Lampassas gave up cowpunching to be a husband and shopkeeper. But when his wife dies of influenza, the aging cowboy puts on his spurs again. With his 17-year-old son at his side, Lampassas sets off on his own cattle drive. His adventures and misadventures are the stuff classic Westerns are made of, yet the unforgettable characters and gentle wisdom set this novel far apart from the herd.
From the author of Echoes of Glory, winner of the Western Writers of America Spur Award for best long novel, comes the tale of Jade, a rough man of the old West, molded by a tragic past, an Indian hunter who finds himself falling for a woman raised by Indians, symbol of all the he hates and all that he is.
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In this sequel to Jade: Outlaw, Jade, a rough man of the old West, molded by a tragic past, has fallen for Rain, a woman raised by Indians, a symbol of all that he hates and all that he is. Now these two outcasts, struggling to build their own relationship, face a West that is changing. As Jade becomes the Law, he must deal with "progress": greedy cattle barons, religious righteousness, political aspirations, railroads, Civil War remnants, prejudice, and outlaws.
Spur Award winner Robert Flynn captures the authentic texture of Texas in this compelling novel about family ties and life’s toughest lessons. Chance Carter doesn’t like his grandmother, so when he learns her health is failing, he thinks only of his status as the sole heir to her million dollar ranch. Yet when he pays her a visit, he learns surprising truths about his past that force him to reconsider everything he knows.
Awardwinning author Robert Flynn delivers a witty and thought-provoking novel about a dying Texas town. When the new highway bypasses it, Wanderer Springs is left to wither in the dust. Will Callaghan, back home for a funeral, remembers the town’s sometimes funny, sometimes painful past, includingthe time he cost his high school the football championship. Will’s remembrances show that the present, however chaotic,is always linked to the past.
Recognized by the Texas Institute of Letters, critically acclaimed author Robert Flynn is a treasure of the Lone Star State. The Sounds of Rescue, the Signs of Hope is his masterpiece. World War II pilot Greg Wallace is shot down over the Pacific. Luckily, hebails out and makes his way to land to await rescue. But with each day that passes, it grows less likely that a rescuer will ever come.
Author Robert Flynn has won numerous accolades for his writing, including a Spur Award, a Western Heritage Award and a Distinguished Achievement Award from the Texas Institute of Letters. In the House of the Lord follows one day in the life of a Protestant minister as he balances faith with self doubt while answering the demands of his church.