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Chance Diversion By Weaver Wheeler Wilson
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Chance Diversion, a true adventure story, about North America’s Last great Buffalo roundup and stampede. These were the days of silent movies; pictures taken by hidden, hand cranked cameras,... More > depicting the great action that thrilled the movie going audiences of the era. Twenty two year old Weaver Wilson thrilled at being able to take part in such an event.< Less
Doc Law By Bernard James
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Young Bryce Miller’s family traveled from Philadelphia to Silver Creek, Colorado, where his parents died of fever. A desperate Bryce finds employment with a local Barber/Surgeon where he... More > demonstrates an aptitude for crude frontier surgery. He joins the Civil War where he’s assigned to a surgical unit and, under the tutelage of Major Benjamin Wolford hones his craft, attending to the ghastly wounds inflicted upon Union soldiers. After the war he returns home on horseback, along the way meeting mountain man Restless Jack, and Ira Zimm who teaches him to use a pistol and to fast draw. Back in Silver Creek he’s forced to use his gun, becomes sheriff and, with a marshal and two deputies, takes on Confederate Colonel Slade Logan who is plotting to steal land and build an army.< Less
Die Kettner Briefe By Ilse Wurster
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“Die Kettner Briefe” consists of 39 letters exchanged between Franz Kettner and his family in Germany from 1850 to 1875. The letters, printed in German with their English translations,... More > read like a good adventure novel with each letter providing a much anticipated new chapter. The story is enhanced by photographs, both old and new, and other supporting documents. Read the “Die Kettner Briefe” to learn of hardships and dangers of frontier life faced by Franz in the Texas Hill Country. Franz was an early farmer and stockman in Comal, Gillespie, and Mason Counties. He participated in several campaigns with the Texas Rangers and later, during the Civil War, was a member of the Minute Men (local militia). He ran a store and post office in Castell. He hauled freight from the Texas coast to Fort Mason. He was a sheriff in both Gillespie and Mason Counties and was the Tax Accessor. Franz held the prestigious position of Cattle and Hide Inspector during the era of large cattle drives from Mason County.< Less
Die Kettner Briefe By Ilse Wurster
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“Die Kettner Briefe” consists of 39 letters exchanged between Franz Kettner and his family in Germany from 1850 to 1875. The letters, printed in German with their English translations,... More > read like a good adventure novel with each letter providing a much anticipated new chapter. The story is enhanced by photographs, both old and new, and other supporting documents. Read the “Die Kettner Briefe” to learn of hardships and dangers of frontier life faced by Franz in the Texas Hill Country. Franz was an early farmer and stockman in Comal, Gillespie, and Mason Counties. He participated in several campaigns with the Texas Rangers and later, during the Civil War, was a member of the Minute Men (local militia). He ran a store and post office in Castell. He hauled freight from the Texas coast to Fort Mason. He was a sheriff in both Gillespie and Mason Counties and was the Tax Accessor. Franz held the prestigious position of Cattle and Hide Inspector during the era of large cattle drives from Mason County.< Less
King of the Gun Trail By Franklin D Lincoln
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Western action adventure----FRONTIER G-MAN JACK CLAYTON is a western secret agent fighting corruption in high levels of goverment and protecting the American way.
Riders of the Silver Trail By Franklin D Lincoln
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THE FRONTIER G-MAN IS BACK: This time Jack Clayton finally comes face to face with the man responsible for high level government corruption that has sent him on a wild chase all over the west, trying... More > to stop tyranny and overthrow of the American way of life as we know it. This time our nation's currency is threatened and American silver reserves are being exhausted. Wide spread theivery and smuggling have become rampant. On his quest to restore the nation's economy, Jack meets what appears to be his ultimate demise.< Less
Oklahoma Tumbleweeds By Marsha Schemmer Blake
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Fights. Snake stories. Dishonest horse traders. Frightening experiences in Indian Territory. Shootouts between lawmen and outlaws. Fording or ferrying every river and creek between the Kansas and... More > Texas borders. Traveling in a covered wagon. A tent, a lean-to or a wagon to call home. Receiving your schooling in the out-of-doors. Share those adventures with pioneers who lived them. The Barrett family's wayfaring from Twin Territory days into statehood. Stories from before 1890 through 1920.< Less
Oklahoma Tumbleweeds By Marsha Schemmer Blake
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Fights. Snake stories. Dishonest horse traders. Frightening experiences in Indian Territory. Shootouts between lawmen and outlaws. Fording or ferrying every river and creek between the Kansas and... More > Texas borders. Traveling in a covered wagon. A tent, a lean-to or a wagon to call home. Receiving your schooling in the out-of-doors. Share those adventures with pioneers who lived them. The Barrett family's wayfaring from Twin Territory days into statehood. Stories from before 1890 through 1920.< Less
Louisiana Privateer By Chris Clearman
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Historical, Nautical, Fiction - A Swashbuckler Young Thomas Andrew James, age 17 loves his family. So much so that he carries out the instructions of his grandpa, Colonel Julian LeGrande, to remove... More > all evidence of murder. On the day before Christmas in 1834 with a wagonload of illegally imported slaves hidden at long-abandoned Vernon Plantation Tom finds he's being hunted by a gang of Texas outlaws hell-bent on revenge for the murders of their fellow gang members AND they want those slaves. If Tom survives he'll be considered an accomplice to the first murderous incident. Only now the sheriff will add to the murder warrant sure to be issued. Tom's only choice is to RUN! But far to the east upon the shores of the mighty Mississippi awaits a sidewheel steamboat. There at the deep-water dock lies Tom's destiny, the good ship Ambrosia and her inscrutable skipper Homer Peabody AND his beautiful daughter.< Less
Louisiana Privateer By Chris Clearman
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Historical, Nautical, Fiction - A Swashbuckler Young Thomas Andrew James, age 17 loves his family. So much so that he carries out the instructions of his grandpa, Colonel Julian LeGrande, to remove... More > all evidence of murder. On the day before Christmas in 1834 with a wagonload of illegally imported slaves hidden at long-abandoned Vernon Plantation Tom finds he's being hunted by a gang of Texas outlaws hell-bent on revenge for the murders of their fellow gang members AND they want those slaves. If Tom survives he'll be considered an accomplice to the first murderous incident. Only now the sheriff will add to the murder warrant sure to be issued. Tom's only choice is to RUN! But far to the east upon the shores of the mighty Mississippi awaits a sidewheel steamboat. There at the deep-water dock lies Tom's destiny, the good ship Ambrosia and her inscrutable skipper Homer Peabody AND his beautiful daughter.< Less

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