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Ralph Compton Straight Shooter

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GOOD MONEY AND BAD MEN
 
Outlaw Wes Cavanaugh knows that crime doesn’t always pay—at least not much. That’s why he and his partner, Mose, are willing to pay Jimmy Stock for information on a job that’s guaranteed to pay off big.
 
Jimmy’s made a career of selling tips to bandits, but the job he ...
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Overview


GOOD MONEY AND BAD MEN
 
Outlaw Wes Cavanaugh knows that crime doesn’t always pay—at least not much. That’s why he and his partner, Mose, are willing to pay Jimmy Stock for information on a job that’s guaranteed to pay off big.
 
Jimmy’s made a career of selling tips to bandits, but the job he sells Wes—a payroll train about to leave Omaha—requires more than information. It requires a straight shooter who can hit targets from a long distance away…and in the outlaw business, even a straight shooter can’t be trusted.
 
 
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“If you like Louis L’Amour, you’ll love Ralph Compton.”—Quanah Tribune-Chief (TX)
 
“Compton writes in the style of popular Western novelists like Louis L’Amour and Zane Grey…thrilling stories of Western legend.”—The Huntsville Times (AL)
 
“Compton may very well turn out to be the greatest Western writer of them all....Very seldom in literature have the legends of the Old West been so vividly painted.”—The Tombstone Epitaph
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780451240040
  • Publisher: Signet
  • Publication date: 6/4/2013
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 325,371
  • Product dimensions: 4.10 (w) x 6.70 (h) x 0.90 (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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