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Publication Order of Ralph Compton Western Books

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

Publication Order of The Gunfighter Books

with Robert J. Randisi, John Shirley, Jeff Rovin, Matthew P. Mayo, Bernard Schaffer, Jackson Lowry, Carlton Stowers, Terrence McCauley, Tony Healey
Reunion in Hell (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Blood of the Hunters (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Broken Rider (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Return to Gila Bend (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Death Valley Drifter (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ride for Justice (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ride the Hammer Down (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Frontier Medicine (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Face of a Snake (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dalton's Justice (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Shot to Hell (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hell Snake (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Wrong Side of the Law (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Guns of the Greenhorn (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Devil's Snare (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Blood on the Prairie (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Die Trying (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Sundown Riders Books

with John Shirley, Robert E. Vardeman, Bernard Schaffer, Jackson Lowry, Carlton Stowers, Robert Vaughan, Terrence McCauley, David Robbins, E L Ripley, D B Pulliam, , , D.B. Pulliam
North to the Bitterroot (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Across the Rio Colorado (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Winchester Run (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Devil's Canyon (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Whiskey River (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Skeleton Lode (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Demon's Pass (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Runaway Stage (By:Robert Vaughan) (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Do or Die (By:Robert E. Vardeman) (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nowhere, TX (By:David Robbins) (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bucked Out in Dodge (By:David Robbins) (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
West of Pecos (By:David Robbins) (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Tin Star (By:Robert E. Vardeman) (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Wolves of Seven Pines (By:E L Ripley) (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Never Bet Against the Bullet (By:Jackson Lowry) (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Lost Banshee Mine (By:Jackson Lowry) (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Prairie Fire, Kansas (By:John Shirley) (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Calvert's Last Bluff (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Trail's End (By:E L Ripley) (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Stagecoach to Hell (By:Terrence McCauley) (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Snake's Fury (By:Bernard Schaffer) (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Outlaw Hunters (By:D B Pulliam) (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Flames of Silver (By:Jackson Lowry) (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Seven Roads to Revenge (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Winter of Wolves (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ghost Hollow Ranch (By:D.B. Pulliam) (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Trail Drive Books

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

Publication Order of Border Empire Books

The Border Empire (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Six guns and Double Eagles (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Train to Durango (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Buck Fletcher Books

with Joseph A. West
Doomsday Rider (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Showdown at Two-Bit Creek (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Vengeance Rider (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Danny Duggin Books

with Ralph Cotton
Death Rides a Chestnut Mare (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Shadow of a Noose (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Riders of Judgement (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Death Along the Cimarron (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of John McBride Books

with Joseph A. West
West Of The Law (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Shadow of the Gun (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Blood on the Gallows (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Tom Navarro Books

with Peter Brandvold
Navarro (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bullet Creek (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Trail of the Gunfighter Books

The Dawn of Fury (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Killing Season (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Autumn of the Gun (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Broken Rider (By:John Shirley) (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Ralph Compton was born in the early nineteen thirties, and he died in nineteen ninety-eight. Ralph Compton stood over six foot tall without his shoes on. Ralph grew up in Alabama. Before having a full-fledged writing career, Compton had a number of jobs that included him using his writing skills. These jobs include but are not limited to: a musician, radio host, songwriter, newspaper writer, and many other similar jobs. The subjects that Ralph Compton writes about has a lot to do with the experiences he has had in his life. Ralph Compton was a man that seen a lot in life and had a lot of questions about life. Though his writings depict real life issues, Ralph Compton gives certain life lessons in his writings, too.

Ralph Compton was the recipient of the Medicine Pipe Bearer Award, which is awarded to writers with an amazing first novel. This award earned Ralph Compton a lot of respect throughout the entire writing world, especially because he started he novel writing career late in life. Ralph Compton has also been the recipient of many other awards, and many people consider Ralph Compton one of the best novel writers of all time.

Ralph 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. Here, Sam meets Hannah Stewart. Hannah runs this area, but there is a sheriff in town that keeps giving Hannah a problem. Sam Sawyer wants to help Hannah, and he believes this is his next mission in life. However, Sam Sawyer does not know what he is in for engaging on this mission. Sawyer ends up on a path he did not expect. Furthermore, this path is beyond leading cattle, and Sawyer’s eyes are opened up to a lifestyle he never experienced.

Another book from Ralph Compton is Brimstone Trail – Paul was a man of sin, and he had no plans of becoming a better person. Suddenly, Paul received a call from the Lord, and Paul began to minister throughout the area. Paul has come to Pueblito Verde to preach to people. During his preaching, Paul realizes there are many men within this city that are sinning on a daily basis. Paul does not like this sin, but he remembers the life of sin he used to live, and he tries to reason with the people. However, there are men that are super evil that Paul does not know about. Through the evil men in the town and a mean bounty hunter, there is gunfire every single day. Through all of this craziness, Paul must stick to what he believes in, and he must try to persuade the people to live a better lifestyle.

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 by bringing up his past. This causes Charlie to take action against the individual that is pushing his buttons. This is bad because that the man pushing buttons is friends with the town sheriff. This causes nothing but problems for Charlie. After war in the area, 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 for the bad things that have happened to him.

Ralph Compton has also wrote book series’, too. The main series is Strange family. The first book, Death Rides A Chestnut Mare, Daniel Strange is an outlaw that rides through Texas and other states to stay away from other outlaws looking to kill him. Daniel has to rob his own family and even nice families to be free. Daniel will do whatever it takes to be free and be the top outlaw at the same time.

The second book, the shadow of a noose, Jed and Tim are two brothers that do not have much. They recently lost their father, whom was killed from a outlaw. With nothing to loose, Jed and Tim set out to find their sister, whom left a year ago to get revenge for her father’s death. Jed and Tim are not aware of the dangers that await them. However, the dangers and outlaws they meet might lead them to their father’s murderer. Jed and Tim are willing to put their own lives on the line in order to discover the truth.

Ralph Compton has sold thousand and thousands of his books, which can be purchased at local bookstores all around the world. Ralph Compton has been noted as one of the most inspirational writers ever. In fact, many writers decided to become writers after reading certain works of Ralph Compton. There are also many writing groups, organizations, and even foundations that are named after Ralph Compton. Every day Ralph Compton books are sold all around the world, and Ralph Compton is lived by the old and young, too. Ralph Compton has new works being released that he wrote before his death. These works will be released in the years to come, and there may even be movies being made from previous books.

Today, the publishing company that once published the books of Ralph Compton now publishes books from authors with similar qualities. These authors write about similar subjects that Compton wrote about, and all of these authors look up to Ralph Compton. Ralph Compton was more worried about people reading works than people reading about him. That is why people have a hard time trying to find a full biography of this author. However, Ralph Compton still manages to win awards even to this day, and there are many people trying to follow these same footsteps. This is truly one of the best authors of all tidme

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6 Responses to “Ralph Compton”

  1. Stace: 6 months ago

    Thank you for keeping this list updated!!

    • Graeme: 6 months ago

      You’re welcome 🙂

  2. Sara Bartlett: 4 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.

  3. Lanny Langdon: 5 years ago

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

    • Susan Gallion: 3 years ago

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

  4. Sara Bartlett: 5 years ago

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


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