Louis L’Amour said that
the West was no place for the frightened or the mean. It was a “big country
needing big men and women to live in it.” This volume presents eight of
L’Amour’s ever-popular short stories—history that lives forever.
“Mistakes Can Kill You”
Johnny O’Day, once rescued
by the Redlin family, may be the only one who can save Sam Redlin from gambler
and saloon owner Loss Degner in a fight over a woman.
“The Man from Battle Flat”
A potential range war
between nesters and ranchers has divided the townspeople, and now Bush Leason,
the big nester, has shot Shorty Grimes in the back.
“The Lion Hunter and the Lady”
Cat Morgan is in the
process of bagging a big mountain lion alive, with the help of Long John
Williams, a wizard with a rope, when a lynch posse arrives and accuses Cat and
Long John of horse stealing—and they intend to hang them right there.
“The One for the Mohave Kid”
The Mohave Kid is deadly
with a gun and a vicious character, but he is part of a large clan that
protects him because he is family. When Marshal Ab Kale orders the Kid to stay
away from his town, the Kid sees it as a tempting challenge.
Is Where the Heart Is”
is still more than two hundred miles away when Jim London comes across the
burned-out wagon train with only one survivor, a five-year-old girl. He’ll have
to take her with him.
in the Valley”
Steve Mehan can make it to Portland, Oregon, from Sacramento on horseback and
beat the steamer carrying some bad news, he can still recoup the money to save
five ranches back home.
Your Own Broncs”
Mac Marcy is a small-time
rancher whose cattle access a water hole on Bob Kenyon’s land, until Kenyon
fences it off during a heat wave. But Kenyon’s daughter knows of a secret water
of the Tularosa”
McQueen, foreman for the Tumbling K, is accused of killing a nearby rancher and
he’s going to need some help to prove his innocence. Download and start listening now!