Though he was born in England and spent much of his life in that country, author Harold Bindloss is remembered as one of the foremost chroniclers of the pioneer era in Canada. The novel Northwest! follows protagonist Jimmy Leyland as he attempts to find his fortune -- and perhaps romance -- in the Canadian countryside.
Set amidst the vast prairies of western Canada, Prescott of Saskatchewan is an engaging novel that highlights the importance of friendship, loyalty, and love in times of adversity. When Prescott's dear friend goes missing, he eagerly heads up the search effort -- until he himself is accused of murdering the missing man. Will Prescott be able to clear his name? Read this classic western to find out.
Despite living most of his life in England, author Harold Bindloss spent some of his formative years in the wilds of Canada -- and the experience was enough to fuel years of fiction writing, including dozens of classic Western novels set in the region. In The Impostor, a rancher and a rustler conspire and devise a clever ruse.
Fans of classic westerns will appreciate this unique take on the genre. Set in the wide open prairies of western Canada, A Damaged Reputation focuses on a rancher who finds himself stuck in a perilously tricky situation. Will Brooke be able to restore his once-unimpeachable standing before it's too late?
Life on the Canadian prairie can be trying under the very best of circumstances. When the odds are stacked against you, it takes remarkable inner strength and fortitude to make it work. Those are lessons that long-time railroad man Festing must learn the hard way when he decides to make a career change and take up farming.
In the aftermath of her father's death, the plucky Alison Leigh finds herself without any viable financial prospects. After considering her options, she decides to get a fresh start in Winnipeg, Canada, where a family member secures her a secretarial position. After adjusting to life in the remote outpost, Alison's fortunes begin to improve when she finds love.
Curmudgeonly Tom Cartwright is unrepentant about the fact that he married his wife Clara for her money, and he barely tolerates her grown children. But when her younger daughter Barbara flouts convention and strikes out on her own, Cartwright's comfortable existence is threatened, and he's determined to set things right at any cost.
Lieutenant Richard Brandon is renowned for his talent as a civil engineer, and he applies an engineer's orderliness to his every aspect of his life. So when he crosses paths with the decidedly unconventional Clare Kenwardine and finds himself developing strong feelings for her, he begins to question everything he believes in.
Long Odds is another entry in the list of classic Westerns produced by an unlikely master of the genre, British-born Harold Bindloss. If you like your action-adventure served up with plenty of romance, gripping plot twists, honorable but taciturn heroes, and heartrending descriptions of the vast prairie, you've come to the right place.
Set in the rugged terrain of Western Canada, the classic novel The Protector follows the ups and downs of a persistent prospector. Though long unsuccessful in his pursuits, Wallace Vane suddenly makes a major discovery. Will it be enough to put his troubled life back on track?
This globetrotting yarn from author Harold Bindloss, himself a renowned world traveler, is a must-read for fans of classic action-adventure. Segments of the story take place in West Africa, Great Britain, and the Canary Islands, and the common link yoking these subplots together is the nefarious workings of the League of the Leopold -- a secretive cult of powerful shamans.
Though he was born and died in England, Harold Bindloss spent much of his youth traveling the world, and he was particularly enamored of the forests of Canada, where he would later set many of his Western novels. In Alton of Somasco, small-time logger Harry Alton has big plans for his land -- and the ambitions and smarts to make his dream a reality. But when a conniving British businessman shows up with some startling news, Alton's livelihood is suddenly at risk.