Large PrintShowdown TrailThree Western stories — ‘Black Rock’, ‘Gamble of the KT’, and ‘Showdown Trail’– where the main character of each is drawn into a conflict that continues to escalate until the final showdownBetween Two ShoresThe daughter of a Mohawk mother and a French father in 1759 Montreal, Catherine Duval finds it easiest to remain neutral among warring sides. But when her British ex-fiancé, Samuel, is taken prisoner by her father, he claims to have information that could end the war. At last, she must chooseOf Blood and BoneThey look like an everyday family living an ordinary life. But beyond the edges of this peaceful farm, unimaginable forces of light and dark have been unleashed. Fallon Swift, approaching her thirteenth birthday, barely knows the world that existed before. Cities lie in ruins and reclaimed by nature since the Doom sickened and killed billions. Traveling anywhere is a danger, as vicious gangs of Raiders and fanatics called Purity Warriors search for their next victim. Those like Fallon, in possession of gifts, are hunted — and the time is coming when her true nature, her identity as The One, can no longer be hidden. In a mysterious shelter in the forest, her training is about to begin under the guidance of Mallick, whose skills have been honed over centuries. She will learn the old ways of healing; study and spar; encounter faeries and elves and shifters; and find powers within herself she never imagined. And when the time is right, she will take up the sword, and fight. For until she grows into the woman she was born to be, the world outside will never be whole again.Desperate MeasuresUpon returning to the states from a European jaunt, Stone Barrington makes the acquaintance of a stunning woman who seems like she could be an ideal candidate to meet some of his professional–and personal–needs. Before long, though, Stone is put to the task of protecting his new hire when New York City is rocked by a series of disturbing crimes, and it looks as if she might be the next target. In the city that never sleeps there’s always a plot being hatched, and the only recourse is constant vigilance and a bit of luck. But if those defensive systems fail, Stone will have to go head-to-head against some of the most dastardly scum he’s ever facedAbsaroka ValleySamuel Parker is traveling through the mountains hoping to find a place to settle his two children before lung fever kills him when they help an injured man whom Samuel fears may be an outlaw. As the man heals, he directs Samuel to Absaroka Valley where they are drawn into the center of a land fight.The DuelWarner and Laura travel East to secure breeding stock for their new Thoroughbred venture. While Warner is checking out the horses, the breeder’s son is making a play for Laura. He challenges Warner to a duel and the son’s reputation is that his duels are rigged so he will winYou Don’t Own MeTelevision producer Laurie Moran sets aside her wedding plans to solve the murder of a celebrity doctor, placing herself in the path of a mysterious stalker. The Line BetweenA woman who recently escaped a doomsday cult finds the world on the brink of the promised apocalypse after the re-emergence of an extinct disease from melting Alaskan permafrost begins to spread. Sea of GreedThe world’s oil supply is vanishing, the stock market is plummeting and the NUMA team must solve a baffling historical mystery in order to save the future. Isaiah’s DaughterIn this epic Biblical narrative, ideal for fans of The Bible miniseries, a young woman taken into the prophet Isaiah’s household rises to capture the heart of the future kingOf Fire and LionsThe Old Testament book of Daniel comes to life through the story of a young Hebrew girl who survives in Babylonian captivity to become Daniel’s wife and is transformed into a confident woman who realizes her need of the God who conquers both fire and lionsThe Persian GambleA former U.S. Secret Service agent infiltrates enemy territory and forges a precarious alliance with a Russian double agent to halt a world-threatening nuclear alliance among enemy nations.