A Grand Entrance

Kevin Wainwright watched the smoke plumes rising, clouding Gomorra’s sunset. Ivor Hawley’s transformation had panicked the would-be posse. The fleeing mob no doubt thought...

Jokers are Wild

Bullets slammed into the walls and posts of the Telegraph Office, sending splinters flying everywhere. Lucy Clover had had enough. “Why, I ought to...

Foul Play

Mary inhaled sharply as she was pressed once more against the doorpost of the darkened general store. Pancho Castillo pulled back from the kiss...

Blight Serum

“Kevin …” Ivor Hawley said. On cue, his diminutive assistant strode through the tent flaps. “Yes, Ringmaster,” Kevin squeaked. Ivor held out two small vials of...

Frontier Justice

Philip Swinford blinked as the late afternoon sunlight reflected off the oak-dappled canyon. He strained futilely against the ropes that bound his hands in...

Quickdraw Handgun

Smith and Robards Catalog Spring 1878 When you need an edge, bigger is not always better. Sometimes surprise wins out over force.  Introducing Smith and Robards’...

A Ghost of a Chance

August 29, 1877 “I still hear hoof-beats behind us,” Kevin Wainwright lifted his ear from the ground and looked back up towards the coach as he...

The Caretaker

Theo Boyer-Whateley wiped his lips. The white linen napkin contrasted with the floral swirls of his paisley shirt. He gave a contented sigh. “Once...