LARRY P. AUERBACH. A Matter of Justice

LARRY P. AUERBACH. A Matter of Justice. CreateSpace. Paperback, 440 pages, $16, amazon.com

Jonah is caught in the middle of someone else’s war and the body count is rising daily. It is getting hard to tell who he can trust, as everyone


LARRY P. AUERBACH. The Spirit of Redd Mountain

LARRY P. AUERBACH. The Spirit of Redd Mountain. Bookwhirl. 422 pages; hardcover $37.08; paperback $21.78; e-book $6.99; bookwhirl.com.

Years ago an arrogant hunter caused the deaths of many innocent people. Soon, people of the area soon start seeing a red elk of


LARRY P. AUERBACH. The Troll Bridge

LARRY P. AUERBACH. The Troll Bridge. CreateSpace. Paperback, 494 pages, $16.95, amazon.com

In 1935 west Texas, two boys search for a lost treasure of Confederate gold after hearing stories from a retired Texas Ranger. Once their hunt is underway, they start having


AMY HALE AUKER. Winter of Beauty

AMY HALE AUKER. Winter of Beauty. Pen-L Publishing. Softcover, 248 pages, $14.97, Pen-L.com.

Winter of Beauty plays out on a sprawling ranch and features a varied cast ranging from the owner and her unsure future, her manager and his fatigued marriage, a


JOSEPH BADAL. Borderline

JOSEPH BADAL. Borderline. Paperback, 297 pages, $15.99, e-book, $3.99. www.josephbadalbooks.com

Barbara Lassiter and Susan Martinez, two New Mexico homicide detectives, are assigned to investigate the murder of a wealthy Albuquerque socialite. They soon discover that the victim, a narcissistic borderline personality, played


SHANNON BAKER. Stripped Bare

SHANNON BAKER. Stripped Bare. Hardcover, 288 pages, $24.99; e-book, $11.99. http://us.macmillan.com/torforge.

When a rancher is murdered and the county sheriff, Kate’s husband, is accused, Kate vows to find the true killer. But will the murderer turn out to be Kate’s favorite niece? This


DAN BALDWIN. Trapp Canyon

DAN BALDWIN. Trapp Canyon. Four Knights Press. 308 pages; paperback $17.95; e-book, $3.99, www.fourknightspress.com.

Vengeance drives Grat O’Brien to find the wagon driver who left him to die in the desert flats of southern Arizona Territory. Making enemies and allies in his search, he also


LYNNA BANNING. The Lone Sheriff

LYNNA BANNING. The Lone Sheriff. Harlequin Press. 280 pages; mass market paperback $6.50; harlequin.com.

An old-fashioned Western; the story of a loner sheriff and a Pinkerton lady.

LYNNA BANNING. Smoke River Bride

LYNNA BANNING. Smoke River Bride. Paperback, 282 pages, $6.50. www.harlequinhistoricals.com

Half-Chinese mail-order bride Leah Cameron comes to a small Oregon town to find she is shunned—and she fights back.

SARA BARNARD. A Heart on Hold

SARA BARNARD. A Heart on Hold (An Everlasting Heart). 5 Prince Publishing. 315 pages. Kindle $3.99. www.sarabarnardbooks.com

War. Devotion. Deceit. Death. How long can a heart hold on before it breaks? Most women would carry on with their lives after being thrust into widowhood, but