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Publication Order of Children Of The Lion Books

as Peter Danielson
Children of the Lion (1980)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Shepherd Kings (1981)Description / Buy at Amazon
Vengeance of the Lion (1983)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Lion in Egypt (1984)Description / Buy at Amazon
Golden Pharaoh (1986)Description / Buy at Amazon
Lord of the Nile (1986)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Prophecy (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
Sword of Glory (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Deliverer (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Exodus (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Sea Peoples (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Promised Land (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Invaders (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Trumpet and the Sword (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Prophets and Warriors (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
Departed Glory (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Death of Kings (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Shining King (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Triumph of the Lion (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Stagecoach Station Books

as Hank Mitchum
Dodge City (1982)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cheyenne (1982)Description / Buy at Amazon
Santa Fe (1983)Description / Buy at Amazon
Tombstone (1983)Description / Buy at Amazon
Virginia City (1983)Description / Buy at Amazon
Seattle (1983)Description / Buy at Amazon
Laredo (1983)Description / Buy at Amazon
Fort Yuma (1983)Description / Buy at Amazon
Sonora (1983)Description / Buy at Amazon
Abilene (1984)Description / Buy at Amazon
Deadwood (1984)Description / Buy at Amazon
Tucson (1984)Description / Buy at Amazon
Carson City (1984)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cimarron (1984)Description / Buy at Amazon
Wichita (1984)Description / Buy at Amazon
Casa Grande (1985)Description / Buy at Amazon
Durango (1985)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mojave (1985)Description / Buy at Amazon
Last Chance (1985)Description / Buy at Amazon
Leadville (1985)Description / Buy at Amazon
Fargo (1985)Description / Buy at Amazon
Devil's Canyon (1986)Description / Buy at Amazon
El Paso (1986)Description / Buy at Amazon
Pecos (1986)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mesa Verde (1986)Description / Buy at Amazon
San Antonio (1986)Description / Buy at Amazon
Tulsa (1986)Description / Buy at Amazon
Taos (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
Royal Coach (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
Death Valley (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
El Dorado (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
Panhandle (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
Rawhide (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
Fort Verde (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
Deadman Butte (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
Bonanza City (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
Casper (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
Shawnee (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
Grand Teton (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
Socorro (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
Fort Davis (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
Silverado (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
Red Buffalo (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
Apache Junction (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
Presidio (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
North Platte (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
Juárez (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
Buffalo Station (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
Gila Bend (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
Buckskin Pass (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
Wild West (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Last Frontier (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Abilene Books

as Justin Ladd

Publication Order of Kingfisher P.I. Books

Kingfisher P. I. (With: Livia J. Washburn) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dark Ride (With: Livia J. Washburn) (2024)Description / Buy at Amazon
Tourist Trap (With: Livia J. Washburn) (2024)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Sons Of Texas Books

Publication Order of Patriots Books

as Adam Rutledge
Sons of Liberty (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
Rebel Guns (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Turncoat (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
Life and Liberty (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cannon's Call (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Stars and Stripes (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Wind River Books

with L.J. Washburn
Wind River (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Thunder Wagon (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Wolf Shadow (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Medicine Creek (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dark Trail (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Judgment Day (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ransom Valley (With: L.J. Washburn) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Outlaw Blood (With: L.J. Washburn) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Six-Gun Law (With: L.J. Washburn) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Walker, Texas Ranger Books

Walker Texas Ranger (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hell's Half Acre (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Siege on the Belle (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Civil War Battle Books

Publication Order of Last Good War Books

Publication Order of Judge Earl Stark Books

The Silver Alibi (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Deadlock (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Bandera Brawl (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Outlaw Ranger Books

Outlaw Ranger (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hangman's Knot (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Blood and Gold (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Last War Chief (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Gun Devils of the Rio Grande (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ravagers of the Border (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Cody's Law Books

as Matthew S. Hart

Publication Order of Fury Books

as Jim Austin

Publication Order of Markham P.I. Books

The Man in the Moon (1980)Description / Buy at Amazon
War Games (1982)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Powell's Army Books

as Terence Duncan
Unchained Lightning (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
Apache Raiders (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mustang Warriors (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
Robbers Roost (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
Rocky Mountain Showdown (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
Red River Desperadoes (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Rattler's Law Books

Rattler's Law, Volume One (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Rattler's Law, Volume Two (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Redemption Books

Publication Order of Tales From Deadwood Books

as Mike Jameson

Publication Order of The Holts: An American Dynasty Books

as Dana Fuller Ross
The Oregon Legacy (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
Oklahoma Pride (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
Carolina Courage (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
California Glory (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hawaii Heritage (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Sierra Triumph (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
Yukon Justice (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
Pacific Destiny (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Homecoming (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Awakening (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Wagons West Empire Books

as Dana Fuller Ross

Publication Order of Wagons West Frontier Books

as Dana Fuller Ross

Publication Order of Wagons West Books

as Dana Fuller Ross

Publication Order of West of The Big River Books

The Lawman (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Avenging Angel (By: Michael Newton) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Artist (By: Jackson Lowry) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Ranger (By: James J. Griffin) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Forty-Niners (By: Charlie Steel) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Bandit (By: ) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Doctor (By: Clay More) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Sheriff (By: Chuck Tyrell) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Dime Novelist (By: Clay More) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Faraday Books

with Robert Vaughan
The Gold Train (By: Robert Vaughan) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Trackwalker (By: Robert Vaughan) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Train of Glory (By: Robert Vaughan) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Iron Horse (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Buffalo Train (With: Robert Vaughan) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Texas Wind (1980)Description / Buy at Amazon
Yankee (As: Dana Fuller Ross) (1982)Description / Buy at Amazon
Yankee Rogue (As: Dana Fuller Ross) (1984)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Prodigal Gun (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
Stark's Justice (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Hawthorne Legacy (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Rivers of Gold (As: J.L. Reasoner) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Diablo Grant (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Healer's Road (As: J.L. Reasoner) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Crusade: Lyron's Lament (With: Livia Reasoner) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Healer's Calling (As: J.L. Reasoner) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Wilderness Road (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cossack Three Ponies (As: J.L. Reasoner) (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Hunted (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Under Outlaw Flags (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Tie a Black Ribbon (With: Livia J. Washburn) (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
Jur (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dust Devils (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Death Head Crossing (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Diamondback (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Tractor Girl (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hell-For-Leather Rider / The Man from Nightshade Valley (With: Ed Gorman) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dancing with Dead Men (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Phantom Ranger and the Skateboard Gang (With: Livia Reasoner) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Fyredrake's Prey (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
West Texas Blood Feud (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
Texas Bushwhack (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
New Mexico Trackdown (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
Arizona Bounty (2024)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

Old Times' Sake (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Paths of Righteousness (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Fort Worth Nights (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Texas Rangers (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

Look You on Beauty and Death (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
Devil Wings Over France (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Red Reef (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Savage Blood (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mockingbird and Big Earl (With: Livia Reasoner) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Last Stagecoach To Hell (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Missing! City of Gold (With: Livia Reasoner) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

Draw: The Greatest Gunfights of the American West (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Latchkeys Books

Unlatched (By: Steven Savile) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Ugly Little Bloke (By: Robert Greenberger) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Nevermore (By: Debbie Viguié) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Roscoes in the Night (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Latchkeys: Time Limit (By: Aaron Rosenberg) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Splinters (With: Steven Savile,Robert Greenberger) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Palmetto Books

with Livia J. Washburn
Call to Arms (By: Livia J. Washburn) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
War Drums (With: Livia J. Washburn) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of The Dead Man Books

Face of Evil (By: Lee Goldberg,William Rabkin) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ring of Knives (By: James Daniels,Lee Goldberg,William Rabkin) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hell In Heaven (By: Lee Goldberg,William Rabkin) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Dead Woman (By: David McAfee,Lee Goldberg,William Rabkin) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Blood Mesa (With: Lee Goldberg,William Rabkin) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Kill Them All (By: Lee Goldberg,William Rabkin,Harry Shannon) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Beast Within (By: James Daniels,Lee Goldberg,William Rabkin) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Fire and Ice (By: Lee Goldberg,William Rabkin,Jude Hardin) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Carnival of Death (By: Bill Crider,Lee Goldberg,William Rabkin) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Freaks Must Die (By: Lee Goldberg,William Rabkin,Joel Goldman) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Slaves to Evil (By: Lee Goldberg,William Rabkin,Lisa Klink) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Midnight Special (By: Phoef Sutton,Lee Goldberg,William Rabkin) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Death Match (By: Christa Faust,Lee Goldberg,William Rabkin) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Black Death (By: Lee Goldberg,William Rabkin,Aric Davis) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Killing Floor (By: Lee Goldberg,William Rabkin,David Tully) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Colder than Hell (By: Anthony Neil Smith,Lee Goldberg,William Rabkin) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Evil to Burn (By: Lee Goldberg,William Rabkin,Lisa Klink) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Streets of Blood (By: Lee Goldberg,William Rabkin,Barry Napier) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Crucible of Fire (By: Lee Goldberg,William Rabkin,Mel Odom) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Dark Need (By: Lee Goldberg,William Rabkin,Stant Litore) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Rising Dead (By: Lee Goldberg,William Rabkin,Stella Green) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Reborn (By: Phoef Sutton,Lee Goldberg,William Rabkin,Lisa Klink,Kate Danley) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Livia J. Washburn Short Stories/Novellas

with Livia J. Washburn, Livia Reasoner
Mockingbird and Big Earl (With: Livia Reasoner) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Charlie's Pie (By: Livia J. Washburn) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Guarding Her Heart (By: Livia J. Washburn) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Missing! City of Gold (With: Livia Reasoner) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Tinseltown (By: Livia J. Washburn) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Naughty or Mice (By: Livia J. Washburn) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Badge and the Bride (By: Livia J. Washburn) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Panhandle Freight (By: Livia J. Washburn) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Keepsake (By: Livia J. Washburn) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Kissing Until Christmas (By: Livia J. Washburn) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Lone Star Books

Lone Star and the Mountain of Fire (0)Description / Buy at Amazon
As Wesley Ellis.

Publication Order of Gabriel Hunt Books

Hunt at the Well of Eternity (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hunt at World's End (By: Nicholas Kaufmann) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hunt Through the Cradle of Fear (By: Charles Ardai) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hunt Beyond the Frozen Fire (By: Christa Faust) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hunt Among the Killers of Men (By: David J. Schow) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hunt Through Napoleon\'s Web (By: Raymond Benson) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Snakehaven Books

Doom of the Dark Delta (2024)Description / Buy at Amazon
Fear on the Fever Coast (2024)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Anthologies

Under the Gun(1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
Murder for Father(1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Best of the American West II(1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Lone Star Law(2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cross Plains Universe(2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Noah’s Ride(2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Kolchak: The Night Stalker Casebook(2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Black Prometheus: A Critical Study of Karl Edward Wagner(2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Beat to a Pulp: Round 1(2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Discount Noir(2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Traditional West(2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Beat to a Pulp: Round 2(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Lone Ranger Chronicles(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Six-Guns and Slay Bells(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Trails of the Wild: Seven Tales of the Old West(2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Legend(2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Weird Western Yarns, Vol. 2(2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Weird Menace, Volume 1(2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Weird Menace Volume 2(2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Tales from the Otherverse(2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Tales of the Old West(2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
At Home in the Dark(2019)Description / Buy at Amazon

When talking about the authors who used pseudo names and remained a mystery for decades, James Reasoner an American author tops the list. He used Jim Austin, Tabor Evans, Peter Danielson, Wesley Ellis, Terrance Duncan, Jake Foster, Tom Early, William Grant, Livia James, Matthew Hart, Justin Ladd, Mike Jameson, Hank Mitchum, Jake Logan, Lee Morgan and J.L. Reasoner as his alias. That is really a long list of pseudo names.

He is a top notch writer who wrote a huge number of titles on war and early American tales. There are more than 200 titles published by James Reasoner either under his own name or an alias.

He is not confined to a genre, he wrote about war, crime, mystery, history and many more genres. At one time, he wrote a few titles for some of the best novel series in the American history. Generally, most of his work is written under his pseudo names.

Early and Personal Life

James Reasoner was born in Fort Worth, Texas on 5 June 1953. He was moved to Azle Texas when he was just two weeks old and he still resides at the same place. He studied at North Texas State University which was again in Texas. He married Livia Washburn another award winning author in 1976. The couple has two daughters and the family lives happily in the same old Texas home. James Reasoner has spent all his life living in Texas and continues to be a proud lifelong Texan.

He wrote several books with his wife as a co-author and the couple is known for their great coordination in fiction as well as in their real life.

Writing Career

Reasoner started his early career as a freelance writer working for newspapers. He later opened two book stores in Texas and shifted his focus to professional book writing. In his early career he was confined to single genre fictional stories of the old west. With more than 100 books he is the author who has published the largest number of titles in the genre.

He then shifted his focus to another genre the stories of American history. The American Civil War, the American Revolution were his favorite genre for a while and he wrote a good number of historical titles.

He then started to write for well-established series of novels for renowned publishing houses. He wrote many prequels and sequels in this phase and wrote some best-selling novels at this point.

His six books of prequel for Noel Gerson’s Wagon West series in the nineties were a few of his most appreciated works. He authored the novel Texas Wind in mystery genre. The book is one of his best creations and he is known in the genre for the book. He has received a huge appreciation and awards for his work including the Peacemaker award. The best part is he plans to never retire and wants to write until there are people who want to read what he writes.

Bestselling Books

James Reasoner authored several bestselling titles. Some are under his own name and some are under his pseudo names. Here are some of his best-selling titles.

1. Texas Wind

In 1980, James Reasoner wrote his best-selling novel Texas Wind, a mystery novel based out of Texas. It is a thrilling mystery novel which is known for its fast paced and thrilling twists and turns. The book is about a murder mystery of a girl named Mandy Turf a twenty year old daughter of a business man. The story gets complicated when bodies start piling when the investigating officer Cody tried to find the missing girl.

The book was published in 1980 and it went for a reprint in 2004 in Hardcover edition. The book is one of the best suspense novels of all times and a marvel to read.

2. Manassas

One of the best books based on American Civil War was written by James Reasoner in late nineteen eighties. The title was about a family caught up in the middle of American Civil War. The story is about a widow, her four sons and a daughter who do not have slaves but are caught in the middle of Civil War. The tensions of conflicts with notorious Forgaty clan. Will Baron a country sheriff kill one of the Forgaty family members while trying to arrest him. Now the family wants to take the advantage of the Civil War as an opportunity to settle scores with the sheriff.

3. Wind River

The story is about a buffalo hunter and former army scout Cole Tyler who is forced to take the job of the town marshal in the Wind River, a primitive outpost of the wild Wyoming territory. The story is about his struggles and his efforts towards survival and bringing order in the area.

4. The Hunted

The book is one of the many books written by James Reasoner with American Civil War as a pretext. The book is about the brutal civil war and its consequences on an individual. When Even Littleton arrives in his village after two years in Yankee prison, he finds his wife dead and the farm taken over by Yankees. His six children are missing and he has no money or horse and winter is coming. With no hope for life, he engages in a fearsome battle against outlaws, police, and Indians. The story is a thriller with great suspense.

5. Blood And Gold

It is one of the books of the series Outlaw Ranger and is one of the best-selling books of James Reasoner. The story begins with a massacre with at least 20 men killed and a huge stash of gold is stolen. The story is about a town Cemetery Butte and the powerful mining tycoon G.W. Braddock who is used to silence every voice raised against him. He engages in a war with ranger with many twists and turns and a breath taking story.

These are the books which gained James Reasoner a lot of fame and appreciation as an author with a very high skills of creating suspense, giving unexpected twists and creating mind boggling stories. He switched his genre many times in his career but he created masterpieces in most of them. With more than thirty pseudo names, he is definitely one the writers with a large number of pseudo names.

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