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Nye, Nelson C. (Nelson Coral) 1907-1997

Overview
Works: 235 works in 1,140 publications in 1 language and 32,295 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Western stories  History 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: PS3527.Y33, 813.54
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Publications about Nelson C Nye
Publications by Nelson C Nye
Publications by Nelson C Nye, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Nelson C Nye
 
Most widely held works by Nelson C Nye
Mule man by Nelson C Nye( Book )
15 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 1,451 libraries worldwide
A crew of ten, led by an anthropologist, was going into Arizona's Chaco Canyon to dig for relics of the Anasazi. But even before they started digging, members of the crew started dying
The white chip : a western story by Nelson C Nye( Book )
20 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 1,360 libraries worldwide
A banker organizes a search for gold in Arizona which turns violent when a mine is found containing gold beyond anyone's wildest dreams. As the prospectors fight, the mountain prepares to let loose its volcano. The hero is prospector Chuck Brannigan, the heroine his fiancee
Bandido by Nelson C Nye( Book )
19 editions published between 1957 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 921 libraries worldwide
Cheated out of his Texas cattle ranch, framed on a phony murder charge, Matt Tretisson flees to New Mexico where he ends up in a three-cornered range war
Saddle Bow Slim by Nelson C Nye( Book )
25 editions published between 1948 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 901 libraries worldwide
When Whit Brown found a corpse on the trail into town he made two mistakes. He reported it and he ran afoul of Curly Bill Graham and his yes-man, Marshall Ben Brush. Even worse Whit had no good alibi as to his location at the time of the murder. Whit's only possible escape route was through a dead-end alley lined with sharpshooter's
Single action by Nelson C Nye( Book )
17 editions published between 1967 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 709 libraries worldwide
Pearly Adams was a cocky eighteen-year-old hell-raiser, and when he was assigned his first job as one of Cap Mossman's Arizona Rangers, he swore he'd prove his worth inside of twenty-four hours. But Pearly didn't know that there's more to being a lawman than just pinning on a badge--he'd have to back it up with a level head and a ready, fast gun. He learned his lesson the hard way when he found himself stranded in hell's half-acre, smack in the middle of a hot-lead range war!
Gunsmoke by Nelson C Nye( Book )
15 editions published between 1938 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 696 libraries worldwide
Sheriff Lawler had seen violence coming when strangers began to arrive, silent men with the look of murder in their eyes. But then the surprises began. One by one, the strangers were found dead. And each one carried a cryptic note signed "Justice." Who were the strangers? What did they die for? And who was the killer who used "Justice" as his calling-card?
Born to trouble by Nelson C Nye( Book )
25 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in English and held by 611 libraries worldwide
Captain Murphey was reluctant to let Jimmie Trammell join up with the Rangers. But Jim wouldn't give up. After five days, he was still waiting for Cap to give him a chance when Carolina Krole arrived with an appeal for help. Her father had died in what she considered a suspicious mine accident and she had inherited the mine which her uncle was helping her manage. Now her uncle has disappeared and she fears there may have been foul play. Captain Murphey promises to send help as soon as someone is available. Just a routine job... that's what the Captain said when he gave young Jimmy Trammell his first Ranger assignment. "Find out who's looting the Tailholt mine, catch him and bring him in." But the town of Shafts was an armed camp, and within hours Jimmy had bleeding knuckles, a gun crease on his head and a knife wound in his back. Anything but routine, this assignment has Jim wondering if he really has what it takes to be a Ranger. Unsure whom he can trust, if anyone, Jim determines he will solve this case -- or die trying
The last chance kid by Nelson C Nye( Book )
9 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 605 libraries worldwide
Life was a bit too easy for Alfred Addlington. In England, his father was a lord, his home was a castle, and the Wild West he read about was full of death-defying shoot-'em-ups and gunslighing heroes. That was before he came to Lincoln County, New Mexico. All he owns is a shiny Colt he's never fired and a powerful desire to be the best cowpuncher ever to ride the fences. But his greenhorn scent attracts a pair of trail-hardened bandits hell-bent on chasing Alfred into the hands of the law. His dreams of glory could die a quick death...at the end of a rope. For Alfred Adlington, it's time to stop reading about outlaws -- and start shooting
Quick-trigger country by Nelson C Nye( Book )
14 editions published between 1955 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 602 libraries worldwide
Turk had taken up with Curly Bill Graham's outlaw gang when he was just a kid, but when the gang resorted to senseless killing, Turk drew the line, and whent the range war flared, Turk and the gang were on opposite sides, He'd fight to the death to get back on the law's side, but if he wound up on Boot Hill, he was determined to take Curly Bill with him
Deadly companions by Nelson C Nye( Book )
10 editions published between 1987 and 1996 in English and held by 599 libraries worldwide
Wendy owned a ranch heavily mortgaged because of the debts of her deceased father. She offers Hardigan half ownership in the ranch, if he will help her in a gold mine scheme
Gunfighter breed by Nelson C Nye( Book )
18 editions published between 1942 and 2007 in English and held by 583 libraries worldwide
This is a fast-moving, slam-bang western yarn based on the actual records of the notorious Black Jack Ketchum gang which used to rob the trains of the Rock Island Railroad. It takes place in the days when guns were for hire by any man who could pay the price, and when the boldness of the outlaws gave men an excuse to take the law into their own hands. Gunfighter Breed has the tight plot and the hard and flashing style that Nelson C. Nye knows so well how to handle
The last bullet by Nelson C Nye( Book )
9 editions published between 1960 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 581 libraries worldwide
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A lost mine named Salvation by Nelson C Nye( Book )
16 editions published between 1968 and 2007 in English and held by 574 libraries worldwide
Prospector Oberbit Johnston enjoyed--if you can call it that--a double reputation. First: there were few indeed who'd climbed more slopes or crossed more burning sands in the last twelve years. And, secondly, had little or no gold to show for it. But Lady Luck smiled on him--after a fashion--when he got wind of the lost Salvation Mine, the most fabulous strike in history. However, there was a permanent streak of icy sweat between Oberbit's shoulder blades. For it was there that he expected to feel the knife of the killer who wanted the mine for himself
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral by Nelson C Nye( Book )
14 editions published between 1960 and 2003 in English and held by 570 libraries worldwide
Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday stood side by side in the strangest alliance in the old frontier, and it ended in a bloody climax at the O.K. Corral
Hired hand by Nelson C Nye( Book )
9 editions published between 1954 and 2007 in English and held by 557 libraries worldwide
As soon as Curly's gun hammered its sound across the rooftop, Mark's left thigh felt as though it had been torn from its socket. Bleeding and off-balance, he grabbed at the ridge-piece and hung on. Then he saw that handsome face, that forward hunching of big shoulders, coming around the chimney. Curly lunged, hand flashing down, pistol weighted. "Last bullet I had," he chuckled. "Now I'll make you acquainted with the barrel . . ."
Horse thieves by Nelson C Nye( Book )
5 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 545 libraries worldwide
Peep Boyano risks his life to help Merilee Manton drive her herd of horses through dangerous territory
The Kid from Lincoln County by Nelson C Nye( Book )
13 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in English and held by 543 libraries worldwide
Clint Farris learns what gold and the lust for it can do to men in the town of Post Oak
No place to hide by Nelson C Nye( Book )
14 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 536 libraries worldwide
Wishbone Reilly learns that there's no law but a man's own, west of Tombstone. When he comes to claim his inheritance, he finds he has unexpected, gun-toting company. Hannigan, a squatter killer, has already taken possession of Wishbone's ranch. Besides watching his back for stray bullets, Wishbone is overrun by his late uncle's creditors, friends, and brides-to-be, all of whom are aching for a piece of his pie. Mix in one amorous Mexican senorita named Chacha and Wishbone has his work cut out for him before he can become a proud ranch owner
Riders by night by Nelson C Nye( Book )
11 editions published between 1950 and 2001 in English and held by 529 libraries worldwide
"Kurt Cardigan was quick with a gun, hot-tempered with his fist, and was known as the slickest horse trader in Tucson. But Cardigan wasn't content with his fame. He wanted a woman."--P. [4] of cover
The overlanders by Nelson C Nye( Book )
17 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in English and held by 507 libraries worldwide
Driven off his ranch by a horde of hard-ridingrenegades, Grete Farraday would stop at nothing to get revenge. But he'd need help. That was where Sary Hollis came in. Farraday didn't cotton to being partners with a woman...but he'd join up with the devil himself if it would get his land back
 
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controlled identity Colt, Clem, 1907-1997

controlled identity Denver, Drake C., 1907-1997

Colt, Clem
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Denver, Drake C., pseud
Nye, Nelson
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Nye, Nelson 1907-1997
Nye, Nelson C. 1907-
Nye, Nelson C. (Nelson Coral), 1907-
Nye, Nelson Carol
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Nye, Nelson Coral 1907-1997
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