Cowboys Are My Weakness

Appaloosa

By Robert B. Parker

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When (itinerant lawmen) Virgil Cole and Everett Hitch arrive in Appaloosa, they find a small, dusty town suffering at the hands of renegade rancher Randall Bragg, a man who has so little regard for the law that he has taken supplies, horses, and women for his own and left the city marshal and one of his deputies for dead. (from summary)
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Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford

By Ron Hansen

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A fictionalized portrait of the legendary outlaw Jesse James, his violent career, and his murderer, Robert Ford, in an epic tale of the Old West. (summary)
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Dead Man's Money

By V. S. Meszaros

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The Bodine Gang pushed its way onto the westbound stage and by the time the shooting was done, the two witnesses to the killings had gotten away with twelve thousand dollars. The gang wanted the money, and Lyle Bodine wanted the girl, especially the girl. (from summary)
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Deadwood

By Pete Dexter

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Legendary gunman Wild Bill Hickcock and his friend Charlie Utter have come to the Black Hills town of Deadwood fresh from Cheyenne, fleeing an ungrateful populace. Bill, aging and sick but still able to best any man in a fair gunfight, just wants to be left alone to drink and play cards. But in this town of played-out miners, bounty hunters, upstairs girls, Chinese immigrants, and various other entrepeneurs and miscreants, he finds himself pursued by a vicious sheriff, a perverse whore man bent on revenge, and a besotted Calamity Jane. (from summary)
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Doc

By Mary Doria Russell

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After the burned body of a mixed-blood boy, Johnnie Sanders, is discovered in 1878 Dodge City, Kansas, part-time policeman Wyatt Earp enlists the help of his professional-gambler friend Doc Holliday. (summary)
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Etta

By Gerald Kolpan

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Beautiful, elusive, and refined, Etta Place captivated the nation at the turn of the last century as she dodged the law with the Wild Bunch, led by Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. Her true identity and fate have remained a mystery that has tantalized historians for decades. (from summary)
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Holmes on the Range

By Steve Hockensmith

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Because 1893 is a tough year in Montana, any job is a good job. When Big Red and Old Red Amlingmeyer sign on as ranch hands at the secretive Bar VR cattle spread, they're not expecting much more than hard work, bad pay, and a comfortable campfire around which they can enjoy their favorite pastime: scouring Harper's Weekly for stories about the famous Sherlock Holmes. (from summary)
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Little Big Man

By Thomas Berger

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The story of Jack Crabbe, raised by both a white man and a Cheyenne chief. As a Cheyenne, Jack ate dog, had four wives and saw his people butchered by General Custer's soldiers. As a white man, he participated in the slaughter of the buffalo and tangled with Wyatt Earp. (summary)
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Loco

By Lee Hoffman

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He'd won the handle in a hundred wild shoot-outs. Loco never had to look for trouble, he just drifted into it. But this time it came out of the blue when a bullet dropped his horse from under him. He looked up into the barrel of a stranger's gun - and heard the click of the hammer being cocked. Being Loco, he just started to get mad...(summary)
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Lonesome Dove

By Larry McMurtry

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(T)he grandest novel ever written about the last defiant wilderness of America. Journey to the dusty little Texas town of Lonesome Dove and meet an unforgettable assortment of heroes and outlaws, whores and ladies, Indians and settlers. (from summary)
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