The Abilene Trail (Trail Drive Series #17)

The Abilene Trail (Trail Drive Series #17)

by Ralph Compton, Dusty Richards

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There's no such thing as safe passage in this western in Ralph Compton's USA Today bestselling series.

Ben McCullough was once an officer in the Confederate Army. Now, he’s a rancher in the Texas hill country, hoping to earn enough money to settle down and marry. With eight hundred head of cattle to drive north, Ben is relying on his ex-sergeant, Hap, to watch over the bunch of greenhorns he’s recruited to help.
These young cowboys have their work cut out for them as they confront the dangers of cattle driving. But stampedes, raging rivers, and nature’s worst elements are nothing compared to the threat that awaits them—a gang of outlaws determined to rustle the herd…

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781101177464
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/07/2003
Series: Trail Drive Series , #17
Sold by: Penguin Group
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 177,895
File size: 286 KB

About 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.

Dusty Richards is the only author to win two Spur awards in one year (2007), one for his novel The Horse Creek Incident, and another for his short story "Comanche Moon." He is an inductee in the Arkansas Writers Hall of Fame.

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