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Publication Order of Gunfighter Books

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
Hellbound Posse (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Blood on the Prairie (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Die Trying (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Counterfeit Lawman (By: Jackson Lowry) (2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Thirteen Bullets (By: Sean Danker) (2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
My Brother, My Killer (By: Jackson Lowry) (2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Guns of Wrath (2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Sundown Riders Books

North To The Bitterroot (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Demon's Pass (By: Robert Vaughan) (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Runaway Stage (With: Robert Vaughan) (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Do or Die (By: David Robbins) (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nowhere, TX (With: David Robbins) (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Across the Rio Colorado (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
West of Pecos (By: David Robbins) (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Winchester Run (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Whiskey River (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Skeleton Lode (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Devil's Canyon (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Tin Star (By: Jackson Lowry) (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ralph Compton Tin Star (By: Jackson Lowry) (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 (By: E. L. Ripley) (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Prairie Fire, Kansas (By: John Shirley) (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Trail's End (By: E. L. Ripley) (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ralph Compton Lost Banshee Mine (By: Jackson Lowry) (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 (By: Carlton Stowers) (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Winter of Wolves (By: Royal Harding) (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ghost Hollow Ranch (By: D.B. Pulliam) (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Reluctant Lawman (By: Craig Barstow) (2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Robber Barons (By: Craig Barstow) (2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Snake Oil Justice (By: Jackson Lowry) (2022)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
Big Jake's Last Drive (By: Robert J. Randisi) (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Kelly Trail (By: Terrence McCauley) (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Drive for Independence (With: 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 (With: Matthew P. Mayo) (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Red Trail (By: John Shirley) (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Terror Trail (By: Lyle Brandt) (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Saltwater Trail (By: Jackson Lowry) (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
Blood of the Hunters (By: Jeff Rovin) (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Broken Rider (By: John Shirley) (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Death Valley Drifter (By: Jeff Rovin) (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Ralph Compton Western Books

Clarion's Call (By: Robert Vaughan) (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
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
Hellbound Posse (With: Robert J. Randisi) (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

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: 11 months ago

    good book

  2. Stace: 2 years ago

    Thank you for keeping this list updated!!

    • Graeme: 2 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: 6 years ago

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

    • Susan Gallion: 4 years ago

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

  5. Sara Bartlett: 6 years ago

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


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