The Smiling Desperado#ad - The smiling desperado by Max Brand is the slam-bang story of an outlaw who thrived on danger. He was fast with a gun, deadly with his fists, and a bully who never let you forget who was tougher. Young dan Cadigan however refused to be pushed. Desperate he used his gun on Cadigan while they were fighting. Mistaken for a quiet weakling, no one expected him to stand up to Bill Lancaster.
The Smiling Desperado #ad - Danger made a smile touch his lips. Bill lancaster was a dangerous man that no one dared mess with. Danger made cadigan smile - and Cadigan's smile made other men tremble. Fighting him with his fists he made Lancaster realize that someone was tougher than he was. Now cadigan wants to teach Lancaster a lesson and he intended to use what he had just discovered, that he did not know fear.
Gun Gentlemen#ad - Gun Gentlemen #ad - He swears he'll clear his name and live a free man before he'll be hunted down like an animal. But bill refuses to turn tail and run. Lucky bill has the reputation of a natural battler, but he is not a cold-blooded killer. Then bill finds himself on the wrong side of the law, and plenty of greenhorns and gringos set their sights on collecting the price on his head.
Jim Curry's Test#ad - Jim Curry's Test #ad - When jim curry's father is killed by a mob, he shoots two attackers and barely escapes with his life. But when the new "red devil" starts stealing and killing, Jim Curry decides to takes matters into his own hands. Tired of the outlaw life of the "red Devil", he trades places with the gambler Charlie Marks, who becomes the new "Red Devil".
This starts him on a life of crime as the "Red Devil" - an outlaw who never kills, and steals from the guilty and returns to the innocent.
Larramee's Ranch#ad - Larramee's Ranch #ad - First, big crogan, he'd held off the town bully, and his men single-handedly. He was being accused of murder in a town where the strong make the laws - and enforce them with bullets!An Innocent Man Against an Angry Town! Then he announced he would marry alexa larrame, beautiful blue-eyed daughter of the wealthiest rancher around - even though he'd never even met her!But now he had a lot more than just a rash promise to live up to.
You'll find it hard to get out of this trouble, Holden. They've put out a reward that will bring out a thousand armed men hunting for you before noon!"The charge was murder - and now Tom Holden had big trouble on his hands.
The Killers#ad - Hot on the trail of renney, can slim Jim warn Old Man Asprey? Or will Renney's sharp shot finish them both? When slim jim refused, he hired a notorious killer named Dick Renney for the job. Slim jim geraldi was a fearsome gunman and a crooked gambler who owed his life to a lovely stranger named Louise Asprey after she saved him from a vengeful posse.
The Killers #ad - When she begged him for help in return, he couldn't refuse - would he find her father, a rich mine owner who had been hiding for years from the law? With a greedy eye on Old Man Asprey’s fortune, Cousin Edgar offered ten thousand dollars to fill him full of lead.
The Gun Tamer#ad - When don felipe consalvo showed up at the mcCay ranch, none could suspect that beneath his grace and charm there lurked a deadly gunman - but Sheriff Rankin knew he was bringing trouble with him. But how could he stop him, when no man who ever faced Consalvo in a showdown lived to tell the tale? And when colonel mccay's daughter fell in love with him, Rankin knew it was part of Consalvo's plan to gain their wealth.
The Lost Valley#ad - This leads him a woman whose ranch is being attacked by an outlaw known as The Wolf. The lost valley tells the tale of Chuck Neilan who buys an emerald earring and searches out its original owner.
The Stingaree#ad - When alabama joe drifted into Fort Anxious, his one friend there was the boy, Jimmy Green. Ahead of him lay the perils of hired guns and wilderness traps and a bitter conflict with his own code of honor. Most people thought Joe was just an easygoing tramp who would do anything to avoid a fight. And parker knew he would have to kill stingaree if he could! Here is a fast-moving story of a man of many names and many skills who found that his ordeal had just begun when he met his enemy.
The Stingaree #ad - Ever since parker had won fame and fortune by gunning down the notorious Bob Dillman, he had been expecting the outlaw's partner, the deadly Stingaree to show up. Stanley parker, however, suspected that the stranger was more dangerous than he pretended to be.
Gunman's Feud 1920 Active Table of Contents#ad - The bequestii. The clewxiii. Senor guzmanxviii. For old west adventure it can't get any better than Max Brand. In 1920 max brand published "gunman's Feud" effectively and realistically portraying the early struggles encountered in establishing law and order on the Western Range. Dawnxx. The trailv. Brainworkxi. Soul talkxiv.
ContentsI. Jeremiah, son of hankviii. Poker treesxv. One of the most prolific writers ever, max brand 1892 – 1944 is considered the world's most celebrated writer of Westerns-a virtual Shakespeare of the Western Range. Revelationxii. End of the trailxxv. Kismetxxi. The crisisiv. The keyxix. Epilogue. The rising sunxxii.
Gunman's Feud 1920 Active Table of Contents #ad - The house of langleyxvi. A call for silencex. The testix.