Louis L'Amour


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    May-2015

    Deep within the jungles of Borneo flowsa legendary river of diamonds An ex-Marine on the run from the nightmares of war.An American scientist and his beautiful wife on a desperate journey to save their marriage.An aging native shaman trying to teach ...

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    Jul-2014

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    Feb-2014

    Edge-of-your-seat thrillers from the greatest Western author ever. There will never be another Western writer like Louis L'Amour. A legendary author and indisputably the greatest storyteller in his genre of all time, L'Amour captivated millions of re...

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    Jan-2014

    PERIL PRESS presents: Thrilling Western, May 1951 THE BLOOD OF RYAN by Louis L'Amour The dying station hostler wanted to live—just long enough! 2900 Words Thrilling Western, May 1951 HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW YOUR WEST? A Quiz 300 Words This edition ...

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    Oct-2013

    'Desert Death-Song' compiles some of Louis L'Amour's greatest stories, many of which have been hard to find in book form. Whether he was writing under his early pen name, Jim Mayo, or his own, L'Amour's stories are unforgettable, touching on rough an...

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    Mar-2012

    A rarely reprinted pulp magazine novel from bestselling western novelist Louis L'Amour. Showdown on the Hogback was first published in Giant Western magazine August 1950 under the pseudonym Jim Mayo. Years later, as was Louis L'Amour's habit, it was ...

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    Jan-2009

    For millions of readers, the name Louis L'Amour is synonymous with the excitement of the Old West. His brilliant stories and novels capture all the adventure and action of those glorious days of the American frontier. But for too long, many of these ...

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    Mar-2008

    Louis L'Amour is one of the most popular and honored authors of the past hundred years. Millions of readers have thrilled to his tales of courage and adventure, tales that have transported them to the Old West and brought to life that exciting era of...

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    Nov-2007

    The Collected Short Stories of Louis L'Amour - 5

    Louis L'Amour's world is built on those dramatic moments when men and women cast their fears, doubts, and pasts behind them and plunge into the unknown-into split-second decisions with life-and-death consequences. Nowhere is that more evident than in...

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    Oct-2007

    In the field of Western fiction, three authors stand unmatched: L Amour, Grey, and Brand. Now three of their best short novels are collected in a single volume. Zane Grey s From Missouri has been restored from the author s own manuscript and is appea...

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    Mar-2007

    Collected here are two of L'Amour's classic novellas, appearing in paperback for the first time in these restored versions. "The Trail to Peach Meadow Caon" was originally published in a magazine, then substantially changed and expanded when it appe...

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    Aug-2006

    Louis L'Amour is one of the most popular, beloved and honored of all American authors. For many readers, his novels and stories have become the very definition of the Old West. Collected here are two of L'Amour's classic novellas, both featuring enig...

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    Sep-2005

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    Nov-2004

    The Untamed West collects three of the finest short novels by some of the greatest and most influential Western authors of all-time: Louis L'Amour, Zane Grey and Max Brand. Brand's brilliant Black Sheep, restored and corrected, is published here in p...

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    Apr-2003

    In peerless fiction spanning five decades and as many continents, Louis L'Amour has proven himself the preeminent storyteller of the American experience. Whether set aboard a ship trapped in enemy seas or amidst a showdown in the deserts of Death Val...

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    Apr-2002

    From a South Seas island paradise to the icy reaches of the Arctic, from the dark, gritty streets of urban America to the rugged landscape of the untamed West, the stories gathered in 'With These Hands' combine razor-sharp characters with breathtakin...

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    May-2001

    From the coasts of Brazil to the borders of Tibet to the very heartland of America, 'May There Be a Road' gathers ten previously uncollected stories that capture the magnificent scope and sense of epic adventure that epitomize Louis L'Amour classic f...

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    May-2000

    A collection of classic adventure... From the jungles of Borneo to the hidden canyons of the American West, from small-town fight clubs to a Parisian cafe at the end of World War II, here are tales of betrayal and revenge, courage and cowardice, glor...

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    May-1999

    From the American West to the Siberian coast, from Hollywood to the boxing ring, here are timeless tales of war, mystery, romance, crime, and punishment as only Louis L'Amour can tell them.These stories are vintage L'Amour: A hard-bitten cattle drive...

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    May-1999

    TREASURES OF THE FRONTIER This priceless collection of newly discovered stories brings to life a time of desperate violence and true courage in a wide-open country of fortune seekers and dreamers, lawbreakers and pioneers. A newly sworn-in marsha...

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    May-1997

    BEST OF THE WEST A veteran trail driver, who has survived thundering stampedes and Comanche raids, discovers there's nothing so dangerous as courting a beautiful woman....A brutally beaten homesteader crawls off to die--only to stumble upon an anc...

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    May-1997

    Sacketts - 7

    BEST OF THE WEST A veteran trail driver, who has survived thundering stampedes and Comanche raids, discovers there's nothing so dangerous as courting a beautiful woman. . . . A brutally beaten homesteader crawls off to die--only to stumble upon an a...

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    May-1996

    WHERE THE REAL FRONTIER BEGINS A young cowpuncher stakes a claim that can only be sealed with fists and a .44 Colt.... A gunfighter, tired of violence, finds himself pushed down a trail of bloody revenge.... From purple sage to gambler's gold, from ...

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    Apr-1995

    REAL WEST Cattlemen ride alone across the open range under the deadly aim of roving desperadoes.... Gamblers stake their fortunes and their lives on a deck of cards.... Strong-willed senoritas seek independence through an enticing combination of b...

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    Apr-1994

    A Hopalong Cassidy Novel - 4

    Hopalong Cassidy is one of the most enduring and popular heroes in frontier fiction. His legendary exploits in books, movies, and on television have blazed a mythic and unforgettable trail across the American West. Now, in the last of four Hopalong C...

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    May-1993

    A Hopalong Cassidy Novel - 1

    HOPALONG TAKES ON A GANG OF RUSTLERS AND A COLD-BLOODED KILLER WHO WANTS HIM DEAD Hopalong rode into cattle country just east of the California line looking for his old friend Red Connors. He found Red holed up in a mountain cave with a bullet in ...

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    Jun-1992

    A Hopalong Cassidy Novel - 2

    HOPALONG RIDES INTO A FIRESTORM OF VIOLENCE AND BETRAYAL On the rain-drenched trail to the lawless town of Seven Pines, Hopalong discovers two men--one dead, the other badly wounded. Returning with medical help, Hopalong finds the wounded man has ...

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    May-1991

    A Hopalong Cassidy Novel - 3

    HOPALONG CASSIDY RIDES AGAIN! In this first of four classic frontier novels, Louis L'Amour adds his own special brand to the life and adventures of one of America's favorite fictional cowboys, Hopalong Cassidy. In The Rustlers of West Fork, the qu...

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    General Fiction

    Dec-1990

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    1990

    FACEDOWN! "Who are you?" Milt Cogar was asked. "I'm a man ridin' through," Milt said. "Who are you?" Spencer stiffened. "Dan Spencer's the name, and I run this town." Milt lifted his eyes insultingly toward the collection of miserable sha...

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    Oct-1989

    No one brings to life the Old West like Louis L'Amour. Collected here for the first time, these vintage frontier stories introduce you to lawmen and loners, ranchers and renegades, gunslingers, cardsharps, bank robbers--even a "he school-ma'rm:" In t...

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    Dec-1988

    "Over the years I have been proud to write about the men and women of the American frontier. But I have written many stories with entirely different settings which I have long wanted to share with my readers. "I have collected some of these in "Yond...

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    Sep-1988

    THE LEGEND OF LONIGAN In his newest collection of frontier short fiction, Louis L'Amour celebrates the tough breed of men who work the cattle drives. Men like Lonigan, whose quick draw and hard fists were as respected as his reputation for doing r...

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    Apr-1987

    He's a two-fisted American adventurer and veteran of a hundred waterfront brawls. He's "Ponga Jim" Mayo, and he minds his own business and leaves international intrigues to others. But, as master of his own tramp freighter, trouble seeks him out as h...

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    1987

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    Dec-1986

    FIGHTERS IN THE SKY They're freelance pilots and full-time troubleshooters for democracy. They're men like Steven Cowan, Mike Thorne, and Turk Madden who face danger every day of their lives and fight like tigers for what they believe in. With the...

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    General Fiction

    Nov-1986

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    Aug-1986

    A WORD FROM LOUIS L'AMOUR "Almost four decades ago, when my fiction was being published exclusively in `pulp' western magazines, I wrote a number of novel-length stories, known back then as `magazine novels'. In creating them, I lived with my char...

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    Aug-1986

    A WORD FROM LOUIS L'AMOUR "Almost forty years ago, when my fiction was being published exclusively in 'pulp' western magazines, I wrote several novel-length stories, which my editors called 'magazine novels.' In creating them, I became so involve...

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    May-1986

    Jim Gary comes upon a trio pushing a herd of cattle. One of them has a shotgun, which is unusual for men on a trail drive. But Red Slagle, the ramrod of the outfit, is friendly enough. He even offers Jim a job, riding herd. Jim can use the money, and...

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    Mar-1986

    TURN HOME, RIDER In this land, the place you leave behind might not be there when you get back. At least not the way you knew it. Tack Gentry of the G Bar, Chat Lock of Dutchman’s Flat, and Ward McQueen of the Tumbling K knew how it felt to str...

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    Feb-1986

    Dear Reader, I've taken great pride over the years in personally selecting and editing collections of my short stories for my publisher, Bantam Books, to issue in paperback. New, without my permission, a publisher, with whom I am in no way associa...

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    1986

    Here is the kind of authentically detailed epic novel that has become Louis L'Amour's hallmark. It is the compelling story of U.S. Air Force Major Joe Mack, a man born out of time. When his experimental aircraft is forced down in Russia and he escape...

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    Sep-1985

    PICK UP A GUN, AND STAY "I'm just passin' through," the rider said when they asked him his name. And from then on, in the high country around Parrott City, he was called just that: Mr. Passin' Through, a man who rode a blue roan with a skull and c...

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    Jun-1985

    Sacketts - 4

    Wilderness explorer Jubal Sackett was the son of Barnabas Sackett, the first of that name to come to the New World. Jubal feared no man, nor backed away from any challenge. His fierce determination to blaze new trails took him across the vast, savage...

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    Jun-1984

    Here is an historical adventure of extraordinary power waiting to sweep you away to exotic lands as one of the most popular writers of our time conquers new storytelling worlds. Louis L'Amour has been best known for his ability to capture the spir...

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    May-1984

    For the first time in book form, here is a collection of Louis L'Amour detective stories--vivid tales as memorable and exciting as his beloved frontier fiction. Each story is personally selected, with an introduction, by the author. In the dark a...

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    1984

    Ben Curry knew it was a dog eat dog country and if you survived you had to have big teeth. From a secret fortress in the wild, broken canyon country his men rode hard and smart as far as Canada and Mexico, from San Antone to Los Angeles to pull jobs ...

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    Oct-1983

    These stories represent Louis L'Amour at his best--stirring adventure tales of the ageless Old West, as tough and gritty as the men who tamed it. Each story is personally selected, with an introduction and special historical notes, by the author. ...

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    Jun-1983

    Sacketts - 5

    No matter that Echo Sackett was young, and a woman, and had never been far from the valley. She was still a Sackett--sharp and smart and a better hunter than most of the men she knew. Like her bold ancestors, Echo couldn't ignore a challenge. A sure ...

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    Mar-1983

    Bowdrie -

    BOWDRIE,TEXAS RANGER Lawman, manhunter, peacemaker--it takes a hard breed of man to survive as a Texas Ranger, but Chick Bowdrie stands head and shoulders above the rest. The rough trails are his home, from the Big Thicket to the Pecos to the bord...

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    Mar-1983

    Here is the fascinating story of Johannes Verne, a young man left to die by his vengeful grandfather, rescued by outlaws and raised in part by the Indians of the desert. Strengthened by the love of two women--Miss Nesselrode, whose mysterious past fi...

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    Feb-1983

    Bowdrie -

    THE NAME IS BOWDRIE It was a name that caused the most hardened gunmen to break out in a cold sweat. Chick Bowdrie. He could have ridden the outlaw trail, but the Texas Rangers recruited him because they didn't want to have to fight against him. P...

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    Sep-1982

    RIDE THROUGH THE SHADOW OF DEATH Dal and Mac Traven left Texas young and idealistic. They came back from opposite sides of a living hell, a war that had torn a nation in two. They wanted only to reclaim their old lives, but one man held their futu...

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    Sep-1982

    TALES OF THE FRONTIER Bud Miles was a boy when he crossed the Mississippi. But Bud buried his father after an Indian attack, and as the wagon train pushed on through Sioux country, the boy stood as tall as any man.... Tell Sackett killed cougars a...

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    Sep-1982

    Sacketts - 10

    A collection of tales of the frontier features the story of Bud Miles, who must bury his father to become a man, Tell Sackett's transport of dangerous freight across the country, and Laurie Bonnet, a mail-order bride. Reissue....

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    Jul-1982

    IT WAS NO WORK FOR A WOMAN. That's what they told Mary Breydon when she came to manage a rundown stagecoach station on the Cherokee Trail. But Mary had no choice. Her fine Virginia home burned to ashes in the Civil War and her husband was brutally...

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    Dec-1981

    THE SHADOW RIDERS For the westerner trouble came with the territory. Long grass valleys, merciless deserts, sheer rock cliffs, icy streams, hidden trails, dusty towns. These were the proving grounds of daily life. At any time violence could explo...

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    Aug-1981

    The Talon and Chantry series - 5

    TALON ON THE TROUBLE TRAIL To Milo Talon there is nothing finer than drifting the far, lone-some country. But times are lean, and Talon hires out for a job that suddenly has him hog-tied to trouble. He's hunting for the long-hidden secret to a for...

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    1981

    THEY CAME TO THE COMSTOCK... It was just a godforsaken mountainside but no place on earth was richer in silver. For a bustling, enterprising America, this was the great bonanza. The dreamers, the restless, the builders, the vultures--they were lur...

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    Nov-1980

    Sacketts - 19

    The Sackett brothers didn't know what brand of trouble Cousin Logan was in, but he needed beef cattle badly. So with Tell Sackett ramrodding, Tyrel, Orrin, and Cap Rountree rode north--pushing 1100 head across the wide Dakota plains toward the mounta...

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    Jul-1980

    Sacketts - 3

    The Sacketts walked tall in the untamed forests and wild mountain paths, strong men who sought peace in the savage wilderness. That peace was challenged when rival Indian tribes threatened war, and ruthless white men, hoping to exploit the tensions, ...

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    Jan-1980

    FRONTIER TOUGH They came West to stay, risking their blood to dig the gold, ride the range, conquer the greedy and carve out a legacy of freedom. Men honed by desert fires and edged by combat with fist and gun. Women tested to the limit of enduran...

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    Jun-1979

    STREET FIGHTER IN KANSAS Young Tom Shanaghy was hardheaded and hard-muscled. Back in New York he could handle anything from a blacksmith's anvil to knuckle-and-skull street brawling. Now Shanaghy was a stranger in a small Kansas town, a town desp...

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    1979

    ROUGH ROAD TO MANHOOD Folks tried to tell him that his father had killed himself, but Kearney McRaven knew better. His pa was no quitter. Then the boy discovered that just before the bullet had found him, the elder McRaven had had a remarkable run...

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    Jan-1979

    A MAN CALLED BENDIGO They came west inspired by the boldest America dream. Pioneers whose hands and hearts shaped the proud destiny of a nation. Seven men and thirteen women and children--strangers who shed their blood to build a community out of th...

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    1978

    CUT 'N' SHOOT Holed up in a cabin in the Idaho hills, the mysterious man who called himself Trent wasn't looking for trouble. It came looking for him. A trigger-happy kid named Cub Hale emptied his gun into an unarmed man. Then he came swaggering ...

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    Jan-1978

    Chantry Family -

    Shipwrecked on the coast of North Carolina, his companions killed, Tatton Chantry is alone--and ready for action. In the Old World he fought wars, skirmishes, duels. Now, in the wilderness of America, this swashbuckling hero takes up against pirates,...

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    Oct-1977

    Chantry Family -

    The marshal's name was Borden Chantry. Young, lean, rugged, he's buried a few men in this two-bit cow town -- every single one killed in a fair fight. Then, one dark, grim day a mysterious gunman shot a man in cold blood. Five grisly murders later, C...

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    Oct-1976

    Sacketts - 2

    FRONTIER MAN Barney Sackett was on the run from the law. The only trail open to him ran West. With a few fierce friends and a loyal woman by his side, Barney carved a place for himself in the raw American wilderness--battling unyielding elements a...

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    Aug-1976

    A GOOD MAN TO LEAVE ALONE Hoss high, pig tight and bull strong--the barbed wire was biting into the Live Oak country. Mort Davis saw the big spreads fixing to fence out his piece of grass so he called in Kilkenny. Kilkenny was poison in a gun batt...

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    Jun-1976

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    1976

    DRIFTER'S DREAM Canavan drifted down the valley and into a shooting war. The big ranchers were rustlers turned respectable. Now they were fighting each other. In the middle was a small spread and a woman. Canavan had a mind to stay so he staked a ...

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    Oct-1975

    The Talon and Chantry series - 4

    The Sacketts were fierce fighting men from the hills of Tennessee. The Talons were French, but a life of piracy brought them to America. Milo was half Talon, half Sackett. He'd been riding the outlaw trail for three years, but now he was hunting-a ma...

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    Mar-1975

    The Talon and Chantry series - 8

    It was a time of golden opportunity in the West. For Jean Talon, young shipwright, it meant a chance to build. But there were others in the land--unscrupulous men eager to seize what couldn't be gained lawfully. Jean Talon struck out against the most...

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    Jan-1975

    Chantry Family -

    LONG-RIDIN' MAN Chantry came home to a murdered brother and a couple of squatters. Then the Mowatt gang moved in. They were looking for his brother's buried treasure. Chantry was going to lead them to it. Or else....

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    Sep-1974

    Sacketts - 1

    Son of a feared fighting man, Barnabas Sackett inherited his father's fiery temper, sense of justice and warrior skills. Declared an outlaw in his native England, Barnabas set his daring sights on the opportunities of the New World. The ruthless pira...

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    Sep-1974

    RANGE WAR Utah Blaine had escaped from a Mexican prison and was headed north on foot when lie came upon a hanging. The man in the noose was a tough old Texas rancher, the executioners were his own men turned against him, and Blaine stepped out of ...

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    Apr-1974

    High Stakes In 1844, nobody believed there was gold in California. Nobody, that is, except the Mulkerins and an old Indian with mystical powers. The Mulkerins needed a treasure to settle the debt on their Malibu ranch. The Indian was willing to le...

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    1973

    FIGHTIN' IRISH Crispin Mayo was a stranger to the law of the gun. He had come West from Ireland to seek his fortune-one man with nothing but his fists to protect him. Was he tough enough to tangle with a cut-throat band of renegades? It was none o...

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    1973

    HE RODE ALONE Con Vallian knew the best way to stay out of trouble was to mind his own business. Then he stopped for a cup of coffee at a stranger's campfire and found himself guiding a family of greenhorns across the prairie-fighting a pack of ru...

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    Jan-1973

    Chantry Family -

    They called him Scholar Ronan Chantry took his prized Ferguson rifle and went west to die. He found himself a civilized man in the rugged wilderness. He joined up with some rough trappers and traveled on--until they met up with hostile Indians, a ...

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    Oct-1972

    Sacketts - 17

    Gold--Easier Found Than Kept How do you bring a million dollars in gold down off a mountain? First you have to find it, and that's mighty hard when you're tracking a trail that's twenty years old. But the Sackett brothers were determined to find t...

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    Jul-1972

    Sacketts - 18

    LOGAN SACKETT WAS NO HERO He'd run the wild trails since near to when he was born... picked up a few horses here and yon and some cattle too ...rode the back trails with the bunch... but he never bothered no women-folks and he got mighty angry wit...

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    1972

    Callaghen's business is soldiering. For twenty years he'd fought all over the world, from China to the deserts of California; now he's a private in the U.S. Cavalry, poorly paid, his enlistment about to run out. He's ready to move on...until he comes...

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    1971

    SADDLEBAGS FILLED WITH GOLD They were the prize in a desperate manhunt that led across Comanche-infested prairies into rough frontier towns. When he began to pursue the three gunslingers who had stolen the gold and left his father to die, Shell T...

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    1971

    FRONTIER WINTER Two hundred vast miles stretching west of Fort Laramie--this was a country! No wonder the Indians were prepared to fight for it. Ferociously, with massacre and fire they swept down on yet another wagon train. One wagon mysteriousl...

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    Jan-1971

    The Talon and Chantry series - 6

    The Dude He came from the East to buy cattle, to the untamed land where there was no law but a man's raw courage. He came to get his steers to the railroad, not to kill. He was a peaceable man, but when French Williams and the local outlaws mistoo...

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    Oct-1970

    GET RID OF THE KID Val Darrant was four years old. It was a cold, snowy night as he was hustled away on a buckboard to be abandoned. But he did not die; he met Will Reilly. A gentlemen, a gambler and the best rifle shot in the West, Reilly was a m...

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    Jul-1970

    Sacketts - 16

    HUNTED MAN Galloway was thinking of Flagan. Back in those mountains somewhere he was fighting to keep alive... if he was alive. Without weapons, in a rugged country where the only humans he found were apt to be enemies, his chances of survival dep...

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    Jan-1970

    TREASURE HUNT There was gold buried somewhere on the Davidge spread. No one knew where for sure, but a whole lot of people were ready to kill for it. Peg Cullane was as cold as a Texas blizzard. She wanted the gold and she didn't care what her ...

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    Sep-1969

    Loner Against the Ladder Five Smoke Parnell and his outfit knew every dirty trick in the book from robbing and rustling to cold-blooded murder. There were five of them, sometimes six -- enough men to scare a lot of people. Only one man in the terr...

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    May-1969

    Sacketts - 14

    FOUR HARD AND LONELY MEN Tell Sackett had been lured into the Apache's mountain stronghold by the icy beauty of his brother's wife. He didn't go alone. John J. Battles, Spanish Murphy and the half-breed Tampico rode beside him. Each was driven by ...

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    1969

    "IF HE MOVES, SHOOT HIM." Matt Coburn had cleaned up tough towns before. He knew what to do and how to do it. Above all, he knew who to kill and when. But this time the odds were stacked against him. He was facing every kind of gunman, knife artis...

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    1968

    Major James Brionne brought Dave Allard to trial for murder. Just before the hanging, Dave swore his brothers would take vengenance. . . Four year later the Allard boys retumed to settle the score. Only Brionne's son escaped. They murdered his wife, ...

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    1968

    When Otis Chancy started out he had nothing. Then fate dealt him four of a kind -- all bullets. The young drifter played his hand for keeps, taking his chances against 'crooked sheriffs, deadly gunmen, and renegade Indians. He fought his way along ba...

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    Jan-1968

    ONE CHANCE IN A MILLION After the massacre, Hardy and Betty Sue were left with only a horse and a knife with which to face the long battle against the wilderness. A seven-year-old boy and a three-year-old girl, stranded on the limitless prairie. T...

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    Apr-1967

    Sacketts - 13

    THEY RODE TOGETHER The Sackett boys weren't out to make a reputation--it just happened that way. They had crossed Black Fetchen and lived to tell about it. Now Fetchen was coming for them with the most expensive hired guns in the country. But the...

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    1967

    THE TOOMEY MASSACRE Begin with the massacre of 27 innocent men. Follow it with two brutal murders almost 90 years later. Add two curious, hard-bitten veterans of the guerrilla fighting, and a beautiful, terror-stricken girl. Mix with a pack of ...

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    1967

    TEXAS SHOWDOWN Tap Duvarney fought in the War Between the States, then signed on as an Indian fighter with the frontier army. Now he's settled in Texas, working a ranch as the partner of his old friend Tom Kittery--and in the middle of a blood feu...

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    May-1966

    Sacketts - 15

    IT WAS ALMOST TOO MUCH FOR EVEN A SACKETT TO HANDLE ! He could outride and outshoot any five men but he was a fool for a lady in distress. The posse was hot on his trail for murder when he took time out to rescue Sylvie from a gang of desperados....

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    Mar-1966

    Who was the Kid? Harbin was the gunslinger. All he wanted was the gold. Badger -was just a little weasel, waiting to see where the chips fell before he made his move. Nora was an orphan, searching for news of her lost parents. But Kid Rodelo? He w...

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    1966

    Medicine Dog had sworn to take his scalp. Iron Dave Sproul was gunning for revenge. All the Bannocks and the Paiutes wanted him dead--but fast! It was almost too much for one man. Major Frank Paddock trusted him and gave him command of the fort. B...

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    Jun-1965

    Sacketts - 12

    TRERE'S A SACKETT IN TROUBLE Forty gunslingers from the Lazy A have got Tell Sackett cornered back under the Mogollon Rim. They're fixing to hang him if they can get him alive, fill him extra full of lead if they can't. But the Sacketts, they don'...

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    1965

    RAFTER CROSSING was a town building for an explosion when Mike Shevlin rode in. The cattlemen swore they'd close down the mines because they were poisoning the range water. The miners were stealing the high-grade ore that rightfully belonged to L...

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    1965

    LYNCH LAW A hanging party rules the badlands and a lone rider races for his life. Falsely accused of back-shooting a man as he stood tipping whiskey in a saloon, Matt Keelock takes on a posse of angry men with no more backup than his smoking Colt...

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    1964

    DIE LONELY, DIE HARD Pronto Pike had punched longhorns along the Rio Grande and ridden the rails back East, but he'd never been in a spot like this before. It had begun with a bitter standoff between a powerful rancher and a homesteading Irishman...

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    1964

    Conn Dury was ramrod of the Tumbling B. He'd just finished the long, rough drive up from Texas. Kate Lundy owned the Tumbling B. She was as tough as she was beautiful. Tom Lundy was Kate's kid brother, with a weakness for pretty women that was al...

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    Jan-1964

    Sacketts - 11

    THE SACKETTS They are the unforgettable pioneer family created by master storyteller Louis L'Amour to bring to vivid life the spirit and adventure of the American frontier. The Sacketts, men and women who challenged the untamed wilderness with their...

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    Nov-1963

    LIGHTNING WITH A GUN Gaylord Riley set up a cattle range bordering Dark Canyon... a tough stretch of country. Rustlers used it to drive stolen cattle across the mountains, north to south. Desperate men skulked in it when they were in trouble. It w...

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    1963

    GOLD FEVER Catlow heard the legend of the Mexican gold. Catlow hijacked the mule train carrying it. Catlow knew the U.S. law and the entire Mexican Army were at his backside. Catlow didn't give a damn. He knew all the answers--except how to get th...

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    1963

    He lived footloose and fancy-free. He could work the saloons and dance halls all the way from Texas to the last frontier--and he did. When he met the girl, he started playing his cards close to his vest. This girl was one thing he didn't want to g...

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    1963

    THE RIVERS The shining land lay open, ready for conquest -- and the ways into it were the rivers. THE PLAINS It was a place of peril, thundering herds of buffalo and savage red riders . . . a land whose asking price was blood and raw, unbeatable...

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    Dec-1962

    Sacketts - 8

    BAREFISTED SACKETT Lando Sackett got to Texas with a well-oiled hogleg, a racing mule that didn't look worth its salt and a damn good idea of the whereabouts of buried gold across the border in Mexico. In Mexico he had bad luck. His party had t...

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    1962

    Many a hardcase had died trying to take the bank in Obaro. Considine aimed to break the bank and settle an old score at the same time. But he never counted on meeting a beautiful woman and her trail-savvy but reckless father, headed straight for Apac...

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    1962

    BROTHERS IN BLOOD The job was to take a herd of longhorns across Texas to New Mexico and a fertile graze. For Dan Killoe it meant a chance to prove himself to his father and the hands who worked along Cowhouse Creek. It also meant riding alongside...

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    1962

    LONE WOLF He was a white man as cunning as any Indian, a brooding man who trusted in nothing but his weapon and his horse. Now Shalako was determined to cross the bleak Sonoran Desert -- the Apaches' killing ground -- by himself. But then he found...

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    May-1961

    Sacketts - 9

    "I'M TELL SACKETT!" "Oldest brother to Orrin Sackett, the lawmaker, and Tye Sackett, the Mora gunfighter . . . I had to kill a man in Texas so I've drifted. Came upon a vein of pure gold in high, lonesome country. All I wanted was enough to buy me...

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    Feb-1960

    Sacketts - 6

    I'M TYREL SACKETT AND I WAS BORN TO TROUBLE... I killed a man in Tennessee, fair and square, but me and my brother Orrin hit the trail west. Those were the years when decent men and women went in fear of Indians, rustlers and killers, but we made ...

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    1960

    He came out of the Malpais, the terrible volcanic badlands where nothing can live, riding a giant red stallion no other man could put a hand to. His boots were polished, his speech was gentle, but his guns were quick and smooth as silk. He shot first...

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    1959

    HERE LIES SAM BARLOW COWARD -- THIEF -- MURDERER KILLED BY CULLEN BAKER I burned those words on a rough board, dug the grave deep and left them for Barlow to see. Then I started practicing with my Colt ten hours a day, till it leaped into my h...

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    1959

    MARKED FOR DEATH Taggart was riding like hell through the red heart of Apache country. A bounty hunter--the deadliest lawman in the West--was hot behind him. Then Taggart met the girl. She had a mule packtrain loaded with pure, raw gold, and the A...

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    1958

    ONE SPREAD That's all there was room for--and it was Radigan's! But beautiful Angelina Foley came up from Texas with three thousand head of cattle, an outfit of hardcase gunhands, and an old Spanish grant to Radigan's land. "It's my land," said Ra...

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    1957

    Logan Cates knew the many ways the Arizona desert could kill a man. He had ridden the sunblasted dunes, tracked the Apache over barren lava beds, sheltered in the dry washes of this forbidding land. Above all, he knew a man needed water to survive. C...

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    1957

    IN A FROZEN WILDERNESS CALLED ALASKA, A MAN COULD FIND HIS LIFE, OR LOSE IT.... He was born in the swamps of the Eastern States, and came of age on the frontier. An adventurer, a sailor, and a man who braved any risk, Jean LaBarge found a challeng...

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    1957

    Rock Bannon rode a steel-dust stallion that was as stubborn and leather-tough as he was. Scouting for a wagon train full of high hopes, Rock saved the Eastern-bred settlers from a brutal Indian attack. But they paid him back with scorn when he advise...

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    1956

    They had him cornered--up on a canyon rim with no way to go but down! There was a rock big as a buckboard right on the edge of the cliff. Trace Jordan bent, took hold and heaved. He felt his wound bust loose, but the rock rolled free. There was the r...

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    1956

    GUNFIGHTER'S REVENGE I found the old man as he lay dying in a niche of rock near the spring, his body riddled with bullets. His eyes rested on mine as I went down on my knees beside him. "You," he gasped. "I leave all I have to you, Matt Brennan. Nev...

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    1955

    TWO RAW GIANTS Clay Bell had out-fought renegades, rustlers and wild animals to build his own spread out of an untamed wilderness. Jud Devitt was rich, powerful, ruthless. He recognized only one law--take what you can, when you can. Devitt wanted ...

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    1955

    HELLER WITH A GUN It was a hard land that bred hard men to hard ways. King Mabry survived by his guns. He wasn't proud of his deadly skill, nor was he ashamed. He just lived with it every hard day on the frontier. When a traveling theatrical troup...

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    1955

    By the time he was twenty, Rye Tyler had killed ten men. He had come west in a wagon train, seen the Indians kill his family and been left on his own in a harsh and wild country. From that brutal lesson Rye learned the harsh law of survival: the only...

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    1954

    He came to the valley of the whispering wind a nun who rode with the caution born of riding long on strange trails in a land untamed and restless with danger. Kilkenny could find no peace in the valley for he came with a reputation for a lightning dr...

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    1953

    Rafe Caradec was a man who always rode at the ready, hardened by a life spent among ruthless men who played for the highest stakes. The only thing Rafe held sacred was his word--and now he had sworn to a dying man that he would save his Long Valley r...

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    1953

    THE MAN CALLED HONDO He was a big man, wide shouldered, with the lean, hard-boned face of the desert rider. There was no softness in him. His toughness was ingrained and deep, without cruelty, yet quick, hard, and dangerous. Whatever wells of gent...

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    1953

    Alton Burwick was itching to make a big land grab at Yellow Butte. But first, he had to drive the tough band of squatters from the range. So he rounded up a bunch of killers for the job, and hired Tom Kedrick to ramrod the crew, never mentioning that...

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    1952

    No writer is associated more closely with the American West than Louis L'Amour. Collected here are two of his most exciting works, in their original forms. The title story, a tale of stagecoach robbery and frontier justice, is finally available in it...

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    1950

    DON'T GO! An urgently whispered message in an empty stable warned Matt Bardoul, told him to steer clear of the wagon train heading for the rich pasture of the Big Horns and the gold. Bardoul bought in anyway -- with as poisonous a pack of sidewind...

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    1939

    Smoke From This Altar, a book that has become legendary among Louis L'Amour readers, is the very first book L'Amour ever published. It appeared, to great critical praise, for sale only in Oklahoma bookstores more than fifty years ago. Since then it h...

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    TO THE FAR BLUE MOUNTAINS   In To the Far Blue Mountains, Louis L’Amour weaves the unforgettable tale of a man who, after returning to his homeland, discovers that finding his way back to America may be impossible.Barnabas Sackett was leaving Engl...

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    General Fiction

    No one tells tales of the frontier better than Louis L Amour, who portrays the human side of westward expansion the good and the bad before the days of law and order. Collected here are six stories penned by America s favorite Western author. Trap of...

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