LITTLE STONE MOUNTAIN is modern day, using the old Stone family from Denzel’s Mitt Stone Western Series. However, it is an Adventure/Mystery as opposed to a Western. Hail Stone is the last living great grandson of the legendary Mitt Stone. In fact, he is the last living member of the Stone clan. That’s unfortunate if there are no heirs to whom he can leave a fortune. With a terminal illness looming his options will soon run out.
PHANTOM HERD heralds the life of Alexander Mentrier, pronounced Men-tree-aa, the sidekick of Bob Guthrie in Concho. Alex is determined to find his ancestry. Life threatening conflicts beset him. Success is sweet.
CONCHO, Matt Altmann, young son of Prince Carl, is as ambitious as his driven father when he heads west with his engineering know how. Bob Guthrie, foster brother of Mitt Stone, is more mature but as determined as Matt. Man, beasts, and the elements conspire to defeat both men on the Concho. Prince Carl makes a bizarre prophecy about his beloved son.
Matt is supported by the old guards of Prince Carl. M.L. Carter, fast with a gun, whip or horse works his magic to protect Bob. Both men give Colonel Mackenzie grief. Railo the renegade and Queno the Comanche chief drag Matt, Bob and their companions to the brink of disaster.
BIG CYPRESS, released September 2012. Curly Smith was a coward when he fled during the war. After his encounter with Mitt Stone on the distant Rio Grande, there is not yellow bone in his body. He returns to become a deputy sheriff. His arrest of murderer Angel Ranigan makes him a hero but touches off a wave of violence like no other. Old South sympathizers try to take Texas back in time. Curly, son of a plantation owner, is caught in the middle. 350 pages. Trade paperback.
LAST RACE SUNDAY, released June 2011. HORSE THIEF hero, Mitt Stone, has a week to identify the killer of his niece. He will find the man either at Belton’s evil racetrack or in church.
THE HORSE THIEF AND THE LADY pits fourteen year old Mitt Stone against the perils of Texas as the Civil War is erupting. Every lesson is learned the hard way. Inspired by tales from Denzel's great grandfather. 339 pages, open, easy read print. Trade Paperback.
TEXAS VICTORY is a second edition of Denzel’s epic novel of the German immigration to Texas. A proud, arrogant prince brings his colony to the Guadalupe and suffers the hardships of the frontier, the distain of fellow Texans, the threat of Indians. 342 pages. Trade Paperback.
SHEEPHERDER was written by West Texas humorist, cowboy poet, storyteller, and novelist Paul Patterson. Denzel arranged the publication. Renowned author Elmer Kelton provides a humorous Foreword. A limited number of copies are available, for sale here only. Read more. 130 pages. Trade Paperback.