For the second book in a row we have James Reasoner writing as Jon Sharpe, and once more James turns out a cracking read. Then I discovered Longarm almost a year after starting Trailsman books. Louis Sinners is one of the lesser entries in the series, and author Ellen Recknor actually gets a few obvious things wrong about the character. I'm looking for junk food, so the more sleaze and violence the better. The spine may show signs of wear. Keller, Bill Crider, Ed Gorman, Will C.
This group includes, of course, the famous Trailsman, a brother-sister duo, and two old friends of Fargo's. Seems one or two of the writers don't bother to research the character before writing the books. James also includes a number of twists and surprises along the way. The century series, which has run since the early 1980s, was created by author Jon Messmann, who wrote most of the first 200 books in the series under the Jon Sharpe pseudonym until his retirement in the late 1990s Messmann died in 2004. Like some others have stated there are several real duds sprinkled into the series but overall the books are good reads. In the end ,a bunch of miners wind up with a lot of gold and the reader will be left wondering if any of it ends up with Fargo. I am very unhappy that Skye Fargo is no longer going to be traveling the west.
Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed. I personally prefer the earlier Trailsman books by Jon Messmann who created the character. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Fargo's old friend Cain Parker has struck gold in California,but his ore shipments are being robbed,so he has asked Fargo to help him deal with the bandits. I think that most of the Trailsman books provide good, well written, tales that are very enjoyable to read, although, as you say, there are a few poorer entries. He knows how they think, how they fight, and how they attack on the warpath. She explained to him that foreplay meant a lot.
Randisi Trailsman 234: Apache Duel by Robert Vardeman Giant Trailsman 5: Idaho Blood Spoor by David Robbins The Trailsman is one of the longest-running series of Western novels, having begun in 1980. In Idaho Blood Spoor, a rich man's son disappears along with the son's wife and friend , and the tycoon hires the best trackers he can find to locate the boy. In fact, I think he's up to 7. I have since learned from more experienced readers of the series like that St. The Trailsman series still uses Jon Sharpe as a house name covering various ghostwriters among them David Robbins, Robert J Randisi, J.
Unsourced material may be challenged and. The Trailsman series was created by John Joseph Messmann aka Jon Messmann. Thanks for your comment and especially for your recommendation of the Zeke Masters series, which I haven't tried yet. Many authors have taken to self-publishing new ebook westerns, some in the same style as The Trailsman, Longarm etc adult - and, of course, The Gunsmith is continuing this way. It could be as long as you remember it is an adult western series contains a little explicit sex , it also has some of the top western authors of today writing behind the pseudonym of Jon Sharpe.
The Trailsman is the only western I read. The series is still published under the name , the original author of the series, although it is now written by a number of ghostwriters under contract. I'd hoped that Fargo could perhaps temporarily ride off into the sunset on an especially entertaining note. It's a reflection on current cultural trends that 'traditional' Westerns are being 'downgraded', in a sense, by the publishing houses. There are others too, and a case of mistaken identity finds the Trailsman in all kinds of trouble.
Luckily, I was intrigued enough by Recknor's planting of Dickens into the Old West to try another, 209, from 1999. This article about a novel in the genre is a. Chance brought me into contact with a very early entry in the series, the third in fact, from 1980. I mean, stagecoaches, a ghost, and young love — California Carnage has something for everyone. In any case, I enjoy them a great deal, though I wasn't sure I was going to when I read my first, 271 in the series, , published in 2004. Randisi is one of my favorite Western writers, and his is certainly my favorite series, so when I learned he had written 1999's 210 , I had to try it out.
Now I'll have to read The Gunsmith series until something else comes out. Some of the Trailsman books have been written by female novelists. It is a great Old West story with all the ingredients from shootouts,interesting characters,horses and canyons,wagon robberies,saloons,and lots of Old West scenes and descriptions. Meanwhile,Fargo gets to spend some exciting time with his other old friend Anne Dowling,owner of the Wallace Saloon ,as details get sorted out. Another series created by Messmann, Canyon O'Grady, was also attributed to Sharpe.
Eventually, Fargo is involved in a multilayered search and rescus, and author David Robbins keeps the pages flying by. In conclusion, the quality of the books in The Trailsman series and sometimes within a single book is very uneven, but gems are hidden throughout, and these fast-paced, sexy reads are always worth the small cover price. I'm determined to read and own them all. He wrote most of the first 200 books in the series before retiring in the late 1990s. It seems that every sharp-eyed pathfinder worth his buckskins has been asked to Fort Carlson. Not sure anything will be coming out to replace them as publishers have cancelled virtually all their westerns series there are a couple still putting them out though. Timber Terror wasn't a great improvement, but was a much quicker read.
When a writer can make you fear for the safety of a series character who appears in more than 300 books, that's skill. But it's soon revealed that someone has brought them together for a very special reason--to take them out, one by one. December 2009 The Trailsman is a series of short published since 1980 by books, a division of. The monthly series, which has run since the early 1980s, was created by author Jon Messmann, who wrote most of the first 200 books in the series under the Jon Sharpe pseudonym until his retirement in the late 1990s Messmann died in 2004. When Cain Parker struck gold, he won a whole mess of trouble. And I'll keep an eye out for Trailsman 6. However, I would agree that maybe uses to many sex scenes as filler.