Bad things happen there."Set high on top of Widows Hill, Harrow House has remained empty for years. Now, on behalf of an anonymous prospective buyer, Ishmael and Penny are spending a night there in order to investigate the rumours of strange lights, mysterious voices, unexplained disappearances, and establish whether the house is really haunted.
Turns out, Indians might be the least of the problems for the trio, soon to be known as the Jackals. The loot’s stolen property of the vengeful Hawkin gang, and these prairie rats are merciless, stone-cold killers. Together they’re a wild bunch known as the Jackals. And the brother of the man the woman killed wants to butcher her himself rather than watch her swing.
Three roads to justice. And if you’re a bandit, bank robber, or bloodthirsty killer, that bad luck comes in the form of three hard justice-seekers known as the Jackals. They don’t call it Dead River for nothing.
The Krakau’s first impulse was to turn around and go home. Sure, Mops and her team of space janitors and plumbers can clean the ship as well as anyone, but flying the damn thing is another matter. You know—your standard apocalypse. (After all, it’s hard to have diplomatic relations with mindless savages who eat your diplomats.
Four months since she and her team of hygiene and sanitation specialists stole the EMCS Pufferfish and stopped a bioterrorism attack against the Krakau homeworld. A small group under command of Fleet Admiral Belle-Bonne Sage is working to create a new weapon, one that could bring victory over the Prodryans … or drown the galaxy in chaos. The Krakau came to Earth in the year 2104. It was pushed.
With their acclaimed stories of the Jensen family, bestselling authors William W. In fact, everyone is invited to the party—even the handsome stranger who rescued Louis’s twin sister Denise from a runaway mustang. The whole family welcomes the bride and her young son with open arms.
One of them has developed a newfangled method for extracting gold—something called “hydraulics” and they’ve bought up all the old mines to do it.S. Which works out fine, since all the gold mines in Big Rock were squeezed dry years ago.
Returning to Cheyenne from what had been a deadly assignment in Deadwood, Dakota Territory, Cole has decided that he has no alternative but to resign from the agency and pursue a different line of work.
marshal out of Judge Isaac Parker's court in Arkansas, was on assignment in the Indian Nations, in pursuit of a group of white renegades who were in hiding there - above all a particularly vicious renegade named Caddo Pierce.
But, Cole had figured, what better place to hunt for outlaws for the money on their heads? His agency might consist in practice of bounty hunters, but the agency men were in themselves honorable and professional. Cole's agency was located in just about the most dangerous place one could find in Red Pony, in the Cherokee Strip, commonly called No Man's Land because of the rampant outlawry. He gathered ex-lawmen like himself, men he knew and trusted, most of whom he had worked with at one time or another.
She also has to play the resident hellbreed power against the Cirque to keep them in line and find out why ordinary people are needing exorcisms. When Cirque performers start dying grotesquely, Kismet has to find out why, or the fragile truce won't hold and her entire city will become a carnival of horror. And Jill Kismet is about to find out some games are played for keeps..
Except their game is vengeance. Jill Kismet has no choice but to seek treacherous allies - Perry, the devil she knows and Melisande Belisa, the cunning Sorrows temptress whose true loyalties are unknown. But if the revenge she seeks damns her, her enemies might get her soul after all. Kismet knows Perry and Belisa are likely playing for the same thing--her soul.
. After killing a Yankee soldier in self-defense, Jeston meets his cousins, Jesse and Frank, and joins them to fight in Quantrill's guerilla forces. This book was a candidate for the Putlitzer Prize in fiction. Later, after the war, he rides with the James-Younger gang as they invent their special brand of bank and train robbery.
For Jeston Nash, lookalike cousin of Jesse James, it was a bad way to start a trip to Powder River.S. A few hours later he'd gunned down a man for stealing a horse he stolen himself - and made deadly enemies of a vicious bounty hunter and an outlaw gang.
But their dreams turn to dust in the face of revolutionists, scalp hunters, and the deadliest threat to of all - the determined Sheriff Pat Garret, who plans to take Nash down with the Kid, all in the name of justice. He'd won his gamble with Quick Quintan Cordell fair and square. But it was the wild outlaw Billy the Kid who taught him that even a wanted man is just a man..