Ralph Compton stood six-foot-eight without his boots. He worked as a musician, a radio announcer, a songwriter, and a newspaper columnist. His first novel, 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.
“The next Louis L’Amour.”—Roseanne Bittner, author of Mystic Dreamers
“A natural born storyteller who knows the West.”—Bill Brooks, author of Deadwood and Leaving Cheyenne
“A writer to watch.”—Jory Sherman, author of The Dark Land