Book List in Order: 24 titles

  • Cat Cameron’s life is in turmoil. She’s left her abusive, cheating husband and come home to the Rafter 8 Ranch in response to a plea from her Aunt Lili. Her Uncle Ty has been shot and is fighting for his life. The would-be killer has disappear...



  • Overnight, she became a media sensation. Pearl Hart, "the Bandit Queen." The first woman sentenced to the infamous Yuma Penitentiary. To the newspapers, she was nothing more than a sassy firebrand who held up a stagecoach in daring fashion. They didn...


  • RAGS TO RICHES Augusta Tabor may have been the first woman in the Colorado silver-mining camps, but she never dreamed of making the big strike. She labored hard to support her family, while her husband went out prospecting for months at a time and g...


  • TRUE GRIT Allie Earp always said the West was no place for sissies. And that held especially true for a woman married to one of the wild Earp brothers. She had no fear of cussing a blue streak if someone crossed her, patching up a bullet wound, or d...


  • Here is a magnificent human drama based on the memories of one who lived it, filled with facts history books omitted. Orphaned at an early age, Allie and her brothers and sisters were parceled out to foster families. She eventually moved in with her ...


  • A Spur Award-winning Author A Western Heritage Award-winning Author Matchless is a passionate, compelling, and magnificently authentic human drama based on the diary of Augusta Tabor, wife of Horace Tabor, the Colorado silver king. This is Augusta's ...


  • New York critic R. Rabinowitz called this lyrical novel of misplaced desire and ambition, thwarted passion, and enduring love, “Beautiful, wondrous, and wise.” Coleman, who lived on a small Italian island for almost a year, an island that could h...


  • Coleman has won the Western Heritage Award from the Cowboy Hall of Fame three times, as well as two Spur Awards from the Western Writers of America. Wealthy archeologist Lawrence Haslett has located an important site for the artifacts of an ancient t...






  • This collection of 14 short stories is a journey of discovery and knowledge. From a young woman's first exposure to love to a woman facing the end of her long life, these stories envelop the reader in the metaphorical symbols of female life....



  • 2001 Five Star hardcover, Jane Candia Coleman (The White Dove: A Celebration of Father Kino). Sara Marcello, a writer with roots in Italy, is invited to the island villa of Ugo and Olivia Bellini, two wealthy and worldly antiquarians. In this place o...


  • INSCRIBED FIRST EDITION. 2001 Five Star hardcover, Jane Candia Coleman (Stories From Mesa Country). Nan Fletcher is an abused wife whose scars are all hidden because they're emotional. She appears to have it all--a great house, a successful professor...


  • In this thrilling collection of brilliant short stories, award-winning author Jane Candia Coleman takes us on an exciting tour of the different borderlands of the Old West, some real, some emotional, borderlands that mark endings . . . but also begin...


  • Two short novels in one volume follow Mary Katherine Horony, a.k.a. Big Nose Kate, who was the woman in Doc Holliday's life, and Viola Howell, who met with New Mexico governor Lew Wallace to plead the case of John Slaughter, the man she loves who sta...


  • in Legend

    Seven winners of the Spur Award--including Elmer Kelton and Loren D. Estleman--come together to document the life of the legendary Lyle Speaks, from his tormented childhood to his years as a cattle rancher and his regrettable exploits in between. Ori...


  • Joanna O'Keefe journeys to New Mexico to meet up with her husband at the Circle MC, but when she arrives she finds her husband has been murdered, and it is up to Joanna to drive the cattle across the Mojave Desert to San Diego....



  • From the night Billy the Kid died to the passionate tale of an extraordinary horse race, a magical collection of stories centers around human survival, hope, and bravery on the wild and untamed American frontier. Original....







  • An excerpt from Stories from Mesa Country:"They are coming back from the burial ground. I can see them walking, two abreast, along the narrow track by the wash. Tom has his head down, his hands in the pockets of his black suit. Beside him, Reverend S...


  • A fictional version, based on actual diaries and interviews, of the life of Kate Elder, a courageous, independent woman who survived alone on the frontier, from St. Louis to the OK Corral, and eventually became Doc Holliday's mistress. 35,000 first p...



  • This collection of stories by award-winning write Jane Candia Coleman is about women coming of age. In each one, the protagonist discovers facets, truths about herself and the world that she has not known — finds places in herself where she has nev...