Synopses & Reviews
TRAIL OF REDEMPTION
When a vicious band of Blackfeet Indians attacks two homesteads along the Yellowstone River, they leave behind nothing but wreckage and blood. Though whats even more disturbing is what theyve taken with them
Second Lieutenant Bret Hollister is charged with finding two women who were taken hostage and bringing those responsible to justice. But when an unfortunate mishap results in the massacre of almost his entire patrol, hes forced to return to Fort Ellis a failure.
Betrayed by the survivors of his unit, Bret is stripped of his rank and resigns from the army in shame. But he hasnt forgotten about the two women whose lives are at stake. So with the help of old trapper and army scout Nate Coldiron, Bret resolves to go after them on his ownno matter who stands in his way.
Praise for the novels of Charles G. West:
“The West as it really was—savage, heroic, and unforgettable...Rarely has an author painted the great American West in strokes so bold, vivid, and true.”—Ralph Compton
“Rarely has an author painted the great American West in strokes so bold, vivid, and true.”—Ralph Compton
Praise for the novels of Charles G. West
“The West as it really was—savage, heroic, and unforgettable.”—Ralph Compton
Clint Connor stole a horse to protect it from its brutal owner?and went to jail for his trouble. Caught up in a daring jailbreak, Connor is now on the run from both the law?and the lawless.
After a corrupt deputy kills his family, burns his home, and leaves him with a scar across his face, Ben Cutler settles the score. The townsfolk called it justice, but the judge called it murder-and Cutler is a wanted man. He's also trailed by an obsessed marshal, a vengeful Sioux warrior, and a low-down scoundrel. While on the run, will Cutler ever find hope?
Young Jim Moran never had a real family-but his sense of honor and razor-sharp instincts earned him a loyal partner who gave him a second chance, a home with a Montana Indian tribe, and a new name: Rider Twelve Horses. And when his friend is brutalized by a trio of killers, nothing can stop Rider's merciless search for justice.
Will Carson is the best scout at Fort Dodge. Then he saves the life of Sarah Lawton, a lovely widow with her young daughter, both helpless under Indian fire. And by doing so, he' made mortal enemies with the Cheyenne-who are now out for his blood...
Retired lawman Jason Storm sets up a new life for himself as a rancher in Paradise Valley. But when a gang of outlaws invade the town, Storm straps on his gunbelt one more time...
Mountain man Joe Fox reluctantly led a group of settlers through the Rockies?and into the clutches of Max Starbeau, who traveled with the party until he was able to commit theft and murder?and kidnap Joe?s girl. Now, Joe Fox is forging a new trail?of vengeance!
Roberta Morris goes to the McCloud brothers seeking help in finding her uncle. He's gone missing in the Bitterroot Mountains while mining for gold. They are happy to oblige a pretty little lady who's all alone. But she's not alone. Frank Burdette and his gang are hot on her trail...and they know more than Roberta is letting on to the McClouds...
When impetuous Jake Blaine doesn't return home from a prospecting trip in the gold-rich gulches of Montana, his staid older brother Adam sets out to find him. But his investigation draws unwanted attention from some very dangerous men-men who are more than happy to bury Adam to keep their secrets.
When John Chapel was young, his parents were brutalized and murdered by Bevo Rooks and his gang of cutthroats. With a cold, undying tenacity, he tracked the men across Indian Territory, picking them off one by one. But the wily Rooks got away. Chapel was soon taken in by the Chickasaw Nation and lived as one of them.
Twelve years later, Chapel is a deputy marshal, renowned for his ability to run down his quarry. But he hasn’t forgotten the promise he made to finish what he began. And Rooks still hasn’t changed his evil ways. When Chapel joins the hunt for the outlaw, he knows his quest for vengeance is coming to a close—and that his prey will finally die by his bullet…
When mysterious mountain man Wolf comes down to the Crow village to return one of its wounded, the Crow wonder whether he is man or spirit. Wanting no part in the rampant war in the western plains, Wolf is set on returning to his mountain refuge. But his journey home is interrupted by three desperate women who need his help.
What Wolf doesn’t realize about these women is that they aren’t what most people would call ladies. His innocent association with these prostitutes leads to a near-deadly fight that ends with a charge for attempted murder. Chased by the most experienced deputy the marshal service has, Wolf leads him to the Black Hills, where their final showdown can only end in blood.…
A RISKY ENDEAVOR
Strapped for cash, Luke Sunday takes a job as a scout for the army’s war against the Sioux. Raised by the Cheyenne and Crow, he runs afoul of the army when they attack a peaceful Cheyenne village, believing it to be Sioux leader Sitting Bull’s camp. When he accuses them of wrongdoing, the outlaw Bill Bogart leads the charge to oust him from the campaign.
Set adrift, he happens upon the Freemans, who need a guide to the Gallatin Valley. When they meet the sinister-looking Sunday, they’re hesitant to hire him. But when Mr. Freeman is killed in a Sioux attack and the reckless Bogart shows up, Mrs. Freeman must put her trust in the man called Sunday.
About the Author
Charles G. West lives in Ocala, Florida. His fascination with and respect for the pioneers who braved the wild frontier of the great American West inspire him to devote his full time to writing historical novels. Visit his Web site at www.CharlesGWest.com.