Texas Angel

Author: Maggie Shayne
Publisher: Thunderfoot Publishing Inc.
ISBN: 9781301224401
Release Date: 2018-02-25
Genre: Fiction

Originally Titled: Angel Meets the Badman “Be prepared to taken on an emotional journey to a humid location full of feelings, threats, fear, and budding passion. I promise you, you will be exhausted when it's over.” Five Stars. –Brenda, Reader As a little girl, Sara Brand witnessed the murder of her family, an event that has left deep emotional scars. She’s beginning to heal, having found extended family in Texas and the brother she thought she’d lost. On break from her job teaching Kindergarten, Sarah has come to vacation at Sugar Keep, an old plantation in the Louisiana Bayou country. But trouble hasn’t finished with her yet. It shows up in the form of darkly handsome Jake Nash, a man with a hands-off attitude and sizzling brown eyes, who turns out to be an ex-con suspected of murder. Before she can make up her mind about him, someone is killed right in front of Sarah’s eyes. She didn’t see the killer, but the killer has no way of knowing that. Now she’s on the run and there’s only one person protecting her. Jake. Is he “her shied” as a Voodoo Priestess told her, or is he stalking her with the intent to silence her forever? This book is part of Maggie Shayne’s TEXAS BRAND SERIES 1. The Littlest Cowboy 2. The Baddest Virgin in Texas 3. Badlands Bad Boy 4. Long Gone Lonesome Blues (formerly The Husband She Couldn't Remember) 5. The Lone Cowboy (formerly Texas Guardian/That Mysterious Texas Brand Man) 6. Lone Star Lonely (formerly The Baddest Bride in Texas) 7. The Outlaw Bride 8. Texas Angel (formerly Angel Meets the Badman) 9. Texas Homecoming (formerly The Homecoming.) “This book has everything, humor, sadness, love and a strong loving family. It is a great book as all the Brand books have been, I would recommend it to everyone who loves a great story.” Five Stars! –Dorothy Reynolds, Reader NY Times Bestselling Author, RITA Award Winner and former television writer Maggie Shayne has authored more than 60 novels.

John Wesley Hardin

Author: Leon Claire Metz
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
ISBN: 0806129956
Release Date: 1998-03-01
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Thus spoke one lawman about John Wesley Hardin, easily the most feared and fearless of all the gunfighters in the West. Nobody knows the exact number of his victims-perhaps as few as twenty or as many as fifty. In his way of thinking, Hardin never shot a man who did not deserve it. Seeking to gain insight into Hardin’s homicidal mind, Leon Metz describes how Hardin’s bloody career began in post-Civil War Central Texas, when lawlessness and killings were commonplace, and traces his life of violence until his capture and imprisonment in 1878. After numerous unsuccessful escape attempts, Hardin settled down and received a pardon years later in 1895. He wrote an autobiography but did not live to see it published. Within a few months of his release, John Selman gunned him down in an El Paso saloon.

Texas Homecoming

Author: Maggie Shayne
Publisher: Thunderfoot Publishing Inc.
ISBN: 9781301769377
Release Date: 2018-02-25
Genre: Fiction

Formerly titled The Homecoming. “Maggie Shayne has a permanent spot on my keeper shelf.” NY Times Bestselling Author, Karen Robards “Maggie Shayne is a reader’s joy!” NY Times Bestselling Author, Teresa Medeiros A HEART YEARNS Luke Brand wishes for what he’s never had–family. Aside from an overprotective mother who died young, he’s never had that–until he drives his rig into Quinn, Texas to meet the family he’s never known. His cousins welcome him with open arms. 3 months later he’s still there, selling his semi to buy an abandoned house for back taxes, dreaming of settling down with a wholesome woman and raising some kids of his own. OPPOSITES ATTRACT Jasmine is not wholesome. She’s a waitress and sometimes exotic dancer at a Chicago club. A classically trained dancer, Jasmine doesn’t mind doing what she has to. It’s all for her son, Baxter. She’d do anything to protect him from the world. DANGER PURSUES When Baxter witnesses a murder at the club and becomes a target himself, Jasmine takes him and runs. Posing as her best friend, shot dead by the same killer who’s after Bax, she heads for Texas to hole up in the house her roomie inherited but wanted no part of. The only problem with her plan is the sexy cowboy who’s already living there. Fans of movies like Hope Floats, Sweet Home Alabama, and The Cowboy Way and novels like Susan Mallery’s Fool’s Gold series will love Maggie Shayne’s THE TEXAS BRANDS. “Maggie Shayne delivers romance with sweeping intensity and bewitching passion!” Multiple NY Times Bestselling Author, Jayne Anne Krentz “Maggie Shayne is better than chocolate!” NY Times Bestselling Author Suzanne Forster Maggie Shayne’s TEXAS BRAND Series List: 1. The Littlest Cowboy 2. Badlands Bad Boy 3. The Baddest Virgin in Texas 4. Long Gone Lonesome Blues (formerly The Husband She Couldn’t Remember) 5. The Lone Cowboy (formerly Texas Guardian) 6. Lone Star Lonely (formerly The Baddest Bride in Texas) 7. The Outlaw Bride 8. Texas Angel (formerly Angel Meets the Badman) 9. Texas Homecoming (formerly The Homecoming

The Feud That Wasn t

Author: James Smallwood
Publisher: Texas A&M University Press
ISBN: 1603440178
Release Date: 2008-02-05
Genre: History

This study reinforces the interpretation that the Reconstruction actually had been just a continuation of the Civil War in another guise, drawing a composite picture of a group of anti-Reconstruction hoodlums who at various times banded together for criminal purposes.

Western Gunslingers in Fact and on Film

Author: Buck Rainey
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 9780786403967
Release Date: 1998-01-01
Genre: Performing Arts

Billy the Kid, Wild Bill Hickok, Belle Starr, Wyatt Earp, the Younger Gang, the Dalton-Doolin Gang and Bat Masterson -- these real-life lawmen and lawbreakers have been the basis of so many Hollywood Westerns that it has become difficult to discover where the truth ends and the legend begins. All actually became larger-than-life characters during their lifetimes, as contemporary newspapers and books embellished their deeds for their own purposes. But it was in Hollywood that the line between reality and myth was completely blurred. Each chapter-length entry here first focuses on the known facts of the people's lives and how each became truly legendary during their lifetimes. The reality is then compared to how they have been portrayed in the movies.

The Lincoln County War

Author: Frederick W. Nolan
Publisher: Sunstone Press
ISBN: 9780865347212
Release Date: 2009
Genre: History

Nolan weaves stories and opinions about Lincoln County and Billy the Kid together with his own insightful commentary to produce a seamless, immensely readable account enlivened with 83 photographs and three maps.

Midnight Texas

Author: Charlaine Harris
Publisher: Heyne Verlag
ISBN: 9783641220846
Release Date: 2018-02-12
Genre: Fiction

Die Bewohner Midnights haben diesen Ort allesamt aus einem Grund zu ihrem Zuhause gewählt: Das texanische Städtchen ist klein und ruhig. Und damit ein perfektes Versteck. Doch wovor verstecken sie sich? Allein Bobo Winthrop, der Besitzer des Pfandhauses, scheint von jedem in der Stadt etwas zu wissen. Da ist Bobos neuer Untermieter, der seine Wohnung nur nachts verlässt. Oder die Esoterik-Lady, die behauptet, eine Hexe zu sein. Als Bobos Freundin Aubrey verschwindet, fangen die Einwohner an, Fragen zu stellen. Zu viele Fragen, denn plötzlich drohen Geheimnisse ans Tageslicht zu kommen, die besser verborgen geblieben wären ...

Texas Monthly

Release Date: 1984-12

Since 1973, TEXAS MONTHLY has chronicled life in contemporary Texas, reporting on vital issues such as politics, the environment, industry, and education. As a leisure guide, TEXAS MONTHLY continues to be the indispensable authority on the Texas scene, covering music, the arts, travel, restaurants, museums, and cultural events with its insightful recommendations.