Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group

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.

Books in this Series

The First Dance
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The First Dance

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

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 for the U.S. Army threatens to shatter...

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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
Tor/Forge

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
Tor/Forge

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

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 frontier is full of adversity, from blood-hungry...

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Sun River and Bannack
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Sun River and Bannack

Skye's West (Volume 1)
Richard S. Wheeler
Tor/Forge

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 West as few others...

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Going Home and Downriver

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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About the author

Richard S. Wheeler

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.

Larry Mayer

Richard S. Wheeler