When drifter Terry Carlton encounters the little town of Verdure in Arizona, he's only seeking some hospitality and shelter for the night, before moving on. But what he learns from his hosts, old man Marchland and his daughter Hilda, piques his curiosity.
Their home, like all the others in town, is boarded up at night; the entire community is living in fear of four ghostly horsemen, who ride only... [click here for more]
From the moment when the launching of HMS Dreadnought made every capital ship in the world obsolete overnight, we have been fascinated with these powerful surface combatants. Here Robert M. Farley looks at the history and folklore that makes these ships enduring symbols of national power—and sometimes national futility.
From Arizona to Yamato, here are more than sixty lavishly illustrated... [click here for more]
Twelve-year-old Eddie McCartle's friend Tom is a mystery: He's a drifter, a cook, and a meek and peaceful man in an otherwise Wild West. Tom Dolan not only hates guns, he hates violence of any kind--and doesn't mind saying so. But one day on the trail, in a wagon loaded with supplies for Eddie's father's ranch, Eddie and Tom cross paths with a legendary outlaw, and Tom is forced to choose: Is he a... [click here for more]