Book List:54 titles
  • What’s a sixteen-year-old boy to do when he learns that his stepmother and a local judge have murdered his father and now plan to kill him, too? Well, when it’s 1906, and you can play pretty good second base, you join a barn-storming baseball tea...


  • Sam Houston is a living legend in 1861. The hero of the Battle of San Jacinto, he had defeated Santa Anna to win independence for Texas back in 1836. He had twice served as president of the Republic of Texas, helped Texas join the Union, and served a...


  • Seventeen-year-old Silver King dreams of becoming a working cowboy. His mother, however, has pushed him to be a baseball player -- and King certainly has the arm to be a star pitcher. When the National League forms a team in Kansas City in 1886, both...


  • Red River is one of the greatest westerns ever told, a novel that that became the classic John Wayne movie in 1948. Now award-winning Johnny D. Boggs presents a powerful sequel--destined to be a Western masterpiece in its own right. Return To Red ...


  • Johnny D. Boggs brings to life a relatively obscure event in South Carolina's pre-Revolutionary War history while tackling a philosophical question: Can any good come out of mob law? The South Carolina Back Country is no place for a young girl to ...


  • ‘Til Death Do Us Part Stranded in the Mojave Desert, Micah Bishop is about to cash in his chips for good when he's rescued by an unlikely savior. Whip Watson is hand-delivering two dozen brides to the silver boom town of Calico, where miners are...


  • After visiting his late mother's people on the Mescalero reservation, Comanche tribal policeman Daniel Killstraight waits to catch a train home when local cowboys bring disturbing news: an Chiricahua Apache has brutally murdered a teenage girl in the...


  • "That was the year we had no food." It's the spring of 1864, and times are hard in Washington County, Arkansas, especially for thirteen-year-old Travis Ford. He hasn't heard from his father, a sergeant in the 2nd Arkansas Cavalry, in months. His moth...


  • An Unholy Alliance Micah Bishop doesn't believe in miracles--until a derringer-packing nun busts him out of jail. But it's not Christian charity that's driving Sister Genevieve--she wants Micah to take her to a place called the Valley of Fire, dee...






  • Boggs brings the events and personalities of Little Big Horn to life in a series of first-hand accounts. ...


  • William Clarke Quantrill was a hated name during the War Between the States by the Federals of the Union Army as well as by many non-combatants. Even the high command of the Confederacy distrusted him. But there were others who were passionate sympat...


  • do remember my first love Mad Carter MacRae recalls in this memoir of his early life. Her name was Estrella O Sullivan. I met her the summer I turned sixteen back in 1873. The summer of 1873 marked my last drive up what these days they call the Chis...


  • Attention historical fiction fans--here's another fine entry by award-winning Johnny D. Boggs that you'll want to add to your collection. "My ancestors fought on both sides of the Civil War, a fact my deeply Southern relatives never bragged about whe...


  • Young Comanches Daniel Killstraight and Charles Flint have been called to Texas. Captain Pratt will be giving a talk on the transformations brought about by the Carlisle Industrial School, of which Killstraight and Flint are shining examples. They'll...


  • Bass Reeves was a man of color and a deputy United States marshal. For thirteen years he was sided by Dave Adams, also a deputy marshal, and a white man. Bennie Reeves was Bass Reeves s son and a barber, a good one, before he shot down his unarmed ...


  • Zeb Hogan, a 15-year-old sharpshooter from Wisconsin, escapes from a prisoner-of-war camp in Florence, South Carolina, and reluctantly teams up with another teen: runaway slave Ebenezer Chase. Zeb seeks revenge on a Union traitor. Ebenezer just wants...


  • IN FOR JUSTICE IN FOR THE KILL Between the Pecos River and Rio Grande a vast, harsh land was ruled by Texas Rangers Captain Hector Savage. Savage's motive wasn't duty, it was money; he's turned this desolate place into a bloodied, terrorized kingdom...


  • His Arrows Fly Straight into the Hearts of His Enemies was the Comanche name given him by his father. But the Pale Eyes gave him a new name, Daniel Killstraight, and that was the name by which he was known after his return to the reservation of the K...


  • Weather and creaking joints permitting, Jim Hawkins could be found every weekend sitting in that rocker right outside the Manix Store in Augusta, whittling and spitting. But Jim Hawkins didn’t say much. Few knew what age Jim Hawkins might own up to...


  • After a priest is lynched, gunfighter Britton Wade is the only one left who can guarantee justice!In Santa Fe, Jeremiah Cole has been convicted and sentenced to hang for the lynching of a priest. Still, most people believe Cole will never be executed...



  • Daniel Killstraight is on his way back to the Comanche reservation after spending seven years learning the ways of whites at a special school back East. But he's met with a grisly homecoming: the hanging of his childhood friend Jimmy Comes Last for a...


  • In the mining town of Shakespeare in New Mexico Territory, three children left to their own devices by negligent parents meet regularly at an abandoned mine to try to school themselves, until they meet Whitey Grey, who attempts to win them over for h...


  • Jesse James and the rest of the James-Younger gang thought no one would ever expect them to strike a bank in the far reaches of Minnesota. But they were wrong. And what happened next changed the course of history......


  • When he arrives at his uncle's ranch, which is 1,200 miles from home and well beyond the eyes of his watchful parents, Caleb Hart, longing for adventure, gets more than he bargains for when he goes up against cattle rustlers, kidnappers, and outlaws....


  • In 1880's Arizona Territory, a good man goes bad -- but for the best of all reasons... He's Got One Chance To Live...And A Hundred Ways To Die Deputy U.S. Marshal Reilly McGilvern is hauling criminals to Yuma when his prison wagon is attacked, and ...


  • Years after sending outlaw Ollie Sinclair to the Yuma Penitentiary, lawman Lin Garrett may be the only man who can track Sinclair when he is released from prison and executes a daring train robbery. Reprint....


  • “Boggs is among the best Western writers at work today. He writes with depth, flavor, and color.” —Booklist“Boggs' narrative voice captures the old-fashioned style of the past.” —Publishers WeeklyAgainst the backdrop of the War for Independen...


  • When he is captured by the Rebels in Louisiana, Union soldier Win MacNaughton is sent to Camp Ford, Texas, the largest prison west of the Mississippi, where he and his fellow prisoners challenge the guards to a life-or-death game of baseball. Reprint...






  • An award-winning voice in Western fiction presents an exciting collection of stories that center around the infamous exploits of Wild Bill Hickok, Buffalo Bill Cody, and Texas Jack Omohundro. Reprint....


  • Three passengers on the Mittie Stephens--Bobby Randow, a professional gambler suffering from amnesia; Apolline Rainer, a former brothel owner; and Laura Kelly, a fugitive--find their lives in danger when a gang of ex-Confederates hijack the steamboat...


  • After his capture in 1880 by Pat Garrett, Billy the Kid must stand trial and pay the price for the crimes he has committed, from murder to his rides with the Regulators, but Billy has a few surprises in store for the judge and jury. Original....


  • Lauded in dime novels as the legendary gunfighter known as The Scottish Gun, a Texas Ranger, and Pinkerton agent, Ben Cameron is really a washed-up drunk, but somehow he must overcome his problems when he is forced to protect the townsfolk of the min...


  • When General Sherman appoints lawyers Thomas Ball and Joe Woolfolk as counsel to Satanta and Big Tree, two Kiowa warriors who have been accused of murdering seven cowboys, Thomas and Joe, ordered to prove them guilty, instead find themselves defendin...


  • THE STUFF OF LEGENDS Young Coady Mcllvain spends his days reading about the heroic exploits of the legendary heroes of the West, especially the glorious Buffalo Bill Cody. The harsh reality of frontier life in Kansas becomes brutally clear to Coad...


  • After the 1882 death of outlaw Jesse James, his brother Frank is brought to trial on charges that he had murdered a man during an 1881 train robbery, a case that becomes a media circus as Missouri attempts to convict a popular defendant. Original....


  • Augustin Drummond was captured during the War for Independence and paroled on condition that he never again take arms against the British. He becomes associated with a militia unit organised by Swamp Fox. The penalty for Drummond is hanging as a trai...


  • On September 15, 1881, a general court-martial is convened at Fort Davis, Texas, to try Second Lieutenant H. O. Flipper on charges of embezzlement and conduct unbecoming an officer. Flipper is the first former slaveand the only black manto successf...



  • They are unlikely partners, Jack McKinnon, an even-tempered drifter and part-time gunsmith, and Tenedore Keogh, a consumptive dentist-turned-gunman looking for a quicker way to die. Recruited by the Texas Rangers because of their prowess with guns, M...


  • Pity Hannah Scott and Pete Belissari. Just when things should be settling down for our young heroes, along comes befuddled dime novelist L. Merryweather Handal with a job proposition too good to be true. So Hannah and Pete, along with sharpshooting B...


  • Arriving at his Uncle Cliff's ranch, determined to become a cowboy, sixteen-year-old orphan Tyrell Breen discovers that Cliff has a penchant for whiskey, and when they are hired to lead a cattle drive, Cliff must give up drinking if he wants to get t...


  • In their sixth adventure, Hannah Scott and Pete Belissari travel to Marfa so that orphan Cynthia can go to a "real" dentist and if Pete has his way, he and Hannah can have a nice spin and maybe share a kiss at the fall dance. But nothing ever goes ac...





  • Hannah Scott and Pete Belissari travel to the lawless town of Shafter, Texas, to look after orphans Darcy and Desmond Comhghall. When the twins fight to remain with a local miner, trouble is only beginning. Because shortly thereafter, Pete is been am...










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    Noah Benton, a teenager with a great memory, a head for arithmetic, and dreams of excitement, is hired along with his older brother to help drive a herd of Texas longhorns to Abilene, Kansas. But Noah's trail boss happens to be John Wesley Hardin, a ...


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    Saddle tramp Sam MacKinnon is in trouble. Double-crossed by his partners after robbing a saloon and gambling hall, MacKinnon has been left behind in the mountains of southern New Mexico with busted ribs, a banged-up head, no gun, and no horse. And no...


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    Fifteen-year-old Evan Kendrick has traveled from New Mexico Territory to Galveston with his father, Edward, who will be competing in a horse race that's offering a $3,000 prize to the winner. But a terrible accident seriously injures Evan's drunken f...