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  • Bibliography:
    13 Books - 2 Series
  • First Book:
    November 2004
  • Latest Book:
    May 2017
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Full Series List in Order

Sheriff Cotton Burke

1 - Cotton's War (Jun-2011)
2 - Cotton's Law (Jan-2012)
3 - Cotton's Devil (Jan-2013)
4 - Cotton's Inferno (Feb-2014)

U.S. Marshal Piedmont Kelly

1 - The Death Of Desert Belle (Nov-2004)
2 - Fatal Revenge (Nov-2007)
3 - Blood on the Rimrock (Mar-2008)
4 - Ambush Creek (Aug-2010)
5 - Apache Lawman (Nov-2012)

Book List in Order: 13 titles


  • In the dusty Arizona hamlet of Desert Belle, a mysterious explosion levels half of the adobe jail. It appears the notorious Bishop brothers have made good on their threat to escape before they could be brought to trial. At least it had looked that wa...



  • U.S. Marshal "Ivory John" Morgan is determined to break the curse of a custom-made .45-caliber Colt Peacemaker--a gun handed down through generations that has brought about senseless murders--before he falls under its spell. Reprint....



  • US Marshall Piedmont Kelly is looking into a year-old murder after a gold watch with an inscription linking it to a dead rancher, Albert Bourbonette, is discovered by a constable. Intrigued by the first clue in the murder, Kelly's determined to get t...



  • US Marshal Piedmont Kelly shackles a stranger to a tree for the night after the man rides into his camp and tries to kill him. When dawn arrives, Kelly finds the man murdered in his sleep. Confused and worried, the marshal sets out to back track the ...



  • Rawhide Smith wasn t looking for trouble when he came upon Mattie Slaughter, a strong willed 12-year-old girl holding a shotgun aimed directly at his head; he was merely looking for a job. Tired and hungry, he finds her resistance to allow him to spe...



  • When U.S. Marshal Piedmont Kelly is asked by Cochise Sheriff John Henry Stevens to look into the suspicious activity of three unsavory bounty hunters, he rides into what looks like a battle's aftermath, with bullet holes riddling a ranch house, but n...



  • As sheriff of Catron County in New Mexico Territory, Cotton Burke has put his life on the line against some of the West's most unrepentant outlaws. Like Virgil Cruz -- who's kidnapped the woman Cotton loves. Memphis Jack Stump used to wear a badge un...



  • Apache Springs Sheriff Cotton Burke discovers that Bart Havens, a thieving banker he's once run out of Texas for defrauding citizenry, is behind an ingenious plot that could destroy the town. But first, the vengeful Havens wants to see Cotton burn-an...



  • After he discovers an empty army prison wagon and some dead bodies just outside of Cochise, US Marshall Piedmont Kelly is even more surprised to find out Sheriff John Henry Stevens has been kidnapped. While Kelly deals with the confusion that has eru...






  • COTTON’S PAST IS COMING BACK -- AND IT WANTS REVENGE. When Sheriff Cotton Burke finds Thorn McCann nearly dead from a gunshot wound, he has no choice but to become entangled in the affairs of the nefarious bounty hunter. While McCann is one of ...



  • A HOT TEMPER AND A COOL HAND No one within fifty miles of Whiskey Crossing, Texas, could match Carp Varner’s skill with a sidearm. No one could match his murderous temper either. But when his half-cocked bid for mayor yielded only one vote in h...



  • PHIL DUNLAP has developed a reputation as one of the best authors writing westerns today. Read these tales from the Old West, and you’ll see why. Dunlap knows the geography, the language, and the people "and he knows how to make them come alive. ...



  • In the Indiana Territory at the beginning of the War of 1812, a powerful war chief of the Shawnee tribe clings desperately to his hold on all the lands he sees as his. He has a hatred for the American settlers that he sees as invaders. He sides with ...


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Phil Dunlap has published 13 books.

Phil Dunlap does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, Crimson Harvest, was published in May 2017.

The first book by Phil Dunlap, The Death Of Desert Belle, was published in November 2004.

Yes. Phil Dunlap has 2 series.