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CARMEN GOLDTHWAITE. Texas Dames: Sassy and Savvy Women Throughout Lone Star History

CARMEN GOLDTHWAITE. Texas Dames: Sassy and Savvy Women Throughout Lone Star History. The History Press. Trade Paperback, $19.99, www.historypress.com.

Compilation of some of Texas’s most important women makes for interesting reading, even if you’re not Texan.

CARMEN GOLDTHWAITE. Texas Ranch Women: Three Centuries of Mettle and Moxie

CARMEN GOLDTHWAITE. Texas Ranch Women: Three Centuries of Mettle and Moxie. The History Press. Trade paperback, 188 pages, $19.99, historypress.net.

Texas Ranch Women: Three Centuries of Mettle and Moxie takes a peek at women who pioneered the reaches of Texas. Beneath the

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MELODY GROVES. Butterfield’s Byway: America's First Overland Mail Route Across the West

MELODY GROVES. Butterfield’s Byway: America’s First Overland Mail Route Across the West. History Press. Trade paperback, 187 pages, $19.99, historypress.net.

An invaluable resource for students of the Old West and for those who want to depict stage travel in their fiction.

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JOSEPH LUTHER. Fort Martin Scott: Guardian of the Treaty

JOSEPH LUTHER. Fort Martin Scott: Guardian of the Treaty. The History Press. $22.99. www.historypress.net.

Fort Martin Scott was prompted by a peace treaty between Germans and Comanches, the first frontier fort established in Texas. This history delves into the military patrols that

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MONTY McCORD. The 1931 Hastings Bank Job & The Bloody Bandit Trail

MONTY McCORD. The 1931 Hastings Bank Job & The Bloody Bandit Trail. The History Press. Paperback, 160 pages, $19.99, www.historypress.net.

It was called “the slickest job that has been pulled on a Nebraska bank in history.” Monty McCord tells the true story

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SHERRY MONAHAN. California Wines, Vines & Pioneers

SHERRY MONAHAN. California Wines, Vines & Pioneers. History Press. $19.99, www.historypress.net.

While cowboys and early settlers were writing the oft-told history of the Wild West, California’s wine pioneers were cultivating a delicious industry. Take to the wine trail and taste history in a

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LINDA SÁNCHEZ. Apache Lore & Legends of Southern New Mexico: From the Sacred Mountain

LYNDA SÁNCHEZ. Apache Legends and Lore of Southern New Mexico, (From the Sacred Mountain). History Press. Paperback, 208 pages, $19.85, amazon.com

Includes a general Apache history and examples of the legends and storytelling sacred to the Mescalero and Lipan. These ancient ways

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CHERYL STAPP. Sacramento Chronicles: A Golden Past

CHERYL STAPP. Sacramento Chronicles: A Golden Past. The History Press. Trade paperback, ebook, 144 pages, $19.97, $9.99, amazon.com

An overview of Sacramento from its origins as a California Gold Rush town 1848-49 to civic and social development through the 1970s: natural disasters,

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CHERYL STAPP. The Stagecoach in Northern California: Rough Rides, Gold Camps & Daring Drivers

CHERYL STAPP. The Stagecoach in Northern California: Rough Rides, Gold Camps & Daring Drivers. The History Press. Trade paperback, ebook, 139 pages, $19.97, $9.99, amazon.com

It was the first mass transportation system in California. Established in 1849 during the Gold Rush, the

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