A Coach Comes to Town

Jonah Essex cursed quietly. He hated when things didn’t go as planned. Allie had gotten word to Jonah of a coach coming through, delivering to...

A Night at the Circus

“Dave, there you are! It was Sloane again. Those bastards are getting bolder everyday,” Philip Swinford came charging up to me the moment I got...

Faith and Fear

“Forgive me. Can’t remember the last time I was in a church, let alone confessed anything. Somethin’s weighin’ on me, though. Whole passel o’...

Double Dealin’

Ivor rose as the man entered his private tent. “Mr. Byre, or should I call you Mayor Byre?” Ivor shook his guest’s hand and smiled. Both...

Diamond Lil and the Union Blue

July 15, 1878 “Well, if it isn’t ‘Diamond Lil’ Marcone.” Hearing a name that she had more or less left behind when she married Nathaniel...