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Bly, Stephen A. 1944-2011

Overview
Works: 254 works in 651 publications in 1 language and 39,483 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Christian fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Political fiction  Biographical fiction  History  Humor  Western stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3552.L93, 813.54
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Memories of a dirt road town by Stephen A Bly( Book )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,011 libraries worldwide
The sudden death of Develyn Worrell's ex-husband embitters her daughter against her. Her daughter feels Develyn's lack of forgiveness contributed to his heart attack. Develyn heads west where she finds not only her past, but her present and her future as well
The mustang breaker by Stephen A Bly( Book )
7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 977 libraries worldwide
The mood of heavy-hearted divorcee Develyn Worrell continues to lighten. Her summer vacation from her teaching job is spent in a small, picturesque Wyoming town. The Lord's leading becomes much clearer even though cowboy romances and the relationship with her grown daughter get more complicated
The general's notorious widow by Stephen A Bly( Book )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 975 libraries worldwide
Lixie Miller, introduced in The Senator's Other Daughter, is notorious for getting on with her life after discovering her husband, a general, in the arms of another woman - a discovery that brought on his fatal heart attack. As the tart-tongued Lixie strives for a peaceful life in Lordsburg, NM, she is hounded by a dime novelist who wants to tell her story (or his version of it). Lixie applies her belief that God loves everyone and ends up caring for a hurt Indian girl no one else wants to help
Wish I'd known you tears ago by Stephen A Bly( Book )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 944 libraries worldwide
Indiana schoolteacher Develyn Worrell is ready to savor summer's end in a cozy Wyoming town from her childhood. Then a series of random troublesome events resets the pace
Paperback writer : a novel by Stephen A Bly( Book )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 902 libraries worldwide
Paul James Watson is the writer of mid-list paperback novels. He escapes from his humdrum life by being absorbed in his novels and his character, Toby McKenna, a highly successful detective. It is not long before the lines of reality, fiction and imagination become so entwined that the real Watson threatens to become lost
Beneath a Dakota cross : a novel by Stephen A Bly( Book )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 850 libraries worldwide
"It's a war against corrupt lawmen, wild outlaws, and bitter winter weather as Brazos wrestles with his newfound hunger for gold and the burning desire to be reunited with his family"--Page 4 of cover
Shadow of legends : a novel by Stephen A Bly( Book )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 787 libraries worldwide
"Brazos Fortune has left a towering legacy. His son Todd now struggles to prove himself and find his own identity."--Page 4 of cover
The senator's other daughter by Stephen A Bly( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 735 libraries worldwide
"Banished from Washington, D.C. by her politically ambitious father, Grace Denison now longs only for a life of peace and seclusion. She just may have found it it Lordsburg, New Mexico, a small railroad town where people hide until the world stops looking."--Page 4 of cover
The long trail home : a novel by Stephen A Bly( Book )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 731 libraries worldwide
"War changes people. For the Fortune family of Coryell County, Texas, the changes were drastic. The ranch was lost, mother and twin daughters died, and the family drifted north to the Black Hills."--Page 4 of cover
Hard winter at Broken Arrow Crossing by Stephen A Bly( Book )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 724 libraries worldwide
Written in the tradition of Zane Grey and Louis L'Amour, Hard Winter at Broken Arrow Crossing recreates the tumultuous Old West where good battles evil. The conflicts that Bly's hero, Stuart Brannon, faces are surprisingly modern: Why do bad things happen to good people? How involved should a person get in another's conflicts?
Hidden treasure by Stephen A Bly( Book )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 689 libraries worldwide
The Skinners do not want to be in Goldfield, Nevada. The weather is harsh. Sin is glorified. Greed is rampant. Spiritual sensitivity is scarce. It is not the Lord's will for them to leave yet. O.T. has to find his friend who is out treasure-hunting in the middle of the desert. Dola Mae needs to search for a missing child and feed 75 hungry miners. The Rokkers are clinging to them and their faith in the midst of still another struggle
Friends and enemies : a novel by Stephen A Bly( Book )
7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 653 libraries worldwide
"Robert is not like his father, the legendary Brazos Fortune. With the discipline of a West Point graduate, and the rock solid faith of his long-departed mother, Robert moves his family to Deadwood to join the rest of the clan."--Page 4 of cover
Last of the Texas Camp : a novel by Stephen A Bly( Book )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 643 libraries worldwide
"Dacee June Fortune's mother died when she was eight, and for the next 23 years she stood at her father's side. Even after her strength, her protection, and her idol. Now, Daddy is dying."--Page 4 of cover
Last hanging at Paradise Meadow by Stephen A Bly( Book )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 631 libraries worldwide
Stuart Brannon runs into conflict with Dixon Rutherford, the self-appointed mayor of Paradise Meadow
Reason & riots by Stephen A Bly( Book )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 596 libraries worldwide
When a boy is killed by a breakaway rail car, Jolie Bowers's compulsion to control is stretched to the limit. The homesteaders of western Nebraska threaten to retaliate against the railroad. And this is only the beginning. In the midst of teaching school, preparing for her wedding, and dealing with the violent reaction to the railroad accident, Jolie finds herself facing trouble from all sides
Standoff at Sunrise Creek by Stephen A Bly( Book )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 591 libraries worldwide
The Stuart Brannon Novels - Book 5 Will Stuart Brannon Lose His Beloved Ranch to the Casa Verde Land Corporation? At long last Stuart Brannon hits the homeward trail to his Arizona ranch. But if he has hopes to settle down to the quiet life of a cattleman, he has miscalculated. Much of what he holds dear is in terrible peril. Riding into his spread, he finds it occupied by gunmen sent by the Casa Verde Land Corporation, which claims to hold a Spanish land grant on his property. Enraged, Brannon drives off the intruders. Before the gunmen return with reinforcements, some of Brannon's friends and neighbors descend on the ranch. The party includes a small contingent of soldiers tracking down a band of Apaches, and Miss Harriet Reed, who is finding the Triple-B's owner increasingly attractive. When the gunmen return with a cannon, Brannon and his friends hunker down to defend the ranch. Written in the tradition of Zane Grey, Luke Short, and Louis L'Amour, Standoff at Sunrise Creek recreates the tumultuous old West where good battles evil -- Publisher
Final justice at Adobe Wells by Stephen A Bly( Book )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 577 libraries worldwide
Stuart Brannon heads south of the border to buy cattle for his ranch, but finds the cattle rustled and the owner murdered. Stuart discovers a former Confederate Officer has stolen the herd to finance his own private army with the fantastic dream of liberating Baja, California for the Confederacy. Army or no army, Stuart Brannon isn't about to let anyone walk away with his cattle. During the feud Stuart again encounters the enchanting widow Victoria Pacifica. His admiration grows for the amazing woman, and she wonders if she can help him lay the ghost of his dead wife finally to rest--Publisher
Strangers & pilgrims by Stephen A Bly( Book )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 576 libraries worldwide
The Bowers family knows a lot about adversity. Matthew Bowers' imaginative plans have kept them moving from place to place--sometimes voluntarily and sometimes not. Now they're ready to settle in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. There's just one problem ... Actually, there are several. Their new homestead is definitely not what they were told--and it doesn't seem to be completely theirs either!
The outlaw's twin sister by Stephen A Bly( Book )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 561 libraries worldwide
Julianna Ortiz's life was complicated with her brother in prison, his fellow gang members harassing her, and her long-absent father showing up. On top of all this, the gunslinger known as DelNorte trapses into her life
Stuart Brannon's final shot by Stephen A Bly( Book )
8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 517 libraries worldwide
When the President of the United States calls upon retired lawman Stuart Brannon to find vanished Tim Wiseman, Brannon leaves his beloved Arizona Territory and heads to Portland, Oregon for the case
 
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Alternative Names
Bly, Stephen A.
Stephen Bly American mayor and writer
Stephen Bly Amerikaans romanschrijver (-2011)
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English (125)
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