- Slocum (westerns)
Slocum Westerns are the longest running series of Westerns ever written, encompassing over 317 books, all of which are published under the
pen nameJake Logan. The books were written by a number of authors,Fact|date=December 2006 and all feature John Slocum as the protagonist.
John Slocum is a basically decent man who will do whatever it takes to survive what life in the Western Frontier throws at him.
Slocum's adventures have taken him over a lot of the West. He has been a soldier, slave, stage driver, shotgun guard, bank robber, lawman, pioneer, cowboy, sheepherder, poor man, rich man, gambler, and drifter.
The books are adult oriented; in fact, they were first published by
At least one title ("Ride for Revenge") was written by
Martin Cruz Smith.Fact|date=August 2007
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