The exciting tale of a young gambler, a horse, and the bond that will change the both of them forever. Hoping to make a man out of him, Alfred Larribee's father sends his son to live with his cousin's family out West. Alfred is lazy and listless, and spends his early days there drinking, gambling, and doing everything he can to avoid his share of work. Everything changes with the appearance of Sky Blue, a magnificent stallion that seemingly can't...
Oliver La Farge - Adult 1 available
Fiction Brand, M
Southside - Adult 1 available
Fiction Brand, M
Andrew Apperley is in the East, visiting with his brother David, who he has persuaded to join him on his ranch in the West. Accompanying Andrew is a giant wolf dog named Comanche who is so wild that he has to be chained up at all times. But after Comanche saves escaped prisoner Single Jack Deems from drowning, Deems wants the dog for himself, and he follows the Apperleys west. Everything Andrew Apperley owns is imperiled by Alex Shodress, a clever...
Hired to impersonate a man who wants to know why he has been summoned to the family home of a person he was accused of killing years earlier, Ned Rippon befriends a family member and struggles to discover whether his targets or his employer are trustworthy.
When Les Tarron, a young man looking for adventure, meets Doran, a loner on a mysterious errand, Les takes on Doran's job when Doran is shot and puts himself in the crosshairs of a cold-blooded killer.
In "The Law Dodger of Windy Creek" (first published in 1932), Sam Leader, wrongly imprisoned for murder, escapes to confront the man who could prove him innocent. "Trail of the Eagle" (1933) is the tense tale of Barney Dwyer, who helps Len Peary escape from jail only to become a wanted man and the target of Peary's gang. In the title story (1932), Speedy is a young loner who outwits even the deadliest man without the use of a gun. But he cannot resist...
15) Galloping danger
16) The untamed west
17) The Golden West
An unrivaled collection features stories from the most famous masters of Western fiction, including Louis L'Amour's The Trail to Crazy, which was the basis for the movie of the same name, and Max Brand's Jargan, which contains never-before-published material.