Shalako Press

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About us: We are a small independent publishing company dedicated to publishing a few quality books a year, with a focus on entertaining the reader. Our books cover a range of topics of interest to children, young adults, men and women. Shalako has a special interest in the American West, such as fiction related to American history, both old and new. Shalako works in conjunction with majormitchell.net, in promoting books with American Western themes, both historical and contemporary. Some historical books may include material not suitable for children. Be sure to visit our bookstore.

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Sons Of The Dawn: A Basque Odyssey
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,150. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014 by Shalako Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
In this literary tale of the Old West, Anton and Nicky Ibarra flee the Basque Country of Spain to serve as apprentices on an Idaho sheep ranch. They run up against a cunning, ruthless cattle baron named Faro Sinclair who thinks nothing of slaughtering herders and stock on the rangeland. “Sons of the Dawn is a page-turner." Gerald Haslam, author of Okies and Hawk Flights.
¿ Naciste en esa silla?
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,470. Language: Spanish. Published: August 7, 2013 by Shalako Press. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Friendship
Hailey está empezando su primer día en una nueva escuela donde nadie piensa que alguna vez han tenido un estudiante incapacitado antes. Hailey no es sólo la chica nueva, pero es una chica en una silla de ruedas. Es una chica con fuerza, actitud y un gran sentido del humor que ayuda a su profesor y sus compañeros entiendan es qué es una discapacidad.
Hailey's Dream
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013 by Shalako Press. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
Hailey is a little girl in a wheelchair who wishes she could run and jump like her friends. She is in a wheelchair because she was born too early. Her brain didn't have enough time to grow all of the way, so the part that told her legs how to walk didn't work. Sometimes Hailey thinks she wants to be someone else "not" in a wheelchair. But does she really?
Mokelumne Gold
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 138,990. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by Shalako Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
When someone murders Ambrose Brice, Leonida encourages retired ranger Josiah Russell to find the killer. The trail he finds leads him to her best friend's door. "Good story! Mokelumne Gold is a story that needs to be told to show the skullduggery concerning the old land grants, and (Major) did it well." - John Dunklee "A very good and entertaing tale of the old west." - Dallas Review
Bloom
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,540. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012 by Shalako Press. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
If you've ever asked, why bad things happen or, where is God when you are facing tragedy, then Bloom is a must read. Heather Vargas gives an honest look at life and the road of grief. Bloom will grab at your heart, but you will find yourself laughing at her irreverent tone addressing complex issues. In the end, Bloom offers hope for a better tomorrow.
Poverty Flat
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,360. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012 by Shalako Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Chris came to California to forget about the war. What he found was a pregnant woman and her nine year old son abandoned on a place called Poverty Flat. He offered to find her missing husband and people started shooting at him. Mary Ellen Shafer was more trouble than he had barganed for, but he couldn't just ride off and leave her. Worst of all, she was a Yankee.
Manhunter
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 74,320. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2011 by Shalako Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Matthew Blue is known as Manhunter by the Comanche. He has been hired to track a serial killer in rural Kansas, only to discover a different killer is following him. His nemesis has sworn to see Matthew dead, even if it means leaving a trail of dead bodies to see it done.
The Doña
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 121,100. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011 by Shalako Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
She to California as a young bride in an arranged marriage. Now she owns seventy-five square miles of property bordering the Mokelumne River where gold has been discovered. They want her land and will stop at nothing, even if it means her murder. Mitchell’s research of the customs and traditions of the mining towns and the ranchos gives The Doña authenticity.” The Modesto Bee
The Joker's Play
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,680. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011 by Shalako Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Marshal Clay Best is forced to take a beautiful widow as a partner in order to rescue a kidnapping victim. "Non-stop action in a Texas setting described so well you can feel the heat. Major and Jerry Mitchell bring this novel alive. You don't want to put the book down...a real page turner." Phil Mills, Jr., author of "Where A Good Wind Blows."
Where A Good Wind Blows
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 72,020. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2011 by Shalako Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
John Meadows has been forced off his Wyoming ranch, shot and left for dead. Jake Summers of the Box T discovers Meadows just barely alive, and sets in motion an undercover plan to win back the Meadows Ranch. Things become complicated by the return of Sarah Meadows, the old man's daughter, who has her own plans for discovering the truth and securing justice.
Canyon Wind
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 114,640. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2010 by Shalako Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Katherine Parker had been losing cattle and she wanted it stopped, but the fight became personal the day she hired Phillip Denning. Now, Pox wanted more than her cattle. He wanted Katherine and her sons dead.
Desperado Moon
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,340. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2010 by Shalako Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Krissy Dunham is 16 and troubled. Her brushes with the law have landed her in the custody of an uncle in rural California. A city girl who doesn’t ‘fit in,’ she forms an unlikely bond with the legendary rodeo bronc, Black Jack. When she resolves to save him from the auction block—and certain death.


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