Books By Brett Riley

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Brett Riley is professor of English at the College of Southern Nevada. He grew up in southeastern Arkansas and earned his Ph.D. in contemporary American fiction and film at Louisiana State University. The published author of a body of short fiction, Riley has also won numerous awards for screenwriting. Riley lives in Las Vegas, Nevada. Comanche is his debut novel.

Comanche: A Novel

by Brett Riley

LIKE THE CYLINDER IN A SIX SHOOTER, WHAT GOES AROUND, COMES AROUND. In a tiny Texas town, a team of investigators tries to solve a string of murders that appear to be linked to a Wild West gunslinger’s brutal death two hundred years ago.
"I loved this book. From the very beginning, I was immediately hooked. Stayed up all night to finish it and am glad I did! 5 Stars"—Kacee Merritt, Librarian, Lexington County Public Library, South Carolina. (02/06/20)
" A well-written action packed tale of a revenge that will not quit. Great read. 5 stars."—Cherime MacFarlane,, (01/14/20)
"I LOVED this book. This book blew me away. Between the colorful character descriptions, enrapturing story line, and vivid storytelling, this book was absolutely worth the read. 5 stars."—Brittany Lowman,
"I loved the characters. I could really hear the characters talking with their Southern accents."—Ellie Bell,
"The story is set up extremely well. I highly recommend this book to those like fast paced action packed novels. I give it 5 on 5 stars."—Richard Butts,
"COMANCHE had me at ghosts and grit, small towns and outsiders, murder and mystery but what really works here is Brett Riley’s prose. COMANCHE is a tasty southern dish that goes down nicely and sets up Brett Riley as one to watch. 3.5 stars.""—Jesse Miller, (12/27/19)