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    • The Two Medicine River

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

    • 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
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      4 out of 5 stars 49
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      4 out of 5 stars 40
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 42

    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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    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
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    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

    • 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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    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

    • 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

    • 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
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 18
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      5 out of 5 stars 16
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      5 out of 5 stars 17

    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

    • Snowbound

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

    • 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 9 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

    • Sam Hook

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

    • Witness to Appomattox

    • By: Richard Wheeler
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 8 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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      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

    • Winter Grass

    • By: Richard S Wheeler
    • Narrated by: Rusty Nelson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
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    During the 1886 Montana drought, Harvard-educated John Quincy Putnam had Federal Law on his side, and desperate, angry neighbors surrounding him. A hard 1887 winter follows, and ranchers pay the price for overgrazing. Texas fever, foreign investors, and strong-arm cattlemen's associations all mount up against "Quin" Putnam when, under the law, he runs strings of barbed wire along two sides of his range.

    Regular price: $16.79

    • The Business of Dying

    • The Complete Western Stories
    • By: Richard S. Wheeler
    • Narrated by: Traber Burns, Pam Ward
    • Length: 6 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Collected here are 10 Western short stories by Richard S. Wheeler, the award-winning author who makes storytelling look easy. In "Mugs Birdsong's Crime Academy", celebrated criminal Mugs Birdsong decides to found an academy that will instruct lawmen on the ways and means of lawlessness. "The Last Days of Dominic Prince" is the tragic tale of a cattle baron and his final conflict with the forces of political correctness. "Dead Weight" introduces us to a coffin maker who constructs a work of art.

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Fool's Coach

    • By: Richard Wheeler
    • Narrated by: Rusty Nelson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    First, there is Aristotle Scrimshaw who had left his wife and children on their small farm in Wisconsin to pick up some cash in the bustling goldfields of Virginia City. He had done well, buying up claims and collecting gold worth more than $100,000 - but now there is trouble back home and he must get there immediately. Then there is Angelica Ramirez, who had left her abusive husband to become the most prosperous madam in the territory, but now she wants to be done with the life and begin anew.

    Regular price: $16.79

    • Anything Goes

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

    • 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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    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

    • Flint’s Gift

    • By: Richard S. Wheeler
    • Narrated by: Patrick Cullen
    • Length: 10 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4 out of 5 stars 3
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    It’s 1877, and all over the West, frontier towns have sprung up, drawing those in search of new beginnings after the Civil War. The young community of Payday is a paradise of rolling meadows and balmy skies, with a quiet population of ranchers and merchants. Into this Eden comes young editor Sam Flint, whose fledgling newspaper, the Payday Pioneer, earns him friends within the town and trumpets Payday’s glories throughout the West.

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Flint’s Truth

    • The Sam Flint Series, Book 2
    • By: Richard S. Wheeler
    • Narrated by: Patrick Cullen
    • Length: 10 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
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      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

    • Virgin River

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

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