It's 1822, eighteen-year-old Eastern farm boy, Sam Morgan, lights out west for St. Louis. He joins up with a fur brigade going up the Missouri River. Young...
Told from the point of view of a teenage boy, an unusual stranger with a past and unique skills comes into a valley and gets involved with a rancher...
The shoe leather soup is gone, so Maddie and Aiden will starve to death soon, just as their family did on the Kansas prairie in 1865. But over the...
Three years after the 1893 Panic (recession), times were still tough for the mercantile business in St. Louis, Missouri. Fourteen-year-old Caleb Hart, being another mouth to feed and...
This is the first Western novel I've read in quite awhile because it doesn't seem like there are many novels in this genre, and Kathleen Kent delivers! Set in...
The Shootist Hot
If a university press such as Bison Books decides to reprint an "out of print" novel, that usually means the book has special or sufficient literary merit to make...
This is the latest of now seven novels in the Merlin Fanshaw Western Mystery series. Merlin is a young deputy marshal working the Montana Territory jurisdiction in the...
True Grit Hot
Published in 1968, True Grit tells the story of 14 year old Mattie Ross on a mission to avenge and bring to justice the outlaw who killed her...
One of the standard conflicts in the West and plots used for westerns is the "rancher/cowboy vs homesteader/farmer". Remember the story line of Shane? However, this SPUR Award winning...
"It is estimated that between 1867 and 1895 , more than five thousand African American cowboys helped drive nearly ten million cattle up the trails from Texas. The...
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