Owen Rountree

Biography

Owen Rountree is the pen names of accomplished bestselling writers William Kittredge and Steven M. Krauzer.

Where to find Owen Rountree online

Series

Cord
From the pens of William Kittredge and Steven M. Krauzer writing as Owen Rountree, comes of the adventures of Cord and his lady companion, Chi, both accomplished bank robbers. Just like Bonnie and Clyde, Cord and Chi are free spirits—One of the first self-reflexive Westerns, as novels that commented back on the idea of the Western itself.

Books

Cord 9: Brimstone Basin (A Cord and Chi Western)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 60,060. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2020 by Piccadilly. Categories: Fiction » Western
Cord rides into the Montana town of Enterprise—straight for the wrath of a murderous lynch mob. Fighting to save one victim of the vigilantes’ noose, he nearly gets hung himself. Lucky for him he’s rescued by Mallory Bliss, the most powerful man in the Territory. But Bliss is a savior who exacts a heavy price, one Cord must pay with his very soul.
Cord 8: Paradise Valley (A Cord and Chi Western)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 59,370. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2020 by Piccadilly. Categories: Fiction » Western
For the first time in years, Cord and Chi aren’t wanted by the law. Stopping off in Paradise Valley they come across a dying gunslinger who long ago had saved Chi’s life and now Arrowsmith is calling in the debt. He wants them to to side with him and Eudora Craven family against a band of hard-riders out to settle a blood debt. Has Chi chosen the wrong side and gotten theirselves into trouble?
Cord 7: Gunsmoke River (A Cord and Chi Western)
Series: Cord. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,140. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2020 by Piccadilly. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Adventure » Action
A man-and-woman outlaw team hold up a bank in Colorado and the law blames Cord and Chi. To clear their names, the two hard riders hunt down their bandit look-alikes. Before the dust settles and the gunsmoke clears, Cord and Chi team up with their quarry to face-down a notorious Pinkerton agent turn killer.
Cord 6: King of Colorado (A Cord and Chi Western)
Series: Cord. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,990. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2019 by Piccadilly. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Cord and Chi are no longer wanted - they’ve settled their old scores with the law. But it isn’t long before Cord’s in a Utah jail on the lying word of a wicked woman. And Chi’s got to bust him out. At last their lucky card turns up, as they ride the trail to a Colorado silver strike. Too bad a tough widow and her companion killers are blocking their path to fortune with a wagonload of dynamite!
Cord 5: Hunt the Man Down (A Cord and Chi Western)
Series: Cord. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 60,990. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2019 by Piccadilly. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Cord and Chi hanker to settle down after a life on the run. But jail, not a hideout ranch, is in theirhand of cards. Seems the Governor of Idaho Territory is out to nail Chris Kelly, desperado and Cord’s old compadre. He wants Cord’s help—and he’s holding Chi hostage to get it. When the stakes are high, Cord gets ruthless …
Cord 4: Gunman Winter (A Cord and Chi Western)
Series: Cord. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 44,340. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2019 by Piccadilly. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
THE OUTLAW’S CODE IS SEALED IN BLOOD Blackjack Kinsolving was once an outlaw. Now he wears a sheriff’s badge. But whether he can stay on the honest side of the law depends on how far a greedy lady and her desperado friends can push him. Cord and Chi must help decide Kinsolving’s fate ... before the bullets start flying.
Cord 3: The Black Hills Duel (A Cord Western)
Series: Cord. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,530. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2019 by Piccadilly. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
THEY HIRED CORD AND CHI TO PROTECT THE GOLD. A hardscrabble Dakotas mining town struggles to keep its glittering payload from the murderous grasp of thieving road agents. And that, by luck, is where Cord and Chi come riding in. But they do their job so well that the locals force Cord into a high-stakes showdown with notorious gunslinger Cash Culhane in a duel to the death.
Cord 2: The Nevada War (A Cord and Chi Western)
Series: Cord. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 53,400. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2018 by Piccadilly. Categories: Fiction » Western
Freewheeling outlaw Cord and his female partner Chi pull into a small Nevada town to help Cord’s brother set up his ranch. But they don’t expect to find themselves involved in an all-out war between ruthless ranchers, who want to keep all the profits to themselves, and struggling homesteaders looking only to survive. He and Chi step in—and make all the difference in the outcome ....
Cord 1: Cord (A Cord and Chi Western)
Series: Cord. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,410. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2018 by Piccadilly. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Just like Bonnie and Clyde, Cord and Chi are free spirits—and accomplished bank robbers. This time they’re on the run-in two different directions. One of Cord’s old-time lawbreaking buddies needs a favor—and for Cord it’s a chance to settle an old score in a town that’s being overrun by the wrong kind of outlaws ...