About the Books
Set in the Republic of Texas, circa 1840 to 1846, Saga of a Texas Ranger is the first in a series of four historic Westerns written by Jeffery Robenalt.
Sixteen-year-old Caleb McAdams and his family sell their prosperous farm in Tennessee and head for Texas to escape a deadly feud, but danger also lurks on the Texas frontier. While Caleb is out rounding up longhorns, his family is massacred by Comanches during the great raid of 1840. Seeking revenge, Caleb volunteers to fight with Captain Jack Hays and the Texas Rangers at the battle of Plum Creek. Caleb displays such courage and skill that Hays enlists him as a scout.
“Saga of a Texas Ranger is a vivid portrayal of the challenges and trials faced by a young Texas Ranger during the infant years of the Republic of Texas. Jeffery Robenalt’s extensive knowledge of Texas history and geography has allowed him to weave a captivating story of adventure, perseverance, and romance that will immediately capture and hold any reader’s imagination.” – Donaly E. Brice, Texas State Archives, noted Texas historian and author of The Great Comanche Raid
“Absolutely spellbinding! If you’re looking for action and high adventure, Jeff Robenalt has provided it. Saga of a Texas Ranger is a rousing, historically accurate tale told in the tradition of Louis Lamour’s Sackett Chronicles. You won’t want to put it down.” – Flip Flippen, New York Times bestselling author of The Flip Side
Set in the newly annexed state of Texas, circa 1846 to 1849, Star Over Texas is the second in a series of four historic westerns written by Jeffery Robenalt.
Saga of a Texas Ranger continues, as Caleb McAdams volunteers for service in the Mexican-American War. From fierce encounters in the streets of Monterrey and the plains of Buena Vista, to deadly struggles with Mexican guerrillas on the road to Mexico City, the action in this rousing adventure saga is non-stop.
Through it all, Caleb must come to grips with the love he has for two women, and survive a long-running feud with the Pate brothers.
“Keeping with the tradition of Western greats Louis L’Amour and Elmer Kelton, Jeff Robenalt magically brings the history of old Texas to life, as his epic Saga of a Texas Ranger continues. In Star Over Texas, Robenalt expertly weaves a historic tapestry of breathtaking adventure and intriguing romance into a thrilling, action-packed story that will immediately reach out and capture any reader’s imagination. Star Over Texas is definitely a classic you won’t want to miss!” – Flip Flippen, New York Times bestselling author of The Flip Side
Set in early Texas between the end of the Mexican War and the dawn of the American Civil War, The Bloody Frontier is the third in a series of four historic westerns written by Jeffery Robenalt.
Saga of a Texas Ranger continues as Caleb McAdams recruits his own company of Rangers to deal with Comanche depredations on the Western frontier and the ravages of Mexican bandits along the Rio Grande.
In the midst of this deadly struggle, Caleb must deal with an unknown assassin in his own ranks who has been sent to Texas by the Pate brothers, while his love for two women builds to a gut-wrenching climax.
“In keeping with the traditions of Western greats Louis L’Amour and Elmer Kelton, Jeff Robenalt once again weaves the history of old Texas into a magical tapestry of adventure and romance in The Bloody Frontier, Volume 3 of his epic Saga of a Texas Ranger series. From cover to cover, The Bloody Frontier is an exciting, breathtaking read that any lover of historical western fiction will find irresistible!” – Flip Flippen, New York Times bestselling author of The Flip Side
About The Author
Jeffery Robenalt served in Vietnam as a Sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps and later as a Platoon Leader in the 101st Airborne Division. He has a BS in sociology from Troy University, a BA in history from New York University, and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Texas Tech University. The author resides with his wife, Lizabeth, and daughter, Emily, in Lockhart, Texas, where he teaches Texas history at Lockhart Junior High. For more information visit: Saga of a Texas Ranger and Star Over Texas.