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Apache Moon By Bren Yarbrough Bruhn
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New Mexico in the 1700's is a dangerous place. Warring tribes of Native Americans struggle to keep their homeland, which is fast becoming the domain of Spanish invaders. En route to the home of her... More > betrothed, Magdelena (Lena) de Marquez finds her trepidation of marriage to a childhood friend she barely remembers should be far from her greatest fear. Just miles from her destination, her traveling party is attacked, leaving Lena and an infant child the only survivors of the brutal massacre. Fearing death, or worse, little does she know that her journey into the bitter heart of her enemies has just begun.< Less
CALDERA By Shannon King
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Caldera takes the reader on an adventurous journey into the heart 0f Mexico where ancient mysteries and modern politics collide. In a compelling story of mystery, personal discovery, and... More > adventure, Kate McKenzie travels to meet her husband at an archeological dig in Chiapas, Mexico, along with two graduate students bringing and old Land Rover to the site. The action takes place in the early 1980's and plays against the turbulent life of the times with oil shortages, Iranian hostages and the after effects of the Vietnam war. Personal change, discovery and the rights of indigenous people are all themes in the novel as Kate finds herself in a place where certainties are thrown into question and the fate of her marriage becomes linked with native Mayan peoples inhabiting an ancient land.< Less
In Search of Destiny By Richard McDaniel
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The year was 1845 and a young America, not quite seventy years old, yearned to begin the process of expanding to the West. Will McGuniess is one of the first West Point graduates, a result of... More > America's grudging efforts at providing trained military personnel for the country. His staunch abolitionist father has burdened him with the middle name of Napoleon, much to the amusement of Will's peers. Will is assigned to General Zachary Taylor's army sent to defend Texas from the threat of attack from Mexico. We follow Will as he participates in the early campaigns in Northern Mexico. Will grows from a idealistic young officer to one who has overcome the burden of the battle as well as struggles with his Irish heritage, his deep antislavery feelings and the duplicity of enemy.< Less
The Cabin in the West By Jeff Arnold
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The Cabin in the West is a collection of short stories set in New Mexico in different historical eras. 'Agatha', tells of a country boy after the Civil War and his friendship for the town’s... More > ‘black sheep’ in the late 1860s. 'Concord' is an 1875 story of a stagecoach and the discord among its passengers. 'Art' features an artistic town Marshal in the 1880s and 'Navajo Frank' is ‘a story in six drinks’ told by an old timer in a bar. 'The Barber and the Whiskey Priest' is a tale of thwarted love and 'The Cabin in the West', the title story, tells of a siege. Both are set in the 1890s. 'Black Country' is about the son of a Santa Fe judge at the turn of the century and how he comes to grief, while with 'Taking a Chance' we are in 1915 with screen cowboy Tom Mix. 'Tag Out' is a Chandleresque detective story and the book ends with 'Dawn', about a fading rock star in the 1990s. The stories, though different one from the other, share themes of individualism, courage and love of the New Mexico landscape.< Less
The Cabin in the West By Jeff Arnold
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The Cabin in the West is a collection of short stories set in New Mexico in different historical eras. 'Agatha', tells of a country boy after the Civil War and his friendship for the town’s... More > ‘black sheep’ in the late 1860s. 'Concord' is an 1875 story of a stagecoach and the discord among its passengers. 'Art' features an artistic town Marshal in the 1880s and 'Navajo Frank' is ‘a story in six drinks’ told by an old timer in a bar. 'The Barber and the Whiskey Priest' is a tale of thwarted love and 'The Cabin in the West', the title story, tells of a siege. Both are set in the 1890s. 'Black Country' is about the son of a Santa Fe judge at the turn of the century and how he comes to grief, while with 'Taking a Chance' we are in 1915 with screen cowboy Tom Mix. 'Tag Out' is a Chandleresque detective story and the book ends with 'Dawn', about a fading rock star in the 1990s. The stories, though different one from the other, share themes of individualism, courage and love of the New Mexico landscape.< Less
There I'll be a Soldier By Neil MacMillan
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The story of Michael Hanley, faced with the choice of slowly dying in Ireland or taking his chances in America. He joins the army's 4th Infantry and must live or die as best he can amid danger and... More > prejudice as the United States and Mexico edge closer to war. Will he make a lfe for himself in America or will he fall? Neil MacMillan is a freelance writer and living historian specializing in the American Civil War. He resides in Syracuse, NY with his wife Peggy.< Less
Boys’ Book of Border Battles By Edwin L. Sabin
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Boys’ Book of Border Battles by Edwin L. Sabin, first published in 1920. This is the final book in the Frontier Fighter series from Edwin Sabin that covers many of the battles in American... More > history fought on the frontiers and borders of the expanding American nation. His other two books cover many of the wars with Eastern and Western Indian tribes. The final books contains a few pre-revolutionary wars with Indians, but is mostly dedicated to the Spanish-American War in the South and the Sioux War on the northern plains.< Less
Beyond Borders By Athanasios Zarkadas
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Tension between the United States and Mexico has risen to dangerous levels. Border conflicts and deportations has led to war. Cuba takes advantage of a failing economy in Mexico. The United States... More > has changed forever. The rest off the world is in shock. War on U.S. soil. Non stop action and adventure. A book that you will fall in love with. The first in a five book set.< Less
Blood Moon By Richard Dawes
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The Tucson Kid escapes Mexico ahead of a gang of outlaws bent on revenge. He rides west into New Mexico and finds himself in the middle of a range war between a brutal rancher and a beautiful widow.... More > As Tucson takes a stand in favor of the widow, he is caught in the cross-fire between the rancher’s hired killers and the Mexican bandits who have finally caught up with him.< Less
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