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The Kean Land and Other Stories

Thumbtack    The Kean Land and Other Stories by Jack Schaefer

The classic Western short stories in this Jack Schaefer collection explore the changing and often challenging truths found throughout the American West. The featured novella, The Kean Land, tells the story of young Ben Hammon as he arrives in western Colorado after the death of his parents to live with his small-town lawman uncle.

Year: 1959
Genre: Westerns

Centennial

Thumbtack    Centennial by James A. Michener

Written to commemorate the Bicentennial in 1976, James A. Michener's magnificent saga of the West is an enthralling celebration of the frontier. Brimming with the glory of America's past, the story of Colorado--the Centennial State. Trappers, traders, homesteaders, gold seekers, ranchers, and hunters are brought together in the dramatic conflicts that shape the destiny of the legendary West--and the entire country.

Year: 1974
Genre: Gold RushHistoricalWesterns

The Shining

Thumbtack    The Shining by Stephen King

Jack Torrance's new job at the Overlook Hotel is the perfect chance for a fresh start. As the off-season caretaker at the atmospheric old hotel, he'll have plenty of time to spend reconnecting with his family and working on his writing. But as the harsh winter weather sets in, the idyllic location feels ever more remote . . . and more sinister.

Year: 1977
Genre: Haunted HousePsychological ThrillerTelepathy

Abandon

Thumbtack    Abandon by Blake Crouch

On Christmas Day in 1893, every man, woman and child in a remote gold mining town disappeared, belongings forsaken, meals left to freeze in vacant cabins, and not a single bone was ever found. One hundred thirteen years later, two backcountry guides are hired by a history professor and his journalist daughter to lead them into the abandoned mining town so that they can learn what happened.

Year: 2009
Genre: ActionMining Town

End Game

Thumbtack    End Game by David Baldacci

Two of the government's most lethal assassins scour rural Colorado to find their missing handler--and discover an insidious and lethal threat along the way in this bestselling thriller.

Year: 2017
Genre: Thriller

 

 

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Blue DotBlue DotBlue Dot1959The Kean Land and Other Stories by Jack Schaefer Westerns, Colorado, Short Stories
Blue DotBlue DotBlue Dot1974Centennial by James A. Michener Historical, Westerns, Gold Rush, Colorado, USA
Blue DotBlue DotBlue Dot1977The Shining by Stephen King Haunted House, Psychological Thriller, Telepathy, Colorado
Blue DotBlue DotBlue Dot2009Abandon by Blake Crouch Action, Mining Town, Colorado
Blue DotBlue DotBlue Dot2017End Game by David Baldacci Thriller, Will Robie, Colorado

 

 

 


 

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