Book Review: The Hell Bent Kid

Charles O. Locke’s 1957 novel, “The Hell Bent Kid,” centers around a teenager, Tot Lohman, who is forced to defend himself at a schoolhouse dance and winds up killing Shorty Boyd, the son of a violent, vengeful cattle baron. Lohman finds himself on the wrong side of the power barons, especially Shorty’s dad, and though [...]

By | 2018-04-23T16:02:30+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|Western Writings|0 Comments

Book Review: Double Crossing

“Double Crossing” was Meg Mims’ first published novel, though she has since published many, including the sequel to “Double Crossing” — “Double or Nothing.” “Double Crossing” won the 2012 Best First Novel Spur Award from the Western Writers of America, and it was also a finalist for the USA Book News Award for fiction. “Double [...]

By | 2018-04-02T21:37:58+00:00 April 2nd, 2018|Western Writings|0 Comments

ROPE AND WIRE — A Collection of Scott Harris Western Shorts

Need a fix, and have already read “Coyote Courage,” Coyote Creek,” and “Coyote Canyon?” Head on over to my author page on Rope and Wire, a website that promotes the West and those who write about it, to read a few of my featured Western stories I’ve written over the past few months. Below, are [...]

By | 2018-03-22T22:14:28+00:00 March 28th, 2018|Western Writings|0 Comments