Yeehaw! We’ve wrangled some mighty fine Westerns to kick off your #FridayReads!
True stories of wild west heroes, a November LibraryReads pick, collected tales of the American West, and a quintessential Western novel–strap on your cowboy boots and dive in!
SHOTGUNS & STAGECOACHES: The Brave Men Who Rode for Wells Fargo in the Wild West by John Boessenecker
The true stories of the Wild West heroes who guarded the iconic Wells Fargo stagecoaches and trains, battling colorful thieves, vicious highwaymen, and robbers armed with explosives.
“A rip-roaring history of moving the mail in the wildest of the Wild West days.”–Kirkus Reviews
THE BEST BAD THINGS by Katrina Carrasco
November 2018 LibraryReads Pick
A vivid, sexy barn burner of a historical crime novel, THE BEST BAD THINGS introduces readers to the fiery Alma Rosales—detective, smuggler, spy.
“Readers looking for sexy, dangerous action unencumbered by apologetics will love this book. Carrasco is an author to watch.”–Library Journal, starred review
HARD RIDE by Elmer Kelton
Bandits, outlaws, romance, and adventure abound in HARD RIDE, the second-ever collection of tales of the American West from renowned, Spur Award-winning author Elmer Kelton.
WILD JUSTICE: A Page Murdock Novel by Loren D. Estleman
A riveting western novel featuring buffalo herds, Indian nations, trappers, cowboys, U.S. Cavalry, entrepreneurs, and outlaws, and starring beloved character Page Murdock from a Spur Award-winning author.