Kerney Family
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  • 1
    Hard Country: A Novel | Michael McGarrity

    Hard Country: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 59 mins)
    • By Michael McGarrity
    • Narrated By George Guidall
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (507)
    Performance
    (474)
    Story
    (467)

    National best-selling author and New Mexico native Michael McGarrity takes listeners to the wild territory of the late 19th-century American Southwest for this epic tale. After the deaths of his wife and brother, John Kerney gives up his West Texas ranch and heads south in search of a new home. Soon Kerney is offered work trailing cattle to the New Mexico Territory - a job that will forever change his life.

    A fine tribute to New Mexico

    Mr McGarrity did outstanding job of research in New Mexico history and seamlessly wove it into his plot. His characters ring true - with all their st..Show More »

    Reviewed on July 03 2012 by Nancy (High Rolls Mountain Park, New Mexico, United States)
  • 2
    Backlands: A Novel of the American West | Michael McGarrity

    Backlands: A Novel of the American West

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 10 mins)
    • By Michael McGarrity
    • Narrated By George Guidall
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (301)
    Performance
    (280)
    Story
    (278)

    Michael McGarrity returns with the second installment of his sweeping, richly authentic New York Times best-selling American West trilogy set in the raw, untrammeled New Mexico backlands during the Roaring '20s, the Great Depression, and World War II. Hard Country, the first novel in the Kerney family trilogy and the debut prequel to his national best-selling Kevin Kerney crime novels, was critically acclaimed for its authentic, gritty realism; its sprawling, engrossing story; and its compelling, engaging characters.

    Nice continuation of the Kearney story

    As always a masterful performance by Mr Guidall. A nice continuation of the family story of the "taming" of the Tullarosa basin and the creep into th..Show More »

    Reviewed on October 09 2015 by Sally Filler ()
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    The Last Ranch: A Novel of the New American West | Michael McGarrity

    The Last Ranch: A Novel of the New American West

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 16 mins)
    • By Michael McGarrity
    • Narrated By George Guidall
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (160)
    Performance
    (145)
    Story
    (144)

    When Matthew Kerney returns to his ranch in the beautiful San Andres Mountains after serving in Sicily during World War II, he must not only fight to recover physically and emotionally from a devastating war injury, but he must also battle attempts by the US Army to seize control of his land for expanded weapons testing.

    Back to the future

    Kevin is on the route through college, more love interests,the Vietnam Naum era, politics, Matt separates from the university,and starts his pony busi..Show More »

    Reviewed on June 24 2016 by Allen Anthony ()