Joseph Alexander Altsheler (April 29, 1862 – June 5, 1919) was an American newspaper reporter, editor and author of popular juvenile historical fiction. His six series comprise a total of thirty novels, each containing an independent story. There are twenty-one non-series novels. He also authored short stories and non-fiction items.
All fifty-one of Mr. Altsheler's novels and forty-eight of his short stories are in circulation today. Many of them are available in print and ebook formats. All ninety-nine are available for free online viewing on the World Wide Web. They can be easily located using any of today's popular search engines (try a Google search for 'Altsheler').