Western novels are the quintessential American genre. Tales of the frontier west have held the attention of readers for decades. The period is represented by rugged individualism, freedom, adventure, action, and romance. Westerns represent a period of American history when people moved west to seek a better life and were willing to fight, work, and sometimes die in pursuit of it. This genre has caught the imagination of the American public for more than a century.
In recent years this genre seems to have fallen in popularity though it has much to recommend it. Perhaps you are a western fan or perhaps someone looking for something new. If you are not a fan of westerns, you owe it to yourself to try this genre. Read an excerpt from one of the above books to experience the action, adventure, and excitement of the old west, You may find more than you expected.