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Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry

If you want more rugged heroes and dangerous frontiers, try these…

The Passage by Justin Cronin for a doorstopper that takes place primarily in the badlands

Castle by J. Robert Lennon for incredibly spare prose that conveys tension in every sentence

The Half-Made World by Felix Gilman for a frontier story but with punk-fantasy dangers

The Cold Dish by Craig Johnson for a modern-day version of Woodrow F. Call solving mysteries in backwoods of Wyoming

This post was guest edited by Jenn Northington, Events Director at WORD Bookstores, and co-host of the Bookrageous podcast.

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The Stand by Stephen King

If you liked The Stand‘s post-apocalyptic battle for humanity, try these…

The Passage by Justin Cronin for a world overrun with vampire-zombies

The Road by Cormac McCarthy for unpunctuated survival horror

Things We Didn’t See Coming by Stephen Amsterdam for the episodic journey of an apocalyptic everyman

Obernewtyn by Isobelle Carmody for fantasy with post-apocalyptic misfits

This post was guest edited by writer Craig Hildebrand-Burke, who blogs about books and writing for Momentum