James Reasoner
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James Reasoner

A lifelong Texan, Reasoner has been a professional writer for more than thirty years. In that time, he has authored several hundred novels and short stories in numerous genres. Best known for his Westerns, historical novels, and war novels, he is also the author of two mystery novels that have achieved cult classic status, Texas Wind and Dust Devils. Writing under his own name and various pseudonyms, his novels have garnered praise from Publishers Weekly, Booklist, and the Los Angeles Times, as well as appearing on the New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists. He lives in a small town in Texas with his wife, award-winning fellow author Livia J. Washburn.

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Best Sellers

    • Gettysburg

    • The Civil War Battle Series, Volume 6
    • By: James Reasoner
    • Narrated by: Lloyd James
    • Length: 11 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 14

    Gettysburg is the sixth in a ten-book series spanning the Civil War and describing its effects on one Southern family....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • So moving and so heroic

    • By Neil Chisholm on 03-01-12

    Regular price: $20.76

    • Vicksburg

    • Civil War Battle Series Book 5
    • By: James Reasoner
    • Narrated by: Lloyd James
    • Length: 11 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 22

    Vicksburg is the fifth book in a series of novels spanning the Civil War and describing its effects on one southern family....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Next Steps

    • By DDomann on 07-03-15

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Antietam

    • The Civil War Battle Series Book 3
    • By: James Reasoner
    • Narrated by: Lloyd James
    • Length: 10 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20

    Antietam is the third book of eight spanning the Civil War and describing its effect on one southern family....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Really the Battle of the 7 Days

    • By David on 08-14-05

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Shiloh

    • The Civil War Battle Series Book 2
    • By: James Reasoner
    • Narrated by: Lloyd James
    • Length: 10 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 52
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 28

    As the Civil War sweeps across the country, it finds the most wayfaring member of the Brannon family of Culpeper County, Virginia, working as a wharf rat....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • good 2nd book

    • By David on 06-15-05

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Shenandoah

    • The Civil War Battle Series, Book 8
    • By: James Reasoner
    • Narrated by: Lloyd James
    • Length: 11 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    The last half of 1863 has taken a toll on the Brannon family....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Tale of Two parts

    • By David on 02-23-06

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Chickamauga

    • The Civil War Battle Series, Book 7
    • By: James Reasoner
    • Narrated by: Lloyd James
    • Length: 10 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    Chickamauga is the seventh book in a series of historical novels spanning the Civil War and describing its effects on one southern family.....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The best one so far

    • By David on 02-06-06

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Manassas

    • The Civil War Battle Series, Book 1
    • By: James Reasoner
    • Narrated by: LLoyd James
    • Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 82
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 43

    Storm clouds are approaching Culpeper County, Virginia, in early January 1861....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointed in 1st book

    • By Stephen on 11-09-06

    Regular price: $19.57

    • Chancellorsville

    • The Civil War Battle Series Book 4
    • By: James Reasoner
    • Narrated by: Lloyd James
    • Length: 11 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    Chancellorsville is the fourth book in a series of historical novels spanning the Civil War and describing its effects on one southern family....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Being in the right place at the right time

    • By Neil Chisholm on 02-21-12

    Regular price: $23.07

    • Savannah

    • The Civil War Battle Series, Book 9
    • By: James Reasoner
    • Narrated by: Lloyd James
    • Length: 9 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    The continuing saga of one family trapped in the crucible of the Civil War....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Another Good Story

    • By David on 03-20-06

    Regular price: $19.57

    • Appomattox

    • The Civil War Battle Series, Book 10
    • By: James Reasoner
    • Narrated by: Lloyd James
    • Length: 10 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    Members of the Brannon family are involved in battles spread across the country....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Not a Disney ending

    • By Neil Chisholm on 04-07-12

    Regular price: $20.97

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