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Pioneering Press publishes a wide variety of new and classic westerns. Whether you’re looking for a rip-roaring showdown, or a thrilling adventure tale set in the traditional Old West, this is the place to be.

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Yellow Gulch Law

There’s always a price to pay… Jess Burton and his sidekick Shorty Pearson ride into Yellow Gulch, desperate to find work after months on the road. They enlist into Wilton de Brock’s company, despite the fact that the pay is bad and de Brock’s reputation even worse. But after just a day of hard labour for barely any money, Jess realises the injustice of de Brock’s business. Talking to others...
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Wyoming Wild

It’s time to fight back… Chet Brady has worked hard to build up his little cow spread and get it ready for Sue to come and join him. But there is trouble in this wild country of Wyoming and he soon finds himself up against Phil Garland, boss of the mighty Big G. Garland’s wife, Lola, is running wild, and Brady is suspected of being the man who enticed her...
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Wildmen

Trouble is looming for Steve Blaine… When three outlaws arrive at the family ranch he runs with his father, Heck, all manner of hell breaks loose. The Blaines settled legally on the land years ago, but their neighbour – Zeke Coppard – always regarded it as his own. Determined to regain the use of the range by whatever means necessary, Coppard takes no prisoners in his efforts to stake his...
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Wanted Dead or Alive

A wanted man… As far as Lamarr County is concerned, Chick Lowe is a dangerous outlaw, having killed an honest man in cold blood. But Lowe is actually an under-cover lawman sent in by the Governor, as both hook and bait to capture the outlaw, Tamp Barons and his vicious gang. Riding through the county, he witnesses a coach attack by the gang and as fate would have it, they...
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Vengeance Unbound

There’s trouble round every corner in the Wild West... There are some folk who label Russell Dane a coward - and some call him a murderer. The man who he should have fought in a duel wants him dead, and he's not the only one. The townsfolk want to see him hang and the outlaws he takes refuge with will kill Dane if he tries to leave. With so many...
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Valley Shadow

Trouble at every turn… When Dave Norton rides into the town of Valley Shadow in the dark of night, he does not expect his life to turn upside down so suddenly! Branded a murderer and a rustler, Norton is up against it to find the true killer of his partner and clear his own name. Managing to narrowly escape jail and biding himself some time to find out the truth,...
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Valley of No Retreat

Fists of fury… Floyd rode into Legas Bend for one reason and one reason only. He would be participating in a traditional duel to finally put an end to his feud with Sacks Babcock. Entirely focused on the task at hand, Floyd had not considered what the knock-on effect to such a duel could be. Legas Bend was not his hometown and as such, he did not care to ponder...
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Union Soldier

Jim McGaughey is determined to start a new future, but in doing so he’s running from his past... He’s going to leave his life as a doctor behind to become a Union soldier. Of course, it’s not as simple as it seems – especially now there’s a girl involved. It’s not long before Jim finds himself on the wrong side of three Union heavyweights: Binney, Collett and Feiner, who are...
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Unforgiving

When lone ranger Mart Donohue sees smoke rising from a burning wagon, he risks his life by entering Apache territory in order to investigate. Two dead men are found amongst the debris. A woman’s bag is the only indication that there was a third traveller. Anyone else would have dismissed the case as the work of the Apaches, but Donohue is convinced that this was not just a random killing....
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Undercover Marshall

Sometimes the only way to catch a criminal is to be one… The town of Dry Acres is under the oppression of a two-pronged, crooked alliance between Mark Grayson and Sheriff Henry Binalt. Having diverted the watercourse to his own ranch, Grayson has starved the local ranches – including the Dalman’s Roaring G spread – of water. And Binalt’s high taxes to the homesteaders are starving the people off the...
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Undercover Law

Whatever it takes… Corb Killey, a federal lawman, has been tasked with bringing down a gang of outlaws who’ve been terrorising the locals of Vogel County. They’ve done everything from coach hold-ups through to cattle rustling, and the town’s reached breaking point. Posing as a rancher looking to buy a spread, Corb Killey knows it is going to be a tough job despite his twenty years of experience riding for...
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Two Gun Troubadour

Odette Rivers is looking for revenge. And she’s going to need a partner… When a gang of Mexican bandits attack the Rivers’ ranch, they get more than they bargained for, with every last one of them left for dead. But just as the last of the attackers hits the ground, Old Man Rivers takes a hit. Orphaned and alone, Odette Rivers vows to avenge her father’s death by any means...
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Troubleshooter

Tensions are high in the American West... The race is on to see which company can be the first to reach the Apache Pass with their iron rail tracks. S & W and Pacific West are neck and neck. But this is a dangerous game. High stakes mean ambushes and gun fights are all part of the competition. Chet Manning, S & W’s chief troubleshooter, is willing to die for...
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Triple Peaks

It’s all or nothing… Triple Peaks was a quiet, frontier town where Sherrif Jessup had little to do. That is until the day Patch Eye Turrell rides into town. Discovering a place where his reputation as a murderous bandit is not known, he recruits a notorious posse of like-minded outlaws from the surrounding valley and together, they plot to take down the town. After several disturbances, and despite Sheriff Jessup’s...
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Trigger Law

Lee Forder was shocked when his brother Hart, the depot boss for Wells Fargo, was sentenced to death for robbery and murder. Despite being accused of robbing the coaches, Lee was certain his brother was innocent and decided to prove it by tracking down the outlaws he was sure had framed Hart. Sheriff Bunn of Fairly offered to help but was limited by the anger of the town mob who...
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Trigger Fever

Greg Sloan leads a simple life. Working in Lamberts store in Belmont, Arizona, he plans to marry his boss’s daughter, Fran. Deep down though, he knows he’s not cut out for the life of a mere store-keeper. So when trouble begins to brew in Long Valley – where his parents and brother run the Box S ranch – he puts his job on holder and rushes to defend his family...
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Traitor’s Gold

Sioux Falls is a small town with a big problem… Marshall Dave Stevens has one goal – to capture the notorious outlaw, Ned Bartell, and put him behind bars once and for all. After tailing the criminal and his troop of riders, Dave witnesses their interception of a large shipment of gold, but he doesn’t go unnoticed. He escapes with his life, but it soon becomes obvious that Bartell won’t...
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Trail Blazers

America is in the ravages of post-Civil War life... A new trail is needed to supply the meat-starved areas in the North and East, and Greg Halmar – a tough war veteran – is chosen as the man for the job. But it’s not long into his journey, when he suddenly realises the danger that lies ahead of him. Ringed with enemies, the trail pushes through arid deserts and deep...
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Town Without Law

Gold Point, a festering town in the West, is completely in the power of local tyrant Sherman Hall... With no governing authority, Hall is free to set the law as he pleases, and the law of the gun is the only one he rules by. Rex M’Clyde, an honest man, grew up in Gold Point, alongside Sherman Hall. But Hall views him as a threat. In an attempt to rid...
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Tornado Trail

When Rod comes back from his latest cattle deal, the last thing he expects to come home to is a ghost town... How could a town with over a thousand inhabitants become deserted overnight? But the ghost town maybe isn’t as empty as it seems – down at the bank, there’s plenty going on. Outlaw Tim Fancourt and his gang are in the middle of a robbery but when Rod...
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Tombstone’s Goldmine

The hunt is on… The man known only as Tombstone is a tough and fearless cowboy. He would need these qualities to escape the wrath of the ruthless ranch boss, Dutch Maxie, after he intervened to save the lives of two young brothers who had got on the bad side of the murderous rancher. Fleeing west, towards the Pacific, Tombstone and his friends get caught up in the gold rush...
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To Make A Killing

Matthew Thomson thinks he’s just committed the perfect murder... As the Cherokee capital Tahlequah braces itself for a vote on the issue of a land grant, a prisoner - drunk and alone in a guarded cell - is shot and killed at close range. But Sheriff Rider has taken it personally when his full-blood deputy, Beehunter, falls under suspicion. Seeing the killing as an act of spiritual evil Beehunter turns...
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Thunderfire

A storm is brewing in Cochise County… Since he was nine years old, Chris Ranson has lived south of the Rio Grande, in Mexico. Before, his family lived up in Cochise County, on the ranch of Chris’ grandfather, Jim Ranson. A hard, stolid man, Jim Ranson had little in the way of friends, but was well respected by both ranchers and townsfolk. But it seemed he and Chris’ late father...
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Thunder Valley

When Brad Morrison stops by the Yellow Nugget saloon, he seems like just another prospector looking for gold... But for a simple man, Brad sure finds a lot trouble for himself. Getting on the bad side of Black Joe, who all but runs the town, is a mistake. Getting on the good side of Joe’s beautiful fiancée, Betty Tarrant, is even worse. Then there’s the mysterious Aztec girl, Nariza, who...
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