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Overholser, Wayne D. 1906-1996

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Works: 518 works in 1,553 publications in 1 language and 41,567 library holdings
Genres: Western fiction  Fiction  Bildungsromans  Short stories  History  Historical fiction  Railroad stories 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: PS3529.V33, 813.54
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Most widely held works by Wayne D Overholser
Nugget city : a western story by Wayne D Overholser( Book )
30 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 1,242 libraries worldwide
Gossip and worry abound in Nugget City, a Colorado mining town that has made the transition to a ranching community, with the arrival of a mysterious stranger with two guns. Why has this gunfighter chosen to come to Nugget City? Some believe he might be the latest recruit in a range war that has been brewing for some time. Matters are only further complicated by Cathy Alle, the local seamstree, who confronts the avaricious town banker with a threat to revela his illicit relationship with Nugget City's school techer if he doesn't agree to buy her off. Ed McCoy, sheriff of Nugget City, is engaged to marry Judy Mauldin, the only daughter of M. Bar owner, Curt Mauldin, Mauldin suffers form periods of insame rage in his rivalry with Pete Egan of the Rafter E. Judy flees with M. Bar and comes to stay with Ed McCoy and his mother. Curly Wison, the M Bar ramrod, wants to make Judy his wife no matter what the opposition. Given the unbalanced mental state of Curt Mauldin, this additional conflict could well explode into violence between the M Bar and the sheriff
Chumley's gold : a western duo by Wayne D Overholser( Book )
20 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,113 libraries worldwide
Two novellas on the Wild West. In the title novella, a man learns his deceased father was a bank robber and the loot is stashed on their old ranch, so he buys back the ranch, buying himself plenty of trouble, too
Riders of the sundowns by Wayne D Overholser( Book )
20 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 1,070 libraries worldwide
The local banker and financial magnate announces his engagement to Rosella, with whom Mack is in love. Mack had earlier opened a feed store in Axehandle to secure an income to support Rosella. Now he learns that the banker is also planning to open a feed store
Sunset trail : a western duo by Wayne D Overholser( Book )
21 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 993 libraries worldwide
Contains two short western novels including "Sunset Trail," in which government agent and frontiersman Bruce Shane is sent to locate a contraband shipment of rifles in 1846 only to find himself framed for murder; and "Twelve Hours Till Noon" in which rancher and local banker Matt Dugan invites the governor to speak at the opening of a dam in Amity, Colorado, in 1893, and unwittingly opens his family and the governor up to an attack by assassins
The man from yesterday : a Western story by Wayne D Overholser( Book )
13 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 927 libraries worldwide
When he was 19 years old, Neal Clark shot two men who were holding up a bank. A third robber, younger than Neal, got away, but the fellow, Ed Shelly, warned Neal he'd be back for revenge. Eight years later, Neal is married, with a young daughter; he's manager of the bank and owner of his late father's ranch, the Circle C. But he's having a problem: a couple of shady characters have come into town looking for investors in their bogus irrigation project. Neal has refused to lend people money to buy into the project, and this has made him pretty unpopular in town. And if that ain't bad enough, a stranger appears bearing a letter for who's at risk, his family.--From back cover
Tough hand by Wayne D Overholser( Book )
24 editions published between 1954 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 921 libraries worldwide
Jim Sullivan never expected to land in the middle of a range war when he fell for beautiful Troy Manders. But Troy was out to destroy the swindling no-gooders who had stolen her father's land, and she had gathered a hard-fisted crew of murderous outlaws to help her. With the smell of acrid gunsmoke dogging his every step, Sullivan took a gamble and cast his lot with the desperadoes. The odds stacked against him, he would need a keen eye and a fast hand
Gunlock by Wayne D Overholser( Book )
22 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 897 libraries worldwide
Joe Pardee was hardheaded, trigger-quick, and the closest thing to a father Will Beeson ever had. When Joe was gunned down defending the Box P Ranch against land-hungry settlers, Will stepped in and tried to fill Joe's shoes. But Will hadn't bargained with the women in Joe's life. Sarah, Joe's widow, had lost the use of her legs in a riding accident, but she was ready to take back control of her life, starting with making Will the new foreman of the Box P. But with his dying breath, Joe had asked Will to take care of Kathy Morgan, the woman Joe had turned to after Sarah's accident. And Will hadn't reckoned on the greenhorns who rode into his valley looking to set up fences and put down roots. Pardee had given his life fighting for open range. Now Will had to use his head to make peace -- or he could follow in Joe's footsteps, pick up his guns, and risk going down in a deadly hail of lead
Rainbow rider : a western trio by Wayne D Overholser( Book )
19 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 874 libraries worldwide
This trio of short novels includes the story of a judge whose bank depends on funding from his opinionated sister
Law at Angel's Landing : a western story by Wayne D Overholser( Book )
11 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 855 libraries worldwide
Mark Girard was a young boy during the boom period of Angel's Landing, a mining town near Banjo Creek. When the boom played out, Mark's father moved on, but his mother refused to leave. When the job as sheriff opened, Mark ran for the office and won. It was a relatively easy job until a new gold strike on Banjo Creek brought brawling lawbreakers back to town. Now the question is whether or not Mark can handle them
Gateway house : a western story by Wayne D Overholser( Book )
13 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 851 libraries worldwide
"Ed Morgan was a law-abiding rancher, a widower who had lost both his wife and his child to childbirth. Summoned by his younger brother, Ben, who has just been released from prison, Ed hopes for a reconciliation between them. But he finds his brother near death, with a final request. He makes Ed swear to recover fifty thousand dollars that he buried before his capture and imprisonment."--Jacket
The outlaws : a western story by Wayne D Overholser( Book )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 841 libraries worldwide
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Hearn's Valley by Wayne D Overholser( Book )
26 editions published between 1958 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 826 libraries worldwide
Big Vic Hearn was the undisputed king of his vast terrain and he guarded his empire with hired guns. Then one of the fastest guns in the West rode into Hearn's Valley, a gun that he couldn't buy. Vic Hearn and Hugh Mobberly were lifelong buddies, and one of them was bound to die
Shadow on the land : a western story by Wayne D Overholser( Book )
17 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 802 libraries worldwide
During the movement to bring the benefit of rails to central Oregon, Lew Dawes and Mike Quinn compete for right aways for their railroad bosses
The law at Miles City : a western story by Wayne D Overholser( Book )
20 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 798 libraries worldwide
Mark Girard was a young boy during the boom period of Angel's Landing, a mining town near Banjo Creek. When the boom played out, Mark's father moved on, but his mother refused to leave. When the job as sheriff opened, Mark ran for the office and won. It was a relatively easy job until a new gold strike on Banjo Creek brought brawling lawbreakers back to town. Now the question is whether or not Mark can handle them
Bitter wind : a western story by Wayne D Overholser( Book )
14 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 795 libraries worldwide
A hired gun decides to change his ways and settles down at a Wyoming ranch, but soon learns that the choices he made in his past cannot be escaped and will continue to impact his future
Wild horse river : a western story by Wayne D Overholser( Book )
16 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 765 libraries worldwide
The Wild Horse River is the dividing line between the ranchers in San Marcos County and Banjo Mesa residents. So when a rancher is murdered, the residents are convinced someone from Banjo Mesa did it
Death of a cattle king : a western story by Wayne D Overholser( Book )
11 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 696 libraries worldwide
It's been eight years since Sam Holt brought his family to Paradise Valley and began the Rainbow Ranch. Along with his wife Helen, son Bruce, and daughter Mary, Sam brought Morgan Drew, the orphaned son of a friend. Since then, Morgan has created his own ranch, the area's second largest. Romances, rivalries and feuds have taken their toll. But now the Paiutes have declared war on all the ranchers, and that will change everything
Day of judgment by Wayne D Overholser( Book )
22 editions published between 1965 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 651 libraries worldwide
When his commander sent Kirby out of Denver on a mission for the secret Brotherhood of Free Soilers, Kirby expected trouble
Ten mile valley : a Western story by Wayne D Overholser( Book )
11 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 643 libraries worldwide
"Young Mark Kelton is eighteen years old, part boy, part man, when his family sells their holdings in the Willamette Valley to buy a ranch in eastern Oregon. But during the journey through the mountains, a thief murders Mark's parents and steals their money. Then Bronco Curtis rides into Mark's life. Under Curtis's tutelage, Mark becomes an expert rider, an experienced cowboy, and capable in the use of firearms. But always at the back of Mark's mind is the knowledge that somewhere on the plains the murderer of his parents still rides free. He is convinced that he cannot really become a man until he finds that murdering thief"--Page 2 of cover
Twin rocks : a Western duo by Wayne D Overholser( Book )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 624 libraries worldwide
In "Trouble at Gold Plume," Jim Harrigan is a former lawman who, because his only sister was killed as a result of the dishonesty of her husband, Rush Kane, has been months on Kane's trail. Gold Plume is a booming Colorado mining camp dominated by Duke Madden, owner of the Domino Saloon. Harrigan is certain that Rush Kane has sought Madden's protection. "Twin Rocks" is the ranching community Morgan Dill abandoned three years ago following the death of his father, Abe Dill, owner of the powerful Rafter D Ranch. The Rafter D was left under the management of Celia Dill, Morgan's older sister, for a period of three years until Morgan reaches twenty-five years of age. Celia's husband, Buck Armand, hates Morgan Dill and intends to see him dead
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Daniels, John S., 1906-1996

controlled identity Leighton, Lee, 1906-1996

controlled identity Stevens, Dan J., 1906-1996

controlled identity Wayne, Joseph

Daniels, John S.
Daniels, John S., 1906-
Daniels, John S. 1906-1996
Leighton, Lee.
Leighton, Lee, 1906-
Leighton, Lee 1906-1996
Morgan, Mark 1906-1996
Overholster, Wayne 1906-1996
Stevens, Dan J.
Stevens, Dan J., 1906-
Stevens, Dan J. 1906-1996
Wayne D. Overholser Amerikaans schrijver (1906-1996)
Wayne D. Overholser US-amerikanischer Westernautoren
Wayne D. Overholser writer
Wayne, Joseph, 1906-
Wayne, Joseph 1906-1996
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