Chuck Morris was raised on a ranch in the Midwest where he embraced a love for horses, cattle and firearms. As he grew, so did his love for stories of the American frontier. After completing his service in the Navy where he was a boxer, Chuck began wrestling professionally. After moving to California, he began a career in the trucking industry. During this time, he opened a horse stable, where he would board, breed, train and shoe horses. He also belonged to the sheriff’s posse, was a minister and began his writing career. Chuck Morris is married with five adult children and numerous grandchildren.
Chuck’s first book, Guardian of the Gulch, is published by Crimson Cloak Publishing. More books coming soon!
Guardian of the Gulch
Muley Gentry has spent the last six months searching for information on the murder of his parents. His quest brings him to the Golden Nugget Saloon in Helena, Montana where he meets Kicks A Burks. Muley should know better than to make fun of a cowpoke’s name, but the resulting fistfight is the start to a close friendship between the two.
Muley and Kicks quickly make enemies of the sheriff and his deputies. They learn Sheriff Tidwell might be involved with the death of Muley’s parents, which they eventually connect to the Last Chance Gold Mine, Kicks travels to nearby Fort William Henry Harrison to seek help from his friends, the famous Dragoon Soldiers. All hell is about to cut loose in Helena, and Kicks and Muley are right smack in the middle of it.
The Silver Concho
It all starts in a local Texas library.
Twelve-year-old James Buchanan Tanner is looking for something exciting to read. While walking down an aisle, he notices a western novel entitled James Buchanan “Buck” Tanner and The Silver Concho. Could he possibly be related to the famous cowboy? Looking closer, James notices a complete series of books entitled “The Tanner Clan.” He checks out The Silver Concho and rushes home, excited to start reading.
James “Buck” Tanner is eighteen years old when he is put in charge of his first cattle drive. They join up with other ranchers in the area to drive the cattle up to Kansas City. Buck and his best friend Shorty are sent out to find more drovers to help with the large herd. Things take a turn for the worse when Shorty is killed one night in a barfight. Buck suspects his death was a planned murder and vows to see justice is done. Seeking proof, Buck agrees to become deputy for the small town of Bedford, Texas. He’ll learn corruption runs deep in Bedford.