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    • The Bloody Battle for Suribachi

    • The Amazing Story of Iwo Jima that Inspired Flags of Our Fathers
    • By: Richard Wheeler
    • Narrated by: Danny Campbell
    • Length: 4 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 21
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
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      5 out of 5 stars 20

    The classic first-hand WWII narrative that chronicles the Marines’ savage five-day struggle to wrest Mount Suribachi from its tenacious Japanese defenders during their 35-day battle for Iwo Jima in 1945. Revised with a new introduction by the author and recently discovered photos, this book served as invaluable source material both for James Bradley’s best-seller Flags of Our Fathers as well as Clint Eastwood’s acclaimed film of the same name.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Bloody Battle of Suribachi

    • By Charles on 05-11-13

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Witness to Gettysburg

    • Inside the Battle That Changed the Course of the Civil War
    • By: Richard Wheeler
    • Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot
    • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 51
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      4 out of 5 stars 41
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      4 out of 5 stars 43

    Witness to Gettysburg brings the bloodiest, most crucial battle of the Civil War to life through on-the-spot eyewitness accounts. From the courageous fighting men and officers to the civilians watching as the conflict raged through their towns, from the reporters riding with the regiments to the children excited or terrified by the titanic drama unfolding before them, each account stems from personal experience and blends with the whole to create a startlingly vivid tapestry of war. In their own words, and through the eyes of their closest aides, such commanders as Robert E. Lee, Jeb Stuart, and George Meade.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • So Well Read...A lesson to the Overly Dramatic

    • By Charles on 08-06-13

    Regular price: $17.61

    • White Hats

    • Epic Western Tales of Legendary Heroes
    • By: Robert J. Randisi - editor, John Jakes, Richard S. Wheeler, and others
    • Narrated by: Rex Linn, Gabrielle de Cuir, Kathe Mazur, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      1.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      1 out of 5 stars 2

    Buffalo Bill Cody, Bat Masterson, and other legendary heroic figures of America's Old West get the royal treatment in White Hats, a collection of stories by esteemed Western authors. This anthology is expertly compiled by Robert J. Randisi, who has gathered extraordinary stories of those who wear the white hat from well-known authors like John Jakes, Richard S. Wheeler, James Reasoner, and others.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • this book should be free

    • By Amazon Customer on 04-06-18

    Regular price: $17.47

    • God's Mighty Hand

    • Providential Occurrences in World History
    • By: Richard "Little Bear" Wheeler
    • Narrated by: Jim Hodges
    • Length: 12 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Recognizing God's mighty hand in his own life, Richard "Little Bear" Wheeler compiled stories of impossible triumph despite a losing battle, divine protection amid sure annihilation, and heroic endeavors in the face of defeat, all with a single purpose of demonstrating the miraculous providential occurrences in world history. Listen to the miracles of General Washington, Sergeant York, the Battle of the Bulge, and more.

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Sherman's March

    • An Eyewitness History of the Cruel Campaign that Helped End a Crueler War
    • By: Richard Wheeler
    • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
    • Length: 7 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 51
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      4 out of 5 stars 27
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      4 out of 5 stars 26

    General William Tecumseh Sherman is known as the man who said "War is hell" and who waged it so fiercely that it left a permanent scar on the Southern psyche. But Civil War historian Richard Wheeler offers a new view of Sherman, as a man of compassion as well as conviction, a military leader who was ahead of his time in understanding that the destruction of supplies and property - the means to wage war - was as important as meeting and destroying enemy armies.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful read and good narrator

    • By Matthew on 01-06-09

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Richard Lamb

    • By: Richard S Wheeler
    • Narrated by: Jerry Sciarrio
    • Length: 6 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    He was a peace-loving man forced to fight for his kin and his rights against the U. S. Army. In the 40 years since Richard Lamb had come to Montana, he had built a thriving trading post where he lived with his Blackfoot Indian wife, their children, and grandchildren. It was a hard, but happy existence. That is until "they" came....

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Brass in the Desert

    • By: Richard S. Wheeler
    • Narrated by: Traber Burns
    • Length: 7 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1

    One day, Gladstone Brass spotted buzzards circling, and curiosity led him to investigate. He found a dead burro and an injured Bitter Bowler, his enemy, with his revolver trained on Brass. Bowler claimed he had broken his leg and couldn't move. He wanted Brass' water. When Brass refused, Bowler shot Brass' burro, Tia Maria, then told him the next shot would be for him if he didn't leave his water and supplies and get more water and something he could use for a crutch. 

    Regular price: $23.07

    • Stop

    • By: Richard S Wheeler
    • Narrated by: Rusty Nelson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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    From the very beginning, Sam Stop was an enigma to the people living in Pony, Montana. Stop didn't look like a banker, dress like a banker, or act like a banker. So, while there were some initial suspicions about Stop's background, people came to respect and then trust the reclusive founder of Pony's local bank. Soon the bank became the main depository for the assets of the Pony Consolidated Mining Company. Then one day, everything begins to change.

    Regular price: $16.79

    • Anything Goes

    • By: Richard S. Wheeler
    • Narrated by: Richard Poe
    • Length: 10 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1

    The cowboys, gold miners, outlaws, gunmen, prostitutes, and marshals who populate the Wild West never see much big-city entertainment. Those Western towns are too wild and rowdy for entertainers to enter, let alone perform in. All that is about change.

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Snowbound

    • By: Richard S. Wheeler
    • Narrated by: Brian Hutchison
    • Length: 9 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 5
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      3 out of 5 stars 3
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      2.5 out of 5 stars 4

    Winner of the Owen Wister Lifetime Achievement Award, Richard S. Wheeler garnered his sixth Spur Award for Snowbound, a powerful biographical novel. When enigmatic 19th-century explorer John Frémont finds himself trapped in the Colorado mountains, he must struggle against man, nature, and himself to overcome the harrowing dangers in his path.

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Badlands

    • By: Richard S Wheeler
    • Narrated by: Rusty Nelson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Candace enters the Badlands on a scientific expedition. Young, beautiful, and in love with knowledge, she is there to study early man and prehistoric fossils. But what begins with the purest of motives will end in a nightmare of violence and lust. For the men accompanying her are there to plunder the Sioux Nation, to steal their treasures, deface their sacred places, and rob them of their holiest relics. Now hell itself is loose in the Badlands, and the revenge of the Sioux will know no bounds.

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Sam Hook

    • By: Richard S Wheeler
    • Narrated by: Rusty Nelson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Meagher County, Montana, is Hereford country. All the ranchers are raising Angus or Hereford cattle - all except Sam Hook. He is the only holdout, continuing to herd longhorns as he has for years. Since everyone uses public range, there is no way to keep Hook's longhorn bulls from breeding with the Hereford herds, lowering their value.

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Montana Hitch

    • By: Richard S Wheeler
    • Narrated by: Rusty Nelson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1

    From the moment Abner Dent spotted Eve in a Maiden dance hall, he knew he wanted her for his wife. He promised her everything and kept his word. He built her the finest white house in Judith basin and ordered the finest furnishings.

    Regular price: $16.79

    • Flint’s Truth

    • The Sam Flint Series, Book 2
    • By: Richard S. Wheeler
    • Narrated by: Patrick Cullen
    • Length: 10 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4 out of 5 stars 2
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    An editor is popular only if he can keep a secret, and Sam Flint’s new home of Oro Blanco has more than its share. Flint chooses this small frontier town, the site of the richest gold strike in the New Mexico Territory, to launch his newest weekly newspaper, the Oro Blanco Nugget. As soon as he hits town, however, Flint can tell that something is not right, as the atmosphere in Oro Blanco is thick with signs of corruption and injustice.

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Two Medicine River

    • By: Richard S. Wheeler
    • Narrated by: Michael Taylor
    • Length: 11 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      3 out of 5 stars 2
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      3 out of 5 stars 2

    Down the eastern slopes of the Rockies, out upon the Great Plains, and into the heart of Blackfeet country flows the Two Medicine River. To this wild and beautiful land, come a pair of young wanderers, half-breeds born of two worlds, but belonging to neither. Marie Therese de Paris - driven by the fires in her spirit - sets out on a vision quest, hoping to save the Blackfeet from their cruel fate. Peter Kipp, bold and ambitious, chooses to follow his father. Bound by love, but torn by their loyalties, they share a single destiny.

    Regular price: $22.39

    • Dodging Red Cloud

    • By: Richard S. Wheeler
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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      4 out of 5 stars 7

    Wiley Smart is as sly and cunning as his fake name. Hannah Holt is like an unexpected tonic on a hot, dusty prairie. Linc Larrimer is 12, orphaned, and has a chip on his shoulder the size of a two-by-four. These three unlikely bunkmates are thrown together in a hilarious journey through Indian territory, under the vigilant eye of the most feared Indian of all - Red Cloud.

    Regular price: $19.99

    • Witness to Appomattox

    • By: Richard Wheeler
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 8 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 1
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    Noted Civil War historian Richard Wheeler brings this narrative to life with haunting images of the final days of the Civil War: President Lincoln walking through the streets of Richmond, drawing an admiring crowd of blacks; Confederate and Union troops gathering in the fields around Appomattox Court House, mingling with former foes, experiencing disbelief, bitterness, relief.

    Regular price: $18.87

    • Virgin River

    • A Barnaby Skye Novel
    • By: Richard Wheeler
    • Narrated by: James Jenner
    • Length: 9 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
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      4 out of 5 stars 2
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      3 out of 5 stars 4

    Richard Wheeler has amassed a considerable fan base for his popular Barnaby Skye novels. An English exile, mountain man Skye agrees to lead a wagon train of consumptives to a desert locale - and faces all manner of danger along the way.

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Mugs Birdsong's Crime Academy

    • By: Richard S. Wheeler
    • Narrated by: Brad Wills
    • Length: 2 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    After being reformed for five years in the Wyoming pen, the celebrated criminal Mugs Birdsong decides to found a crime academy that will instruct lawmen on the ways of means of lawlessness. He sets up shop in an abandoned orphanage in Rock Springs, and soon is instructing classes in bank robbery, train robbery, and various other sterling occupations. He sells autographed wanted posters, and persuades a banker to let him stage a mock robbery at the bank, for the benefit of his students - and that's when the fun begins.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Where the River Runs

    • By: Richard Wheeler
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 8 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Jebediah Owen stepped off the steamboat that brought him to the headwaters of the Missouri and onto the vast, unknown plains of the prairies. He was not heard of again. His betrothed—Susannah St. George—has gotten tired of waiting and takes matters into her own hands. Eliciting the aid of a French fur scout and incorrigible bigamist by the name of Jean Gallant, the two of them set out for the place where Jed told Susannah he could be found … where the river runs.

    Regular price: $24.49

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