Frank Roderus

Frank RoderusFrank Roderus wrote his first story—it was a western—when he was five. It was really awful, as might be expected, but his mother kept that typed and spell-checked short story tucked away until the day she died.

Later, Frank became a newspaper reporter, thinking that books are written by authors which he most assuredly was not. He kept trying to write though, and eventually did it wrong enough to learn how to get it right. That first sale, a young adult novel published by Independence Press, was more than thirty years and a good many books ago.

Frank Roderus

As a journalist, the Colorado Press Association awarded Frank Roderus their highest award, the Sweepstakes Award, for the best news story of 1980, and the Western Writers of America has twice named Frank recipient of their prestigious Spur Award. Frank passed away at age 73 in December 2015.

 

Novels

The Outsider — More Info | Purchase

The Purgatory River — More Info | Purchase

Trooper Donovan — More Info | Purchase

J.A. Whitford And The Great California Gold Hunt — More Info | Purchase

The Ballad Of Bryan Drayne — More Info | Purchase

Hell Creek Cabin — More Info | Purchase

Journey To Utah — More Info | Purchase

Judgment Day — More Info | Purchase

Mustang Wars — More Info | Purchase

Old Marsden — More Info | Purchase

Stillwater Smith — More Info | Purchase

The Herdsman — More Info | Purchase

The Keystone Kid — More Info | Purchase

Charlie And The Sir — More Info | Purchase

Easy Money — More Info | Purchase

Old Kyle's Boy — More Info | Purchase

Harlan — More Info | Purchase

The Wrangler — More Info | Purchase

The Name Is Hart — More Info | Purchase

The 33 Brand — More Info | Purchase

Lewisville Flats — More Info | Purchase

Siege — More Info | Purchase

Left To Die — More Info | Purchase

HayseedMore Info | Purchase

Morgan – More Info | Purchase

RafeMore Info | Purchase

Paying ForwardMore Info | Purchase

DusterMore Info | Purchase

Home to TexasMore Info | Purchase

CowboyMore Info | Purchase

 

Series Work

Harrison Wilke Trilogy

Leaving KansasMore Info | Purchase

Reaching ColoradoMore Info | Purchase

Finding NevadaMore Info | Purchase

Heller Series Thrillers

Heller: The Complete Thriller SeriesMore Info | Purchase

The Oil Rig (#1) — More Info | Purchase

The Rain Rustlers (#2) — More Info | Purchase

Coyote Crossing (#3) — More Info | Purchase

The Video Vandal (#4) — More Info | Purchase

The Turn-Out Man (#5) — More Info | Purchase

The Dead Heat (#6) — More Info | Purchase

Bowen And Baile

Bowen And Baile (#1) — More Info | Purchase

Before I Die (#2) — More Info | Purchase

Felicity (#3) — More Info | Purchase

 

Billy Ray Series

Billy Ray's And The Good News (#1) — More Info | Purchase

Billy Ray's Forty Days (#2) — More Info | Purchase

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