Westerns

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“lighthearted Western with a Butch Cassidy-Sundance Kid vibe, featuring two very likable protagonists and an equally amiable young U.S. Marshal pursuing them.”

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Once the reader gets past the unlikely notion that a young man in 1868 would write a 269-page letter to a four-year-old boy called Small Tot, there is a good story in The Madstone.

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“This epic quest with its strands of love and loss frames an American exploration of family, grief, honor, and deep humanity in an unforgettable fashion.”

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“He found himself lying under white sheets with very little idea of how he had gotten there. It was the morning he woke up . . . He seemed to have been there for some time.”  

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“Craig Johnson is one of the best in the business, and the Walt Longmire series never fails to satisfy.”

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The publisher bills this book as a gritty, razor-sharp, modern Western, but there is nothing of the West in it.

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This is the story of Sallie Kincaid and her family. And oh, what a family.

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“There’s a lot of entertainment in seeing Eliza apply the methods of a fictional detective to the hazards of her dangerous life.

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“Hell and Back is a story that challenges Longmire fans to step out of their comfort zone and consider their favorite hero from a new and otherworldy perspective.”

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“A tale of bravery and adventure, of ironic hair-breadth near misses between the main characters, filled with the expectation that the next paragraph may bring about a denouement t

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“The lone deputy surrounded by a gang of outlaws determined to rescue their boss while a hostile town looks on may be a cliché, but Terence McCauley gives it several twists.”

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Family and home: They’re the grounding of this novel and of humanity.”

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“A new Longmire novel is always a welcome treat, and Daughter of the Morning Star is another slam-dunk.”

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After love went wrong in his younger years, small-town sheriff Winston Browne has led a simple bachelor’s life taking care of the people in his quaint, Gulf Coast community of Moab, Florida.

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“the kind of story we used to watch at the Saturday Morning Movies, one we hate to see end, and one we’d like to have return again and again in a series of sequels just as funny, exciting,

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“Matthew Mayo brings heart and soul to a painful, little known chapter in American West history.”

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For devoted series fiction readers, the release of a new volume by a favored author is cause for the Happy Dance all the way to the nearest bookstore, library, or e-tailer.

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“The quality and clarity of Ritt's writing and delivery are truly superb. Readers will feel like they're watching a movie.”

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“revenge, like love and death, comes at inopportune times.”

When Caleb and Shelby Bentley’s mother dies, Shelby hatches a plan of revenge.

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“an engaging story, full of wit, more than an occasional tongue-in-cheek statement, and a great deal of fact.”

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“an image of a proud man who gave in to the wishes of his people to reunite them with their families and suffered the ignominy of becoming a prisoner in his own land . . .”

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“Rod Miller’s skills and knowledge, combined with a natural storyteller’s knack, make Pinebox Collins both a great introduction to the genre and an enlightening addition to it.”

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“Meech’s story may be a fiction, but it’s told with charm, wit, a smattering of bloody realism, some of the longest sentences this side of Robinson Crusoe, and a complete lack of q

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Hobnail and Other Frontier Stories can be viewed as a primer on western settlement history as well as a sampler of today’s best western fiction writers.”

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“An escapist read in which the lawmen are the outlaws, and the good guys win.”

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