Bio: Chet Cunningham was born in Nebraska, grew up in Oregon, worked in Michigan, and went to college in New York City. He now lives in California. He works in an expanded den in his home and is never late due to fog, rain, or traffic jams. Walk down the hall and turn left and he's at work. He graduated from Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon with B.A. in Journalism, and after serving in the army in Japan and combat in Korea, received his M.S. degree from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in New York City in 1954. In 1994, he founded the non-profit corporation, San Diego Book Awards Association, to recognize local writers of books. He is married with two grown children. He has lived with his wife, Rose Marie, in San Diego for over 40 years.
Skilled at war and bloodthirsty in the heat of battle, the Cheyenne, led by Bear Claw, seek revenge on the white settlers. Having killed every member of the regular cavalry, they prepared to roam the territory raping and plundering the white settlers. Only one group can stop them: the Pony Soldiers, just as fierce and three times more bloodthirsty. The Cheyenne couldn't possibly withstand the bloodshed.
Tired of the evil doings of the government in Washington, the Comanches go on a rampage. Sick of dealing with corrupt whiskey traders, they devote themselves to destroying the lives of the settlers. They go through the land like an unstoppable force, the finger of God, stealing, raping, and murdering. The only group with any chance of stopping the Comanches is the equally bloodthirsty Pony Soldiers. Which side will surrender first?
Still in pursuit, the Pony Soldiers get closer and closer to White Eagle, the kidnapper. He put the noose around his own neck the minute he enslaved Major Harding's daughter. Now he is being hunted like a dog, and the Pony Soldiers have no intention of showing any mercy. They want to tear White Eagle apart and feed him to the buzzards. His death draws nearer as the unrelenting, unstoppable Pony Soldiers seek his head.
Seeking gold, the new white settlers block all Indian access to the Bozeman Trail; they are determined to kill any Indian who comes anywhere near the trail that leads to the gold fields. Red Cloud is not afraid. A Sioux leader, he moves toward the Bozeman Trail, determined to take back the gold fields for his people. A fierce fighter, Red Cloud is ready to stand up to anyone and anything. The settler's primary concern is no longer gold, but escaping death. The Pony Soldiers, their only hope, hav... more info>>
Captain Colt Harding, grief-stricken and hungry for revenge, sets out to destroy White Eagle, the Indian who killed his wife and son. White Eagle roams the land raping, pillaging, and murdering, showing no mercy. Captain Harding takes it upon himself to see that this savage be fed to the scavengers. Only with the help of Pony Soldiers, some of the vilest people in existence, will Captain Harding be able to avenge the deaths of his wife and son and rescue his daughter from a life of servitude.