A brutal Apache attack on his cattle drive. Shop Worldwide: » » Order of Ralph Compton Books. Narrator Title Status Active Medium Digital Books Download Link Annotation Sam Ketchem agrees to drive cattle to Nebraska for an ailing rancher. Before he kills him and winds up at the end of a rope, Wulf decides to make tracks out of town. Ralph Compton April 11, 1934 — September 16, 1998 was an American of.
Cotton, Peter Brandvold, Marcus Galloway, Matthew P. Now a beautiful young Spanish widow comes into Chet's life, just as he starts off in search of a lost cattle drive that heads straight into the eye of a sprawling, violent storm. He was also the of the Sundown Rider series and the Border Empire series. Sure, there's no one more reliable. What lies ahead is any kind of future they can scrape together out of a merciless landscape - as long as they're willing to make it on their own. The Palo Duro Trail, The Ellsworth Trail, The Amarillo Trail and The Omaha Trail were written by Jory Sherman.
Ralph Compton April 11, 1934—September 16, 1998 was an American writer of western fiction. Chet and Heck cross over New Mexico and ride into Arizona. They will also have face-to-face meetings with Judge Roy Bean and gunslinger Clay Allison. He's able to track stagecoach robbers and face down threats to his kin. Ralph Compton died in at the age of 64. In order to get them to the railroad, they must travel across 300 miles of Indian land. But outlaws and Tuscon's idle rich want to take it all away--and Arizona just may be too lawless to stop it.
And Chet Brynes Is A Hard Man. Despite the hazards of trailing longhorns across some three hundred miles of Indian Territory, this was the only way to get them where the money was. With Indians, outlaws and an oppressive government crossing their path, Chet is on a cowboy's honeymoon: fighting and shooting all the way back home. Ralph Compton died in Nashville, Tennessee at the age of 64. As much as Chet longs to stay close to home and his beloved wife, friends and family continue to need his brand of help. He then takes a blood oath that he will find the seven men responsible and gain his revenge.
But ghosts still haunt Sam from his last drive—and the road north has only become tougher. His name is Thurman Baker. But ghosts still haunt Sam from his last drive-and the road has only become tougher. Now he's got bushwhackers to deal with, and when he's led into an ambush, it's kill or be killed in a life-or-death showdown. But the bandits fight back--putting a five-hundred-dollar bounty on Chet's head. A native of , Compton stood six-foot-eight without his boots. Bandits have been crossing the border, cutting a bloody swath of mayhem--stealing horses, robbing banks, and murdering innocent folk--then high-tailing it back to safety in Mexico.
He heads for Billings, Montana, where his older cousin Herschel Baker keeps the peace as an ex-rancher turned lawman. . To make matters worse, Sam finds himself caught up in a deadly family feud that he may have to settle before his own trail comes to an end by Dusty Richards Book 9 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide With blood and tears, Chet Byrnes built a life in Texas, only to have it shattered by an ill-fated cattle drive and a deadly family feud. Some violence and some strong language. Now he's trying to solve a deadly puzzle that involves one lead-laden corpse, a large sum of missing cash, and a loose end that points to cattle rustling.
West and , under Compton's byline. Ralph Compton brings this violent and magni… More. Comanches, cattle, and notorious gunslingers wait to strike along the way. Sheriff Baker is mighty glad to meet his young cousin - and to see he's good with a gun. He worked as a musician, a radio announcer, a songwriter, and a newspaper columnist. The trail to riches is lined with danger in this Ralph Compton western.
Comanches and cattle thieves lie hidden in the brush, poised to ambush, and notorious gunslingers lurk in every town along the way. The ranchers of Frio Springs are praying that veteran cowpuncher Sam Ketchum will succeed in driving their cattle to the rich markets of Nebraska. Realizing he and his family need to start over in a new territory, Chet and his young nephew set out for Arizona, hoping to find a new home. Comanches, cattle, and notorious gunslingers wait to strike along the way. And he's defended it with his sweat, blood and a ragtag band of ranch-hand fighters. Trigger happy outlaws competing to kill.
They will either reach the finish line or die trying. With 800 head of cattle to drive north, Ben McCullough is relying on the help of his ex-sergeant, Hap. Chet, and his men--and his seductive new woman--end up on a wild ride through Nebraska, Colorado and Kansas, where authorities want to confiscate the beeves for trespassing. He's bringing a woman on the run, a body count of criminals he's killed for bounty, and a gun hand as hard and quick as Herschel's. West and David Robbins, under Compton's byline.