I had a good week. I downloaded Amazon’s free Kindle application for PCs.
1: Killing Trail(ebook) – Charles Allen Gramlich: a collection of western short stories by the author of The Talera cycle and Cold In The Light. There’s also a couple of pieces where Mr. Gramlich discusses influences on his writing.
2: Capture The Saint(ebook) – Burl Barer: the first authorized SImon Templar adventure previously only available in a 600 print run trade paperback. The few available on the used sites command a hefty price.
3: Guilty(ebook) – Lee Goldberg: the fourth book in the justice series written while the author was in college, never published in book form as the publisher went bankrupt. Originally called the .357 Vigilante series and appeared as by Ian Ludlow.
4: A Policeman’s Lot(ebook) – Gary M. Dobbs: a novel set around the turn of century in Wales. Buffalo Bill’s wild west show is involved as well as bringing in the Jack the Ripper legend. Third novel by the author(two previous westerns as by Jack Martin).
5: Mr.Monk Is Cleaned Out – Lee Goldberg: tenth book in the series based on the recently ended TV series and the last one set before the revelations of that final episode.
6: The Loner: Seven Days To Die – J. A. Johnstone; sixth in the series of Kid Morgan, a former businessman drifting after his wife was murdered and he dealt with the killers. Now he’s The Loner, a man compelled to help people in trouble.
7: Dog Team: Target Response – William W. Johnstone: a corrupt grouping of an African warlord, an American security firm, and the chinese are targeted by the Dog Team, who are also being systematically wiped out by that same group.
8: The Lone Ranger: The Phantom Rider! – Fran Striker: a reporduction of the first issue of The Lone Ranger Nagazine from 1937.
9: The Stalking Moon – Theodore V. Olsen: western novel made into the film starring Gregory Peck and Eva Marie Saint.
10: Quarry’s Cut – Max Allan Collins; the fourth and final of the early Quarry novels, the author’s hit man/hero.
11: Trouble In Tombstone – Richard S. Wheeler: the author’s biographical novel with a fresh look at the Earp/Clanton feud in Tombstone.