Richard S. Wheeler

Richard S. Wheeler
Larry Mayer

Richard S. Wheeler has written over fifty novels and several short stories. He has won four Spur Awards and the Owen Wister Award for lifetime achievement in the field of western literature.

He lives in the literary and film community of Livingston, Montana, and is married to Professor Sue Hart, of Montana State University-Billings. Before turning to fiction he was a newsman and book editor. He has raised horses and been a wrangler at an Arizona dude ranch.

 

Wheeler is the author of The Witness series, the Skye’s West series, and many other novels.

 


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Sun River and Bannack
Skye's West
Richard S. Wheeler
Forge Books

Two classic novels of Skye’s West by one of America’s great Western storytellers, Richard S. Wheeler.  Sun River Mister Skye is big, tough, and knows the...


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The Richest Hill on Earth

Richard S. Wheeler
Forge Books

In this captivating historical novel, six-time Spur Award winner Richard S. Wheeler turns his storyteller’s eye to a clash of towering ambitions in the...


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The First Dance
Skye's West
Richard S. Wheeler
Forge Books

Miles City, Montana, 1885. Barnaby Skye’s mixed-blood son, Dirk, has just married a beautiful Métis girl, Therese, but his position as a civilian translator...


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Eclipse

Richard S. Wheeler
Forge Books

A tour de force novel that takes on one of the most famous mysteries of American history.


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The Owl Hunt
Skye's West
Richard S. Wheeler
Forge Books

Barnaby Skye’s mixed-blood son, Dirk, teaches at the Indian Bureau’s school on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming. Dirk, or North Star, as he is known among...


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Snowbound

Richard S. Wheeler
Forge Books

In this powerful biographical novel, Richard Wheeler—winner of the Owen Wister Lifetime Achievement Award and five Spur Awards—tells the amazing tale of the...


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North Star
Skye's West
Richard S. Wheeler
Forge Books

There is a season for all things. . . For Barnaby Skye, legendary guide and man of the borders, it is time to start a new life. For Skye's younger wife, the...


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Virgin River
Skye's West
Richard S. Wheeler
Forge Books

This is the sixteenth novel in Richard S. Wheeler’s long-running series about Barnaby Skye, the British seaman who carves out an amazing life for himself in...


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The Canyon of Bones
Skye's West
Richard S. Wheeler
Forge Books

With the trapping trade on the decline, mountain man Barnaby Skye takes work as a guide, leading a wealthy Englishman, Graves Duplessis Mercer and two...


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Wind River
Skye's West
Richard S. Wheeler
Forge Books

Barnaby Skye, the former Royal Navy Captain turned trapper has been offered a lucrative proposal from the US Government. His intimate relations...


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The Far Tribes
Skye's West
Richard S. Wheeler
Forge Books

There are many legends of great mountain men, hunters and trappers who manage to survive on their own in the harsh landscapes and forests of the West. The...


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Dark Passage
Skye's West
Richard S. Wheeler
Forge Books

It is 1831 and Barnaby Skye, a deserter from the British Royal Navy and now a seasoned trapper in the Rocky Mountains, accompanies his Crow wife, Mary Quill...


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The Fire Arrow
Skye's West
Richard S. Wheeler
Forge Books

Barnaby Skye, the most durable and unforgettable character in modern Western fiction, returns in this harrowing tale of survival from his early years in the...


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An Obituary for Major Reno

Richard S. Wheeler
Forge Books

Major Marcus Reno is a controversal figure, a man accused of being responsible for the worst disaster ever to befall the army of the United States. He had...


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The Exile

Richard S. Wheeler
Forge Books

Thomas Francis Meagher -- " Meagher of the Sword" -- was already an Irish revolutionary legend when he arrived in New York in 1851. He studied law, married a...


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The Deliverance
Skye's West
Richard S. Wheeler
Forge Books

In this newest of Richard Wheeler's Barnaby Skye chronicles, the earthy deserter from the Royal Navy, now a trapper, guide, and magnet for adventure, collects...


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Downriver
Skye's West
Richard S. Wheeler
Forge Books

Barnaby Skye, seaman-deserter from the Royal Navy, Rocky Mountain trapper, and frontiersman extraordinaire, brings his Crow Indian wife, Many Quill Woman (whom...


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Going Home
Skye's West
Richard S. Wheeler
Forge Books

It is 1832, six years after he deserted the Royal Navy, when Barnaby Skye has a chance to return to England to clear his name and take up employment with the...


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Rendezvous: A Barnaby Skye Novel
Skye's West
Richard S. Wheeler
Forge Books

Barnaby Skye, a pressed seaman in the Royal Navy, jumps ship at Fort Vancouver in 1826 with little more than the clothes on his back and a belaying pin for a...


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Santa Fe
Skye's West
Richard S. Wheeler
Forge Books

A tawdry travelling medicine show is the last place you'd expect to find frontier scout Barnaby Skye and his two wives, But he's been hired to guide the...


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