Ralph Compton Down on Gila River

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ONE-MAN STAND
 
At fifty, cattle driver Sam Sawyer thinks he can finally dust off and retire, maybe open an eating house. But after a pack of Apache ambushes him and leaves him to die in Gila River country, he barely makes it to a remote ranch.
 
The owner, Hanna Stewart, has worked the desert spread with her young daughter ever ...
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Overview


ONE-MAN STAND
 
At fifty, cattle driver Sam Sawyer thinks he can finally dust off and retire, maybe open an eating house. But after a pack of Apache ambushes him and leaves him to die in Gila River country, he barely makes it to a remote ranch.
 
The owner, Hanna Stewart, has worked the desert spread with her young daughter ever since her husband went for a ride and never returned. For years, she’s been victimized by the corrupt sheriff of Lost Mine, Vic Moseley.

Turns out, Moseley’s evil intentions don’t stop with Hannah Stewart. And things are fixing to get downright bloody. After a lifetime in the saddle, Sam’s about to ride not only the hardest trail of his life—but possibly the last....

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“If you like Louis L’Amour, you’ll love Ralph Compton.”—Quanah Tribune Chief (TX)
“A writer in the tradition of Louis L’Amour and Zane Grey.”—The Huntsville Times (AL)
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“If you like Louis L’Amour, you’ll love Ralph Compton.”—Quanah Tribune Chief (TX)
“A writer in the tradition of Louis L’Amour and Zane Grey.”—The Huntsville Times (AL)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780451238535
  • Publisher: Signet
  • Publication date: 12/4/2012
  • Series: RALPH COMPTON Series
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 311,374
  • Product dimensions: 4.10 (w) x 6.70 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author


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 Riders series and the Border Empire series.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 29, 2012

    Check it out

    Sorry he died he wrote great books, have them all

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 23, 2013

    A very good read.... I like his westerns

    Ienjoy reading Compton... He makes the story come to life.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 3, 2013

    not worth reading

    generally boring about an old nearly blind cowboy

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    Posted December 21, 2013

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