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Villers, Maynard

Overview
Works: 160 works in 319 publications in 1 language and 2,620 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Christian fiction  Historical fiction  Romance fiction  War stories  Domestic fiction  Western stories 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PS3563.O8742, 813.54
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Publications about Maynard Villers
Publications by Maynard Villers
Most widely held works by Maynard Villers
A covenant of love by Gilbert Morris( file )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 168 libraries worldwide
From the first rumblings of unrest and secession in the South, this dramatic saga follows the Rocklins as they experience the intense emotions and spiritual struggles of the Civil War. Even as the nation is ripped apart only to grow stronger, so also is the Rocklin family. The family stands by helplessly as cousins Clay and Gideon Rocklin vie for the hand of beautiful Melanie Benton. And Melanie's choice between the two men starts the rejected suitor on a spiraling descent into self-destruction that threatens to destroy his family as well
Gate of his enemies by Gilbert Morris( file )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
The war has come, leaving in its wake a chasm between North and South, turning friends and brothers into enemies. Now, as the nation begins to understand the true meaning of civil war, so the Rocklins begin to understand the fierce and terrible pull of loyalty - to a way of life, to one's country, and to God. Deborah Steele finds herself torn between her passionate belief in the Union and her deep love for Dent Rocklin, a dashing Confederate officer. But it isn't until Deborah sets out on a daring mission to rescue a captured Union soldier that she and Dent discover how deep their true loyalties lie...and how powerful real love can be
Land of the shadow by Gilbert Morris( file )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
When Paul Bristol returns home from Europe, he knows his involvement in the war is inevitable, though reluctant. As an artist and photographer he is requested to go to the battlefront and capture Confederate bravery on film. But he needs an assistant trained in photography. Because of time constraints, he has no choice but to accept an independent young woman named Frankie Aimes. And so the two load up their equipment and head for the dangers of the battlefield. But there is another danger hanging over their heads, a danger Bristol knows nothing about, for Frankie is hiding a secret that could get them both killed if it is discovered
Out of the whirlwind by Gilbert Morris( file )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
Burke Rocklin, Clay's irresponsible brother, returns home with one goal: to marry an heiress. He fixes his sights on Belinda King, a spoiled, beautiful young heiress who leads him on a merry chase. But Burke's plans are waylaid by the Second Battle of Manassas, where he is critically wounded. In a coma, stripped of his possessions by scavengers, he is mistakenly transported to the Union army hospital. When he comes out of his coma, he has no memory and is placed in Ward K, the ward for hopeless cases. He is cared for by nurse Grace Swenson, a devout Quaker. As they fall in love neither is aware of the terrible trials that lie in the future
Wall of fire by Gilbert Morris( file )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
Upon the death of her mother, Mark Rocklin learns of Allyn, the daughter he didn't know existed. He asks a friend to bring her to Gracefield. Upon her arrival, she is treated well, but cannot seem to make a place for herself with the Rocklins or her father. Hoping to help his daughter, Mark buys a plantation for her, with the requirement that she marry for the property to be put in her name. Desperate to have a place of her own and to live life her own way, Allyn arranges a marriage to Jason Larrimore, the blockade-runner who brought her to Gracefield. Their arrangement soon becomes more troublesome, and more rewarding, than either could have ever guessed
Stars in their courses by Gilbert Morris( file )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
Seeking an escape from the monotony and drudgery of days-on-end army life, Frank Rocklin, an actor, approaches his commanding general with a bold plan to spy on Vicksburg and assess its military condition. Vicksburg is the last major Confederate stronghold on the Mississippi. This mission lays the groundwork for a proposition from Allan Pinkerton, the head of the Federal Secret Service
The shadow of his wings by Gilbert Morris( file )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
Lowell Rocklin, Clay's youngest son, encounters General Longstreet, who understands the South's current dilemma and encourages Lowell to make an observation balloon for the Confederate army. Before he can begin the project, Lowell is wounded and sent to Chimborazo war hospital in Richmond. There Lowell meets Rooney Smith, an extraordinary young woman who nurses him back to health and agrees to help him make the balloon. On the balloon's maiden voyage in battle, Lowell is wounded and loses a leg. Physically he recovers, but mentally he gives up and won't face the world. He will need a dying young friend and the love of a young woman to help him recover
Witness in heaven by Gilbert Morris( file )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
It's such a peaceful February in the Rockies that no one realizes that hundreds are still dying as the Civil War rages on in the South. Nothing could have convinced Charlene Peace, half Crow Indian, to leave her mountain home until handsome Boone Manwaring delivers his earth-shattering news. Charlene and Boone are propelled to travel south toward Richmond, the seat of the heaviest fighting. In the South, Charlene and Boone begin to understand more about the politics of war
Chariots in the smoke by Gilbert Morris( file )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
It's a hot summer along the Mississippi River, and the Civil War still rages on, bringing devastation to countless lives. But David Rocklin, wealthy son of a Richmond planter, hasn't been touched by the suffering. Until now. A surprise meeting with a feisty redhead (who is Confederate to the bone) forces David to make a choice: Will he join the Confederate army and fight for the southern slavery he believes is wrong? Or will he risk losing the one woman he's ever loved? As a secret threatens to destroy him and all he's ever worked for, David makes an unlikely friend, and a startling discovery about the nature of forgiveness
Wildfire by Zane Grey( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
Which horse is fastest, Wildfire or Sage King? No one in the Colorado River Valley knew, until a raging range fire trapped both horses and riders into a race against death
Too many crooks by Richard S Prather( file )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
They say that even the strongest man secretly wants to feel wanted. He even hopes to have some woman take care of him. Well, my cup was running over. Me? I'm Shell Scott, the human target for every gun in the State of California. And that's no private eyewash ... I was made to feel wanted all right ... by the city, county and state police. And there was a woman with a nasty little .32 in her tiny hand, well she was just dying to take care of me, permanently
Trailin' by Max Brand( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Anthony Woodbury's father is killed and Anthony goes out West to find the killer
The trail of the lonesome pine by John Fox( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
For Jack Hale the Cumberland country on the borders of Kentucky, Virginia and Tennessee meant the way to great riches. As the advance man for British Mining interests, Hale was in the Kentucky hills to buy coal mining rights from the mountain folk. Hale's chance meeting with a young mountain girl has a dramatic impact upon both their lives, sending each of them onto opposite paths before they converge again much later. In a land of feuds and shifting loyalties Hale frequently finds himself an outsider, frequently under suspicion by the mountain folk and caught in the middle, as he attempts to secure his future
The ambushers by Gary McCarthy( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
On their way to Colorado, Ruff and Dixie Ballou drive their horses through New Mexico. Their intention to quietly drive the horses on through goes well until they find themselves inadvertently involved in a shootout with four outlaws who robbed the banks of a small town in New Mexico. An edgy sheriff and angry townspeople get the Ballou's involved in a situation they would be more happy to do without. Even more so when they are arrested by the sheriff as robbery suspects
Windchill by Melvin Anderson( file )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
A young man from the "lower 48" vacations to Alaska in the hope of securing spectacular outdoor winter photographs and finds himself caught in a frigid, killer blizzard. Holed up in a dirt-floor cabin forty miles from the nearest civilization, and in spite of ample supplies for survival, the man learns the terrible lessons of ignorance in the wilderness, the hard way. A team of snowmobilers is dispatched to try and bring the 'Cheechako' to safety. But even they get into trouble. The young man is forced to survive on his own as frostbite takes its toll. Without immediate help, frostbite leads to gangrene and then amputation is usually necessary -- alone, and in the wilderness?
 
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