On Treacherous Ground: Secret Stories of the West ebook
by Earl Murray
Three of the stories are set in the old West of wagon trains and gunfighters. In "Untold Glory", an army Lieutenant leads a wagon train near the Rockies. This books consists of 10 stories set in the old West and more modern times.
Three of the stories are set in the old West of wagon trains and gunfighters. It's a pretty basic story of the trail, with a showdown with a Sioux band as climax. The stories don't run chronologically which I found somewhat jarring. The problem is the switch from a story about an Indian attack on a wagon train to one on neo-nazi punks planning a Columbine-style bloodbath to one on an old West poker game with a mysterious stranger sitting in, etc. The book's main failing however is the stories themselves.
On Treacherous Ground book. With many stories based on actual events, this collection of takes on the West in all of its treacherous guises: from the Old West, where Joaquim Murietta, the real-l The American West has always been a region that inspires intrigue and violence-from gunfights at the OK Corral to modern-day murders, scandals, and botched investigations that dominate the nation's headlines.
A Tom Doherty Associates book. The stories in ON TREACHEROUS GROUND cross over from the Old West, where Joaquin Murieta, the figure Zorro was based on, battles Texas Rangers, to the New West, where a modern-day Montana rancher plots to murder his neighbor.
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On Treacherous Ground. Secret Stories of the West. With his usual adroit storytelling, Murray communicates his love for the West while championing the victims of its early expansion and condemning the villains of today. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied. Connect with the author. Published March 14, 2003 by Forge Books. Western stories, In library, Protected DAISY. The day began with a stream of gray that swam down off the peaks and lodged over the valley.
On Treacherous Ground: Secret Stories of the West. Edward has never made a secret of his dissatisfaction with the flood of American emigrants into Oregon, depriving the established Hudson’s Bay Company of trade territory. Midnight Sun: and other stories of the unexplained. carousel previous carousel next. The region had been under joint ownership for some time and the settlers would soon be the majority of the population. An argument with Mr. LaBruneue regarding the matter had ensued, resulting in Edward’s defaming remark. Earl Murray once worked in botany and natural resource management. He is the author of thirty-five novels and nonfiction books that deal with the American West. More about Earl Murray. On Treacherous Ground.
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