Saturday, 31 July 2010
Black Horse Westerns - July 2010
The Broken Horseshoe by Billy Hall
Coleman Black is stumped by a string of murders and robberies near the boom town of Deadwood. His best friend, hired to transport money from a cattle sale, is among the victims. Cole is desperate to find answers but, with no clues to go by, the killer could be anyone. When Cole decides to take some inspired advice from a new friend, he has no idea that he is being led directly into the line of fire. Meanwhile, the killer smiles as he silently waits in the cover of timber, his rifle already aimed at Cole's heart...
Hideout at Mender's Crossing by John Glasby
The ghost town of Mender's Crossing was the ideal base for a gang of outlaws to operate from without interference. Then, a group of soldiers are killed defending a gold-train and the army calls upon special operator Steve Landers to investigate. Now, Landers must face not only the gang but land baron Hal Clegg, whose hired mercenaries are driving independent ranchers off their land. He will need nerves of steel if he is to succeed when he is so heavily outnumbered. Can he cheat the odds and win?
Rangeland Justice by Rob Hill
When Jack Just, weary from long days on the trail, rides into an isolated cattle town on the Texas Panhandle, he discovers that the greedy and powerful Clovis Blacklake has the whole town in his pocket. But when Jack discovers that Blacklake has cheated the town's most downtrodden inhabitant out of his rightful property, he decides to make a stand. It takes a real man to fight the ruthless Blacklake and when Jack does: the tables finally begin to turn...
Loner with a Gun by Ryan Bodie
Hank Masters was a good man, a gentle man who wouldn't have hurt a fly, so when he was framed and then hanged for a crime he didn't commit his son Flint swore revenge. Now Flint Masters must leave his life as a gun-guard in Durango to travel to Jaramillo, where his father's life was taken. He will avenge himself on the lying, cheating town of Jaramillo until he has done justice to his father's memory. And woe betide anyone who stands in his way...
Return to Lonesome by Brendan Fagan
After Jim Starret was framed by for a robbery he didn't commit, he decided it was time to learn how to shoot... and when he got out of jail, he went looking for the robber who had caused all his woes. But Starret's problems were far from over when he gained his freedom. Somebody from his past still wanted him dead.
Trailing Wing by Abe Dancer
With the tough cattle drive from Colorado to Wyoming finally over, Jubal Lorde looked forward to buying some land and settling down in the peaceful town of Pitchfork...until someone stole his herd and killed his friend Billy. Suddenly, Jubal had a new reason for staying in town. Now he must pit himself against the tough, influential businessman Kingsley Post and his mercenary henchman, Grif Bartow...but will the desire for revenge prove worthwhile when it comes to the final showdown?
Robbery in Savage Pass by D.M. Harrison
When a Pinkerton agent offers Soames Ho the job of taking gold from Marysville to a Californian bank he accepts. The stagecoach carrying the gold travels through Savage Pass with a nervous driver and a greenhorn shotgun rider. Waiting up ahead are three men intent on robbery. The Pinkerton agent has deliberately set it up so that no one with guts or real fire power escorts the stagecoach, but he got Soames Ho all wrong. Soames believes in justice and, whatever the cost, he is determined to find the gold and the outlaws.