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Robert Hale Ltd published their first Western in 1936, and have been publishing Western fiction continuously since that time, firstly under their own imprint, and since the mid 1980s under their wholly owned imprint BLACK HORSE WESTERNS. In 2015 Robert Hale and its Black Horse imprint became part of The Crowood Press, a family owned publishing house, which is committed to continuing with the Black Horse imprint and to working with both new and established authors and editors.

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Gunfight at Hell’s End

25/01/19

Gunfight at Hell’s End By Brent Towns writing as Sam Clancy   He came in from the scorching alkali flats late in the afternoon. At first glance, the speck in the distance could have been mistaken for a mirage amid the shimmering heat h …

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Mountain Justice by B S Dunn

18/01/19

Mountain Justice By Brent Towns writing as B S Dunn   Dan Pearson kicked out the fire and cursed the cold. A small column of brown smoke flecked with glittering orange sparks floated up into the bitter morning air. He pulled the collar …

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Meet the author: K S Stanley

08/11/19

Meet the Author: K S Stanley   Meet K S Stanley: author of titles such as The Holmbury County Seat War, The Line Rider and now back with a new novel, The Elitists.   Of all your books which did you enjoy writing the most?  I have …

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Th Guitar Man – Part 4: Mister Piggy and Me

08/11/19

The Guitar Man – Part 4: Mister Piggy and Me      After his brilliant short story series ‘Dogbite’, Chris Adam-Smith has written a new series  featuring the adventures of The Guitar Man. The first installment in this series can be …

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New From Black Horse Westerns

Texas Fever

Paul Bedford

John Ewing has a dream. He wants to put defeat in the war behind him, and make something of his life. In his case, that means taking a herd of three thousand Texas Longhorns along the Chisholm Trail, all the way from San Antonio to the Kansas Pacific railhead in Abilene, Kansas. A dangerous journey of over seven hundred miles, …

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Montana Bound

Greg Mitchell

Cowboys Marty and Harvey, at the end of a trail drive, decide to explore Montana, but fall foul of Jason Thorpe, a bank robber masquerading as a town marshal. In revenge the two cowboys take a gold watch from him but, unbeknown to them, the watch links Thorpe to a Civil War murder – and the killer is determined to …

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Rage at the Devil

Dale Graham

When stable hand Ben Cade returns home to visit his father, he is stunned to discover the old farmer has been killed by drinking poisoned whiskey. Suspicion falls on a peddler who has recently passed through the Nebraska town of Gothenburg asking strange questions, allegedly to locate old friends. Ben has vengeance in his heart, but his shooting ability is …

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The Last Bounty

Doug Bluth

Grizzled bounty hunter Logan Slade travels to Wyoming territory in search of a bounty on lawman killer Mordecai Hodges. Along the way he is waylaid and rescued by the beautiful young widow Louanne Merrigold. Now, the fiercely independent Logan finds himself smitten, and in the middle of a land dispute between Louanne and her hostile neighbor, the ambitious cattleman Derek …

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Hired Gun in Hell

Frank Callan

It is 1858 and the new Texas is expanding, moving closer to the Comancheria, Indian Territory. Around the little settlement of Bantillo, precariously placed east of San Antonio, the bullets and the arrows fly. The land is teeming with comancheros, and sometimes the Comanche from up north raid over the Red River.   A stage has been chartered, and the …

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Hunting Harker – Paperback

Greg Mitchell

When Ollie Harker’s wagon fails to arrive at Logjam Creek, his employer, JD Cookson, hires Tom Parry and Durango Finch to find it. It appears that Harker has been killed by hostile Indians, but when a murder in the town is linked to him, Harker’s mission is revealed to be something more than a routine freighting operation. The trail leads …

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