First Publishing Release of a New, Dynamic, Western Novel by Author, Michael Loyd Story

A rousing Western Tale Set in the Historical Time of 1877/78 Texas. A fictional account of Cattle Rustling and Stock Detectives mixed in with encounters with actual Gunmen and Bandits that roamed Texas in this time period. Romance included of course with surprise twists and turns.

Burleson, TX, December 29, 2013 --( A First Release of The McGowan Saga's-book #1; "They Rode From Round Rock" by author, Michael Loyd Story.

An intense hard hitting fictional account of the early beginning's of the Cattle Industry in Texas and the Men who sought out and fought the Thieves who rustled hard working and honest cattlemen's livestock.

The story centers around Emmitt McGowan and his partner Ben Maxwell and includes McGowan's romance with Verna Rose Gallager, "The Beautiful Rose of San Antonio" and also his relationship with the famous Texas Gunman "John Wesley Hardin" as well as the noted Texas Robin Hood Bandit "Sam Bass."

Filled with action from the very beginning, the reader also experiences the hard life of early Texas vicariously through detailed descriptions of the weather, the land and the events that happened back then and how these events affected the people who lived in this time.

Mr. Story has written an excellent book on par with famous authors of past westerns such as Zane Grey and Louis L'amour. The novel, "They Rode From Round Rock," can be currently found on's Kindle Readers.
Michael Story