Val darrant was just four years old the snowy night his mother abandoned him. With the help of a beautiful, street-smart rancher and the woman who was Will Reilly’s lost love, Val must close this last cruel chapter of his past before he can turn the page on an uncertain future. But instead of meeting a lonely death, and a worldly, a gambler, he met Will Reilly—a gentleman, self-taught scholar.
It was a far more complex story that Val would soon uncover—one that would bring him face-to-face with the one person he least wants to see: his mother. For ten years they each were all the family the other had, traveling from dusty American boomtowns to the glittering cities of Belle Époque Europe—until the day Reilly’s luck ran out in a roar of gunfire.
But it wasn’t a gambling brawl or a pack of thieves that sealed Will’s fate.
The Man Called Noon Louis L'Amour's Lost Treasures: A Novel
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But everywhere he turned there seemed to be more questions—or people too willing to hide the truth behind a smoke screen of lies. Now all he knew for certain was that someone wanted him dead—and that he had better learn why. These postscripts tell the story behind the stories that millions of readers have come to know and cherish.
Because what he still didn’t know about himself, others did—and if he didn’t unlock the secret of his past, he wasn’t going to have much of a future.
Passin' Through: A Novel Louis L'Amour's Lost Treasures
After that, a young lady showed up in town making claims that the place belonged to her. The owner of the ranch was an attractive gray-haired lady who had once been an actress. For a man interested only in passin’ through, he suddenly found himself entangled in a deadly struggle…. Then he accidentally found a will belonging to the previous owner of the ranch.
The first sign that things were not as they should be was when a Pinkerton man questioned him about a missing woman. They needed repairs done, and he needed to disappear for a while. The other woman was a beautiful, fragile-seeming blonde. It seemed the perfect place to lie low. Worried that his hideout was turning into a battleground, he didn’t know what would be more dangerous, staying or leaving.
To Tame a Land: A Novel
Rye tyler was twelve when his father was killed in an Indian raid. He rides lonely mountain passes and works on dusty cattle drives until he finds a job breaking horses. After establishing himself as marshal of Alta, he returns, only to discover that Liza has been kidnapped. But after killing a man, he is forced to leave his new home.
Two old friends—one woman: Who will walk away? Tracking her to robbers’ roost, Rye is forced to face the man who taught him all he knows about books, guns, and friendship. Then he meets liza Hetrick, and in her eyes he sees his future. Taken in by a mysterious stranger with a taste for books and an instinct for survival, Rye is schooled in the hard lessons of life in the West.
Down the Long Hills Louis L'Amour's Lost Treasures: A Novel
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And, as he struggles to keep them alive, Hardy realizes that their survival may depend on his ability to go far beyond what his father had been able to teach him. L’amour’s never-before-seen first novel, No Traveller Returns, faithfully completed for this program, is a voyage into danger and violence on the high seas.
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Using ingenuity and common sense, Hardy builds shelters, forages for food, and learns to care for Betty Sue. As part of the louis l’amour’s Lost Treasures series, this edition contains exclusive bonus materials!Everyone was dead. Only seven-year-old hardy Collins and three-year-old Betty Sue Powell, managed to survive.
Silver Canyon: A Novel
There’s trouble here and men are picking sides. But matt decided he wasn’t going anywhere. Probably dead. Or dead. You’re not wanted in hattan’s Point, ” Matt Brennan was told moments after arriving in town. Not until he found out what the dispute was about, and not before he got to know Moira Maclaren.
She considered him nothing more than a drifting ranch hand, but Matt was determined to prove her wrong. To do so, he’d have to solve a mystery that was at the center of the growing violence in Hattan’s Point–a secret that could make a man rich.
Tucker: A Novel
He knew the odds were against him. Bantam. Getting the money back would be nearly impossible. But now, with his father gone and the people back home desperately in need of the proceeds from the cattle drive, Shell was determined to uphold his father’s reputation and recover their money. If a man won’t fight for what is rightly his, then he ain’t much account.
With this challenge from his dying father, young Shell Tucker rode out after three men who had stolen the twenty thousand dollars his father was carrying. Finding his friends would be difficult. Dreaming of adventure, Tucker had wanted to join their gang. Two of the men he hunted, Doc Sites and Kid Reese, were his friends.
The Quick and the Dead: A Novel
. But was vallian’s true interest duncan’s wife, more important, Susanna? And, how did she feel about him?As they push on into the wilderness, Duncan must discover who is the greater threat—the thieves outside his camp or the enigmatic stranger within. When duncan mckaskel decided to move his family west, he knew he would face dangers, and he was prepared for them.
Bantam. What he worried about was having to use violence against other men—men who would follow him and try to steal the riches that he didn’t even possess. Yet bandits were only part of McKaskel’s worries. He knew about the exhausting terrain, and he was expecting the punishing elements. For a mysterious stranger, Con Vallian, had appeared one night and saved his life.
Flint: A Novel
Bantam. Bantam. Bantam. But when an all-out range war erupts, Flint chooses to help Nancy Kerrigan, a local rancher. In the east he became one of the wealthiest financiers in America—and one of the most feared and hated. Now, suffering from incurable cancer, he has come back to New Mexico to die alone. All he needs is time, and that’s fast running out….
He still has his legendary will to fight. A cold-eyed speculator is setting up the land swindle of a lifetime, and Buckdun, a notorious assassin, is there to back his play. Flint alone can help nancy save her ranch…with his cash, his connections—and his gun. He left the west at the age of seventeen, leaving behind a rootless past and a bloody trail of violence.
High Lonesome: A Novel
Considine and pete Runyon had once been friends, back in the days when both were cowhands. Bantam. Suddenly considine must choose between revenge and redemption—and either choice could be the last one he makes. The one thing he never counted on was meeting a strong, beautiful woman and her stubborn father, hell-bent on traveling alone through Apache territory to a new life.
. Bantam. Runyon settled down and became a sheriff. Bantam. Considine took up robbing banks. But when runyon married the woman Considine loved, the two parted ways. And lead to riches or suicide. Now considine is planning a raid on the bank at Obaro, a plan that will pit him against Runyon.
Dark Canyon: A Novel
But that shouldn’t be a problem. But how can they help him and keep themselves out of jail? With the local marshal already suspicious of Riley, the Coburn gang will have to plan well and move fast. Bantam. Outnumbered and facing a lynching party, Riley is surprised when his old friends return to lend him a hand.
He worked hard and built a cabin, gathered a herd of cattle, and fell in love with Marie Shattuck. But when he is confronted with false accusations of rustling and murder, Riley is forced to defend his new law-abiding way of life. Bantam. When gaylord riley walked away from the Coburn gang, he had money and a dream.
Bantam. Their reputation was built by doing just that.