When James Crosby learns that his son has been imprisoned by the local sheriff, he ventures into Blackfoot to get him released. Little does he know that the whole town is going to erupt into a battlefield with the arrival of a gang of Southern traitors hell-bent on killing and pillaging their way across the North. Crosby must fight for the life of his son, save the town, and rid the town of this dangerous menace.
An audiobook of short stories recalled from a life lived on the edge.
"Took me back to things I'd forgotten about"
In this historical fiction adventure tale, loner mountain man Jesse Tipps travels to California in 1841. After a near brush with death at the hands of hostile Indians, he recuperates at Fort Ross and there learns the ways of the Russian settlers and Pomo natives. Later he becomes embroiled in Captain John C. Fremont's Bear Flag Revolt and must decide where his allegiances lie as the fate of the West is shaped forever.
Jake Jackson's white family was killed when he was a baby by a Comanche war party. Jake's red family raised him as White Wolf, Comanche warrior. He became a celebrated warrior of the tribe. When the Comanche were forced onto a reservation by the US military and the decimation of the buffalo herd, Jake transitioned to the white world and became known as the fastest gun on the western frontier.
A historical expedition to discover a route for the Panama Canal goes drastically wrong and becomes a struggle to survive a megalomaniacal leader and one of the most dangerous environments on earth.
Sir William de Clopton has come to defend the Crusaders' last toe hold in the Holy Land only to find it besieged by a terror so great even his supposed enemies have fled. Now he must face history's greatest marauder, Tamir the Lame, and his army who have laid waste a continent. Sir William's only hope lies with a small band of the Knights of St. John and warriors who serves the sworn enemy of his king. They must hold the port of Smyrna at all costs or they, and thousands of innocents, will die horribly.
The pungent smell of urine and manure filled the air. The Texas sky was powder blue, the fiery sun scorched man and beast alike. The screaming crowd of onlookers were on their feet, but neither Rowdy nor Diablo could hear them. Their total concentration was on each other. Today, the rogue Brahma bull was determined not to just throw Rowdy, but to kill the cowboy.
The following tale is one of Christmas. Santiago has lived for years far away from his birth homeland. He knew what he was called to do. He was determined to accomplish his undertaking, no matter who it was that stood in his way. In the end, his task was completed, and he could rest easily as he returned into his long-departed mother's arms...and the home that he had been gone from for so many years. Find out what Santiago came to the tropics to do, what his obstacles were, and how his saga related to Christmas.