Monthly Archive: August 2010

The Battle of the Alamo by Ben H. Proctor 0

The Battle of the Alamo by Ben H. Proctor

This 2nd book in TSHA’s (Texas State Historical Association) Fred Rider Cotten Popular History Series (list of the series here) starts on December 4, 1835, with Ben Milam challenging the Texas rag tag army...

Texas Popular History Series 0

Texas Popular History Series

We’ve been working with the good folks at the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA), publishers of the Texas Almanac, to convert an excellent series of 19 popular history books. This series, the Fred Rider...

The Sargasso Ogre (Doc Savage #18) 3

The Sargasso Ogre (Doc Savage #18)

This is the eighth story originally published by Street and Smith. The Bantam one I have is one of the first Doc Savage books I remember reading, bought from a now closed bookstore on...

Water from Stone: The Story of Selah, Bamberger Ranch Preserve by Jeffrey Greene 0

Water from Stone: The Story of Selah, Bamberger Ranch Preserve by Jeffrey Greene

San Antonio, where I went to high school and college, sits atop the Edwards Aquifer, the underground water source for most of the surrounding area. Though we never went into drought conditions, water rationing...

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