New Authors     New Books     Coming Soon     Most Popular     Top Authors    
The Western novel is unique to America, its characters diverse, and its canvas of subject matter infinitely broad. The authors in this story collection make up a perfect model of these criteria. Elmer Kelton, who wrote primarily about Texas, is regarded by his peers as the best to ever write in the genre. Literary scholars have considered his novel The Time It Never Rained a classic American work. Multi award-winning author John D. Nesbitt is noted as one of the fresher voices writing Westerns today. In 2009 and 2010, Nesbitt won three back-to-back Spur Awards for his novels and short fiction. Best-selling author Don Bendell has featured his character Joshua Strongheart--and Strongheart's Native American heritage--in both his military thrillers and his historical Western novels. Bendell is often compared to the iconic Western writer Louis L'Amour. Texas author Mike Kearby, winner of the Will Rogers Medallion Award, has become a favorite of Western fans world-wide. Kearby also has a strong youth following and has ventured into graphic novels. Steven Law's novel Yuma Gold was a number one best-seller on Amazon.com, and his fans have labeled him the twenty-first century's best Western writer.
D. B. Jackson, whose debut novel, They Rode Good Horses, won the Will Rogers Medallion Award for 2012, was declared by his editor to be the heir to Elmer Kelton's readers. Also included in this collection is a special treat from literary scholar and Texas native L. D. Clark. Taken from his novel A Bright Tragic Thing, Clark has penned a screenplay based on the Civil War hangings in Gainesville, Texas, which claimed the life of his great-grandfather. This anthology is a clear representation of the classics of Western writing, but also for now, and for the future.

 
Similar Books by other authors...

 
Used availability for Don Bendell's ReadWest


See all available used copies of this book at Abebooks UK or Abebooks US
 

Paperback Editions

July 2014 : USA Paperback
Title: Readwest: Stories of the American West
Author(s): Elmer Kelton, Steven Law, D B Jackson
ISBN: 1-930584-71-7 / 978-1-930584-71-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Progreso Publishing Group
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

August 2012 : USA Paperback
Title: ReadWest: Stories of the American West
Author(s): Elmer Kelton, Steven Law, John D Nesbitt, Don Bendell, Mike Kearby, D B Jackson, L D Clark
ISBN: 1-930584-60-1 / 978-1-930584-60-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Goldminds Publishing, LLC
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

August 2011 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: ReadWest: Stories of the American West (Elmer Kelton Book 1)
Author(s): Elmer Kelton, Steven Law, John D Nesbitt, Mike Kearby, Don Bendell, D B Jackson, L D Clark
Publisher: Goldminds Publishing, LLC
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Search for