Contention and Other Frontier Stories: A Five Star Anthology

Contention and Other Frontier Stories: A Five Star Anthology

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For twenty-four years, Five Star Publishing, an imprint of Gale/Cengage, has offered readers the best in new voices, as well as many beloved authors, in the traditional Western and American frontier fiction genres. Contention and Other Frontier Stories, edited by Hazel Rumney, features seventeen brand-new stories that will delight historical fiction fans. These stories capture the spirit of freedom and individualism in the evolving American frontier through the early 1900s and feature exciting new characters who face life-changing challenges in settings that are in stark contrast to civilized society. Ranging from high-action traditional Westerns to introspective historical dramas set in the American West, readers will discover the amount of courage and tenacity it took to survive the tumultuous frontier. In this anthology, you ll enjoy stories by New York Times bestselling and award-winning authors such as Loren D. Estleman, Johnny D. Boggs, Michael Zimmer, Max McCoy, John D. Nesbitt, Preston Lewis, Rod Miller, W. Michael Farmer, Greg Hunt, Bill Brooks, Tim Champlin, Robert D. McKee, Michael R. Ritt, Kathleen Morris, Vonn McKee, John Neely Davis, and Marcia Gaye. Contention and Other Frontier Stories is a great addition to your Western fiction library.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781432854669
Publisher: Gale Group
Publication date: 05/15/2019
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

LOREN D. ESTLEMAN is the winner of five Spurs, two Stirrups, and three Western Heritage Awards for his Western writing. He lives in Whitmore Lake, Michigan.

Table of Contents

Contention Johnny D. Boggs 9

Eddie and the Stranger Vonn McKee 35

The Deserter Loren D. Estleman 51

A Full Moon at Noon Marcia Gaye 69

The Medicine Robe Michael Zimmer 81

Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary Kathleen Morris 101

Darlings of the Dust John D. Nesbitt 113

Pimple John Neely Davis 133

Bullwhacker Rod Miller 147

IH-Tedda's Son W. Michael Farmer 165

Aces and Eights Michael R. Ritt 183

Jericho Springs Max McCoy 205

Buryin' Ruby Greg Hunt 229

A Grave Too Many Preston Lewis 249

Frank & Jesse Bill Brooks 275

Barquette of the XP Tim Champlin 305

Running Iron Robert D. McKee 327

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