Bio: Les Savage, Jr. was a writer from age 17. He was a prolific contributor to the pulp magazines for a number of years. In addition he penned over twenty books. A few of his better known titles are: "Treasure of the Brasada," "Silver Street Women" and "The Royal City." Several of his novels were adapted for the movies and television. In 1958 he died at the too young age of 35.
The town of Apache Wells had quietly sneered at Brian Sheridan all his life. It knew him as a drunk, a playboy, the worthless son of a man who had hacked his power and fortune from the Arizona wilds in the tradition of the great empire builders. And then one day the father was dead. Brian found himself broke, hated, squeezed dry by the men he'd known as friends. Slowly Brian Sheridan began to fight back, to come alive as a man. It was a good feeling. But it carried the uneasy knowledge that some... more info>>
Teresa Cavan was born into a Santa Fe territory seething with intrigue and rebellion against the might of Old Mexico. It was a restless, violent time when a half-breed servant girl saw her chance for power -- and took it. Here is a sweeping, warm-blooded novel of a border woman who played one man against another until she had gained a Western empire. And then there was nothing left to conquer -- except a Yankee trapper with no future and no possessions, except his wild and deep-running pride.