Norm Bass
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Norm Bass

About Norm Bass
I have always been an avid outdoorsman, who has spent most of my life in Colorado, hunting, fishing, and enjoying the backcountry. I became interested in writing at an early age and started writing my first novel at the age of fourteen. However, the project was abandoned when I developed other interests such as girls, cars, and sports. I joined the Army during the height of the Vietnam War and after graduating from helicopter flight school, I served a tour in Vietnam where I logged over a thousand combat flight hours and survived three helicopter crashes. After returning from Vietnam, I started writing about my Vietnam experiences which eventually resulted in twelve books.
I married my wife, Bonnie, shortly before leaving the service and after completing my military obligation, we returned to Colorado where I originally planned to pursue a career in law enforcement. However, after dabbling in law enforcement, I found my niche in retail sporting goods and spent twenty years with a Denver based national sporting goods company. After a very successful career with that company, I went to work for a second national sporting goods retailer. My job responsibilities with both companies required a significant amount of policy and procedure writing, but I really didn't have time to do any additional creative writing until 2002 when travel became a much bigger part of my job. When I was away from home, rather than spend my evenings in the hotel bar or watching TV, I again took up the pen and started writing western novels which resulted in my first two published works. I continued writing westerns after I retired and currently have fourteen westerns published.
My life-long interests and hobbies include western history, antique firearms, old cowboy junk, and Native American collectables. I think my hobbies and the expertise I gained as a result of those hobbies, has contributed significantly to the realism and detail correctness of my western novels.
Now that I'm retired, I spend most of my time writing and enjoying life with my wife, Bonnie, on our small Colorado ranch, where we keep a couple of mules, horses, and raise Black Angus cattle. "Life don't get any better than that."

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    • South of the Pecos

    • By: Norm Bass
    • Narrated by: Doc Savage
    • Length: 4 hrs
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    In 1887, Texas rancher, Peyton Masters, better known as "Punch" by his friends and fellow ranchers along the Pecos River, is about to drive three hundred head of cattle....

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    • The Whiskey Haulers

    • By: Norm Bass
    • Narrated by: Rob Ellis
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    In 1885, providing whiskey to the remote mining camps spread throughout the Colorado Rockies was perhaps as lucrative a venture as the mines themselves....

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    • They Hung An Innocent Man

    • The Gentry Brothers
    • By: Norm Bass
    • Narrated by: Clarence Bart Melton
    • Length: 4 hrs and 7 mins
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    In the fall of 1882, two bounty hunters track down Christian Gentry in the northern part of the New Mexico Territory and return him to the town of Paradise to stand trial for murder....

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    • Beyond The Pecos

    • By: Norm Bass
    • Narrated by: Mark Carrell
    • Length: 3 hrs and 45 mins
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    In the spring of 1889 a band of ex-convicts are preying on the remote ranchers and homesteaders along the Pecos River in west Texas....

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    • The Bounty Hunters from Coffin Creek

    • By: Norm Bass
    • Narrated by: Mark Carrell
    • Length: 4 hrs and 17 mins
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    A government survey party, mapping the remote Colorado backcountry, discovers that the inhabitants of a small mining camp have all been killed, scalped, and mutilated....

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    • Cactus Casanovas

    • By: Norm Bass
    • Narrated by: Clarence Bart Melton
    • Length: 4 hrs and 6 mins
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    In 1884 Texas Ranger Captain Bernard Wallace and two other Texas Rangers are dispatched to the Texas Panhandle following a string of bank robberies and brutal murders....

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    • Thunder Basin Range War

    • By: Norm Bass
    • Narrated by: Hubert Williams
    • Length: 4 hrs and 25 mins
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    In the spring of 1878 a handful of ranchers in the northeast corner of the Wyoming Territory pooled their money and entrusted it to fellow rancher Gilbert Mack....

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    • Wild Horse Wranglers

    • By: Norm Bass
    • Narrated by: Mark Carrell
    • Length: 4 hrs and 54 mins
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    Six men with varied and colorful backgrounds signed up for the adventure and after spending a week building a make-shift barrier across the mouth of a box canyon near Moab....

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