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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Trepidation Trail
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 142,490. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015 by Shalako Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
When Clay Anderson signed on as a scout for Asa Clark’s wagon train, it was partly because Asa was his father’s friend, and partly to be near Asa’s beautiful daughter, Lucetta. Now, he was fast learning why the Oregon Trail was also known as the trepidation trail. “Rustlers, horse thieves, war parties, and just plain no-good scoundrels, Trepidation Trail is a western designed to entertain the avi
Poverty Flat
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,430. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012 by Shalako Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Adventure » General
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.
The Joker's Play
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,680. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011 by Shalako Press. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Romance » 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."
Canyon Wind
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 114,630. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2010 by Shalako Press. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, 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.
Mokelumne Gold
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 138,990. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by Shalako Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Adventure » Action
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
Black Bart, The Search Is Over
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,630. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2016 by Shalako Press. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Wild west, Nonfiction » History » American
The man known as Black Bart had created for himself a situation that he could not live under. Isolating himself from society was his only choice, but he was determined to make the time worth living. Black Bart, The Search Is Over reveals so many amazing surprises by such a few people, that one wonders about other disappearances in history.
California Ranger, Missing In The Mother Lode
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,950. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016 by Shalako Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Citizens of California were disappearing in the gold fields of the Mother Lode. Governor Thaddeus Brown decided it was time to take action when his daughter Darla’s fiancé hadn’t been heard from after he had left to seek his fortune in the rugged Sierras, and another marshal had been gunned down in Nevada City. It was time to resurrect the California Rangers. Seth Gentry was the man for the job..


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