Red Trail: Tales of the West

Overview

These seventeen character driven short stories of the Old West and the American Frontier by award-winning author Troy D. Smith reveal the good and the bad in men and women as they fight to survive harsh circumstances and deadly situations. Includes the story "The Sin of Eli" 2011 Peacemaker Award Winner.

"Troy Smith has a rare and wonderful gift. His words do more than take you to another time, more than allow you to live another person's life... they also open that person's ...

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Overview

These seventeen character driven short stories of the Old West and the American Frontier by award-winning author Troy D. Smith reveal the good and the bad in men and women as they fight to survive harsh circumstances and deadly situations. Includes the story "The Sin of Eli" 2011 Peacemaker Award Winner.

"Troy Smith has a rare and wonderful gift. His words do more than take you to another time, more than allow you to live another person's life... they also open that person's heart and allow you to feel its beat.
Smith is able to evoke the emotions that will touch your heart, using characters you will remember and think about long after his story is read and its pages closed.
His work is a treat. Enjoy!" ~ Frank Roderus ~ (Frank Roderus is a two-time winner of Western Writers of America's Spur Award, and a founding member and first president of Western Fictioneers.)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781477652350
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Publication date: 6/21/2012
  • Pages: 258
  • Product dimensions: 5.25 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.54 (d)

Meet the Author

Born in the Upper Cumberland region of Tennessee, Troy D. Smith has loved books even before he could read them. In 1995 his first short story was accepted by Louis L'Amour Western Magazine, and he has been published in magazines since then on a fairly regular basis.
Author of numerous award winning short stories and novels, Troy received his PhD at the University of Illinois and is currently a history professor at Tennessee Tech.
He says, "I don't write about things that happen to people-I write about people that things happen to."

To learn more about Troy D. Smith visit:
http://www.troyduanesmith.com/

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