Randy Lee Eickhoff

Randy Lee Eickhoff holds several graduate degrees, including a Ph.D. in Classics. He lives in El Paso, Texas where he works on novels, plays, poetry and translations in several languages. His translation of Ireland's national epic, the Ulster Cycle, is now a text used in schools in the United States and overseas. His novel And Not to Yield, based on the life of Wild Bill Hickok, was selected as the Best Novel of 2004 by the National Cowboy Hall of Fame and Western Heritage. His nonfiction work on the Tigua Indians, Exiled, won the Southwest Book Award. He is also the author of Return to Ithaca, Then Came Christmas and The Quick and the Dead. He has been inducted into the Paso Del Norte Writers Hall of Fame, the local chapter of the Texas Institute of Arts and Letters. Eickhoff served with distinction in the early phases of the Vietnam War, and was awarded the Purple Heart, Silver Star and Bronze Star. He spends his time in El Paso, Ireland, and Italy, lecturing on Dante and The Ulster Cycle.


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The Fourth Horseman

Randy Lee Eickhoff
Forge Books

Doc Holliday was thirty-six when he found out he had the same incurable tuberculosis that took his mother's life--and one year to live. The doomed Holliday...


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The Sorrows
Ulster Cycle
Randy Lee Eickhoff
Forge Books

The Ulster Cycle continues with The Sorrows, three stories that dramatically portray Ireland's cultural heritage. The first, "The Fate of the Children of...


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The Destruction of the Inn
Ulster Cycle
Randy Lee Eickhoff
Forge Books

Randy Lee Eickhoff continues the Celtic Ulster Cycle; following up his highly acclaimed retelling of The Three Sorrows, with The Destruction of the Inn. Part...


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Bowie

Randy Lee Eickhoff and Leonard C. Lewis
Forge Books

Jim Bowie, the descendant of Highland Scots, grew up riding alligators and working the field on the Texas frontier. Taught three languages and a sense of...


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Return To Ithaca

Randy Lee Eickhoff
Forge Books

At the height of the Vietnam War, twenty-seven members of a U.S. special elite team were dropped into North Vietnam to fight alongside the Rands and...


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The Red Branch Tales
Ulster Cycle
Randy Lee Eickhoff
Forge Books

Randy Lee Eickhoff continues his translation of the Ulster Cycle, often referred to as the Red Branch Cycle, the large corpus of work that is primarily...


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The Feast
Ulster Cycle
Randy Lee Eickhoff
Forge Books

The Feast is a modern translation of Fled Bricrend, one of Ireland's most thrilling and humorous legends. Three men, each striving to be named Champion of...


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Fallon's Wake

Randy Lee Eickhoff
Forge Books

Randy Lee Eickhoff is one of today's most treasured Irish-American scholar/authors. His translations of the Irish national epics The Raid and The Feast have...


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The Quick and the Dead

Randy Lee Eickhoff
Forge Books

Vietnam, 1966. Benjamin Wingfoot is the leader of a Special Operations Group stationed deep upcountry. He's taken on plenty of dangerous missions, but...


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And Not to Yield

Randy Lee Eickhoff
Forge Books

Born James Butler Hickok, Wild Bill Hickok made his reputation as a gunslinger extraordinaire, and his legend has titillated journalists, novelists, and...


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He Stands Alone
Ulster Cycle
Randy Lee Eickhoff
Forge Books

Randy Lee Eickhoff, the award-winning translator of the epic Ulster Cycle, continues his retelling of Ireland's spellbinding history and folklore in He Stands...


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Then Came Christmas

Randy Lee Eickhoff
Forge Books

On Thanksgiving Day, 1953 Samantha "Sam" McCaslin was content with life on her family's ranch in South Dakota. It was her birthday, and her life was just...


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The Raid
Ulster Cycle
Randy Lee Eickhoff
Forge Books

Queen Maeve has declared war upon the province of Ulster in an effort to take possession of the Brown Bull of Cooley. Ultimately, this is an attempt to match...


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