A collection of virtually all of the prolific author Ray Hogan’s short stories. Celebrating honour and integrity, these deal with a range of settings and characters from Confederate Rangers to a young jockey in San Francisco.
This collection of Western novellas includes the tale of Clay Allison, looking beyond the rowdy reputation to portray a man willing to put his life on the line for what he believes in.
This historical saga depicts the legendary pioneer Kit Carson during his years as a fur trapper, when his search for pelts led him deep into the pristine wilderness...and into history.
Pursued by a posse out for blood, was he doomed to hang for another man's crime? The hangman's noose was waiting for Bart Foraker unless he could reach the safety of the Mexican border. Wanted for a crime he didn't commit, Bart swore he'd come back to clear his name. Right now, escape was the only thing on his mind. Then he found Meg Swope, sole survivor of a bloody Indian massacre. Honour-bound to see her to her uncle's Colorado homestead, Bart galloped back into danger - with a lynch-crazy posse hot on his tail...
When bounty hunter Frank Garnett rode into town, he didn’t know he was headed into a king-size frame-up, with him and his brother targeted. But suddenly his brother was dead and Frank was on the run from the law, accused of murdering the sheriff. Frank couldn’t make a break for the border because he had two debts to settle. He’d sworn to save an old friend’s ranch from a pack of outlaws. And he was going to clear his name by forcing the liar who’d framed him to own up to the truth – even if it took a bullet to do it.
Dan Ricker didn’t ask to be a lawman. But he owed his life to Marshall Burke - and when Burke died whilst taking killer Jack Gorman to jail, Ricker knew he had to take over the job. The trail led through dangerous Comanche territory, where Ricker picked up the added burden of a girl whose father had been murdered by the Indians. Even worse, they had to pass close to the Gorman ranch, where Jack’s vicious, vengeance-hungry kin waited in ambush.
When Shawn Starbuck signed on at High Green Ranch, he suspected that the other new ranch hand, Boone Trevison, was a notorious gunfighter, hired to protect owner Aaron Kraft and his daughter Leda. But Starbuck could have told anyone that gunslingers have a way of attracting trouble. And soon, Shawn and the crew at High Green found themselves caught in a vicious range war where every man was their enemy.
In telling the story of Kit Carson, a vast panoramic tapestry of some of the most exciting moments on the western frontier is woven. Including portraits of the Spanish and Mexican Southwest as well as the Indian nations and the fur trade, this biography of the frontiersman, fur trapper, Army scout, and trusted friend to the Indian nations - Kit Carson - focuses primarily on the 17 years from 1831 to 1848.
In this Western duo, we see one town's citizens bring in a lawman to drive out its gunslinger and outlaws and a jaded ex-soldier with a serious score to settle.
When lawman Ben Coe rode into the town of Salvation, it was to take a suicidal task. He had come to double for the fiendish killer Turk Duret, in order to mislead the angry mob and ensure that Duret is legally hanged.
Sheriff Dan Guthry is left for dead by an outlaw on a killing spree – now he has one last chance to avenge the dead and clear his name.