Masterpiece Westerns Collection

Riders of the purple sage

In this classic and timeless Western novel, heroine Jane Withersteen battles to overcome her persecution by members of her polygamous Mormon Church, a leader of which, Elder Tull, wants to marry her. Withersteen is supported by a number of Gentile friends, including Bern Venters and Lassiter, a famous but mysterious gunman. Raging against time and her determined adversaries, Withersteen struggles with her “blindness” in seeing the evil nature of her church and its leaders, trying to keep both Venters and ...
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The Barrier

In this classic and timeless Western novel, we encounter a story of survival, vengeance, romance, and adventure in the Alaskan wilderness. Hero Lieutenant Burrell of the United States Army is captivated by the magical and seductive, Necia. A store owner, Gale, has been taking care and protecting Necia for many years. Necia had been rescued many years ago from her evil father, Captain Bennett. Unbeknownst to Lieutenant Burrell, Necia’s past will soon come back to haunt her. Bennett, disguised as ...
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The Silver Horde

In this classic and timeless Western novel, which is set in Kalvik, a fictionalized community in Bristol Bay, Alaska, tells the story of a down on his luck gold miner, Boyd Emerson, who discovers a greater wealth in Alaska’s run of salmon (silver horde) and decides to open a cannery. In order to “hit gold,” the gold miner must overcome the relentless opposition of a fictionalized Alaska Packers Association. In the quest for striking gold and making it in such ...
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Lonesome Land

In this classic and timeless Western novel, heroine Valeria Peyton, with her romantic dreams of the West, arrived in the desolate little cow town of Hope to marry a cowboy, Manley Fleetwood. But he was not there to meet her and in his stead was taciturn Kent Burnett, cow hand, with evasive excuses. Later, when Manley did appear, her pride would not let her see the change in him and they were married in Kent’s disapproving presence. The rambling ranch ...
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Chip of the flying U

In this classic and timeless Western romance novel, Della Whitmore, a young doctor, comes West to visit her brother’s Montana Flying U ranch after graduating from medical school. The boys at the Flying U didn’t like the idea of a woman around them, even if she was just coming out to spend the summer. And there was nothing worse for the boys at the ranch than to share their lives with a woman who had just received a medical degree ...
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An Apache princess

“Under the willows at the edge of the pool a young girl sat daydreaming, though the day was nearly done. All in the valley was wrapped in shadow, though the cliffs and turrets across the stream were resplendent in a radiance of slanting sunshine. Not a cloud tempered the fierce glare of the arching heavens or softened the sharp outline of neighboring peak or distant mountain chain . . . . There is something about a night alarm of fire ...
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The virginian

In this classic and timeless Western novel, The Virginian is a ranch hand at the Shiloh Ranch, located outside of Medicine Bow, Wyoming. He is described as a tall, dark, slim young giant, with a deep personality. His real name is never given. At first, he is only a worker, but halfway through the book, he is signed on as the full-time foreman. He is the Judge’s most trusted worker. Several times throughout the book, he is offered the chance ...
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Wildfire

In this classic and timeless Western novel, horse hunter Lin Slone never wanted anything more than the wild stallion he called Wildfire. Heroine Lucy Bostil found the horse and the unconscious man who had roped the superb Wildfire. The beautiful Lucy Bostil saved both of their lives and took Slone’s heart in the process. Now, another man wants Lucy and the horse, and that man, like a possessed and evil soul, will stop at nothing short of killing to get ...
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