Ralph Compton stood six-foot-eight without his boots. He worked as a musician, a radio announcer, a songwriter, and a newspaper columnist. His first novel, The Goodnight Trail, was a finalist for the Western Writers of America Medicine Pipe Bearer Award for best debut novel. He was also the author of the Sundown Rider series and the Border Empire series.
FAST GUN IN WILD TIMES
It was the 1870sJesse and Frank James led daring raids on banks and trains. Doc Hollidays name struck dread in the hearts of men, and Wild Bill Hickok played poker with bullets in the hole. A young killer named Billy the Kid was hunted by a determined lawman, and a General named Custer took the Seventh Cavalry into Dakota Territory.
One man rode this untamed frontier like a shadow of death. His name was Nathan Stone, and he had learned to kill on the vengeance trail. He would have stopped after settling the score with his parents savage slayers. But when you are the greatest gunfighter of all, there is no peace or resting place. And it was Nathan Stones destiny to fight for survival against the most famed and feared figures from Texas to the Black Hills on both sides of the law.
More Than Six Million Ralph Compton Books in Print