Book List:97 titles
  • Stories included: "The Woman from Cougar Creek""The Price of Pride""The Devil and Old Man Gillis""Shooting for a Fall""It's Hell to Be a Hero""The Tongue-Tied Cowboy""From Hell to Leadville""The Deputy with a Past""Judge Peterson's Colt Law""The Bre...


  • In the title story, Murdo Morgan left Paradise Valley sixteen years ago, after his brothers had been killed at the hand of the Turkey Track outfit. One year later, his father died a broken and defeated man. Broad Clancy, owner of the Turkey Track, ha...


  • TIN STARIN HELLDave Harmon was the best marshal Miles City ever had. And the toughest. He believed in his badge and everything it stood for.But sometimes a man had to step outside the law to live with himself.When Harmon’s time came, it came hard...


  • The summer warpath began in late spring of 1876 under the command of General George Crook. Among other officers under Crook's command was the daring and resourceful Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer and the 7th Cavalry. The campaign's purpos...


  • Bill Worden had been sheriff of Grant County for eleven years, yet now he was faced with the toughest twenty-four hours of his life.He had always succeeded in keeping things quiet between the ranchers and the farmers—but that was before he had a pr...


  • Clay Roland, marshal of Paiute City, was on the street when the young stranger rode into town. Clay's experience as a lawman told him that a stranger might mean trouble for him. He was in the open -- his badge was visible. However, the stranger ignor...


  • In Land Rush white families have lined up, waiting for the U.S. Army's signal to move in on the land vacated by the Ute Indians and make their homestead claims. Steve Regan knows the newly opened land well enough and wants to head for the mesa land b...


  • Riley Rand arrives in Blue Lake Valley, announces he owns the entire area, and will be bringing a herd of cattle to take possession. But some of the residents don't take too kindly to the news...Wayne D. Overholser, winner of three Spur Awards from t...


  • Bill Varney is just a hired hand on his father Mike Varney's Pitchfork Ranch, and his resentment at the way he has been treated has reached the breaking point. If Old Mike had ever cared about anybody, it's Bill's twin sister, Vida. She cares deeply ...






  • Mark Kelton is eighteen years old, part boy, part man. On the trail to set up a ranch in eastern Oregon, his parents are killed and the strongbox containing $8,000 stolen. Mark heads out onto the empty plain, where he encounters Bronco Curtis, a man ...


  • Here are two Western novels in a single volume by that incomparable Western storyteller, Wayne D. Overholser. Hate In His Holster is the story of Dave Lanning who was originally rescued as an orphan by a trail boss of a cattle herd moving to a new...


  • It has been eight years since Sam Holt brought his family from the Willamette Valley overland to eastern Oregon, found Paradise Valley, and began what he called Rainbow Ranch. His wife Helen, son Bruce, and daughter Mary had made the trip with him, a...


  • Two western novels in one volume. Shadow of a Lobo is the story of Cliff Jenson, a mercantile store owner in Palisade who has run into some trouble. In Beyond the Law, Sherman Rawls owns the largest spread in the Red Rock Mesa country. The on...


  • It was while Neal Clark was in the gunsmith's shop that the Shelly gang attempted to hold up the bank. Neal rushed out of the shop with his rifle, took aim, and fired, repeatedly, killing Buck Shelly and his son Luke Shelly. He may also have wounded ...


  • The mining town of Angel's Landing grew up around a gold strike in the hills of Colorado. Mark Girard had grown up during the boom period, and had witnessed it play out. Now he led a simple, quiet life with a relatively easy job as sheriff. Then the ...


  • A bullet-blazing saga of the West-and the hard men who fought for its spoils THE BIG MANDakota Jones was big-a big-fisted, big-boned man with a temper big enough for a dozen mountain men. Sam Hargadine was his opposite-a gambler whose icy self-contro...


  • BATTLE AT BEECHER ISLAND Forty-nine untrained civilian volunteers, two wounded officers and a dying Army doctor were nailed down on a sand-bar in a shallow river by more than a thousand Cheyenne, Arapahoe and Sioux. For the fourth day the squaws an...


  • The mighty saga of the lusty, courageous men and women who conquered a new nation Day by day, they pushed doggedly across the Great Plains, through a savage, hate-filled wilderness, a nightmare of Cheyenne, Sioux and Comanche. They were a lone wagon ...


  • Central Oregon—the last frontier. Transportation is still by stagecoach and freight wagon. There is a movement afoot for a people’s railroad, paid for by the state, to bring the benefits of rails to the area, to make it easier to ship livestock a...


  • In Stage to Death, Bill Mason is a stagecoach guard, but he had once been a wild young hellion back in the Colorado mining camps. He had even once been involved in a bank robbery when he was known as Billy Buck, but that was in the past. For three ye...


  • He crossed the high country with his gun loose and readyBirth of a KillerEighteen-year-old Lane Garth was still little more than a boy the morning Jake Rawlings and his gang rode up to the Garth ranch. Four hours later Lane's father lay in a blood...


  • When he raises the $10,000 he needs to buy part of the Katydid mine, Ollie Dutton must get the money from Denver back to Durango, a dangerous journey fraught with outlaws, bloodthirsty Utes, and angry mine owners. Reprint....



  • Morgan Dill has returned to Twin Rocks to claim his half of the ranch that passed to his sister Celia when his father died three years ago. However, Celia's new husband has no intention of giving up any of the Rafter D. In fact, he's arranged a prett...



  • A Spur Award-winning Author In "Trouble at Gold Plume," Jim Harrigan is a former lawman who is hunting down his brother-in-law, Rush Kane, believing that Rush's dishonesty caused Jim's sister's death. In his pursuit, he finds himself in the middle of...


  • Dave Harmon was a troublemaker who turned lawman for lack of a better job. Despite his rough past, he soon earned a reputation as a town-tamer. When Harmon drifted into Miles City, he had no intention to put down roots, until a crack over the head in...









  • Wayne D. Overholser, winner of three Spur Awards from the Western Writers of America, weaves his usual spell of excitement and emotion in these two short novels, appearing in paperback for the first time. The title novel tells the story of a wagon tr...


  • They were all out to get Lee Starbuck. If the Indians didn't kill him, his best friend would shoot him in the back. STARBUCK WAS FED UP WITH KILLING. He had promised Melissa that his days of courting danger were over. But there was a troop of sol...


  • The three short novels in this brilliant collection amply demonstrate the range of imagination and depth of characterization that mark Wayne D. Overholser's Western fiction. "The Leather Slappers" is set in Colorado, where a company employee is havin...


  • When his brother, who is barely clinging to life, implores him to find the fifty thousand dollars that he had buried before he was sent to prison, Ed Morgan sets out on a dangerous journey to recover the money before it ends up in the wrong hands. Re...



  • A MAN ON THE RUNDel Delaney had been riding for the same outfit for ten years. Everything seemed fine...until the day he was inexplicably charged with a crime by the deputy sheriff. Del knew he was innocent, but the deputy's father was the local judg...


  • Four strangers who rode to explode the night in violencePAY-OFFFOR4 THE BRITTON BOYS were already wanted for robbery and murder-50,000 would be good travelling company to the Mexican border. SAM KERWIN was married to a young and restless wife-50,0...


  • HARD BATTLESWayne D. Overholser has won legions of fans with a depth of characterization and a range of imagination in frontier fiction, and the two short novels featured in this amazing collection are prime examples of his talent. In "Chumley's Gold...



  • In Nightmare in Broken Bow, gunman Mark Morgan seeks revenge against the ruthless Burke brothers, and a Union secret agent must choose between his mission and the woman he loves, in Day of Judgment. Original....



  • WesternMack Jarvis was a tumbleweed before he went to work for the Tomahawk brand in Pioneer Valley. There he fell in love with Rosella Wade, daughter of Tomahawks owner, Soogan Wade. In an effort to secure an income sufficient to support them, Mack ...


  • WesternLarge Print EditionA dramatic and suspenseful epic of divided loyalty and explosive passion . . . All the Indians wanted was one white man, and they would get him whatever the cost. Ben Holt had a choice: Give the Indians the double-crosser th...





  • In Land of Promises, Mark Manning battles vicious claim jumpers and vengeful Ute warriors to defend the woman he loves, while in A Gun for Johnny Deere, a man with a price on his head out-guns greedy bounty hunters. Original....


  • In The Long Wind, Jess Dawson's desire for a piece of territory is challenged by a band of bloodthirsty gunmen, while in The Snake Stomper, bodyguard and hired gun Logan is framed for murder. Original....


  • Gunslinger hired by a local politician masquerade as homesteaders to stir up trouble in Custer County in Bunch Grass , while hardworking Jim Glenn encounters con men, thieves, and fancy ladies during his travels through the Wyoming Territory, in Sun ...






  • In the 1860s and 70s, men still got up with the sun -- and to young Jim Glenn, his father's phrase "sun on the wall" meant the boy was already late. Daylight, the time when an honest, small farmer could work, was precious. So when, as a very young ma...


  • In Buckaroo's Code, Jackson Malloy and his companions confront a band of renegades who are making illegal demands, and Joe Pardee becomes the peacekeeper of Colorado's Easter Valley, in Gunlock. Original....


  • In a double edition, Vic Hearn and Ellie Dunn return to the Oregon valley to battle a greedy rancher, and Jim Sullivan joins a band of guns-for-hire to help the beautiful Troy Manders reclaim her land. Original....


  • For two years, thirteen men in San Lorenzo had feared the return of killer Ben Fargo. For the day they had sentenced him to rot in Canon City Prison, he had sworn to get even with them. Now Fargo had escaped and nothing could stop him. Hate in his bl...


  • In The Violent Land, Dan Nathan is torn between loyalties to his greedy employer and the families who lost their lands to him; in The Judas Gun, an escaped prisoner returns to get revenge on those who convicted him. Original....






  • Joe Pardee was hardheaded, trigger-quick, and the closest thing to a father Will Beeson ever had. When Joe was gunned down defending the Box P Ranch against land-hungry settlers, Will stepped in and tried to fill Joe's shoes....




  • A Spur Award-winning Author Big Vic Hearn was the undisputed king of his vast terrain and he guarded his empire with hired guns. Then one of the fastest guns in the West rode into Hearn's valley, a gun that he couldn't buy. Vic Hearn and Hugh Mobberl...


  • VENGEANCE TRAIL No rancher in Colorado's Dillon Park Territory was richer or meaner than Cameron Runyon. As treacherous as a rattlesnake, Runyon used his wealth to get whatever he wanted. And what he couldn't buy with a fistful of gold, he sent hi...


  • Every man, woman and child west of the Mississippi knew Bill Womack was the fastest draw around and they all wanted him to do their dirty work. But Womack wanted only to hang up his six-shooter for good. He was determined to live the rest of his life...





  • A Spur Award-winning Author Molly rode into Crowheart to solve a murder, but she was about to get swept up into a war. Rancher Isaiah Holcomb had been savagely left for dead on his own spread. The whites were quick to blame young Shoshone warriors fr...




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    Curt Curran was a reporter for the Rocky Mountain News. His boss sent him to investigate the case of Gordy Morgan, a kid who had disappeared after killing the son of a powerful and unscrupulous rancher a couple of months earlier in the small town of ...


  • Justin Albright was a monster who was planning to stampede his huge herd through Maroon Canyon just to see the settlers there trampled into their land. But Dan Matson and the brave valley ranchers weren't going to take the abuse lying down....


  • Big Jim Perrin becomes Oregon's richest cattle boss with the help of frontier hard cases like Dan Nathan. But the more land Perrin wants, the more Nathan finds his loyalties split between his employer and the nesters who lose their land to him. Soon,...


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    He was a hard-muscled, long-boned man with a face burned to bronze by sun and wind. His buckskin shirt was darkened by dirt and age; his black hat had two bullet holes in it. There was a knife strapped to his left side, a .45 Colt on his right side, ...


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    He'd need all his guts and strength to be sheriff in Turner CountyIt was a small backwater town where a tough judge, a powerful banker, and a big landowner were used to running the show. But now Ed Logan was sheriff, and they'd have to deal with h...


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    The blazing story of Colorado Territory-when secret societies ruled a lawless land Kirby Grant was sent to Denver by a secret society on a mission vital to the future of the Union. He knew he had to stay alert. There were dangerous men who knew why...


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    If it grew or grazed or lived in Indian Valley, it belonged to Mike Dugan. A man could lease land there, drive cattle there, and marry his woman there, but he had to be ready to eat dirt -- or leave -- when Dugan said so. And Tommy Gordon had left fi...


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    Hated, hunted. the saga of kid who became a man too soonThe day Johnny Deere left Star City he became a man. The people he thought were his friends had used and tricked him. They stripped him of his innocence and taught him how to kill. And then...


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    When Matt Strang, big, powerful, and courageous, bought up Sage Valley for a cattle grazing area, he didn't care about a shirt-tail settler named Poe. Bitter, resentful, thirsting for revenge and seething with hatred for any man who thought he was bo...



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    “This ranch is mine—you got to kill me to get it.”All his life, Rod Devers had wanted only one thing—his own spread.To get it, he hired his gun to the highest bidder. When he had it he hung up his gun.Then Egan Valley exploded into range war....


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    Moving across the country like two great claws, rails of shining steel carved their way into the heart of Oregon's vast frontier. The seemingly unstoppable rail lines could go no further when they reached the land of Hanna Racine. Hanna is an indepen...


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    You were born into a cruel world, David, and there are times when you have to be tough to journey through it, but be sure of one thing. Be proud of your journey. Don t live in a way that will make you ashamed of it later. Dave Rand often thought on t...


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    A FEUD BETWEEN FATHER AND SON COMES TO A HEAD—IT’S KILL OR BE KILLED WHEN HIS FATHER COMES GUNNING... Rick Proctor faces the biggest crisis of his young life. Although he had tried to lead a life separate from his father's, Rick makes a discover...


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    Stories included: "The Woman from Cougar Creek""The Price of Pride""The Devil and Old Man Gillis""Shooting for a Fall""It's Hell To Be a Hero""The Tongue-Tied Cowboy""From Hell to Leadville""The Deputy with a Past""Judge Peterson's Colt Law""The Bre...


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    ""It's all so easy," Billy was thinking. "So nice and easy the way they're playing it. Taking their time to get me out of here. Nobody making trouble. No guns, nothing. Not a bad way to grab a buck. not bad at all. good sun. food. lie in the su"...


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