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Ride the Hard Trail
     

Ride the Hard Trail

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by Ralph Compton
 

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In this Ralph Compton western, riding the hard trail isn't easy...

At the EJ Ranch in Wyoming, Lin Bryce has found good, honest work for himself and his temperamental brother, Chancy. A widow with two young children has a herd of cattle over two thousand acres that needs tending, and Lin believes it’s the best opportunity to put their tragic and violent

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In this Ralph Compton western, riding the hard trail isn't easy...

At the EJ Ranch in Wyoming, Lin Bryce has found good, honest work for himself and his temperamental brother, Chancy. A widow with two young children has a herd of cattle over two thousand acres that needs tending, and Lin believes it’s the best opportunity to put their tragic and violent past behind them and start anew.
 
But the widow and her property are coveted by a cattle baron determined to take over every ranch in the territory. And as the Bryce brothers find themselves in the crosshairs of an encroaching range war, a trio of merciless bounty hunters arrives to collect the price on their heads…
 
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Editorial Reviews

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Praise for the novels of Ralph Compton

“Compton offers readers a chance to hit the trail and not even end up saddle sore.”—Publishers Weekly

“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)

“If you like Louis L’Amour, you’ll love Ralph Compton.”—Quanah Tribune-Chief (TX)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780451224217
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
06/03/2008
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
554,868
Product dimensions:
4.10(w) x 6.70(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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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 Rider series and the Border Empire series.

David Robbins has been a writer for more than twenty-five years, publishing under a variety of pseudonyms. He is the author of Badlanders and has written more than a dozen successful titles in the Ralph Compton series.

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Ride The Hard Trail 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I enjoyed reading this book because the author brought the story to life, it was easy to understand and it is a good western. I love westerns and this book definitely had the good ending in every way. Ralph Compton did great.
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