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J Rodney Turner
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Crick City is a small hick town. Violent, mean, and dirt-poor, it's a place nobody wants to call home. But for homicide cop Phil Straker, it is home. And now someone—or something—is turning his boyhood town into a bloody sideshow of mutilation and gruesome carnage. They're called Creekers. Centuries old, driven by rage and lust for revenge, they move through the deep, dark woods—deformed, shadowy outcasts with twisted faces and blood red eyes. Now, as the moon hangs low over their ancient house, they're gathering for a harvest of terror and death Crick City will never forget....
Wagon trains carrying immigrants along the Oregon Trail are falling prey to outlaws. Most families surrender their valuables and goods peacefully, but anybody brave enough to resist gets a bullet. The gang's latest victim was a wagon master who sought to protect his charges only to die in the dust. With the blood of good men being spilled and families being terrorized, Preacher and Jamie MacCallister volunteer to escort the next wagon train. Their odyssey across the unforgiving territory takes them through violent storms and into the sights of hostile Indians.
Deputy US Marshal Jeremiah Halstead is escorting notorious outlaw John Hudson across the territory for trial when he's ambushed by a pack of Hudson's men anxious to rescue their partner from his custody. Halstead puts the blast on them, but outnumbered and outgunned, he has little choice but to hole up in an old mining town known as Silver Cloud, Montana. It's a place where he can keep a lock on his prisoner while figuring out how to get past Hudson's gang alive. But the folks in Silver Cloud are none too happy playing host to the lawman or his kill-crazy prisoner.
John Whicher is a US Marshal, a criminal investigator in today's American Southwest. From the remote and rugged lands of West Texas, John Whicher is a modern-day investigative marshal in the Amazon best-selling crime fiction series by author John Stonehouse.
An American King unfolds during a violent rash of crime in Whicher's hometown. Working for the Abilene US Marshals Office, Whicher investigates a baffling murder, part of an outbreak of lawlessness that threatens to escalate out of control. Assigned a new partner to help work a case unlike any he's known, what starts in shadow soon burns a path across the city, ever closer to home.
According to local legend, the stagecoach known as the Gray Ghost is either haunted, cursed, or just plain unlucky. Each of its last three drivers and three more riding shotgun came to a violent, bloody end. And now it's Red Ryan's turn to guard five foolhardy passengers on the stage's next - and possibly last - trip.
Deputy U.S. Marshal Jeremiah Halstead keeps the peace in the mining town of Silver Cloud, Montana. But an old enemy has declared war against him. Ruthless and clever, Ed Zimmerman would have become the leader of one of the west's deadliest and hell-bent outlaw gangs. Zimmerman has offered a generous bounty to every desperado willing to put a bullet through the U.S. Deputy Marshal's heart.
How Bipartisanship Brought Tennessee to the Twenty-First Century and Could Save America
J. Rodney Turner
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The latter third of the 20th century was a time of fundamental political transition across the South as increasing numbers of voters began to choose Republican candidates over Democrats. Yet in the 1980s and '90s, reform-focused policymaking - from better schools to improved highways and health care - flourished in Tennessee. This was the work of moderate leaders from both parties who had a capacity to work together "across the aisle".
Will Cannon's brother, Joe Cannon, and some of the cowboys from the Mora River Ranch have taken a string of horses to Silver City to have a horse auction there. When Joe and his men don't return on time, Will Cannon rides the trail alone to the silver mining camps around Silver City. Will has to rescue the men and dispense some frontier justice to the outlaw gangs operating out of Silver City.
Gilman James comes home from Iraq - the last of three childhood friends to return. His brothers-in-arms are mere shadows of their former selves. Gil, unmarked, determines to take care of them. But how far should a man go for the people he loves? Stepping across the line between right and wrong, Gil finds himself stranded in the Texan desert as a bank heist he's planned goes horribly wrong. Pursued into the badlands by US Marshal John Whicher, a moment of violent reckoning is set in train. What makes an outlaw? Marshal John Whicher thinks he knows.
If anyone can get a shipment of brides to the church on time, it's Bo Creel and Scratch Morton. But this time, they'll have to cross hell and high water to escort four marriage-bound beauties to a remote gold-mining town in Alaska. The brides-to-be include a dangerously attractive widow, her sweet-hearted niece, and two of their friends. The roadblocks to the altar include a lecherous saloon owner, a lovesick sailor, and a gang of hired guns. And that's just for starters....
It's one of the great mysteries of the Old West. The unexplained disappearance of a hunting party of Prussian nobles who entered the American wilderness - and never returned. Now, years later, the Prussian government demands an explanation. In response, the US Army hires Preacher and Jamie MacCallister to join their search party - along with a band of Prussian soldiers led by the sinister Baron Adalwolf von Kuhner. Some believe it's a hopeless mission, that the original party was slaughtered by the Blackfeet. Others think there may be survivors, likely women held captive as slaves.
Clint Black runs the biggest operation in Montana. He has his own personal army of cutthroats - and he doesn't like competition. The trouble begins when Smoke Jensen brings 3,500 head of cattle up from Colorado to sell to Black's neighbor. More bloodthirsty than businesslike, Clint sets up a roadblock, backed by the biggest guns in the territory. Then he sends word out to Smoke Jensen: Back down or die.
Vietnam vet and former pro football player Wyatt Storme is bow-hunting in Missouri when he stumbles upon a hidden field of marijuana...and is attacked by a vicious dog and shot at by a sniper. He reports violent incident confidentially to the local Sheriff...who is murdered the next day. Storme believes there’s a connection and starts asking questions, unraveling a deadly conspiracy of corruption, drug-trafficking and organized crime...and making himself someone that just about everybody wants dead.
Cold case disappearances in Western Montana gave renewed relevance to a local Native American legend of Saka'am Skaltamiax, a malevolent entity from the caverns of Great Northern Mountain. But Sheriff Jim Buchanan believed in his daughter, Junior Deputy Alma Rose Two Elk, when she told him, “Today, I saw a flesh and blood man. That’s the killer we’re looking for.”
The town of Ashford Fork, Tennessee, has enough problems dealing with the worst rainstorm in a century. When the townsfolk start turning up dead and partially eaten, they discover they have more than rain to worry about. Something was in the lake, something that has now grown beyond their wildest imaginations, and something that has been given free reign to feed as the water level rises and the town begins to flood.
Gilman James comes home from Iraq - the last of three childhood friends to return. His brothers-in-arms are mere shadows of their former selves - Gil, unmarked, determines to take care of them. But how far should a man go for the people he loves? Stepping across the line between right and wrong, Gil finds himself stranded in the Texan desert - as a bank heist he's planned goes horribly wrong. Pursued into the badlands by US Marshal John Whicher, a moment of violent reckoning is set in train.
Vietnam vet and former pro football player Wyatt Storme is bow-hunting in Missouri when he stumbles upon a hidden field of marijuana, and is attacked by a vicious dog and shot at by a sniper. He reports violent incident confidentially to the local Sheriff, who is murdered the next day. Storme believes there's a connection and starts asking questions, unraveling a deadly conspiracy of corruption, drug-trafficking and organized crime.
Raw, unvarnished, and authentic, Mike Long doesn't pull any punches when he writes anything western. The detail about the historical events in this book are spot on, including his riveting depiction of what it must have been like to be fighting the Battle of the Big Horn, also known as Custer's Last Stand. Long's command of the language, his use of imagery, and his knowledge of weaponry make this a book for any western, adventure, or historical listener.
Orphaned at a young age, revenge and bloodshed are all Colton Sutton has ever known. As the leader of Satan's Sons, he and his band brothers have hunted down the gangs responsible for their parents' death. Bathing the territory in the blood of their enemies has earned them the reputation as Texas's most deadly gunslingers, but trouble has a way of finding the Sutton boys even when they don't want it. As Colton searches the local jail for his youngest brother, the last thing he expects to find is a raven-haired beauty in the next cell over.