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About Robert Vaughan
Robert Vaughan sold his first book when he was 19. That was 57 years and nearly 500 books ago. He wrote the novelization for the mini series Andersonville. Vaughan wrote, produced, and appeared in the History Channel documentary Vietnam Homecoming.
His books have hit the NYT bestseller list seven times. He has won the Spur Award, the PORGIE Award (Best Paperback Original), the Western Fictioneers Lifetime Achievement Award, received the Readwest President's Award for Excellence in Western Fiction, is a member of the American Writers Hall of Fame and is a Pulitzer Prize nominee.
Vaughn is also a retired army officer, helicopter pilot with three tours in Vietnam. And received the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Purple Heart, The Bronze Star with three oak leaf clusters, the Air Medal for valor with 35 oak leaf clusters, the Army Commendation Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal, and the Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry. More from Robert Vaughan at http://www.robortvaughan.com and https://www.facebook.com/robert.vaughan.773
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Gabe Hansen is determined to build a railroad from Albuquerque to the Pacific Ocean, but first, he must deal with two major adversaries.
One is Bernardo Tafoya, a Mexican who does all he can to prevent the railroad from coming through land that his family holds by virtue of an old Spanish land grant. The other obstacle to the railroad is Peter Van Zandt, son of Emory Van Zandt, the financier who is backing the railroad. Peter wants to get control of the railroad for himself.
Makenna O'Shea is a beautiful young woman who becomes a surprisingly strong ally, falling in love with Gabe in the process. Makenna is forced to make a decision that saves the railroad, but at the expense of her relationship with Gabe.
But for John Creed, agent for the famed Faraday Security Service, it was anything but simple. First, Hank Miles was willing to do whatever was required to prevent the plan from succeeding. Hiding in the shadows was a silent partner. Creed’s biggest threat, however, came from the man in black—an assassin who took pleasure in his work and would not stop coming until the job was complete.
Before the Buffalo Train reached the end of the line, guns would roar, men would die, and Chicago would get a taste of what the “Wild West” was really like.
The train-top murder of one of his female operatives has thrust Matthew Faraday, the wily chief of Faraday Security Service, into the dark and twisting tunnel of another railroad mystery, and a coded message in the dead woman's pocket is the only clue.
A HISTORICAL WESTERN FROM BEST-SELLING AUTHOR ROBERT VAUGHAN.
The Battle for Texas begins with the brave defense of the Alamo in which every man is killed. The women of the Alamo, Susanna Dickinson and Caroline LaFont are spared. Luke Calhoun, who arrived too late to join the defenders of the Alamo, is held captive by the Mexicans until the end. It is then that he is freed by Santa Anna in order to lead the women to safety.
Luke joins Sam Houston in the epic battle for Texas Independence on the plains of San Jacinto, a battle Caroline observes from a secure position. The ordeal she and Luke have faced has brought them together so that, as man and wife, they begin their future in a free Texas.
In the West, legends aren’t born. They’re forged in gunpowder and grit…
Award-winning author Robert Vaughan delivers books 1-4 of the thrilling western series, The Western Adventures of Cade McCall.
As long as he's lived, Cade McCall has had to fight through hell to survive. Long nights in a Yankee P.O.W. camp left the soldier bruised and bloodied, but it's a shock close to home that cuts closest to the bone. Forced to start over again, Cade thinks his luck has turned around when he meets a beautiful woman. He should've known the encounter was a trap…
Follow Cade as he rides the Chisholm Trail, searches for justice, gets caught up in Dodge City, and defends himself against Indians.
Includes books 1-4 of The Western Adventures of Cade McCall: Long Road to Abilene, Cade’s Revenge, Cade’s Redemption and Cade At The Walls.
As our wounded nation heals itself in the aftermath of the Civil War, it is once more plunged into sorrow.
In one treasonous moment President Abraham Lincoln is dead, and - though his assassin, John Wilkes Booth, is quickly caught - the treachery is far from over. A plot is being hatched to kidnap Lincoln’s body from the funeral train that will carry the fallen leader through the countryside of mourners, from Washington to its final resting place in Springfield, Illinois. But the great railroad detective Matthew Faraday has gotten wind of the plot - although its perpetrators are still a mystery.
With the blessings of Secretary of War Edwin Stanton and the aid of his newest and boldest agent, Cole Yeager, Faraday is sworn to protect the great man’s body from desecration - while ambush, runaway locomotives, and death-dealing renegades wait up ahead.
Pat Flannigan has plans to resurrect a failed railroad spur line that runs from Boise, Idaho to Jordan Valley, Oregon. Though the cattlemen and the valley residents initially welcome the railroad, opposition led by James Wilson, the most prominent rancher, soon develops.
When a cow, seemingly with hoof and mouth disease shows up, everything begins to go downhill…fast. Accusations are thrown at Flannigan and Sterling Cassidy, a crusading newspaper man, attacks Flannigan for introducing an infected cow. When Sterling is suddenly killed in the middle of the night all fingers point to Flannigan.
A range war begins while Sheriff Ferrell tries to pin down who is responsible for the bombing that killed Sterling, and justice will be served.
Jared Macalester is, to all appearances, a trackwalker for the Union Pacific. His first notable action in this entertaining Western pot-boiler is to throw a boorish cowboy off a train, while the train is in motion. Before Macalaster can show his face in the tale, bandits rob a UP train of its money shipment, and kill an agent. Macalester has, in fact, been assigned by the Faraday Security Agency to solve the robbery case, and uses the trackwalker position as a cover. His assignment evolves to cleaning up the railroad town of Ironsprings, and is complicated by the corrupt local lawmen and various roughnecks.
Brothers Will and Gid Crockett find themselves hip deep in a war, they must decide how to navigate the violent conflict. With the Crocketts' in town, every two-bit gunslinger’s chances of surviving are just about zero…
The Crockett brothers have the gumption—and the guns—to do something about every brutal encounter they come into.
Now they have to find a ruthless killer, settle a ranch dispute, and rescue a very lovely lady in distress without ending up six feet under. All in a day’s work for these two men from Missouri.
The Crocketts': Western Saga 2 includes: Panhandle Justice, Showdown At Red Rock, Judgment Day and A Time To Die.
Buck Chaney first crosses paths with Rufus Blanton on a West Texas train car halted suddenly in the night. Rufus is on board-and set on robbing every passenger. When a shootout with Buck leaves two of his gunmen dead, the outlaw gets away with his life - but without any loot. He'll come back to haunt Buck Chaney and his brother Lance.
After being seriously wounded in his pursuit of the Carter brothers, Deputy Marshal Buck Chaney wakes to find himself in the middle of a sheep war in Blanco County, Texas. On one side are the Texas cattlemen who’ll do whatever it takes to rid the range of the animals and those who come with them. On the other is a Mexican family who only wanted to be left alone. Outgunned, Buck sends for help from his brother.
But Lance Chaney has problems of his own.
The newly appointed sheriff of Comanche County has a killer in his town who is hellbent on blotting out something from his past and wants no remaining witnesses. The corpses stack up until the main suspect is murdered in jail, with his dying breath he utters the words, “Grand Valley.”
Now Lance must dig into the past to find a killer before it’s too late.
Two brothers, counties apart, and fighting a stacked deck. In the end it’s only the law that counts. Their law. Chaney Law…
Six full-length classic western novels from six award-winning authors, and arguably the top western writers of our time.
Texas Glory by Robert Vaughan - Stillwater Smith by Frank Roderus - The Horsemen by Gary McCarthy - Wades War by Chet Cunningham - Nemesis by L. J. Martin - Sheriffs Blood by John Legg