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Ralph Compton Books In Order

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Publication Order of Gunfighter Books

Reunion in Hell (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Blood of the Hunters (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Broken Rider (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Return to Gila Bend (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Death Valley Drifter (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ride for Justice (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ride the Hammer Down (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Frontier Medicine (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Face of a Snake (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dalton's Justice (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Shot to Hell (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hell Snake (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Wrong Side of the Law (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Guns of the Greenhorn (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Devil's Snare (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hellbound Posse (By: Robert J. Randisi) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Blood on the Prairie (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Die Trying (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Counterfeit Lawman (By: Jackson Lowry) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Thirteen Bullets (By: Sean Danker) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
My Brother, My Killer (By: Jackson Lowry) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Guns of Wrath (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Sundown Riders Books

North To The Bitterroot (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Demon's Pass (By: Robert Vaughan) (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
Runaway Stage (With: Robert Vaughan) (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Do or Die (By: David Robbins) (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
Nowhere, TX (With: David Robbins) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Across the Rio Colorado (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
West of Pecos (By: David Robbins) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Winchester Run (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Whiskey River (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Skeleton Lode (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Devil's Canyon (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Tin Star (By: Jackson Lowry) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Wolves of Seven Pines (By: E. L. Ripley) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Never Bet Against the Bullet (By: Jackson Lowry) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Lost Banshee Mine (By: Jackson Lowry) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Prairie Fire, Kansas (By: John Shirley) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Calvert's Last Bluff (By: E. L. Ripley) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Trail's End (By: E. L. Ripley) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Stagecoach to Hell (By: Terrence McCauley) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Snake's Fury (By: Bernard Schaffer) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Outlaw Hunters (By: D B Pulliam) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Flames of Silver (By: Jackson Lowry) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Seven Roads to Revenge (By: Carlton Stowers) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Winter of Wolves (By: Royal Harding) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ghost Hollow Ranch (By: D.B. Pulliam) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Reluctant Lawman (By: Craig Barstow) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Robber Barons (By: Craig Barstow) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Snake Oil Justice (By: Jackson Lowry) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Trail Drive Books

The Goodnight Trail (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Western Trail (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Chisholm Trail (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Bandera Trail (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
The California Trail (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Shawnee Trail (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Virginia City Trail (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Dodge City Trail (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Oregon Trail (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Santa Fe Trail (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Old Spanish Trail (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Green River Trail (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Deadwood Trail (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Dakota Trail (By: Robert Vaughan) (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Alamosa Trail (By: Robert Vaughan) (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Bozeman Trail (By: Robert Vaughan) (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Abilene Trail (By: Dusty Richards) (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
Trail To Fort Smith (By: Dusty Richards) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Palo Duro Trail (By: Jory Sherman) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Ogallala Trail (By: Dusty Richards) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Ellsworth Trail (By: Jory Sherman) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Tenderfoot Trail (By: Joseph A. West) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Trail to Cottonwood Falls (By: Dusty Richards) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Amarillo Trail (By: Jory Sherman) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Omaha Trail (By: Jory Sherman) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Big Jake's Last Drive (By: Robert J. Randisi) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Kelly Trail (By: Terrence McCauley) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Drive for Independence (With: Lyle Brandt) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Red Trail (By: John Shirley) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Empire Trail (By: Jeff Rovin) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Too-Late Trail (With: Matthew P. Mayo) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Terror Trail (By: Lyle Brandt) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Saltwater Trail (By: Jackson Lowry) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Border Empire Books

The Border Empire (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Six guns and Double Eagles (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Train to Durango (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Buck Fletcher Books

with Joseph A. West
Doomsday Rider (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
Showdown at Two-Bit Creek (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
Vengeance Rider (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Danny Duggin Books

with Ralph Cotton
Death Rides a Chestnut Mare (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Shadow of a Noose (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
Riders of Judgement (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
Death Along the Cimarron (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of John McBride Books

with Joseph A. West
West Of The Law (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Shadow of the Gun (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Blood on the Gallows (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Tom Navarro Books

with Peter Brandvold

Publication Order of Trail of the Gunfighter Books

The Dawn of Fury (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Killing Season (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Autumn of the Gun (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Ralph Compton Western Books

Clarion's Call (By: Robert Vaughan) (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
Blood and Gold (By: Joseph A. West) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
For the Brand (By: David Robbins) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Rio Largo (By: David Robbins) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Guns of the Canyonlands (By: Joseph A. West) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Texas Empire (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
By the Horns (By: David Robbins) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Deadwood Gulch (By: John Edward Ames) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Bloody Trail (By: Marcus Galloway) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Wolf In the Fold (By: David Robbins) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Bluff City (By: David Robbins) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
West Of The Law (By: Joseph A. West) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Blood Duel (By: David Robbins) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Death of a Bad Man (By: Marcus Galloway) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ride the Hard Trail (By: David Robbins) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Blood on the Gallows (By: Joseph A. West) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Bullet for a Bad Man (By: David Robbins) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Convict Trail (By: Joseph A. West) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Bounty Hunter (By: Joseph A. West) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Rawhide Flat (By: Joseph A. West) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Outlaw's Reckoning (By: Marcus Galloway) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Man From Nowhere (By: Joseph A. West) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Bounty Hunter (By: Joseph A. West) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Fatal Justice (By: David Robbins) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Stryker's Revenge (By: Joseph A. West) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Death of a Hangman (By: Joseph A. West) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
North to the Salt Fork (By: Dusty Richards) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Rusted Tin (By: Marcus Galloway) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Shadow Of A Gun (By: Henry Clay Merritt) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Burning Range (By: Joseph A. West) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
[ The Burning Range ) - Large Print ] By West, Joseph A[ 2011 ) [ Hardcover ] (By: Joseph A. West) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Last Manhunt (By: Joseph A. West) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Stranger from Abilene (By: Joseph A. West) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Ghost of Apache Creek (By: Joseph A. West) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dead Man's Ranch (By: Matthew P. Mayo) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Slaughter Canyon (By: Joseph A. West) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
One Man's Fire (By: Marcus Galloway) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Tucker's Reckoning (By: Matthew P. Mayo) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Down on Gila River (By: Joseph A. West) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Brimstone Trail (By: Marcus Galloway) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Straight Shooter (By: Marcus Galloway) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Hunted (By: Matthew P. Mayo) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hard Ride to Wichita (By: Marcus Galloway) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Cheyenne Trail (By: Jory Sherman) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Double-Cross Ranch (By: Matthew P. Mayo) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Comanche Trail (By: Carlton Stowers) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Dangerous Land (By: Marcus Galloway) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Vigilante Dawn (By: Marcus Galloway) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Evil Men Do (By: David Robbins) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Straight to the Noose (By: Marcus Galloway) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Shotgun Charlie (By: Matthew P. Mayo) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Law and the Lawless (By: David Robbins) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Brother's Keeper (By: David Robbins) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Texas Hills (By: David Robbins) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Outlaw Town (By: David Robbins) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Phantom Hill (By: Carlton Stowers) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hellbound Posse (By: Robert J. Randisi) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon

Ralph Compton was born in the early 1930’s and died in nineteen ninety-eight. He stood 6 feet, 8 inches tall. He grew up in Alabama. Before having a full-fledged writing career, Compton had a number of jobs that involved using his writing skills, including musician, radio host, songwriter, and newspaper writer.

The subjects that Ralph Compton wrote about had a lot to do with the experiences he had in his life. Ralph Compton was a man who saw a lot in life and had a lot of questions about life. His stories depict real-life issues and he offered certain life lessons in his writings.

Ralph Compton was a finalist for the Medicine Pipe Bearer Award, which is awarded to writers with an outstanding first novel. This award earned him respect throughout the writing world, especially because he started his novel-writing career later in life. Mr. Compton has been the recipient of many other awards he is often considered one of the best novel writers of all time.

Mr. Compton has written some amazing books, such as Down On Gila River. Sam Sawyer is fifty years old. He has driven cattle all of his life, and he is at the point now where he wants to retire. He wants to live a relaxed life. This goes terribly wrong when Sam is ambushed and left to die in Gila River country. Here, Sam meets Hannah Stewart. Hannah runs a ranch in this area, but there is a sheriff in town that is causing Hannah problems.

Sam Sawyer wants to help Hannah, and he believes this is his next mission in life. However, Sam does not know what he is in for and he ends up on a path he did not expect. This path is beyond leading cattle, and Sawyer’s eyes are opened to a lifestyle he has never experienced.

Another book from Ralph Compton is Brimstone Trail. Paul was a man of past sins and he had no plans of becoming a better person until he received a call from the Lord, and he began to minister throughout the area. Paul has come to Pueblito Verde to preach. There are evil men that ride into Pueblito Verde, along with a ruthless bounty hunter, and there is gunfire every single day. Through all of this, Paul must stick to what he believes in and he must fight for his beliefs.

Another great book from Ralph Compton is The Hunted. Charlie Chilton has a temper that no one wants to test. However, an individual pushes his buttons with threats to expose his past. This causes Charlie to take action, but the man pushing buttons is friends with the town marshal. This causes nothing but problems for Charlie.

He is drafted into helping the marshal, but during the journey, fighting breaks out and Charlie is left for dead. Those who left Charlie for dead believe the war is over. However, the war is just beginning, because Charlie is alive and wants revenge.

Ralph Compton is author of two acclaimed books in the Strange Family series. In the first book, Death Rides A Chestnut Mare, Daniel Strange, the best gunsmith in Missouri, sells his shop and rides to Texas to buy cattle. He gets killed by outlaws during his trip and when news of his death reaches home, his daughter resolves to hunt down the killers.

In the second book, The Shadow of a Noose, Jed and Tim are two brothers that do not have much. They recently lost their father, who was killed by an outlaw, and their mother has died of an illness. With nothing to lose, Jed and Tim set out to find their sister, who left a year ago, seeking revenge for her father’s death. Jed and Tim are unaware of the dangers that await them, but the journey may lead them to their father’s murderer and they are willing to put their own lives on the line to discover the truth.

Ralph Compton is acknowledged to be one of the most inspirational writers ever. In fact, many careers began after reading his novels. There are also many writing groups, organizations, and even foundations that are named after Ralph Compton. Every day, his books are sold around the world, and his books are enjoyed by readers of all ages.

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7 Responses to “Ralph Compton”

  1. ricky d farris: 2 years ago

    good book

  2. Stace: 3 years ago

    Thank you for keeping this list updated!!

    • Graeme: 3 years ago

      You’re welcome 🙂

  3. Sara Bartlett: 6 years ago

    It is a tragic loss that both Dusty and his wife were seriously injured in a December car accident and now both are deceased.

  4. Lanny Langdon: 7 years ago

    Just finished ‘Green River’, the story seems to continue .Which book continues this story ?

    • Susan Gallion: 5 years ago

      I have read all the Trail Drive Series and the Dakota Trail is the next one.

  5. Sara Bartlett: 7 years ago

    How can we find out which books were written by Dusty Richards?


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