Book List in Order: 12 titles

  • Marion Davies (1897-1961) first gained attention as a featured player on Broadway circa 1917. Her good looks got her noticed by film producers and that brought her to the attention of newspaper tycoon, William Randolph Hearst. He starred Marion in fi...


  • It's 1924 and a state-of-the-art bombsight is stolen. A multi-agency task force is brought in by the government to investigate. Then two pilots turn up dead and a second bombsight is missing. President Coolidge sends in Colonel McCullough and Major A...


  • THE MIRACLE MAN was Lon Chaney's breakout film after years of appearing in supporting roles. Here he steals the show from the stars, Thomas Meighan and Betty Compson, as "Frog," a charlatan who can twist his body into appearing as a hopeless cripple ...


  • Russian meddling in the affairs of western governments is nothing new. Over a century ago, George Arliss starred in a play that told the story of British prime minister Benjamin Disraeli's efforts to purchase the Suez Canal for his country. But his p...


  • Historical Fiction. It is November 1921 and Major Alexander Armstrong has been called back to active service by his old mentor, Colonel McCullough. On the eve of the Naval Disarmament Conference in Washington, D.C., the bodies of two federal agents a...


  • 1915: The world is at war but the United States is officially neutral for the time being. President Wilson sends a young Army officer, Captain Alexander Armstrong, to assist British Intelligence in Egypt. The Turks aided by German military advisors a...


  • Now for the first time both Styx Crossing novels are published in one volume. THE PARSON OF STYX CROSSING: Homesteaders in a small Texas settlement had a hard life but a gruff clergyman proved helpful. They knew him as "the Parson" and assumed he was...


  • In 1913 the old west is fading away while Hollywood is better known for orange groves than for movies. Ben Wade is a young director sent to Arizona by a fledgling motion picture company back east to organize a troupe to make westerns. Ben meets Mary ...


  • Classic paintings of the Old West capture a moment, a glimpse or an impasse that suggest a backstory. What events led up to this scene? What are the characters doing? More importantly, what will they be doing next? Shooting, running, fighting? The an...






  • This second volume in the STYX CROSSING saga finds the scrappy parson riding into a lynching and swindled by the local cattle barons over funds to build the church. The challenges of nature and of man in building a frontier town can shake faith in Go...


  • Homesteaders in a small Texas settlement had a hard life but a gruff clergyman proved helpful. They knew him as "the Parson" and assumed he was an itinerant preacher, but he was something more. The challenges of frontier life in the 1870s pit men and...


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    There was a time when America, in fact the world, was gripped in fear by an extremely contagious virus. No scientists had ever heard of it, and there was no known treatment or antidote. Worse, the carriers of this death sentence were the most belove...