Jesse Jackson was a crook that robbed other crooks. He goes straight and on the day he is to be married, an old friend is pursued by a posse and stops at his house. He leaves the girl at the altar and throws off the posse. She does not want him back, but he follows her. He goes back to his old life and realizes he likes it and the adventures continue. However, he still pursues the woman.
In The blackness of MacTee, Kate Malone nearly breaks up the duo of Red Harrigan and Black MacTee when she admits that she loves one more than the other. In The king of rats, Reata returns with his rawhide rope. In The gauntlet, Joseph Stillwater Larrimee has to choose between making the claim on the gold he's found and searching for the mysterious lady who is surrounded by a gang of toughs.
Finding shelter in a Sioux village after a Cheyenne attack, Lew Dorset and Chuck Morris absorb the native culture. Chuck marries the beautiful maiden Zintcallasappa, but after Lew returns from a battle between Sioux and Pawnee, he finds Chuck has deserted his wife. His attempts to reconcile them result in great danger and, ultimately, a threat to his life.
Facing financial run and possible prison, confidence man Billy Newlands marries a friend's daughter to gain control of her inheritance. The honeymoon is cut short by a railway accident in which he survives but believes she is dead.
This exciting trio of novellas includes the title story, Brand’s final episode in the thrilling saga of Reata, one of his most popular characters. Reata has finally freed himself from master criminal Pop Dickerman, but then he meets Bob Clare, a man living under the constant threat of death. Clare enlists Reata’s aid, but to help him Reata would have to once again confront Dickerman, and this time there’s no telling what might happen.
Jean Limousin's early life was spent on his father's estate. He was lured into a card game that left him deeply in debt. His mother tried to help him but his father ran him off the estate. Then his mother died unexpectedly.
Intrigued about life on the road, a young boy decides to head west for a life of adventure but soon finds himself the front man for a giant hunchback named Jake and his thugs in engineering a daring bank robbery.
An exciting collection of stories, centering around the Old West, features such unforgettable characters as Skinny, a young teen who can outsmart any man in the West; Sleeper, who is searching for the man who saved his life; and Snoozer Mell who desperately wants to reconciled with his son.
Andrew Apperley is in the East, visiting with his brother David, who he has persuaded to join him on his ranch in the West. Accompanying Andrew is a giant wolf dog named Comanche who is so wild that he has to be chained up at all times. But after Comanche saves escaped prisoner Single Jack Deems from drowning, Deems wants the dog for himself, and he follows the Apperleys west. Everything Andrew Apperley owns is imperiled by Alex Shodress, a clever...
An exciting collection of three short novels from the master of Western fiction includes "Sheriff Larrabee's Prisoner," in which a rugged lawman must track a murder suspect even though his daughter believes that the suspect is innocent.
Following five acquittals on charges of armed robberies, John Penny Thurlow--The Duster--insists that he wants to go straight. The Duster descends on the town of Christmas and asks permission to bury the charred bones of his deceased partner, a thief and murderer, in the consecrated ground of the Christmas cemetery, but the minister refuses.
Juan Oro, a young American brought up by Indians, is captured in battle by a Spanish lord. He is sent to apprentice with a famous gunslinger with instructions to learn the trade, then kill him. But during training a bond forms between pupil and teacher. A 1925 magazine serial, now published in book form.
When John Jones and Dennis Rourke are hired to escort the Palliser party to a sequestered hacienda hidden away in the Sierra Negra, it becomes evident that everyone in the party is openly hostile to Ned Palliser, a rich former sea captain.