The Burning Range

The Burning Range

by Ralph Compton
     
 

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A plague of killings has descended on Green Meadow, Oklahoma. A villain called the Fat Man wants the town-and the black gold beneath it-and he's willing to wipe out every man, woman, and child to get it. Only two underdogs stand in his way: seedy gambler Chauncey Drake, and scrappy Pinkerton agent Reuben Withers. Together they'll need to force- feed the Fat Man

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A plague of killings has descended on Green Meadow, Oklahoma. A villain called the Fat Man wants the town-and the black gold beneath it-and he's willing to wipe out every man, woman, and child to get it. Only two underdogs stand in his way: seedy gambler Chauncey Drake, and scrappy Pinkerton agent Reuben Withers. Together they'll need to force- feed the Fat Man a steady diet of hot lead, or Green Meadow will flow red.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780451231758
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
12/07/2010
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
1,370,465
Product dimensions:
4.10(w) x 6.70(h) x 1.00(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.
As a little boy growing up in a small fishing village in Scotland, Joseph West enjoyed many happy Saturday mornings at the local cinema in the company of Roy and Gene and Hoppy. His lifelong ambition was to become a cowboy, but he was sidetracked by a career in law enforcement and journalism. He now resides with his wife and daughter in Palm Beach, Florida, where he enjoys horse riding, cowboy action shooting, and studying Western history.

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