New Arrivals - Westerns
A novel of small-town life in the high plains region around Holt, Colorado, follows the challenges, emotional upheaval, tragedies, and intertwined destinies of the local inhabitants as they cope with the changes they encounter.
When artifacts are stolen from the Arapaho Museum, Father John and Vicky are drawn down a path of two-bit hoodlums, drug dealers, and murder... An allergic reaction lands a young man in the ICU, but his life hinges on solving the mystery of a thirty-year-old murder... Vicky finds herself in a game of cat and mouse with Lonny Hereford, the murderer they call Bad Heart, whom she helped put away three years ago.
A scrappy Brooklyn orphan-turned-assassin comes of age, befriends Walt Whitman, apprentices under William Henry Jackson and stalks General George Custer as railroad construction advances the nation's Manifest Destiny goals.
The Northern Ute Indians, under the titular leadership of Ouray, had lived a secluded, bucolic existence in the Rocky Mountains until the discovery of gold and silver after the Civil War. Ensuing treaties shrank and fragmented their reservations and disrupted their nomadic lifestyle. The appointment of an idealistic and obdurate Indian agent named Nathan Meeker, steeped in the philosopy of Manifest Destiny, became the fuse for the explosive siege that began on Monday, September 29, 1879 and resulted in the forced displacement of the Utes from Colorado.