Coming Soon


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The second book of my tales of the old west is scheduled for release next week the week of August 20. It’s titled A Bullet in the Neck.  Here’s a taste of the stories featured in it:

Gold Fever

Greed leads to violence, betrayal, and death, as honest, hard-working gold miners discover a traitor in their midst when they must confront a killer and his vicious gang of murdering thieves.


Big Dream Ranch

An ambitious man works to overcome many obstacles as he works to make his big dream come true, unaware that he has yet to face the greatest obstacle of all.


Mary’s Medicine

A dying man is awakened by a gun-toting stranger in his bedroom who has a terrible story to tell that might just save his life.


Annie Davenport and Dr. Hartlee’s Miracle Headache Cure

A series of tragedies push a young woman toward a terrible choice: Marry a man she detests to save her ranch and ensure the survival of her young son and herself, or risk everything to keep her freedom—and her time is running out.

With love,





About russtowne

My wife and I have been married since 1979. We have 3 adult children and 5 grandchildren. I manage a wealth management firm that I founded in 2003. My Beloved is a Special Education teacher for Kindergartners and First Graders. I'm a published author of approximately 60 books in a variety of genres for grownups and children. In addition to my family, friends, investing, and writing, my passions include reading, watching classic movies, experiencing waves crashing on rocky shores, hiking in ancient redwood forests, and the beauty of kindness and nature.
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8 Responses to Coming Soon

  1. J Callaghan says:

    Wow, Russ. That’s quite an accomplishment. Congratulations.

  2. I’m looking forward to this Russ! 🙂 Thank you.

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