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Fat Is the New 30: The Sweet Potato Queens' Guide to Coping with (the crappy parts of) Life
Jill Conner Browne

AmazonEncore, 2012

The Sweet Potato Queens® are back and bawdier than ever in Southern belle extraordinaire Jill Conner Browne’s ninth edition of the hysterical series. Having experienced pretty much ALL of the crappy parts of life, Browne feels it is her duty to render whatever assistance she can to her fellow sufferers — and she does so in her own inimitable fashion. Her father taught her there are very few situations in life that we really and truly ...


Breaking Trail (Tom Patterson Western)

AmazonEncore, 2012

Abandoned in childhood in pre-Civil War Texas, Tom Patterson grows up tough, wily and, surprisingly good-natured. These traits serve him well as a conscript cavalryman in the Confederate Army. His courage in combat and his resourcefulness in dangerous situations earn the attention, admiration, and friendship of his sergeant, Ben Haley. Slightly older and more levelheaded, Ben is a big brother mentor to the impetuous Tom during the war, and ...


The Unforgiven

AmazonEncore, 2013

In this epic American novel, which served as the basis for the classic film directed by John Huston, a family is torn apart when an old enemy starts a vicious rumor that sets the range aflame.


Promise to a Dead Man

AmazonEncore, 2012

Davy Nelson rode into Crockett, Texas, exhausted but pleased. He figured he had just about completed the promise he had made to his dying partner on the battlefield near Seven Pines, Virginia, two years earlier. But, when he climbed down off his bay in front of Roche's saloon, he landed in enough trouble to forever change his life. He hadn't counted on greedy Yankee carpetbaggers who were saddling local ranchers with usurious taxes to steal ...


Trail's End

AmazonEncore, 2010

Deputy U.S. Marshal Jed Colter goes in search of his father, who has been smuggled out of a Union prison camp near the end of the Civil War and placed in forced labor. The journey takes Marshal Colter on a trail that only leads west. Challenged by a blizzard, thunderstorms, and ambushes by Indians and other desperate men, Colter relentlessly pursues his father's captors. As the Union Pacific Railroad rapidly approaches Cheyenne in its quest to ...


Open Range

AmazonEncore, 2012

Boss Spearman knew the end was near for open range men like him, cattlemen who drove their herds through the country to graze and then moved on. Local stockmen were staking claims to grazing areas throughout the West. Spearman had no quarrel with that, but he wasn't about to let anyone intimidate him or attack his men without putting up a fight. So when Denton Baxter's threats turned to murder, Spearman knew he had to get justice—any way he ...


The Sixth Shotgun
Louis L'Amour

AmazonEncore, 2013

No writer is associated more closely with the American West than Louis L'Amour. Collected here are two of his most exciting works, in their original forms. The title story, a tale of stagecoach robbery and frontier justice, is finally available in its full-length version. Similarly, the short novel included in this volume, "The Rider of the Ruby Hills," one of L'Amour's greatest range war novels, was published first in a magazine, then expanded ...


Shootout on the Sabine

AmazonEncore, 2012

Left for dead when the wagon master and his band of owlhoots massacre a wagon train, Matt Fields awakens to find his partner, Cotton Wills, murdered. He discovers a young woman and two boys who also survived. They take refuge in the woods as a snowstorm blows in. The killers stole eight thousand dollars from the train, two thousand of which was start-up money for Matt and Cotton's ranch in Central Texas. The killers return to look for survivors, ...


The Cowboy and the Cossack (Nancy Pearl's Book Lust Rediscoveries)
Clair Huffaker

AmazonEncore, 2012

Fifteen Montana cowboys sail into Vladivostok with a herd of five hundred longhorns, ready to cross a thousand miles of Siberian wilderness. When a band of Cossacks, Russia’s elite horsemen and warriors, shows up to escort these rough and ready Americans to their destination, the clash of cultures begins. The feud between American six shooter and Russian saber is embodied in two men: Shad, the leader of the Montana cowboys, and Rostov, the ...


West of Nowhere

AmazonEncore, 2003

Alan LeMay dedicated his life to writing about the West. His short stories appeared in the top magazines, from The Saturday Evening Post to Cosmopolitan . He was a highly regarded screenwriter. And of course, he wrote the classic novels The Searchers and The Unforgiven , which went on to become equally classic films. Many of the best of his stories are collected in this volume. Here are stories filled with all the vitality and adventure of ...


Junction Flats Drifter

AmazonEncore, 2012

Had Josh Barkley known the trouble he would soon face, he and his sidekick, Mike Gray-Eyes, would have never tied up in front of the sheriff's office in Junction Flats. But they did, and faster than a deacon takes up a collection, Josh finds himself tangled up with a local rancher's headstrong daughter. First, she declares she has every intention of not only marrying him, but helping him carry out his duties as deputy sheriff, including ...


Big Medicine

AmazonEncore, 2009

A short novel and three stories, restored to their original magazine versions.


The English Horses

AmazonEncore, 2009

A mustanger and a rancher trying to fence off the open range with barbed wire go head-to-head in this riveting, action-packed drama.


Winter Range

AmazonEncore, 1938

CATTLE WAR Times were tough in Wolf Bench...and they were about to get tougher. Low beef prices had all the cattlemen going hungry, and rumbling bellies led to itchy trigger fingers. Only one man had been able to keep things under rein, and that was John Mason, not only the most powerful cattleman in the area, but the head of the bank to boot. But then Mason was killed. With Mason dead, all bets were off—and everyone knew it. Every spread ...


Grub Line Rider

AmazonEncore, 2008

The fury of the Wild West explodes in this thrilling collection of classic Louis L'Amour short stories. Most folks would call Kim Sartain an easygoing, peace-loving man. But the few who crossed the young drifter knew there was nothing he liked better than a good fight. When cattleman Jim Targ challenges Sartain's right to ride across an unclaimed stretch of meadow, Sartain decides he'll do better than ride through: He'll put down stakes there ...


These Darn Heels

AmazonEncore, 2012

Swingin' single gal Alex Sanders has everything she's always wanted--terrific friends, a loyal dog, and her own business, a card and invitation shop called Correspondence, located in the trendy Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago. But as her thirtieth birthday draws near, the life Alex loves threatens to unravel. Faced with the possibility of losing her shop, Alex is forced to take drastic measures, including crashing a bridal fair, making ...


Buster Adams and the Ragamuffin Gang

AmazonEncore, 2013

After years of struggling, Buster Adams suddenly has the opportunity to both strike it big and marry an heiress. All he has to do is make it to San Antonio within five days. But just as he fords the Pecos River, he stumbles across a young woman, five orphaned children, a mongrel dog, and an ill-tempered goose. To leave the band of ragamuffins all alone in the uncharted wilds of Texas is unthinkable. But Buster knows that with them in tow, he ...


The Great Trek

AmazonEncore, 2009

Sterl Hazelton is no stranger to trouble. But the shooting that made him an outlaw was one he didn't do. Though it was his cousin who pulled the trigger, Sterl took the blame, and now he has to leave the country if he wants to stay healthy. Sterl and his loyal friend, Red Krehl, set out for the greatest adventure of their lives, signing on for a cattle drive across the vast northern desert of Australia to the gold fields of the Kimberley ...


Atascocita Gold

AmazonEncore, 2007

After Sheriff Dan Ellis keeps Josh Carson and Tiny Hamilton out of the tar and feathering pot, he gives the two drifters a choice of thirty days in jail or bull-whacking for Frenchy Buckalew and her freight line. After only a few days on the line, the two cowpokes figure thirty days or the tar pot would have been a better choice. But before the two light-hearted drifters can whistle one verse of "Git Along Little Doggie," they find themselves ...


Red River Crossing

AmazonEncore, 2013

Martin Wallace had bucked the tiger, seen the elephant, fought with Nathan Forrest Bedford, battled Quanah Parker and his Comanches, skinned three thousand buffalo, and slipped unseen through Indian Territory, all with no more than a scratch or bad cold. He was heading home to Injun Bayou on the Sabine River carrying $6,000 in gold. If he'd known that he was going to be caught up in a flood, lose the gold, bust an arm, live with a crazy woman ...



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