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Johnny D Boggs

USA flag (1962 - )

Johnny D. Boggs has worked cattle, been bucked off horses (breaking two ribs last time), shot rapids in a canoe, hiked across mountains and deserts, traipsed around ghost towns, and spent hours poring over microfilm in library archives -- all in the name of finding a good story. He was won six Spur Awards from Western Writers of America, a Western Heritage Wrangler Award from the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, and has been called by Booklist magazine "among the best western writers at work today." He also writes for numerous magazines, including True West, Wild West, Boys' Life and Western Art & Architecture, speaks and lectures often, studies old movies (Westerns and film noir) and even finds time to coach Little League. A native of South Carolina and former newspaper journalist, he lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with his wife and son.



Peacemaker Tales (2013) (with C K Crigger, Wayne D Dundee, James J Griffin, C Courtney Joyner, L J Martin, Matthew P Mayo, Rod Miller, Pete Peterson, Cheryl Pierson, Lucia St. Clair Robson, Troy D Smith and L J Washburn)
Ellen (2015) (with Barri L Bumgarner, Jane Hale, Steven Law, Fran Massey, Marilyn K Smith, Laura L Valenti, Robert Vaughan and Larry Wood)
Johnny D Boggs recommends
The Wild Breed
The Wild Breed (2008)
(Yakima Henry, book 3)
Frank Leslie
"Frank Leslie writes with leathery prose honed sharper than a buffalo skinner's knife."

Damnation Road (2010)
(Jacob Gamble, book 3)
Max McCoy
"Wickedly savage."

Cotton's War (2011)
(Sheriff Cotton Burke, book 1)
Phil Dunlap
"An old-fashioned, barn-burning, gut-wrenching Western story that moves at a gallop over dangerous territory."

Wide Open (2012)
Larry Bjornson
"A delight; a"

Lonnie Gentry (2014)
Peter Brandvold
"Brandvold writes a leathery prose boned sharper than a buffalo Skinner's knife!"

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