Western

Cowboy Jess

By Geraldine McCaughrean - Published 2011

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young AdultWestern

Jess Ford, a young orphan adopted by the people in and around Sundown Town, encounters adventure in his work as a cowboy and ...Read Review

Kearny’s March

By Winston Groom - Published 2011

Genres:

NonfictionWestern

The subtitle of Kearny’s March is “The Epic Creation of the American West, 1846-1847.” For a reader who is weak on American ...Read Review

rode

By Thomas Fox Averill - Published 2011

Genres:

LiteraryWestern

Taking as his inspiration the story behind the ballad “Tennessee Stud,” Averill is off and running on a journey tale set in 1825. Young ...Read Review

Lion of the West: Heroes and Villains of the Westward Expansion

By Robert Morgan - Published 2011

Genres:

NonfictionWestern

This collection of brief accounts of ten “legends” of 18th and early 19th century America is a fine introduction to the persons and ...Read Review

Captive Trail

By Susan Page Davis - Published 2011

Genres:

InspirationalRomanceWestern

On the plains of north central Texas in 1857, stagecoach driver Ned Bright finds an exhausted, injured woman lying in the road. Assisted by ...Read Review

Honored Enemy

By Culver Modisette - Published 2011

Genres:

Western

Culver Modisette’s novel presents a sympathetic story about real-life Indians. Quanah Parker is an Indian caught between two worlds and times: his ...Read Review

Lone Star Trail: A Morgan Family Series

By Darlene Franklin - Published 2011

Genres:

InspirationalWestern

First of six novels in the Texas Trails Series, Lone Star Trail opens at the Running M Ranch near Victoria, Texas, in December 1844. ...Read Review

Heartbreak Trail

By Shirley Kennedy - Published 2011

Genres:

RomanceWestern

Lucy Schneider’s new husband, Jacob, decides that they will follow his preacher brother, Abner, and leave Boston for the California gold fields. ...Read Review

The Swansong of Wilbur McCrum

By Bronia Kita - Published 2011

Genres:

Western

Picaresque novels about the Old West abound, and with good reason: the outlandish adventures and unlikely escapades of the genre play wonderfully against ...Read Review

Tomorrow’s Garden

By Amanda Cabot - Published 2011

Genres:

InspirationalRomanceWestern

Harriet Kirk moved her five younger siblings to Ladreville, Texas, in 1857 to escape the shame that followed them after loss of their parents ...Read Review

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