Book List in Order: 16 titles


  • The underground world of con men, winos, prostitutes, laborers, and artists has been an abundant source of material for great writers from Dickens to Bukowski. The underground world of Taos, New Mexico, is no different. In the late 1950s this mountai...



  • "Where's Pops?" is a short story collection about Dads--the good, the bad, and the rest in-between. Regardless of where these men land on the spectrum of fatherhood, they each face challenges that every parent can relate to--relationship tests, finan...



  • The bawdy and moving story of two contemporary bronco busters, "The Rounders," originally published in 1960, was Max Evans's first novel and is still his best known work, thanks largely to the success of the 1965 movie version starring Henry Fonda an...



  • Ty Hale, a young corporal from Lovington, New Mexico, finds himself alone in the middle of a grain field in Normandy after being knocked unconscious by the explosion of a German artillery shell. Stunned from the explosion and overwhelmed by visions o...



  • For more than twenty years Max Evans has been trying to assemble a book of stories by working cowboys--men who were ranch hands with at least five years of paid experience and women who had either been raised on ranches or joined their husbands on a ...



  • Max Evans embodies the essence of the great Southwest. Evans writes about places he's been, seen, felt, and encountered with profound understanding. Raw experience is reflected in this collection of seven novellas, whose expression ranges from magic ...



  • As an exslave and Civil War veteran turned horseback fighter, Sergeant Moses Williams works alongside the white men to fight the Indians and claim their tribal land, yet his love of a young women keeps his passions in check and help him remain sane t...



  • This is the story of the friendship between two men, their mutual love for one woman, and their bone-deep allegiance to the harsh, dry New Mexican land. The chronicler is a young rancher named Pete who hells around with his closest friend Big Boy Ma...



  • From among his numerous publications, award-winning author Max Evans has selected his personal favorites. The more than thirty pieces include short novels, essays, short stories, introductions to other works, and magazine articles spanning several ge...







  • An unique book that blends a biography of well-known Texas rancher and builder Charles Leavell, with the history of the ranch in southwestern Colorado, the 4UR, that he has built into a world-class resort."This is a rare and wondrous book, the story ...



  • In "The Hi Lo Country," two best friends work side-by-side as rugged cowpunchers until they fall in love with the same woman, while in "Bobby Jack Smith You Dirty Coward!" a power-hungry cowboy studies the Napoleonic art of taking over the world. Ori...



  • He was so handsome he intentionally scarred his face in the hope that people would stop staring. Though his skills as a cardsharp could have made him rich, he embraced the hard and perilous life of a prospector. Yet when he found a hidden river of go...



  • Three classics in cowboy literature--"The Rounders," "The Great Wedding," and "The Orange County Cowboys"--star Dusty Jones and Wrangler Lewis, two bronco busters with a thirst for loot, liquor, and ladies...