The Chisholm Trail (Trail Drive Series #3) [NOOK Book]

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Armed with only a Colt rifle, a Bowie knife, and courage as big as the West, Ten Chisholm—the bold, illegitimate son of frontier scout and plains ambassador Jesse Chisholm and a Cherokee woman—arrives in the heart of Comanche country with a price on his head. His only crime: loving the beautiful daughter of a powerful New Orleans gambler who has promised her to a wealthy man she hates.

Now that Ten has returned to the harsh Texas brakes with a team of battle-toughened cowboys ...

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The Chisholm Trail (Trail Drive Series #3)

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Overview


Armed with only a Colt rifle, a Bowie knife, and courage as big as the West, Ten Chisholm—the bold, illegitimate son of frontier scout and plains ambassador Jesse Chisholm and a Cherokee woman—arrives in the heart of Comanche country with a price on his head. His only crime: loving the beautiful daughter of a powerful New Orleans gambler who has promised her to a wealthy man she hates.

Now that Ten has returned to the harsh Texas brakes with a team of battle-toughened cowboys and ex-soldiers—and a vow to return to Priscilla and make her his wife—he must round up wild longhorns, ward off angry Comanches, and survive treacherous outlaw attacks as he crosses the Red River and sets off on a brazen quest to open a new trail to Kansas on the savage frontier.




The third book in St. Martin's exciting new Western series The Trail Drive--a sweeping, historically accurate epic set against the backdrop of the great cattle drives of the Old West. The illegitimate son of Jesse Chisholm and a young Cherokee woman, Ten Chisholm leaves New Orleans with a price on his head. Vowing to return for the one he loves, Ten rides into the harsh Texas brakes to round up longhorn cattle for a treacherous thousand-mile drive. Original.

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"Lovers of Louis L'Amour type westerns will welcome a new paperback series written by Ralph Compton."—Nashville Banner
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781429932981
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
  • Publication date: 4/15/1993
  • Series: Trail Drive Series , #3
  • Sold by: Macmillan
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 88,642
  • File size: 396 KB

Meet the Author


Ralph Compton stood six-foot-eight without his boots. His first novel in the Trail Drive series, The Goodnight Trail, was a finalist for the Western Writers of America Medicine Pipe Bearer Award for best debut novel. He was also the author of the Sundown Rider series and the Border Empire series. A native of St. Clair County, Alabama, Compton worked as a musician, a radio announcer, a songwriter, and a newspaper columnist before turning to writing westerns. He died in Nashville, Tennessee, in 1998.
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