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Tompkins, Walker A.

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Works: 99 works in 282 publications in 1 language and 7,221 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Western stories  Juvenile works  Illustrations 
Classifications: PS3539.O3897, 813.54
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Publications by Walker A Tompkins
Publications by Walker A Tompkins, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Walker A Tompkins
West of Texas law by Walker A Tompkins( Book )
23 editions published between 1948 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 722 libraries worldwide
Cole Kerrigan, editor of the Longhorn Crusader, is accused of the murder of the evil Kiowa in the small west Texas town of Longhorn
Border ambush by Walker A Tompkins( Book )
12 editions published between 1951 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 381 libraries worldwide
Unsurveyed, unexplored territory...that's the way it was labeled on the map. A man could get lost forever if he wandered fifty yards off a trail. Old-time Apaches shunned it as they would the devil's range. Doug Redding set out to comb this wasteland from end to end. Somewhere in its vastness was a secret rustler's lair--somewhere in one of these box canyons was the solution to the mysteries of stolen cattle and coldblooded murder
Flaming Canyon by Walker A Tompkins( Book )
13 editions published between 1948 and 1997 in English and held by 372 libraries worldwide
Color illustration on front cover of a cowboy shooting another man, both are in a saloon
Manhunt west by Walker A Tompkins( Book )
13 editions published between 1949 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 362 libraries worldwide
The fugitive knew the posse was in close pursuit, and that there was nowhere else to run. Either way, it was certain that there was a good chance that he would die
Two rails west by Walker A Tompkins( Book )
9 editions published between 1942 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 357 libraries worldwide
Disguised as the run-of-the-mill cowhand Wayne Morgan, the Masked Rider moved cautiously down the Stovelid Mesa ledge that led to the town of Muscatero. Entering the Broken Bottle saloon, he listened anxiously for news of his faithful companion, Blue Hawk, now missing for more than two days. Cold ripples crept down the Masked Rider's spine when he heard ... Blue Hawk, charged with murder, was doomed to die at sunrise on the county gallows
Gold on the hoof by Walker A Tompkins( Book )
11 editions published between 1953 and 2008 in English and held by 324 libraries worldwide
Santa Fe trail by Walker A Tompkins( Book )
7 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 310 libraries worldwide
Bob Pryor, the Rio Kid, knows the odds he faces in trying to lead the wagon train to Santa Fe, but he doesn't know that within the wagon train itself lies a danger worse than anything he has been guarding against
The golden spur by Walker A Tompkins( Book )
8 editions published between 1942 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 286 libraries worldwide
Deputy Marshal Clay Raine had never planned to stop over this way, so how come there were people who seemed to be expecting him, and why were three Mexican hombres out for his blood?
Ghost mine gold by Walker A Tompkins( Book )
8 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in English and held by 282 libraries worldwide
"The Robin Hood outlaw known as the Masked Rider had come to the gold-camp town of Whiskey Gulch disguised as Wayne Morgan, a rambling saddle tramp. About to rein up his cowpony, he noticed a man approaching who looked mighty desperate. It was Russ Kern, the gold-camp recorder. "I've got to get this on the Sacramento stage," said Kern, pleadingly. Always willing to help, the man in the saddle tramp disguise scooped up the parcel and moved quickly along the Sacramento Trail . . . a trail that would soon be drenched in blood"--P. [4] of cover
Honkytonk brand by Walker A Tompkins( Book )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 271 libraries worldwide
Wes Banning had held his little Circle B Ranch against gun-slung rustlers and sharp-toothed catamounts, but now his powerful Butcherblock neighbor was getting set to throw him off his land by means of legal trickery. Expanding his overgrazed holdings had become a matter of life and death for Butcherblock.s ruthless boss . and if the word of the law wouldn.t move West quick enough, the bullets of a lethal crew surely would. Walker A. Tompkins was the creator of two series characters still fondly remembered . Tommy Rockford who appeared in Wild West Weekly, and the Paintin. Pistoleer of Zane Grey.s Western Magazine fame. During World War II, Tompkins served as a U.S. Army correspondent in Europe. His Western fiction is well known for its intriguing plots, vivid settings, and an engaging writing style
Deadwood by Walker A Tompkins( Book )
5 editions published between 1954 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 254 libraries worldwide
Wyoming trail by Walker A Tompkins( Book )
6 editions published between 1940 and 2011 in English and held by 246 libraries worldwide
Panhandle Preston and his son Quent owned a cattle ranch in Wyoming. Since it was on the right of way of the proposed Union Pacific railway, it was a prized piece of property and coveted by many a man. The most cunning by far was Boone Delivan, a crooked speculator who was determined to get hold of the land no matter what it took. When Quent refused to sell, Boone shot the young vaquero's father, set the ranch on fire, and stampeded the cattle. Then he had a murder warrant sworn out for Quent! Quent Preston was tough and resourceful, but to keep what was left of his ranch, he'd have to fight fire with fire. .
Lion of the lavabeds by Walker A Tompkins( Book )
8 editions published between 1975 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 244 libraries worldwide
The Rio Kid has contempt for the white renegades who sell guns to the Indians
The scout of Terror Trail by Walker A Tompkins( Book )
8 editions published between 1944 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 235 libraries worldwide
Deo Daley, of the famous Fort Adios Eighteenth Cavalry, was the best trail scout between the Pecos and the Pacific, and it was only natural that old Tex Garland should choose Deo to guide his party along peril-ridden Terror Trail
The trail of the iron horse by Walker A Tompkins( Book )
4 editions published between 1948 and 2005 in English and held by 222 libraries worldwide
Danger was the trade of Bob Pryor, the Rio Kid - but even he had to take a deep breath before heading out on this murderous mission. Two great railroad empires were racing to join together to conquer the last frontier - but between them and the fulfillment of this epic task, an outlaw empire formed a bloody wall of terror. In disguise, Pryor rode into the very heart of outlaw territory, a roaring town where the only law came out of the barrel of a gun. It was in this cutthroat capital of crime that the Rio Kid had to probe for the weak spot in an army of evil - and the price of his first wrong move would be a bullet in the back
Santa Barbara's Royal Rancho : the fabulous history of Los Dos Pueblos by Walker A Tompkins( Book )
4 editions published between 1960 and 1987 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
SOS at midnight by Walker A Tompkins( Book )
4 editions published between 1957 and 1985 in English and held by 201 libraries worldwide
A high school senior uses his knowledge of ham radio to save his life and that of a friend and to break up a ring of gangsters
Little giant of Signal Hill: an adventure in American enterprise by Walker A Tompkins( Book )
5 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and held by 201 libraries worldwide
Rimrock rider by Walker A Tompkins( Book )
8 editions published between 1950 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 174 libraries worldwide
Texas renegade by Walker A Tompkins( Book )
5 editions published between 1954 and 1982 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Tompkins, Walter A.
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English (153)
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