,360. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2016 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Jim Travis had every penny of his hard-earned savings in Sweetwater's bank. When Luke Parsons and his wild bunch cleaned out the town's bank - including Jim's money. With help from the town, Jim rode out to retrieve his money, trailing the bandits across wild territory. Parsons threw everything he had at the lone rider dogging his heels, yet Jim kept on coming and forced a final, savage showdown.
Bodie 8: The High Riders
Series: Bodie the Stalker. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,160. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2016 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Adventure » Action
In the Bighorn Mountains of Wyoming, Bodie is on the trail of Lew Gallman and his gang. They’re a bunch of brutal killers who’ll go to any lengths to get what they want, and kill anyone who stands in their way. Bodie faces danger and near-death before the hunt climaxes on the peaks of the Bighorn Mountains, where the outlaws fight to the last man against The Stalker.
Brand 10: The Killing Days
Series: A Jason Brand Western. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,420. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2016 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Vital documentation that would bring a number of crooked Washington politicians and influential businessmen to book was stolen during a train robbery. Jason Brand was ordered to get it back – and to bring in the gang responsible. But from the minute he hit the trail, he became a target. In the killing days that follow, Brand meets violence with violence and leaves a trail of bodies in his wake.
Ballard and McCall 3: Colorado Blood Hunt
Series: Ballard and McCall. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,610. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2015 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Adventure » Action
He rode in as an innocent man – until they branded him a killer. Then they hounded him until he had nowhere left to run. But they made one mistake. They didn’t kill Jess McCall when they had the chance. The big Texan had been beaten and shot at and called murderer. Now he was going to his pursuers the error of their ways. Now McCall was on a hunt of his own…
Bodie 7: Desert Run
Series: Bodie the Stalker. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,710. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2015 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Bodie was trailing three men who’d escaped from Yuma Pen, when they shot his horse out from under him, he found himself set afoot in the searing desert. Getting to Pinto Wells was his only hope. Hope that quickly faded when a face from his past - an equally dedicated killer - who’s tracked Bodie down and plans to exact his own vengeance. Only one will walk away from the desert run…
Ballard and McCall 2: Guns of the Brasada
Series: Ballard and McCall. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,200. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2015 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Ballard and McCall were in Texas, working for Henry Conway, an old friend of Ballard’s, on Conway’s Lazy-C. But trouble was brewing as Yancey Merrick, owner of the big Diamond-M, kept pushing to expand his empire. Then Harry Conway, Henry’s son, was shot in the back and killed. Determined to find the guilty party, Ballard and McCall suddenly found themselves deep in a developing range war.
Bodie and Brand 1: Two Guns North
Series: Bodie and Brand Team Up. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,920. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2015 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
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.
Brand 9: High Kill
Series: A Jason Brand Western. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 44,040. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Adventure » Action
His name was Jason Brand - skilled with a sixgun. His past was a blank, his future unknown. When he met the beautiful Virginia Maitland she was a lone woman with her life under threat from unseen enemies. Together they rode a dangerous trail through snowstorms, battling the raging elements as well as the men sent out to kill them. gunfire would determine the outcome in a final showdown.
Brand 8: Devil's Gold
Series: A Jason Brand Western. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 42,700. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Adventure » General
Jason Brand’s latest assignment has him pitted against Kwo Han, Chinese Tong Master, in a struggle to gain control of Confederate gold, lost for over twenty years. Brand has to battle the odds, violence and betrayal as he moved from New Mexico to Yucatan, gaining a new partner and facing blazing action. Brand brings his own justice to the lawbreakers - and they are no match for his deadly skills!
Savage Journey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 47,300. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Luke Kennick accepts the dangerous task of escorting a captive Comance warrior across country to face his trial. The hostile land is not the only thing against him: a bunch of vengeful men fill his back trail, and finding an adandoned young woman becomes a burden. Facing shadows of his past and dangers of the present, Kennick makes his savange journey, knowing there will be a showdown at the end.
Brand 7: Legacy of Evil
Series: A Jason Brand Western, Book 7. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,510. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Marshal Jason Brand rides off to Mexico with a young woman named Sarita. But his peace is soon shattered by the old Apache, Nante, who asks Brand to bring in those of his people who have been enticed away to the Sierra Madre badlands by the renegade, Benito. Brand saddles up and sets off on the dangerous trail after Benito. He faces old enemies. Will he live long enough to fulfill his promise?
Ballard and McCall 1: Two From Texas
Series: Ballard and McCall. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,880. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Adventure » Action
One of them came to Gunner’s Creek at the end of a long search. The other had simply drifted into the town.Two Texans who found a town in trouble, had to throw in their hands to help Chet Ballard and Jess McCall. Texicans down to the tips of their boots, who saw trouble and refused to back away from it. Available for the very first time - Neil Hunter's long "lost novel".
Brand 6: Brotherhood of Evil
Series: A Jason Brand Western, Book 6. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,250. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Infiltrating an organization dedicated to the resurrection of the Confederacy, and putting a stop to their planned uprising, places Jason Brand in the firing line. As Brand becomes involved with the fanatical St. Clair family, violence erupts and he has a fight for survival on his hands. Brand makes his stand against the rebels, uncovers an assassination plot and suffers a personal tragedy.
Bodie 6: Day of the Savage
Series: Bodie the Stalker, Book 6. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,600. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Adventure » Action
The day a Kiowa Indian saved Bodie’s life was one that neither of them would forget. In Long Walker, Bodie found the nearest thing to a partner he’d ever need. They were both hunters, outcasts, loners — and they were both on the trail of a bible-spouting killer called Parson Kane. However, they discovered that even as a team they may have bitten off more than they could chew…
Cade 3: Firestreak
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,210. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In the 21st Century nightmare of violent cities, mutant-ridden Chemlands and lawless Outlands, marshals like Thomas Jefferson Cade carry a badge, a gun and a burning sense of justice. Cade and his cyborg partner are assigned to nail drug dealer, Loren Brak. Surrounded on all sides by hostile forces, the Justice marshals follow the bloody and violent trail to the killzone of Los Angeles.
Brand 5: Day of the Gun
Series: A Jason Brand Western, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,040. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Eighteen-year-old Jason Brand is set on vengeance after the death of his parents at the hands of Comanche raiders. His sister is captured and murdered and when Brand is caught he escapes, taking his revenge on the Indian responsible. Soon Brand is caught up in a world of violence as he searches for the white men who betrayed his family.
Bodie 5: Hangtown
Series: Bodie the Stalker, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,530. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Jody Butler was a mean, vicious kid. The day Jody blew a man's head away with a shotgun, the townspeople of Pine Ridge decided they'd had enough. They hired a killed. He was called Bodie. For the first time in his life it looked like the Stalker had bitten off more than he could chew. Bodie was kicked, beaten, damn near killed. But he soaked it all up, and came back for more ...
The Tylers 2: Jacob's Road
Series: The Tylers Western Saga, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,690. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
2nd in the Wild West Adventure featuring the Tyler Family. A run in with the Retford bunch brought Jacob Tyler nothing but trouble and grief. He found himself running for his life, until his stubborn nature made him turn around and fight back. But then he was forced to go on the run again, falsely accused of killing a deputy US Marshal. Only one man could prove his innocence.
Brand 4: High Country Kill
Series: A Jason Brand Western, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,010. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Jason Brand was summoned to Frank McCord’s office, where he was given his latest assignment. He was to protect Lord Richard Debenham, the part owner of a large British company involved in a joint American/British venture. McCord had reason to believe someone wanted Debenham dead ... and was willing to pay big money to get the job done.
Bodie 4: The Killing Trail
Series: Bodie the Stalker, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,410. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Bodie the Stalker is back. This time it might be that he has met his match in a ruthless killer named Coyote. There are guns, girls and trouble aplenty in this exciting Western adventure.
Cade 2: Hardcase
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,820. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
George Takagi’s life ended the moment he walked out of the NYPD headquarters building. He didn’t realize he was a dead man at the time. He was meeting with an old friend - US Marshal Thomas Jefferson Cade. Cade and his cyborg partner Janek investigate this and other murders in the 2nd in the 21st century science fiction series.
Brand 3: Lobo
Series: A Jason Brand Western, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,270. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Ex-US Marshal, gun for hire, Jason Brand seems to have met his match with the half-breed Apache named Lobo. Brand didn't suffer fools gladly. He was no pushover. When it came to handling himself he could acquit himself pretty well with his fists. Trouble and Brand had an affinity. They couldn't stay apart for long. Lobo will soon learn this - the hard way.
The Tylers 1: Brigham's Way
Series: The Tylers Western Saga, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 48,470. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
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)
Cade 1: Darksiders
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 59,280. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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First in an exciting Science Fiction series:Cade and Janek (his dedicated cyborg partner) are lawmen in America in the 21st Century – a dark contrast of decaying cities, Outlands ruled by roving bands, and Chemlands populated by mutants. Their mission: follow the trail of a ruthless industrialist to an asteroid mining colony, where Cade has to make an agonizing choice between love and justice.
Bodie 2: Bloody Bounty
Series: Bodie the Stalker, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 39,300. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Bodie was on the trail again.Only this time it was different. Bodie had a personal stake in wanting the gang of rapists and murderers dead. (Bodie the Stalker 2)
Brand 1: Gun for Hire
Series: A Jason Brand Western, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,580. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
A fast-moving tale of the Old West, introducing Jason Brand, the toughest of all guns-for-hire ...
Bodie 1: Trackdown
Series: Bodie the Stalker, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,050. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
A tough, no-nonsense western that introduces one of the meanest bounty hunters in the Old West. Kill or be killed - that was the choice if you went up against him.

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