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The American West is a favorite setting for adventure stories about lawmen, outlaws, cowboys, pioneers, Native Americans, homesteaders and other adventurous spirits. Westerns often feature a strong, independent male hero and offer a lot of action and a fast-moving plot.

The Log of a Cowboy: A Narrative of the Old Trail Days
Andy Adams (eBook – Hoopla, OverDrive)

A Sinister Splendor
Mike Blakely

So Wild a Dream
Win Blevins (eAudiobook – Hoopla, OverDrive)

The Cane Creek Regulators: A Frontier Story
Johnny D. Boggs (eBook – Hoopla; eAudiobook – Hoopla)

Out of the Wilderness: A Western Story
Max Brand (eBook – Hoopla; eAudiobook – Hoopla, Axis360)

Once More into the Breech
Peter Brandvold (eBook – Hoopla)

Bill Doolin American Outlaw
Bill Brooks

Out of the Embers*
Amanda Cabot (eBook – Hoopla; eAudiobook – Hoopla)

Border Reprisal
Tim Champlin

Friends Call Me Bat
Paul Colt

Atascocita Gold
Kent Conwell

Midnight Rider
Ralph W. Cotton (eAudiobook – Hoopla, OverDrive)

If These Walls Could Talk
James D. Crownover

Westering Women: a Novel
Sandra Dallas (eBook – OverDrive)

The Long High Noon
Loren D. Estleman

Flight of the Hawk
W. Michael Gear

Riders of the Purple Sage
Zane Grey (eBook – Hoopla, OverDrive; eAudiobook – Hoopla, OverDrive)

Defender of the Texas Frontier
David Gross

The Big Sky
A.B. Guthrie, Jr.

The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Ron Hansen (eBook - Hoopla; eAudiobook - Hoopla)

Where the Lost Wander
Amy Harmon

Greg Hunt

Matt Jensen: The Last Mountain Man*
William W. Johnstone (eAudiobook – Hoopla)

Wild West
Elmer Kelton

Robert B. Parker’s Buckskin
Robert Knott (eBook – Axis360; eAudiobook – Axis360

Louis L’Amour (eBook – OverDrive)

Whiskey When We’re Dry
John Larison (eBook – OverDrive)

The Overland Trail
W. W. Lee

Three-Ten to Yuma: And Other Stories
Elmore Leonard (eBook – Hoopla)

Rio Ruidoso
Preston Lewis

Hundred in the Hand
Joseph Marshall (eAudiobook - Hoopla)

Matthew P. Mayo

Where the Bullets Fly*
Terrence McCauley (eBook - Hoopla; eAudiobook - Hoopla, OverDrive)

Hard Country*
Michael McGarrity (eAudiobook – Hoopla, OverDrive)

Thalia: a Texas Trilogy
Larry McMurtry

Wild Western Days
Clarence Edward Mulford

Good Water
John D. Nesbitt

Savage Country
Robert Olmstead (eBook – Hoopla; eAudiobook – OverDrive)

Renegades of Perdition Range
Lauren Paine

Robert B. Parker (eBook – Axis360, OverDrive; eAudiobook – OverDrive)

True Grit
Charles Portis (eBook – Hoopla, OverDrive; eAudiobook – Hoopla, OverDrive)

Epitaph: a Novel of the O.K. Corral
Mary Doria Russell (eBook – Hoopla; eAudiobook – OverDrive)

Buckskin Border: a Western Quintet
Les Savage

Jack Schaefer (eAudiobook – Hoopla)

Rocky Mountain Revenge
Jon Sharpe

Escape to Fort Abercrombie
Candace Simar (eBook – OverDrive)

The Removes
Tatjana Soli (eAudiobook – Hoopla)

The Legend of Caleb York*
Mickey Spillane (eBook – Hoopla)

These Is My Words: The Diary of Sarah Agnes Prine, 1881-1901
Nancy E. Turner

A Good Man
Guy Vanderhaeghe (eBook – Hoopla)

Witness Seeker
Stone Wallace

Marshal and the Moonshiner*
C. M. Wendelboe

Flint’s Gift
Richard S. Wheeler

The Virginian: A Horseman of the Plains
Owen Wister (eBook – Hoopla; eAudiobook – Hoopla)

The Devil’s Waltz
Ethan J. Wolfe

The Poacher’s Daughter
Michael Zimmer (eBook – Hoopla, OverDrive; eAudiobook – Axis360, Hoopla)

Contention and Other Frontier Stories
Hazel Rumney, ed. 808.83874 CON


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