OUTLAW BREED by William Bryon Mowery

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A timeless, action-packed saga of tenacity, survival and retribution against impossible odds…back in print for the first time in over 70 years.

It’s 1936. Noel Irving, ex-chief of the Secret Squad of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, witnesses a brutal killing that sends him on an epic, harrowing quest deep into the Canadian wilderness, and to the furthest edges of the continent and humanity, in his relentless pursuit of bloody, final justice.

“A dramatic story crammed full of hard-hitting action.” The Paducah Sun

William Byron Mowery (1899-1957) wrote over 450 short stories and serialized novels and was often referred to as the “Zane Grey of the Canadian Northwest.”  He was also a renowned creative writing instructor who taught at various universities. One of his most famous students was internationally bestselling author Mary Higgins Clark, who credited him with “setting my feet firmly on the path that I had been seeking all my life.”

This novel was originally published as The Black Automatic.

THE VALLEY BEYOND by William Byron Mowery

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A western classic, back in print for the first time in over 70 years, “a story so expertly told that the reader’s interest is gripped and held to the last page.” The New York Times

Trapper and ex-con Jim Hayden spends days stalking the Indian who has been robbing his fur traps…and is shocked to discover it’s actually a desperate, white woman, a one-time captive of the Dinneh indians, fleeing for her life. Now the two of them are on the run together in the frozen north, chased by vengeance-mad Indians and facing a howling blizzard.

“A story which lover of adventure and danger will welcome…exciting from beginning to end.” The Shreveport Journal

“A stirring tale of peril and adventure…a well-constructed plot against the background of the bleak and bitter beauty of the Northland.” Burlington Daily News

“Mowery writes a vigorous story with exciting, and often unexpected, developments.”El Paso Times

Also published as “Guns in the Valley”