Western

A Port in the Storm

By Judy Genandt - Published 2011

Genres:

RomanceWestern

Boston socialite Margaret Ward jounces over the Wyoming landscape in a stagecoach in 1885. A scandal has led her father to send Margaret to ...Read Review

Texas Tales Illustrated: “The Revolution”

By Mack White (illus.) - By Mike Kearby - Published 2011

Genres:

Children/Young AdultWestern

Two-thirds graphic novel and one-third background material, “The Revolution” tells the story of events between October 1835 and December 1836 in the struggle to form ...Read Review

Light on a Distant Hill: A Novel of the Indian West

By B. J. Scott - Published 2010

Genres:

Western

Ellen O’Hara, at age sixteen, is being sent west from Kansas as a mail-order bride. Before she has the chance to meet ...Read Review

The Sisters Brothers

By Patrick deWitt - Published 2011

Genres:

LiteraryWestern

Speaking as someone who won’t read Larry McMurtry’s Lonesome Dove because it’s a Western, won’t see the evidently delicious ...Read Review

Written in Blood

By John Wilson - Published 2010

Genres:

Children/Young AdultWestern

It is 1877, and 16-year-old Jim Doolen has set out to find the father he hasn’t seen in ten years. Jim travels alone ...Read Review

Jedediah Smith: No Ordinary Mountain Man

By Barton H. Barbour - Published 2011

Genres:

NonfictionWestern

The term “mountain man” conjures up visions of doggedly independent and fiercely combative men more than capable of adapting and thriving in areas ...Read Review

The Floor of Heaven: A True Tale of the Last Frontier and the Yukon Gold Rush

By Howard Blum - Published 2011

Genres:

NonfictionWestern

One of the underappreciated joys of studying history lies in tapping into the lives and times of some of the very curious people ...Read Review

Child of the Fighting Tenth

By Forrestine C. Hooker - Published 2011

Genres:

NonfictionWestern

This re-released memoir recounts the early life of author Forrestine “Birdie” Cooper Hooker, growing up in the frontier West. The daughter of an ...Read Review

The Bride’s House

By Sandra Dallas - Published 2011

Genres:

SagaWestern

The only way to get rich in a Colorado mining town in 1880 is to strike gold or marry a rich man, like Nealie’...Read Review

South By Southwest

By Johnny D. Boggs - Published 2011

Genres:

MilitaryWestern

Zeb Hogan has a mission to carry out for the Union’s 16th Wisconsin: find and kill the traitor Sergeant Ben DeVere. It ...Read Review

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