Nebraska Authors

C.J. Petit

AKA: Chris, but writes as C.J. Petit

Petit is a very successful writer of e-book and paperback westerns, self-publishing via Amazon. He has published at least 33 titles at last count, with most running in excess of 300 pages. After a 23 year career in the Air Force, and a second career as a computer specialist for the city of Bellevue, Petit found himself limited by the aftereffects of cancer and its treatment, which make it impossible for him to talk, spit, swallow, and eat. He took up writing in his Bellevue basement and has garnered many fans on Amazon.

See Erin Grace, "Spoiler: Our hero hits it big," Omaha World-Herald 12-20-2017

Author Of

  • Fiction


Western Novels


Fort Selden. 2017.
North of Denton. 2017.
Rock Creek. 2017.
Scotts Bluff. 2017.
South of Denver. 2017.
Hopewell. 2017.
Miles City. 2017.
Nueva Luz. 2017.
The Witch of Dakota. 2017.
Baker City. 2017.
The Gun Smith. 2017.
Nora. 2017.
Wilmore. 2017.
Bessie. 2017.
Hunting Pearl. 2017.
Max. 2017.
The Debt. 2017.
Finding Bucky. 2017.
The Last Four. 2017.
Mister Thor. 2017.
Zack. 2017.
The Wake of the Bertrand. 2017.
Cole. 2017.
The Eclipse. 2017.
Luke. 2017.
A.J. Smith. 2017.
Gus. 2017.
The Scalawags. 2017.
The Stampede. 2017.
The Second Star. 2017.
Slow John. 2017.
Marsh's Valley. 2017.
Tate. 2017.
Virgil's Herd. 2017.
Alex Paine. 2018.
Ben Gray. 2018.
Mac's Cabin. 2018.
War Adams. 2018.
Sheriff Joe. 2018.
Will Scott. 2018.
Chance. 2018.
Doc Holt. 2018.
Haven. 2018.
Ted Shepard: Return to Wilmore. 2018.
Sam's County. 2018.
Matt Dunne. 2018.
Conn Jackson. 2018.
Gabe Owens. 2018.
Abandoned. 2018.
Retribution. 2018.
Inevitable. 2019.
Scandal in Topeka. 2019.
Return to Hardeman County. 2019.
Deception. 2019.
The Silver Widows. 2019.

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