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Doc: a novel / by Mary Doria Russell

Doctor John Henry Holliday, by most accounts, was a tubercular, homicidal drunk and a close friend of Wyatt Earp. According to the legend,…

Started by Kim Allen Scott

0 Mar 27

The Adventures of Johnny Vermillion / by Loren D. Estleman

A thoroughly enjoyable yarn about a corrupt acting troupe that tours the frontier west and robs banks simultaneously with their stage perfo…

Started by Kim Allen Scott

0 Apr 24, 2014

The Stranglers / by Loren D. Estleman

It is hard to write a good western with believable dialogue and situations, but Loren D. Estleman is one of the best living writers of the…

Started by Kim Allen Scott

0 Apr 2, 2014

East of Tucson / by Walter Lawrence Andrea

You can’t judge a book by its cover, they say, and apparently you can’t gauge its potential interest by its title, either.  I found this no…

Started by Kim Allen Scott

0 Mar 28, 2014

Murder in Tombstone / by Steven Lubet

In old Western movies the aftermath of a gunfight is pretty much routine.  As the smoke clears and the sheriff arrives witnesses loudly dec…

Started by Kim Allen Scott

0 Oct 2, 2013

The Hanging Tree / by Dorothy M. Johnson

I guess if you live in Australia you equate this title with a popular rock band, but if you live in Montana and are involved in western his…

Started by Kim Allen Scott

0 Nov 1, 2011

Comstock Lode / by Louis L'Amour

I decided to take a break from nineteenth century literature and immerse myself in a simple paperback western recently while taking an airl…

Started by Kim Allen Scott

2 Oct 28, 2011
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