I don't want to go back there an' get my neck stretched." Can't figure why they did it. Blaine is no stranger to fighting in another man's war, but soon enough he'll find a reason of his own: a cause worth dying for, and a woman worth living for... Our foremost storyteller of the American West, The Noble Widow: A Lodero Western Adventure (The Lodero Westerns Book 1), The Pecos Undertaker (Stark & Buchanan Book 1). Find all the books, read about the author, and more. After awhile, Neal stopped. The big man leaned back on the ground. An extraordinary woman, a wounded hero and a small town that must fight to keep their livelihood and homes. The Cookbook - a novel: A fun mystery story about a young woman who discovers shock... Getting Out: A Post-Apocalyptic EMP Survival Thriller (The EMP Book 1). I found this book in a dusty box in my parent's basement and started reading it only because I had nothing else. In Jubal Sackett, the second generation of Louis L’Amour’s great American family pursues a destiny Louis L'Amour is the only American-born novelist in history to receive both the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Congressional Gold Medal. But he wasn't up to fighting a lone hand battle. What are you?" Maybe when the job is done they'll fight among themselves." It's a western tale of what ranches and land wars were like in the old west. One will find love with its passionate owner, Ruth Kermett. Colonel Utah Blaine, held captive by the Army of the Revolution, broke out of jail and headed north from Mexico with nothing but the clothes on his back. Another good one from Louis L'Amour..haven't read a bad one yet. An early 'LL novel about a Gun fighter who returns from a war in Mexico and as he arrived he is immediately thrown into a valley range war. He stumbles upon a hanging taking place in the desert. He took it in trembling hands and drank slowly. I'm bettin' he was. I'm bettin' somebody got smart down there and decided to use the vigilantes to get possession of your range and that of Blake. This book is a great story and also a relatively fast read. For the time of its writing, Utah Blaine is a very good book both in style and content. Refresh and try again. In this instance, I also love how L'Amour sets things up mighty suspenseful, so that it's one man bucking crazy odds. Is there anybody down there who might try?" But it was a short one. Bonus material includes the first two chapters from the Buckskin Editions ebooks of Showdown Trail and The Rider of Lost Creek. Teljes értékelés elolvasása. GOOD. "Blaine, you clear this up for me and you can have a thousand! The would-be executioners were the rancher’s own men, looking to steal his land. They walked on and the sun came out and it grew hotter, much hotter. There was a problem loading your book clubs. Reviewed in the United States on December 5, 2012. "Dusty takes readers into the real west at full gallop." I'll bet that's just it." Then the two shook hands. But as Colleen Riley, Devitt’s fiancée, realizes the brutal game he’s playing, her disapproval of his actions, and Clay Bell’s obvious integrity and charm, pull her toward a destiny that will tip the scales in their bloody battle over timber and cattle. "Uh huh. Give me papers authorizing me as ranch manager, papers the banks will recognize. Lodero and Juan Carlos Baca ride to honor a graveside vow in this epic Western series full of fast-paced adventure. "Best Fiction, 2015!" An action-packed western following the story of one man’s search for his identity. Blake, Otten, Nevers and me, we were the big outfits. In the East he became one of the wealthiest financiers in America—and one of the most feared and hated. To be found here would mean certain death, and he was utterly defenseless. "The nearest is over by the lava beds. Compelling, smart historical fiction. Possible ex library copy, will have the markings and stickers associated from the library. I like Blaine. Old as I am I'd take you apart." Best of all, he didn't weigh his prose done with excessive verbiage. They won't know what's become of you, whether you're dead or alive." If you enjoy a good western story like the ones heard around a campfire about good guys vs. bad guys with a heroic woman in the mix, this is a great choice! He glanced from Blaine to Neal. He manages to rescue the old man being lynching, and learns that ... Utah Blaine is a gunfighter who stops a hanging and then goes on to stop a guy's range from being acquired by greedy men. "A hundred a month and an outfit. The executioners were his own men turned against him and Blaine stepped out ot the shadows just in time to save a life. "No, not if you pre-dated the order, say two months or even a couple of weeks. With. Now, suffering from incurable cancer, he has come back to New Mexico to die alone. "Then don't trust anybody." "There!" Restlessly, the young man paced, staring up the trail through the brush. The local newspaper editor's two cents: "All of them liked Joe, but they liked his range better." He left the West at the age of seventeen, leaving behind a rootless past and a bloody trail of violence.