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Download E-books Flintlock PDF

By William W. Johnstone

The maximum Western author Of The twenty first Century

He is fearless, tricky as leather-based, and has left in the back of a path of lethal enemies--outlaws he is hunted down or killed with the chilly center of a guy used to violence. A feared bounty hunter and the scourge of undesirable males far and wide, Flintlock incorporates an old Hawken muzzle-loader, passed all the way down to him from the mountain guy who raised him. He stands because the towering hero of a brand new Johnstone saga.

Blood Quest

Busted out of legal via an outlaw pal, Flintlock joins a hunt for a fortune--a golden bell putting in a distant monastery. yet among the smoldering break of his former reformatory mobilephone and a treasure within the Arizona mountains there'll be blood at a U.S. military castle, a frightening brush with Apache warriors, and a dozen bloody showdowns with the schemers, shootists, madmen, and misplaced ladies who locate their strategy to Flintlock's aspect. From a vicious, superstitious half-breed to the nice Geronimo himself, Flintlock meets the frontier's such a lot murderous hardcases--many who he needs to have the option to kill. . .

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Download E-books A Big Sky Christmas PDF

By William W. Johnstone, J.A. Johnstone

From the masters of frontier fiction comes a vacation story set within the very middle of America--a Western saga of brave souls coming jointly, with a bit support from the Jensen family members. . .

In the autumn of 1873, a wagon educate of immigrants units off from Kansas urban, Missouri, sure for the Montana Territory. top the gang is newly elected wagonmaster Jamie Ian MacCallister, an enormous of a guy and frontier legend who swears he can get them there via Christmas--come hell or excessive snow drifts. . .

Plagued via brutally harsh storms and rugged terrain, outlaws and antagonistic Indians, the adventure stands out as the maximum problem those pioneers will ever face. but if issues glance approximately hopeless, aid arrives within the type of not going saviors: an outdated mountain guy referred to as Preacher and mythical frontiersman Smoke Jensen. hard-willed males who think within the settlers' desires with all their hearts--and who gets them to their vacation spot through Christmas. whether it takes a miracle. . .

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Download E-books Mobley's Law, a Mobley Meadows Novel PDF

By Gerald Lane Summers

Federal Governor, Edmund Jackson Davis, has governed Texas with an iron fist because the finish of the Civil battle, yet needs to now stand for election opposed to a majority of electorate made from ex-confederate sympathizers and infantrymen. President provide appoints pass judgement on Mobley Meadows to the Texas Federal Circuit courtroom and costs him with combating the placement from getting out of hand. Davis speedy realizes that Mobley is a chance while he overturns the Governor's land reappraisal decree, a resource of graft for Davis's supporters, and sends his own murderer to cast off Mobley. Mobley and his deputy marshals, Edson Rabb, a good-looking Cherokee Indian, and Jack Anthony Lopes, the illegitimate son of basic Santa Ana and the English woman Madeleine Smythe, are time and again attacked on their trip from Waco to Austin. They recognize Davis is in the back of the assaults, yet they can not make a case opposed to him. Davis loses the election via a majority of 2 to 1, yet arranges for his individually appointed country preferrred courtroom to overturn the election on a technicality concerning a unmarried lost semi-colon within the new Texas structure. He then refuses to depart place of work or to take part in a tribulation in Mobley's courtroom. Davis's opponent, Richard Coke, doesn't settle for this choice and along with his supporters storms the nation administrative development in Austin. Davis's forces counterattack and have the ability to take again the 1st flooring of the construction. A standoff then prevails which may simply be resolved via the motion of President supply. Mobley indicates a plan of action to the president, that during the top works, yet now not with out Mobley having to compromise his ideals, his experience of honor, and every little thing he thinks he stands for.

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Download E-books Butch Cassidy The Lost Years PDF

By William W. Johnstone, J.A. Johnstone

"An wonderful tale with plenty of plot twists." --Booklist

The maximum Western author Of The twenty first Century

In a small Texas city in 1950, a Pinkerton detective interrupts an old-timer's online game of dominos to profit the reality approximately Butch Cassidy--who continues to be a great deal alive and good. in reality, he is the old-timer taking part in dominos.

Seems that once surviving the notorious shootout in Bolivia that claimed the lifetime of his associate the Sundance child, Butch returns to Texas trying to find a spot to name domestic. while he comes throughout a loss of life rancher who'd been shot through a few rustlers, Butch supplies to avenge him--and take over the ranch after his dying. Assuming the identify Jim Strickland, Butch starts off a brand new bankruptcy in his lifestyles. yet hassle has a manner of discovering Butch. A corrupt railroad baron pulls him into the main harmful teach theft he is ever tried. but when Butch Cassidy goes to journey back, it will need to be with a more moderen, and wilder, Wild Bunch.  .  .

"Johnstone is a masterful storyteller, making a story that's fanciful and humorous, interesting and strangely convincing.  .  .great fun." --Publishers Weekly

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Download E-books Devil's Manhunt (Western Short Stories Collection) PDF

By L. Ron Hubbard

In the Arizona territory, each mountain hides a fortune—and each guy fends for himself.

Tim Beckdolt, rangy and self-reliant, is as American because the frontier itself. yet after spending 8 treacherous months digging $175,000 in gold out of Desperation Peak—all he has left is desperation. sadistic strangers have taken his gold, and now they wish to take his existence. He’s at the run—the objective of a Devil’s Manhunt.

In a time and a spot the place the single legislations is the legislation of survival, Beckdolt should dwell via his wits…or die through the bullet.

In 1932, Hubbard led a mining workforce on a six-month West Indies Mineralogical excursion in Puerto Rico—the first whole survey of the island because it had develop into an American territory.  It used to be an adventure that informs this identify with striking realism.

additionally comprises extra Western tales:  "Johnny, the city Tamer," the tale of an area swindler who meets his fit, and "Stranger in Town," during which a drifter confronts a corrupt sheriff…and his personal darkish past.

“A exciting novel of greed, violence, survival and perseverance, Devil's Manhunt completely embodies the unbridled pleasure of pulp fiction.” —Midwest publication Review

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Download E-books The Fire of Greed (Bladen Cole Bounty Hunter) PDF

Money to burn…

Bounty hunter Bladen Cole rode into Santa Fe with the our bodies of 2 sought after outlaws who made up our minds to aim their good fortune opposed to his Colt .45. yet he’s using out with a good extra ecocnomic venture—the seize of 4 robbers who stole a payroll from the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway.

Rather than permit observe unfold in regards to the robbery, the railroad males desire anyone who can get the task performed speedy and quietly. it is a activity for a bounty hunter.

Following a path of our bodies, Cole quickly realizes that the payroll theft is simply the start of anything a lot greater and bloodier at the horizon…

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Download E-books To the Far Blue Mountains (The Sacketts) PDF

By Louis L'Amour

In To the a long way Blue Mountains, Louis L’Amour weaves the unforgettable story of a guy who, after returning to his place of origin, discovers that discovering his as far back as the United States will be impossible.

Barnabas Sackett used to be leaving England to make his fortune within the New international. yet as he settled his affairs, he discovered royal warrant were sworn out opposed to him and that males have been trying to find him in each port. At factor have been a few infrequent gold cash Sackett had offered to finance his first journey to the Americas—coins believed to join an exceptional treasure misplaced by means of King John years before.

Believing that Sackett possesses the remainder of the treasure, Queen Bess will cease at not anything to discover him. If he’s stuck, not just will his dream of a lifestyles in the United States be misplaced, yet he'll be brutally tortured and positioned to loss of life at the gallows.

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Download E-books Moment of Vengeance and Other Stories PDF

By Elmore Leonard

Before he brilliantly traversed the gritty landscapes of underworld Detroit and Miami, the incomparable Elmore Leonard wrote breathtaking adventures set in America's nineteenth-century western frontier—elevating a well-liked style together with his now-trademark twisting plots, wealthy characterizations, and scalpel-sharp dialogue.

There is a second whilst obsession, rage, and future come jointly on the finish of a shotgun barrel—when wrongs, real or perceived, are addressed with violence, and the striking energy of lifestyles or loss of life rests in a set off finger. In seven impressive tales of sins, crimes, sense of right and wrong, and savage retribution, the New York Times-bestselling grasp incorporates us again to an untamed time and position the place an easy transgression ordinarilly proved deadly . . . and the one actual justice lived within the fingers of the gunman.

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Download E-books Horseman, Pass By : A Novel PDF

By Larry McMurtry

From the Pulitzer Prize–winning writer of Lonesome Dove comes the unconventional that grew to become the foundation for the movie Hud, starring Paul Newman. In vintage Western type Larry McMurtry illustrates the undying clash among the modernity and the previous West throughout the eyes of Texas cattlemen.

Horseman, move By tells the tale of Homer Bannon, an old-time cattleman who epitomizes the frontier values of honesty and decency, and Hud, his unscrupulous stepson. stuck within the heart is the narrator, Homer's younger grandson Lonnie, who's as a lot interested in his grandfather’s power of personality as he's to Hud's hedonism and materialism.

When first released in 1961, Horseman, go By prompted a sensation in Texas literary circles for its stark, real looking portrayal of the struggles of a altering West within the years following international conflict II. by no means sooner than had a author controlled to encapsulate its surroundings with such unsentimental realism. this day, memorable characters, strong subject matters, and illuminating element make Horseman, move By classic McMurtry.

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Download E-books Wolves of the Calla (The Dark Tower, Book 5) PDF

By Stephen King

Soon to be a tremendous movie starring Matthew McConaughey and Idris Elba

Set in an international of amazing conditions, full of wonderful visible imagery and unforgettable characters, the darkish TOWER sequence is in contrast to something you've ever read.

this is the 5th installment, "one of the most powerful entries but in what is going to definitely be a grasp storyteller's magnum opus" (Locus).

Roland Deschain and his ka-tet are bearing southeast during the forests of Mid-World on their quest for the darkish Tower. Their course takes them to the outskirts of Calla Bryn Sturgis. yet past the tranquil farm city, the floor rises to the hulking darkness of Thunderclap, the resource of a poor illness that's stealing the town's soul. The wolves of Thunderclap and their unspeakable depredation are coming. to withstand them is to possibility all, yet those are odds the gunslingers are used to. Their weapons, besides the fact that, should not enough....

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