Desert Shadows

For Caleb and Liam, a pair of close-knit brothers who have trouble fitting in at school, the Southwest desert around their home offers a place where their imaginations can run wild.
Author: Joshua Dowidat

Return to Ruby's Ranch

The old, beat-up Chevy pickup came to an abrupt stop about a foot from the back of Ruby’s prized Jeep. She scowled with disapproval as the driver shoved open the door and dropped to his booted feet before the engine...

Chief of Thieves

Lily sat on her horse looking intently south, up the valley. The mountains blocking their path to the west, endless prairies as far as the eye could see behind them. They had joined a large wagon train at Fort Laramie...

Where They Bury You

John Arnold and Lily Smoot sat on a bench in the Santa Fe Plaza early that evening.... He looked at her in the dim light. “What are you doing running around with guys like Cummings and Damours, Lily?” “Cummings is...

The Terror of Tombstone

Abel Lewis is a city slicker and a dandy and completely out of his element in the frontier of 1881 Arizona, nursing saddle sores and wishing for a soft bed. But Lewis hides a skill, and as he seeks to...