James Reasoner Books In Order

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Publication Order of Children Of The Lion Books

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

Publication Order of Stagecoach Station Books

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

Publication Order of Abilene Books

as Justin Ladd
The Peacemaker (1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Sharpshooter (1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Pursuers (1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Night Riders (1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Half-Breed (1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Hangman (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Prizefighter (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Whiskey Runners (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Tracker (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The General (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Hellion (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Cattle Baron (1990)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Pistoleer (1990)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Lawman (1990)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Barlow Brides (1990)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Deputy (1990)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Sons Of Texas Books

The Defiant (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Patriots Books

as Adam Rutledge
Sons of Liberty (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Rebel Guns (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Turncoat (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Life and Liberty (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Cannon's Call (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Stars and Stripes (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Wind River Books

with Livia J. Washburn
Wind River (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Thunder Wagon (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Wolf Shadow (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Medicine Creek (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dark Trail (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Judgment Day (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ransom Valley (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Outlaw Blood (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Walker, Texas Ranger Books

Walker Texas Ranger (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hell's Half Acre (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Siege on the Belle (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Civil War Battle Books

Manassas (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Shiloh (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Antietam (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Chancellorsville (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Vicksburg (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Gettysburg (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Chickamauga (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Shenandoah (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Savannah (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Appomattox (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Last Good War Books

Battle Lines (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Trial by Fire (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Zero Hour (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Judge Earl Stark Books

The Silver Alibi (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Deadlock (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Bandera Brawl (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Outlaw Ranger Books

Outlaw Ranger (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hangman's Knot (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Blood and Gold (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Last War Chief (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Gun Devils of the Rio Grande (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Cody's Law Books

as Matthew S. Hart
Gunmetal Justice (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Die Lonesome (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Border Showdown (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bounty Man (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mano a Mano (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Renegade Trail (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
End of the Line (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Eagle Pass (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Prisoners (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Gallows Waiting (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Red Moon's Raid (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Commanche Code (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Fury Books

as Jim Austin
Fury (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Blood Ransom (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
River War (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Last Chance Canyon (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nevada Guns (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Markham P.I. Books

The Man in the Moon (1980)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
War Games (1982)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Powell's Army Books

as Terence Duncan
Unchained Lightning (1987)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Apache Raiders (1987)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mustang Warriors (1987)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Robbers Roost (1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Rocky Mountain Showdown (1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Red River Desperadoes (1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Redemption Books

Redemption, Kansas (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hunters (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Trackdown (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Tales From Deadwood Books

as Mike Jameson
Tales from Deadwood (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Gamblers (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Killers (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Troopers (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of The Holts: An American Dynasty Books

as Dana Fuller Ross
The Oregon Legacy (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Oklahoma Pride (1990)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Carolina Courage (1990)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
California Glory (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hawaii Heritage (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sierra Triumph (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Yukon Justice (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Pacific Destiny (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Homecoming (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Awakening (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Wagons West Empire Books

as Dana Fuller Ross
Honor! (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Vengeance! (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Justice! (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Wagons West Frontier Books

as Dana Fuller Ross
Westward! (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Expedition! (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Outpost! (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Wagons West Books

as Dana Fuller Ross
Independence! (1979)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nebraska! (1979)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Wyoming! (1979)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Oregon! (1980)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Texas! (1980)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
California! (1981)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Colorado! (1981)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nevada! (1982)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Washington! (1982)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Montana! (1983)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dakota! (1983)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Utah! (1983)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Idaho! (1984)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Missouri! (1984)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mississippi! (1985)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Louisiana! (1985)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Tennessee! (1986)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Illinois! (1986)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Wisconsin! (1987)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Kentucky! (1987)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Arizona! (1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
New Mexico! (1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Oklahoma! (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Celebration! (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Texas Freedom! (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of West of The Big River Books

The Lawman (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Ranger (By:) (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
West of the Big River: The Forty-niners (By:) (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Bandit (By:) (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
West of the Big River: The Doctor (By:) (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Sheriff (By:) (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Texas Wind (1980)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Red River Ruse (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Prodigal Gun (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Stark's Justice (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Hawthorne Legacy (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Rivers of Gold (As: J.L. Reasoner) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Diablo Grant (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Healer's Road (As: J.L. Reasoner) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Crusade: Lyron's Lament (With: Livia Reasoner) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Healer's Calling (As: J.L. Reasoner) (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Wilderness Road (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Cossack Three Ponies (As: J.L. Reasoner) (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Hunted (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Under Outlaw Flags (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Tie a Black Ribbon (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Jur (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dust Devils (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Death Head Crossing (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Diamondback (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Tractor Girl (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hell-For-Leather Rider / The Man from Nightshade Valley (With: Ed Gorman) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dancing with Dead Men (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Phantom Ranger and the Skateboard Gang (With: Livia Reasoner) (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Fyredrake's Prey (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

The Paths of Righteousness (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fort Worth Nights (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Texas Rangers (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

Look You on Beauty and Death (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Devil Wings Over France (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Red Reef (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Savage Blood (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mockingbird and Big Earl (With: Livia Reasoner) (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Missing! City of Gold (With: Livia Reasoner) (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

Draw: The Greatest Gunfights of the American West (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Latchkeys Books

Unlatched (By:Steven Savile) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Ugly Little Bloke (By:Robert Greenberger) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Roscoes in the Night (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Splinters (With: Steven Savile) (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Palmetto Books

with Livia J. Washburn
Call to Arms (By:Livia J. Washburn) (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
War Drums (With: Livia J. Washburn) (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of The Dead Man Books

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

Publication Order of Livia J. Washburn Short Stories/Novellas

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

Publication Order of Anthologies

Murder for Father(1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Noah’s Ride(2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Kolchak: The Night Stalker Casebook(2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Traditional West(2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Six-Guns and Slay Bells(2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Trails of the Wild: Seven Tales of the Old West(2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Legend(2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Weird Menace, Volume 1(2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Tales from the Otherverse(2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Tales of the Old West(2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

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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