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Make Mine…a Western

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Though some may say its heyday has past, the Western genre is still alive and well, spinning tales of cowboys and gunfighters, Native Americans and marshals, and the other rough and tumble characters that populated the old West.

If you’re hankering for some historical adventure where the good guys win, the following authors tend to write in this genre:

Johnny D. Boggs
Frank Bonham
Terrell L. Bowers
Max Brand
Willa Cather
Don Coldsmith
Loren D. Estleman
Zane Grey
Tony Hillerman
Steve Hockensmith
Elmer Kelton
Louis L’Amour
Al and Joanna Lacy
Elmore Leonard
Larry McMurtry
Nelson Nye
Wayne D. Overholser
Lewis B. Patten
Robert B. Parker
Charles Portis
Dana Fuller Ross
Jack Schaefer
Glendon Fred Swarthout
Dale L. Walker
Richard S. Wheeler
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Read-a-Likes: Stuart Woods

If you like Stuart Woods’ engrossing, page-turning thrillers with a cinematic sensibility, try these authors:

Jeffrey Archer
David Baldacci
Stephen J. Cannell
Mary Higgins Clark
Harlan Coben
Michael Connelly
Nelson DeMille
Robert B. Parker
James Patterson
Lawrence Sanders
Sidney Sheldon
Scott Turow

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Read-a-Likes: Robert B. Parker

If you like Robert B. Parker’s compelling, dialogue-driven mysteries and westerns with descriptive settings and strong supporting characters, try these authors:

Linda Barnes
Michael Brandman
Stephen J. Cannell
Raymond Chandler
Lee Child
Harlan Coben
Robert Crais
Loren D. Estleman
Michael Koryta
Elmore Leonard
Laura Lippman
Ross MacDonald
Brad Parks

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