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Blakely, Mike

Overview
Works: 37 works in 169 publications in 2 languages and 9,951 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Western stories  Domestic fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Sources  Biography  Miscellanea  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PS3552.L3533, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Mike Blakely
A tale out of luck by Willie Nelson( Book )

9 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Country legend Willie Nelson makes his fiction debut with an action-packed western set in the semi-fictional town of Luck, Texas"--Provided by publisher
The snowy range gang by Mike Blakely( Book )

15 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in English and held by 980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Claude Duval, a stock detective from Texas, is determined to find a murderer who killed his best friend and steals cattle in Wyoming
Comanche dawn by Mike Blakely( Book )

12 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel on the Comanches, the first Indians of the Plains to take advantage of the horse, brought by the Europeans. The resulting mobility helped them become a great nation and their story is told through the eyes of Horseback, a skilled mounted warrior
Come sundown by Mike Blakely( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Torn between a nation on the rise and his own adoptive culture, Honore Greenwood is forced to lead the fight for Comanche freedom against his old friend Kit Carson. In the end, it becomes difficult to tell enemy from ally, and he knows his loyalty to the Indians may cost him everything
Moon medicine by Mike Blakely( Book )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean-Guy flees France for New Orleans where he changes his name to Honoré Greenwood. He finds work helping to build a fort in the middle of Comanche country. Honoré earns the Comanche's trust, but a ruthless whisky trader named "Snakehead" Jackson tries to start a war between the Comanche and the Apache
Shortgrass song by Mike Blakely( Book )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of a country musician in the previous century, beginning with his boyhood on a ranch where he is introduced to music by a runaway slave. The story is told against the background of Indian raids, buffalo hunts and the arrival of the railroad
Too long at the dance by Mike Blakely( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blakely's sequel to Shortgrass Song (1994) picks up the story of Caleb Holcomb, the cowboy fiddler with a nose for trouble, after the death of his brother, Pete. Caleb's attraction to Pete's widow, Amelia, at first sends him far from her since he doesn't accept his attraction as "proper." But circumstances and his own subconscious longing bring him closer to Amelia. As he moseys home with a series of colorful partners, he ignites and then settles a Holcomb family feud, fights in the infamous Johnson County War, survives an Indian uprising, and sidesteps many a potentially deadly, man-to-man confrontation. Through it all, Caleb maintains his composure, his humor, his music, his loyalty to his friends, and his own moral compass
Summer of pearls by Mike Blakely( Book )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ben Crowell remembers the Great Caddo Lake Pearl Rush of 1874 well. ... By the end of the summer, the pearl rush was over, and the mystery about who killed Judd Kelso, a local riverboat owner, had begun."--Jacket
A song to die for by Mike Blakely( Book )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eagerly taking work as a new guitarist for a former country music legend, Vietnam veteran Creed Mason partners with Texas Ranger Hooley Johnson, who believes that the band has ties to a string of mob hits
What are the chances by Kenny Rogers( Book )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It's 1975, and Ronnie Breed's chart-topping rock band has just self-destructed in a recording studio fistfight. Ronnie makes a bold decision--return home to Texas and reinvent himself as a solo act. Enter Dan Campbell, Ronnie's cousin, who recruits Ronnie for a new kind of venture. Dan, who always had a penchant for wild schemes, wants to televise a Texas Hold 'Em tournament...and Ronnie could never say no to his cousin Dan. As celebrity spokesman for the poker tournament, Ronnie soon finds himself recruiting world-class gamblers in illegal card games while trying to put together a new country band and win a Nashville recording contract--not to mention trying to avoid falling head-over-heels in love with his new manager, Dorothy. But when things start to get weird--hidden cameras, secret high-stakes side-bets, a visit from the FBI--it seems that Dan's poker tournament may be a fade for something much bigger and much more dangerous. Ronnie begins to wonder if he will end up with the girl of his dreams inthe Country Music Hall of Fame, or broke and lonely in some prison cell. What are the chances?"--
The last chance by Mike Blakely( Book )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After an Indian massacre of an army troop, Ross Caldwell's wife fears he is among the dead, but in truth he is fleeing for his life from old Civil War enemies, and his wife must outrun a murderous ex-soldier in order to save him
Dead reckoning by Mike Blakely( Book )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a botched confidence scam, swindler Dee Hassard begins a killing spree that covers half of the Colorado Territory. His first victim is the brother of rustler-turned-preacher Carrol Moncrief. Now Carrol must fall back on his former bullaw savvy to track the murderer down
Forever Texas : Texas history, the way those who lived it wrote it( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chronicle of Texas looks at four centuries of history in the Lone Star state from a variety of cultural perspectives, and offers personal views of Texas politics, entertainment, and literature
Vendetta gold by Mike Blakely( Book )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bloody family feud sent Roy Huckaby to a dusty Texas prison for three years. Now he's out, vowing to follow the straight and narrow and to ride alone into a slid new life. But when a dying vaquero gives him a treasure map, Roy starts out on a path he hopes will lead to incalculable wealth only to find it's bordered with damgerous pitfalls--and unexpected romance
Spanish blood by Mike Blakely( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and French and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1870, Bart Young heads for the New Mexico Territory, where he's heard men were making fortunes overnight in land speculation on the old Spanish grants. He figures to be a rich land baron before the year is out. But the ranchers are stubborn and the local officials corrupt, and many men were there ahead of him. Bart's dream seems hopeless until he stumbles onto evidence of a lost grant bigger than he could have ever imagined: the entire Sacramento Mountain Range--over a million acres. At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management software (DRM) applied
The glory trail by Mike Blakely( Book )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summer of pearls : and Spanish blood / Mike Blakely by Mike Blakely( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spanish blood: "In 1870, Bart Young heads for the New Mexico Territory, where he has heard men are making fortunes overnight in land speculation on the old Spanish land grants. He expects to be rich before the year is out. But the ranchers are stubborn, the local officials are corrupt, and Bart isn't the first hopeful to arrive. His dream seems to be a lost cause... until he stumbles onto evidence of a lost grant bigger than he could have ever imagined: the entire Sacramento Mountain Range." -- Back cover
Wild camp tales by Mike Blakely( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An entertaining and enlightening collection of stories of earlier Texas and Texans, which includes legends of the Wild Man of the Navidad
More wild camp tales by Mike Blakely( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lighthearted look at some of the stories Texans have been improving on since their first telling around the glow of a campfire
The Snowy Range Gang and vendetta gold by Mike Blakely( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vendetta Gold: "A bloody family feud sent Roy Huckaby to a dusty Texas prison for three years. Now that he's out, he vows to ride along into a solid, honest new life. But when a dying vanquero gives him a treasure map, the opportunity is too exciting to pass up. Roy starts on a path he hopes will lead to incalculable wealth, only to find it's bordered with dangerous pitfalls--and unexpected romance." -- Page [4] cover
 
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A tale out of luck
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The snowy range gangComanche dawnCome sundownMoon medicineShortgrass songToo long at the danceSummer of pearlsThe last chance