The open range men are free-grazing cattlemen, those who don't own land but drive their stock through the country to graze. Boss Spearman knows that times are changing. Local ranchers are staking claims to grazing areas and building up extensive cattle empires. Boss has no quarrel with that, but he won't be intimidated or scared off. So when Denton Baxter makes it clear, by killing one man and seriously wounding another, that he intends to drive Boss and his crew out, Boss must make a stand.
"Inspiring American Western"
In For Vengeance Alone, Mark Webb, an itinerant rider, finds that acting as a messenger of mercy is only the beginning of an intrigue that will find him riding for the Rafter L Ranch and confronted by a particularly fiendish form of smuggling. He is compelled to enlist the help of his father, a practising physician, and his brother, a deputy U.S. marshal. Guns in Oregon is set in the range country of the high desert region of south-eastern Oregon. Edward Given's arrival in the small ranching town of Younger causes Deputy Sheriff Jim Crawford some unease.
When innocent Frank Travis gets killed because he’s thought to be a suspect for a robbery, his brother looks to seek revenge in the title story of this Western trio.
Sheriff Doyle Bannion tries to keep the peace in Perdition Wells, Texas, when a shooting claims the life of an innocent bystander. When a shooting takes place at the Union Eagle Saloon, Dale McAfee, foreman of John Rockland's mighty Texas Star Ranch, kills a range rider working for Clell Durham, a free-graze cowman. It's a fair fight, but it's marked by a tragic accident: The bullet that killed Durham's rider went through his body and killed an aged swamper.
A Western duo of horse thieves, mysterious buffalo and a gang of murderers out of control in a lawless town.
This is the story of spectacular gun, customised so it gives the upper hand in any gun duel, and the chaos that ensues when it’s stolen from its maker.
Tom Barker returns home 15 years after his mum had abandoned him, his dad abused him, and the town stood by and did nothing to help. Now Barker is a man of financial means, and he is intent on evening the score with the people who made his life miserable.
Having served his time for cattle stealing, Ray Kelly returns to Welton to act upon his bitter dream of vengeance in the title story of this trio.
Everyone in Holbrook had liked Hal Simpson and when his dead body was found inside the ambushed stage, tempers rose to lynching heights. Yet when the killer's body hung limply from a tall cottonwood and it should all have been over, the real trouble had only begun. For Judge Anderson, an upright and respected lawman, had tried to save the prisoner and bring him to a legal trial, and in the gun-torn riot that had followed his denunciation of mob law, someone had shot the Judge.
Toby Lincoln is an orphan fending for himself in the rough Southwest. Falsely accused of horse stealing, Toby spends two years in a Colorado prison. Once free, Toby heads to New Mexico territory where he makes himself a new life on a ranch owned by Senora Monteverde. Toby kills the Colorado prison guard who had killed his friend in prison and is now sought by federal marshals with an extradition order. But for the first time in his life, Toby has friends who'll do anything to save him.
In the title story of this Western duo, Sheriff Jess Wright must protect Singing Springs from the Wilton gang after their youngest member is killed trying to set fire to the town.
In these three tense short stories, land ownership comes head to head with cattle, smugglers - and guns.
In the first story of this Western duo, Caleb Doorn is sent to Arizona to deal with an Apache uprising. The other is the story of Buck Baylor, who fights back against the men who murdered his father and captured his mother.
In Renegades Beat the War Drum, the frontiersman Caleb Dorn, known among the Indians as Silent Outcast, tries to negotiate with Red Sleeves and his band of Apaches who have surrounded the town of Denton and cut off all access. In Texas Herds Bring Death, Caleb has moved north into cattle country where a Texas herd is not permitted by the Crow nation to have access to the trail through their land. Feud on the Mesa concerns two saddle mates, Rufe Miller and Jud Hudson, who committed an ill-advised stagecoach robbery.
When Cuff Lockwood decides to leave the cold rangelands of Montana for warmer New Mexico, little does he know how hard he will find it to leave.
A widow with a small child, CarrieLee Belleau joined a westward-bound emigrant wagon train, hoping to wrest from the new lands a living for herself and her daughter. But the wild uncivilised West of the '50s was no place for a woman alone and CarrieLee had to face disaster, heartbreak and loneliness which culminated in the kidnapping of her baby by the terrible Comanches. Although she knew that there was very little chance of the cruel Comanches leaving her child alive, CarrieLee felt she must find out, one way or another, the ultimate fate of little Maria.
Sheriff Jim Conner captured a gangling horse thief who turned out to be the nephew of the man he’d stolen the horses from. And if this didn’t cause Jim Conner enough discomfort, when the lad was sentenced to be hanged, Sheriff Conner felt worse. He found the rich rancher from whom the lad had stolen the horses was a notorious gambler and forger from Wyoming who had acquired all his wealth by cheating his nephew - the young horse thief. From then on, Sheriff Jim Conner did everything he could to prevent the hanging from taking place.
George Mars has had one passion since childhood: customized rifles and hand guns. He lives in the small border town of Pueblo Juárez, where a freighter shot and killed Jorge Español in a gunfight. When Jorge's brother, Hernando, is wounded trying to avenge his death, George Mars decides to customize a Colt revolver in a way that will give Hernando the upper hand next time.
This Western duo includes stories about undercover rangers trying to expose a gang of livestock rustlers and an experienced gunfighter looking for vengeance in his hometown but instead encountering trouble....
Life for John Hawk is looking up when he is offered a half stake in a stageline business. But will his fraudulent past catch up with him?