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Skye's West

They call him Mister Skye. He’s big, he’s tough, and he knows the West as few others do the trails, the people, the weather– everything from which a tenderfoot needs to be protected. Richard S. Wheeler’s iconic Western series about Barnaby Skye starts with the novel Sun River.

  • The First Dance
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    • The First Dance

    • Skye's West (Volume 19)
      Richard S. Wheeler
      Tor/Forge

    • The First Dance takes beloved mountain man Barnaby Skye's family to its third generation in North America.

      Miles City, Montana. 1885. Barnaby...

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  • The Owl Hunt
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    • The Owl Hunt

    • Skye's West (Volume 18)
      Richard S. Wheeler
      Tor/Forge

    • The latest in the long-running tale of the beloved mountain man, Barnaby Skye, occurs early in the history of the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming, where Skye's mixed-blood son, Dirk, teaches school....

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  • North Star
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    • North Star

    • Skye's West (Volume 17)
      Richard S. Wheeler
      Tor/Forge

    • 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 beautiful Shoshone woman he calls...

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  • Virgin River
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    • Virgin River

    • Skye's West (Volume 16)
      Richard S. Wheeler
      Tor/Forge

    • The sixteenth novel in Wheeler's epic Barnaby Skye series

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  • The Canyon of Bones
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    • The Canyon of Bones

    • Skye's West (Volume 15)
      Richard S. Wheeler
      Tor/Forge

    • 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 companions on an exploration of the Yellowstone...

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  • The Fire Arrow
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    • The Fire Arrow

    • Skye's West (Volume 14)
      Richard S. Wheeler
      Tor/Forge

    • 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 Rockies.
      In the midst of a brutal...

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  • The Deliverance
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    • The Deliverance

    • Skye's West (Volume 13)
      Richard S. Wheeler
      Tor/Forge

    • Barnaby Skye, the earthy deserter from the Royal Navy who has carved a career in the Rocky Mountains as a trapper, guide, and magnet for adventure, drifts south to Mexican territory with his Crow...

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  • Downriver
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    • Downriver

    • Skye's West (Volume 12)
      Richard S. Wheeler
      Tor/Forge

    • Barnaby Skye, seaman-deserter from the Royal Navy, Rocky Mountain trapper, and frontiersman extraordinaire, brings his Crow Indian wife, Many Quill Woman (whom Skye calls "Victoria"), to the trappers'...

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  • Going Home
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    • Going Home

    • Skye's West (Volume 11)
      Richard S. Wheeler
      Tor/Forge

    • 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 Hudson's Bay Company. But "Mister Skye,"...

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  • Dark Passage
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    • Dark Passage

    • Skye's West (Volume 10)
      Richard S. Wheeler
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    • 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 Woman--whom he calls "Victoria"--to her...

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  • Rendezvous: A Barnaby Skye Novel
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    • Rendezvous: A Barnaby Skye Novel

    • Skye's West (Volume 9)
      Richard S. Wheeler
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    • 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 weapon. Fighting for life, starving,...

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  • Santa Fe
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    • Santa Fe

    • Skye's West (Volume 8)
      Richard S. Wheeler
      Tor/Forge

    • 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 caravan across the dangerous Sante Fe Trail....

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  • Wind River
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    • Wind River

    • Skye's West (Volume 7)
      Richard S. Wheeler
      Tor/Forge

    • Barnaby Skye, the former Royal Navy Captain turned trapper has been offered a lucrative proposal from the US Government. His intimate relations with many Indian tribes, and his marriages to their...

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  • The Far Tribes
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    • The Far Tribes

    • Skye's West (Volume 3)
      Richard S. Wheeler
      Tor/Forge

    • "One of the greatest Western writers around today" (Publishers Weekly), Spur Award-winning author Richard S. Wheeler continues his iconic Skye's West series with The Far Tribes.

      There...

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  • Bannack: A Barnaby Skye Novel
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    • Bannack: A Barnaby Skye Novel

    • Skye's West (Volume 2)
      Richard S. Wheeler
      Tor/Forge

    • Bannack is the third novel in the acclaimed Skye’s West series following mountain man Barnaby Skye, from six-time Spur Award-winning author Richard S. Wheeler

      If Barnaby Skye...

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  • The Deliverance and The Fire Arrow
    • The Deliverance and The Fire Arrow

    • Skye's West
      Richard S. Wheeler
      Tor/Forge

    • The Deliverance and The Fire Arrow are two Skye's West novels by one of America’s greatest Western storytellers, Richard S. Wheeler, at one price.

      The Deliverance

      Barnaby...

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  • The Canyon of Bones and North Star
    • The Canyon of Bones and North Star

    • Skye's West
      Richard S. Wheeler
      Tor/Forge

    • Two Skye's West novels by Spur Award-winner and legendary Western writer Richard S. Wheeler in one volume.

      The Canyon of Bones

      Mountain man Barnaby Skye takes work guiding...

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  • Going Home and Downriver
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    • Going Home and Downriver

    • Skye's West
      Richard S. Wheeler
      Tor/Forge

    • Mountain man Barnaby Skye and his Crow wife are back in Going Home and Downriver, two beloved installments of renowned Western writer Richard S. Wheeler's Spur Award-winning Skye's...

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  • The Far Tribes and Yellowstone
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    • The Far Tribes and Yellowstone

    • Skye's West
      Richard S. Wheeler
      Tor/Forge

    • Two complete novels from a master of the Western novel Richard S. Wheeler, in one low-priced edition

      The Far Tribes

      Elkanah Morse came west from Lowell, Massachusetts...

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  • Rendezvous and Dark Passage
    • Rendezvous and Dark Passage

    • Skye's West
      Richard S. Wheeler
      Tor/Forge

    • Two complete novels by Richard Wheeler in one low-priced edition

      Rendezvous
      Barnaby Skye, a seaman in the Royal Navy, jumps ship at Fort Vancouver in 1826 with little more...

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Richard S. Wheeler

Richard S. Wheeler has written over fifty novels and several short stories. He has won six Spur Awards (for Fool's Coach, Sierra, Masterson, Drum's Ring, Vengeance Valley, and The Canyon of Bones) and the Owen Wister Award for lifetime achievement in the field of western literature. His series include Skye's West and The Witness.

Wheeler 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.

Larry Mayer

Richard S. Wheeler