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    • An Evening's Entertainment

    • By: Ernest Haycox
    • Narrated by: Brian Keith
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Slim Shafter rode into Dry Gulch in search of a drink. What he found there was worth far more than the $10 fine that he had to pay the sheriff. He found his father’s killer, Gann Hardesty. Would this be a night of vengeance, when every roustabout's gun was aimed at Shafter, or just an evening’s entertainment?     

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • So sad it's a so short of a short story.

    • By T Drake on 09-30-17

    Regular price: $4.87

    • Deep Horizons

    • By: Ernest Haycox
    • Narrated by: Christopher Walker
    • Length: 36 mins
    • Unabridged
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    He grabbed a broken axe handle and circled around Matt Hobart. Rustlers are at work, hidden in the chill darkness of a prairie December. It's bad news for the Hobarts - losing their calf could mean starvation. Can Matt fight alone?

    Regular price: $4.20

    • Stagecoach

    • By: Ernest Haycox
    • Narrated by: Rick Rohan
    • Length: 38 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This is the story the led to the classic John Ford and John Wayne 1939 movie of the same name. Listen as a small group of travelers ride their way to their destination, trying to avoid the dangers of the trail, including the famous Geronimo!

    Regular price: $4.20

    • Clouds on the Circle P

    • By: Ernest Haycox
    • Narrated by: Brian Keith
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A man is being goaded into renewing a feud in order to uphold his honor. The ultimate result is a gunfight, and the listener is in on all the action until the gun smoke clears.

    Regular price: $4.87

    • The Code

    • By: Ernest Haycox
    • Narrated by: Richard Rohan
    • Length: 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Old Gabe is accustomed to younger, arrogant men roughing him up. When a newcomer comes in between Gabe and an ugly brawl with a fiery upstart, Gabe isn’t sure how to respond. By helping Gabe, the newcomer has made himself the target of vicious repercussions, but warning him of the danger would break a sacred, unspoken code of the West: Never venture into another man’s business. Yet, since the newcomer has already broken into Gabe’s business, Gabe starts to question if the code should be kept. 

    Regular price: $4.20

    • Born to Conquer

    • By: Ernest Haycox
    • Narrated by: Brian Keith
    • Length: 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Peter Skene takes what he wants and kills who he wants. Settlers, squatters, rustlers and Indian war parties can't stop him from owning the Bitter Valley and the biggest ranch in Oregon.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another Great Parable from Haycox

    • By T Drake on 09-30-17

    Regular price: $4.20

    • High Wind

    • By: Ernest Haycox
    • Narrated by: Christopher Walker
    • Length: 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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    “Looking for a little trouble, boys?” asked Wild Bill Hickok. Cowhands surround Buck LaGrange with a sea of fists in a battle that was bound to happen. Why? Because Abilene is packed with angry cattlemen, desperate settlers, ambitious landowners and at least one famous gunslinger. Who'll shoot first? 

    Regular price: $4.20

    • The Claim Jumpers

    • By: Ernest Haycox
    • Narrated by: Rick Rohan
    • Length: 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A disillusioned doctor and a brave woman join forces in a dangerous deception. It had better work.

    Regular price: $4.20

    • Burnt Creek

    • By: Ernest Haycox
    • Narrated by: Jeff Harding
    • Length: 8 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
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    These interconnected stories form the dramatic saga of Burnt Creek, a small crossroads town in central Oregon, populated by daring homesteaders.

    Regular price: $20.28

    • The American West in Fiction

    • By: Dorothy M. Johnson, James Warner Bellah, John Neihardt, and others
    • Narrated by: K. T. Oslin, Hal Ketchum, Lynn Anderson, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The lure of the American West is in the spirit of adventure, in the majestic expanse of unconquered wilderness and in rugged individuals on a quest for identity and sometimes for survival. Owen Wister's unsmiling Virginian... Dorothy M. Johnson's, "A Man Called Horse": These are a few of the colorful, even legendary characters who populate The American West in Fiction, a collection of stories edited by Jon Tuska.

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Scout Detail

    • By: Ernest Haycox
    • Narrated by: Swede Colter
    • Length: 32 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Lieutenant Parke Stobo was assigned to take 25 men, a guide, and three days' rations into the mesquites by way of Pete Kempel's ranch. Stobo was also instructed to give the greenhorn Lieutenant Wells a taste of the country. It should have been just a routine detail.

    Regular price: $4.20

    • Lonesome Ride

    • By: Ernest Haycox
    • Narrated by: Slate Peters
    • Length: 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Entrusted with the delivery of one hundred pounds of gold to his partners, Johnny Potter faces four days of hard riding alone in a land of robbers and treacherous terrain.

    Regular price: $4.90

    • Ride the River

    • By: Ernest Haycox
    • Narrated by: Brian Keith
    • Length: 50 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Sycamore Smith has been moving from town to town in search of his brother and his girl for nearly a year. Now, while working a cattle-wrangling job with a motley crew of riders, further details of his brother’s disappearance are about to become known.

    Regular price: $5.60

    • Weight of Command

    • By: Ernest Haycox
    • Narrated by: Swede Colter
    • Length: 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Several travelers risk death, and worse, to reach Lordsburg, Arizona. Among them - an English hunter, a whiskey drummer, a young woman known only as Henriette, an army officer's fiancée, a gambler, and Malpais Bill, who's on his way to a gunfight. The stage route crosses hostile Apache territory - and they will be spotted.

    Regular price: $4.20

    • Toll Bridge

    • By: Ernest Haycox
    • Narrated by: Slate Peters
    • Length: 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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    As proprietor of a lone boardinghouse in an isolated canyon, Kelsey Taggert is accustomed to the hardscrabble life he endures in the tough Western country. But when a stagecoach brings a beautiful, wily woman and an outlaw to his door, Taggert begins to look for the gentler things in life with which to balance the harsh and stark realities of existence in the West. 

    Regular price: $4.90

    • The Stranger

    • By: Ernest Haycox
    • Narrated by: Brian Keith
    • Length: 36 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Tonight the bullets will fly and rancher or rustler will die. A mystery man will decide whose blood will stain the sick streets of Star.

    Regular price: $4.20

    • Land Rush

    • By: Ernest Haycox
    • Narrated by: Swede Colter
    • Length: 2 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This is a realistic tale of settlers in a town called Ingrid. It is a classic Western, set against the extraordinary environment of the West as it always was: stark, savage, and brutal. 

    Regular price: $9.80