A gunfighter is shot dead in the street. However, when spinster Elizabeth Cornish takes his baby to raise and wagers with her brother that blood will not "out"--that Jack's son will not be a murderer--a fascinating story of nature versus nurture emerges.. Terry is raised with all the advantages and taught he is the last descendant of a fine old Virgina family, never knowing he is the son of the well-known killer, Black Jack Hollis. Will Terry's "bad blood" out? How will he feel when he learns hi... more info>>
For the first moment Donnegan was not sure; it was not until there was a slight faltering in the deal--an infinitely small hesitation which only a practiced eye like that of Donnegan's could have noticed--that he was sure. The winner was crooked. Yet the hand was interesting for all that. He had done the master trick, not only giving himself the winning hand but also giving each of the others a fine set of cards.
Bill Gregg stole Ronicky Doone's bay mare, and Doone thanked him with a bullet in the leg. When he discovered that Bill was desperately searching for a girl whose name he didn't know, Ronicky's interest was captured. Helping him track the girl down was no real challenge for Ronicky, but rescuing her from the evil New Yorker who held her prisoner might be another matter. But Ronicky Doone never backed down from a challenge!
All three novels featuring brand's greatest hero in one eBook! Max Brand was one of the greatest writers of western fiction, and The Untamed is generally acclaimed his greatest western. In this inexpensive eBook edition of this classic trilogy, the hero is the Achilles-like Dan Barry, an invincible sharpshooter cursed with a deadly, ungovernable temper when roused to anger. In case anyone missed the mythological ramifications of his story, Brand mints his metaphors from classic mythology in the ... more info>>
Three Classic Western Novels at One Low Price! The late Max Brand is considered one of the greatest western writers of all time. His blazing novels of romance and gunplay have been made into more than fifty movies, and have remained continuously in print since Brand's death more half a century ago. Here are three of his best books, complete and unabridged, for a price so low, it is one of the best bargains on the internet. In Gunman's Reckoning, when the wandering gunfighter Donnegan, with enemi... more info>>
Three Western Classics in One-Volume! Read the frontier writer whose novels the New York Times hailed as "rough, swift, tense and gripping--written with--conciseness, clarity, wit, punch and hardly a superfluous word." Max Brand helped define the myth of the American west. His work influenced Louis L'Amour and hundreds of other western authors who followed the literary trail Brand had blazed. The three novels presented complete and unabridged in this omnibus edition ran to over 700 pages in hard... more info>>
Max Brand was one of the most prolific and, at his best, masterful writers of western fiction who ever lived. Brand penned over 300 westerns. But he was never happy with his success. Brand's westerns were authentic. He had grown up working as a hand on the ranches of the San Joaquin Valley, in a time just before the coming of the horseless carriage, when a man who couldn't ride a horse wasn't going very far in the world. As these three western novels prove. Alcatraz is a novel of love: that o... more info>>
Max Brand's first western novel, "The Untamed" is the fictionalized west that we know and love, where men and women were larger than life and strode across a fantasy world of death, lawlessness, and strange beauty. After reading this novel, pick any other Faust/Brand title and give it a try: I guarantee you that you won't find a dud.