Scent of Tears

      M. Juan Knecht
Scent of Tears

Book 1 in the Conchos and Lace Series: Charlie Horn, the orphan son of a sea captain, is given a second chance at survival when a wealthy ranch owner in Monterey, California, becomes his benefactor. Don Topo treats him like a son, and Charlie, who dreams of becoming a vaquero, loves working on the Monterey estancia.Book 1 in the Conchos and Lace Series: Charlie Horn, the orphan son of a sea captain, is given a second chance at survival when a wealthy ranch owner in Monterey, California, becomes his benefactor. Don Topo treats him like a son, and Charlie, who dreams of becoming a vaquero, loves working on the Monterey estancia. Life would be uncomplicated, except that Charlie is irrevocably in love with Lucinda, Don Topo's beautiful blue-eyed daughter—and he has been ever since he first saw her. 
The proud and vibrant Lucinda has a thirst for life and a dangerous lack of fear, but she has no interest in Charlie, except to taunt and torment him. To her he is nothing but a family servant. 
Everything changes when Lucinda's lust for life and danger leads her into the arms of Tiburcio Vasquez, an outlaw wanted for the murder of a Monterey constable. Lucinda's dalliance with the outlaw results in a pregnancy, but Don Topo refuses to allow such a scandal to sully the family name. Instead, he insists that his daughter marry Charlie, thereby forcing him into a lifelong relationship with a woman who is part nightmare and part sweet dream. Set in the ever-changing world of the Alta Sierra in the late eighteen hundreds, Scent of Tears is a story about an unlikely marriage between a young man trying to find his place in the world and a young girl whose heart belongs to a charismatic bandit.

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    The Rangeland Avenger

      Max Brand
The Rangeland Avenger

Of the four men, Hal Sinclair was the vital spirit. In the actual labor of mining, the mighty arms and tireless back Of Quade had been a treasure. For knowledge of camping, hunting, cooking, and all the lore of the trail, Lowrie stood as a valuable resource; and Sandersen was the dreamy, resolute spirit, who had hoped for gold in those mountains until he came to believe his hope. He had gathered these three stalwarts to help him to his purpose, and if he lived he would lead yet others to failure. Hope never died in this tall, gaunt man, with a pale-blue eye the color of the horizon dusted with the first morning mist. He was the very spirit of lost causes, full of apprehensions, foreboding, superstitions. A hunch might make him journey five hundred miles; a snort of his horse could make him give up the trail and turn back.

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    Smoke Bellew

      Jack London
Smoke Bellew

Original blue-gray cloth with decoration and lettering in black and yellow on spine and front cover, octavo, 385 pp. Frontispiece and 7 monochrome plates by P. J. Monahan. A Klondike tale. BAL 11939, Sisson/Martens page 48.

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    Forever Dreams

      Leeanna Morgan
Forever Dreams

Fall in love with "Forever Dreams," the first book in Leeanna Morgan's Montana Brides series. Gracie Donnelly came to Montana looking for answers...and found forever.When Gracie Donnelly, a school teacher from New Zealand, arrives on a Montana cattle ranch, she has more on her mind than mending fences and feeding chickens. She's secretly searching for her father and answers to questions that could destroy a family.Just one look at the fiery five-foot-one redhead and Trent McKenzie knows Gracie is going to be trouble. Ever since the failure of his first marriage, he promised never to listen to his heart again. Especially when his heart is saying he's falling in love - and the one thing Gracie’s searching for is the one thing that could take her away from him forever.'Forever Dreams' is the first book in the Montana Brides series and can easily be read as a standalone. Each of Leeanna's series are linked so you can find out what happens to your favorite characters in other books. If you would like to know when my next book is released, please visit leeannamorgan.com. Thank you for your support - happy reading!Other Contemporary Romances by Leeanna Morgan(All Series are Linked)The Montana BridesBook 1: Forever Dreams (Gracie and Trent)Book 2: Forever in Love (Amy and Nathan)Book 3: Forever After (Nicky and Sam)Book 4: Forever Wishes (Erin and Jake)Book 5: Forever Santa: a Montana Brides Christmas novellaBook 6: Forever Cowboy (Emily and Alex)Book 7: Forever Together (Kate and Dan)Book 8: Forever and a Day (Sarah and Jordan)The Bridesmaids ClubBook 1: All of Me (Tess and Logan)Book 2: Loving You (Annie and Dylan)Book 3: Head Over Heels (Sally and Todd)Book 4: Sweet on You (Molly and Jacob)Emerald Lake BillionairesBook 1: Sealed with a Kiss (Rachel and John)Book 2: Playing for Keeps (Sophie and Ryan)Book 3: Crazy Love (Holly and Daniel)The Protectors:Book 1: Safe Haven (Hayley and Tank)Book 2: Just Breathe: (Kelly and Tanner)Book 3: Always (Mallory and Grant)Book 4: The Promise (Ashley and Matthew)Book 5: Coming Home (Mia and Stan)Book 6: The Gift (Hannah and Brett)Book 7: The Wish (Claire and Jason)Book 8: Falling (Emma and Sean)

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    The Moss Garden Journal Of Chan Wing Tsit

      Richard Bell
The Moss Garden Journal Of Chan Wing Tsit

1750. A young Buddhist priest traveling to Korea is caught in storms, driven across the Pacific and shipwrecked. Lacking survival skills, he is taken in by the local people who are far from the barbarians he expected; they are complex, political, sophisticated, urbane and multilingual; a community of traders and priests with deep cultural and spiritual ways and little need for his Buddhist dharma.What does a Buddhist priest have to offer a complex, sophisticated culture steeped in political and commercial intrigue? Shipwrecked and alone among people of an ancient tradition with deep understanding of spiritual and pragmatic ways, who speak numerous languages and are preeminent traders maintaining deep and powerful social and spiritual customs, a young priest is forced to come to grips with the deeper teachings of his own path. This historical novel follows him as his assumptions of superiority fall away and he explores both the deeper aspects of Buddhism and the complex indigenous spiritual and cultural traditions he finds himself immersed in. The Chinook people were among the most sophisticated and successful trading communities of the nations of not only the Pacific Northwest, but of the entire Continent. Their business and political machinations rivaled those of any empire or culture in history. Murder, love, intrigue and endless plots drive our protagonist's journey of personal and cultural discovery as he comes to grips with both his own and his new family's challenges, strengths and weaknesses.

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    50 Stories in 50 States: Tales Inspired by a Motorcycle Journey Across the USA Vol 5, The West

      Kevin B Parsons
50 Stories in 50 States: Tales Inspired by a Motorcycle Journey Across the USA Vol 5, The West

Book five of the five book series features the west, where the author and his wife live, and where their '50 States in 50 Weeks Adventure' both began and ended. The journey inspired Kevin to write a short story for each state, and the west bats cleanup with the ten final states.Book five of the five book '50 Stories' series features the west, where Kevin and Quilter Girl's adventure began and ended. The book features ten states, a short story taking place in each. See what happens when a couple tries their hand at a vineyard and winery in California. Quilts play a part in a few stories, both in a miracle for some pioneers and a source of grief for two boys. The stories are all fiction and Nevada's tale just may be non-fiction... or science fiction? The stories feature greed, escape, guile and even murder, the dastardly act tripped up by a boy.

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    Cattle Brands: A Collection of Western Camp-Fire Stories

      Andy Adams
Cattle Brands: A Collection of Western Camp-Fire Stories

Cattle Brands: A Collection of Western Camp-Fire Stories. It was a wet, bad year on the Old Western Trail. From Red River north and all along was herd after herd waterbound by high water in the rivers. Our outfit lay over nearly a week on the South Canadian, but we were not alone, for there were five other herds waiting for the river to go down. This river had tumbled over her banks for several days, and the driftwood that was coming down would have made it dangerous swimming for cattle. Cattle Brands: A Collection of Western Camp-Fire Stories has a beautiful glossy cover and a blank page for the dedication.

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    The Whispering Bandit

      Franklin D. Lincoln
The Whispering Bandit

The Whispering Bandit has been creating havoc in the New Mexico Territory. When Caleb Gant rides into Gila Bend, fresh off a gunfight in Alamogordo, his horse is stolen by the wily bandit. He finds himself caught up in several mysteries. A man he should know is a stranger and a man he shouldn’t know is and old adversary.The Whispering Bandit has been creating havoc in the New Mexico Territory. When Caleb Gant rides into Gila Bend, fresh off a gunfight in Alamogordo, his horse is stolen by the wily bandit. Stranded in the town of Gila Bend, he finds himself caught up in several mysteries. A man he should know is a stranger and a man he shouldn’t know is and old adversary. Action, adventure and intrigue abounds in this unusual tale of justice. And, just who is this mysterious Whispering Bandit, riding a vengeance trail?

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    Cabin Fever

      B. M. Bower
Cabin Fever

If you would test the soul of a friend, take him into the wilderness and rub elbows with him for five months. Either you will hate each other forever afterwards, or emerge with contempt tinged with a pitying toleration -- or you will be close, unquestioning friends to the end of your days.

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    A Brand of Christmas

      Maggie Shayne
A Brand of Christmas

The TWO opening novels from New York Times bestseller Maggie Shayne’s TWO most popular series! The Oklahoma All-Girl Brands, Book 1: THE BRANDS WHO CAME FOR CHRISTMASThe Texas Brands, Book 1: THE LITTLEST COWBOYThe Brand Family…A Miracle in Every Story!The TWO opening novels from New York Times bestseller Maggie Shayne’s TWO most popular series! The Oklahoma All-Girl Brands, Book 1: THE BRANDS WHO CAME FOR CHRISTMAS:When good girl Maya Brand, eldest of five and the pillar of the family, has a moment of weakness and a one night stand with a drifter, she finds herself pregnant with a naked ring finger. Most Big Falls, Oklahomans think it must be a case of immaculate conception. But the drifter returns and trouble follows. So do an early labor, a freak storm, and a Christmas you will never forget.The Texas Brands, Book 1: THE LITTLEST COWBOYUpright and Honest Sheriff Garrett Brand is furious with the younger brothers he’s raised when he finds a baby on the doorstep one hot Texas morning…until he sees the note with his own name on it. A motherless baby boy, a soft hearted rancher, an overprotective family, and a woman in deadly trouble spell heartwarming emotion, spine tingling passion, and breathless romance.The Brand Family…A Miracle in Every Story!

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    A Daughter of the Snows

      Jack London
A Daughter of the Snows

London's first novel introduces the strong, independent, well-educated heroine that would run through much of his work. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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    Apache Gunhawk

      Monogram Press
Apache Gunhawk

Two brothers grow up in different worlds. One is raised as an Apache called Hawk and rides with Geronimo. Shamed out of the Apache Nation, he becomes a scout for the U.S. Cavalry. He becomes disillusioned with the army and leaves to become a bounty hunter with a reputation for never bringing prisoners alive. He become known as the feared Apache Gunhawk.Two brothers grow up in different worlds. One is raised as an Apache called Hawk and rides with Geronimo. Shamed out of the Apache Nation, he becomes a scout for the U.S. Cavalry. He becomes disillusioned with the army and leaves to become a bounty hunter with a reputation for never bringing prisoners alive. He become known as the feared Apache Gunhawk. The other brother, Tom, is raised by the outlaw leader Bill Noonan and follows in his adoptive father's footsteps.He is pursued by the Apache bounty hunter and a U.S. Marshall who is unaware of his relationship to both brothers.

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    Soutee

      Dale Wiley
Soutee

Steve Soutee is a lawyer, a ladies man, a master gardener and chef, and the man you need in a pinch. When a bailiff runs off with $25,000, Soutee is hot on his trail at the behest of the judge, with a bevy of beauties, a paternity accusation and a new woman who just may know where the money is hidden.Steve Soutee is a lawyer, a ladies man, a master gardener and chef, and the man you need in a pinch. When a bailiff runs off with $25,000, Soutee is hot on his trail at the behest of the judge, with a bevy of beauties, a paternity accusation and a new woman who just may know where the money is hidden. Follow Soutee as he heads to Memphis with his Cadillac's eight track filled with great country tunes, 1979-style. Featuring a Soutee playlist so you can play along!

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    Wilderness

      Lancelot Schaubert
Wilderness

When a seventeen-year-old track star turns up mangled and dead on the switchback road by the Crescent Hotel, his poker crew grows suspicious of one another. Ebur, a retired cowboy, finds himself in the middle of a once-trustworthy group who all knew and loved Brady. Or did they?And can he trust them if they think he killed the boy?When a seventeen-year-old track star turns up mangled and dead on the switchback road by the Crescent Hotel, his poker crew grows suspicious of one another. Ebur, a retired cowboy, finds himself in the middle of a once-trustworthy group who all knew and loved Brady. Or did they?And can he trust them if they think he killed the boy?Covering the broad swatch of lifestyles and struggles in off-peak Eureka Springs, Wilderness asks hard questions about retired men and those who try to tame them.:: PRAISE FOR LANCELOT SCHAUBERT ::“Schaubert’s words have an immediacy, a potency, an intimacy that grab the reader by the collar and say ‘Listen, this is important!’ Probing the bones and gristle of humanity, his subjects challenge, but also offer insights into redemption if only we will stop and pay attention.”— Erika Robuck, National Bestselling Author of Hemingway’s Girl“Loved this story because Lance wrote about people who don't get written about enough and he did it with humor, compassion, and heart.”— Brian Slatterly, author of Lost Everything and editor of The New Haven Review“I’m such a fan of Lance Schaubert's work. His unique view of things and his life-wisdom enriches all he does. We're lucky to count him among our contributors.”— Therese Walsh, author of The Moon Sisters and Editorial Director of Writer Unboxed"Lancelot Schaubert exhibits his talents in many forms from poetic verse to lyrical prose to musical compositions, all the while infusing them with charisma, passion, and wit. A true creative, Schaubert is one to watch in the literary world."—Heather Webb, author of Rodin's Lover & Becoming Josephine“Lance Schaubert writes with conviction but without the cliché and bluster of the propaganda that is so common in this age of blogs and tweets. Here is a real practitioner of the craft who has the patience to pay attention. May his tribe increase!”— Jonathan Wilson Hartgrove, author of Common Prayer and The Awakening of Hope“Lancelot was the kind of student every writing teacher hopes to have in her class: attentive, thoughtful, a bit quirky, and innovative. Since his time in my classroom, he has continued to impress me. He ‘sees,’ and his essays, poetry, and fiction are full of details that enable his audience to see. Bravo, Lance.”— Jackina Stark, author of Things Worth Remembering and Tender Grace“[He writes] characters with distinctive personalities, multi-layered, and unpredictable. [They have] natural voices, succinct and unique to each character.”— The Missouri Scriptwriting Fellowship"Schaubert's narratives are emotionally stirring with both a vulnerable sensibility and rawness to them. They take you on a journey full of open wounds, intimate successes and personal delights. His words have a calmness, a natural ease but the meaning is always commanding and dynamic."— Natalie Gee, Brooklyn Film Festival

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