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Cotton, Ralph W.

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Works: 158 works in 711 publications in 1 language and 53,932 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Western stories 
Classifications: PS3553.O766, 813.54
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Publications about Ralph W Cotton
Publications by Ralph W Cotton
Most widely held works by Ralph W Cotton
Jackpot Ridge by Ralph W Cotton( Book )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,182 libraries worldwide
After leaving Elk Horn with his hard-earned poker winnings, Jack Bell, a legendary gunslinger, soon finds his life in grave danger when his opponent, Early Philpot, sends his ruthless gang of thugs after Jack to retrieve his money, but Jack has a special surprise in store for Early and his men. Original
Between hell and Texas by Ralph W Cotton( Book )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 999 libraries worldwide
Cray Dawson is on his way home, having just made a name for himself in a gang-busting shootout. He is now revered as one of the heroic gunmen who live their lives by their own credo, out on the frontier of civilization. Although Dawson doesn't want to be known as a gunman, he keeps getting mistaken for one. In a time when most people shoot first and ask questions later, Dawson may never get the chance to prove he's no gunslinger
Powder river : a Jeston Nash adventure by Ralph W Cotton( Book )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 966 libraries worldwide
Jeston Nash and his band of outlaws steal a herd of horses and drive north to sell them to the U.S. Army. The novel follows the drive against the background of the Powder River Indian War for the Wyoming Territory, the only war the Indians won. By the author of While Angels Dance
Trouble Creek by Ralph W Cotton( file )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 920 libraries worldwide
Dick Lowry anc his gang of crooks are robbing banks and stages like it's a God-given right--and that chaps Texas Ranger Sam Burrack something fierce. Then, in the small town of Olsen, Dick and his no-goodnik pals slip-up, straying within the grasp of the long arm of the law--namely Sam and his Colt handcannon. After the dust settles and the smoke clears, Sam emerges with the sorry gang in custody. But what Sam doesn't count on is the wiley charms--and devious intentions--of one local lady
Blood lands by Ralph W Cotton( Book )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 904 libraries worldwide
When reputed killer Baines Meredith comes to her rescue after she is brutally victimized by a gang of outlaws, Julie Wilder, with his help, discovers the true identity of her attackers and exacts a deadly revenge
Ambush at Shadow Valley by Ralph W Cotton( Book )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 881 libraries worldwide
Arizona Ranger Sam Burrack is on the trail of a gang of Yuma jailbreakers being led by the bloodthirsty Suela Soto. The pursuit will bring Sam up against one of the most infamous criminal gangs ever to pull a heist in the West--the Hole in the Wall Gang
Gunfight at Cold Devil by Ralph W Cotton( Book )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 878 libraries worldwide
When Burrack and Summers apprehend Cold Devil's saloon owner Jack Spain, Spain offers $10,000 to anyone who frees him. Getting wind of Spain's reward, Waite and his posse bushwhack the lawmen and leave them for dead in a terrifying landslide. But blazing gunfire will soon heat up the town of Cold Devil
Gunman's song by Ralph W Cotton( Book )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 875 libraries worldwide
Lawrence Shaw once got a boost out of being the quickest gun alive. Now he's partial to telling gunfighter stories rather than living them. But that doesn't stop every ornery shootist with an itchy trigger finger from tying to pull iron on Fast Larry Shaw... or a group of gamblers from wagering five grand on who will kill him... or a gang of cutthroat saddle tramps from slaying his wife while in search of him. Racked with guilt for not saving his beloved Rosa, Shaw vows to shorten the life expectancy of her murderers... and any other hardcase who even thinks of sending hot lead his way
Sabre's edge by Ralph W Cotton( Book )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 871 libraries worldwide
Arizona ranger Sam Burrack rides into Sabre to take care of a family of outlaws, but the crooked sheriff wants them left alone. When the talking stops and the shooting starts, the odds are with the sheriff but Burrack has justice on his side
Dead man's canyon by Ralph W Cotton( Book )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 855 libraries worldwide
Arizona ranger Sam Burrack hunts the Carlys twins after Blake Carlys murders a sheriff, and his brother Abel runs with him
Nightfall at Little Aces by Ralph W Cotton( Book )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 846 libraries worldwide
When he arrives in Little Aces, New Mexico, Arizona Ranger Sam Burrack must stop the late sheriff's wife, Emma Vertrees, who has brought violence to this seemingly peaceful town
Webb's posse by Ralph W Cotton( Book )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 842 libraries worldwide
When the Peltry Gang swoops into Rileyville, the desperadoes shoot the sheriff, and Deputy Abner Webb knows he must capture the outlaws for what they've done, but he also knows that he's an inexperienced lawman with a job that won't be easy
Crossing Fire River by Ralph W Cotton( Book )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 837 libraries worldwide
Lawrence Shaw is well-known as the fastest gun alive ? and for other reasons he?d just as soon forget. But when he kills two bushwhacking banditos, he becomes quarry for ruthless bounty hunters led by a cunning Mexican agent ? and finds a chance for redemption?
Ride to hell's gate by Ralph W Cotton( Book )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 823 libraries worldwide
Lawrence Shaw was the fastest gun alive. But since the death of his beloved Rosa, his shots have come out of a bottle. He gets a second chance at life when he starts working for a widow rancher. Unfortunately, the Barrows Brothers Gang has other plans--and they involve stolen horses and spilled blood
Gunmen of the desert sands by Ralph W Cotton( Book )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 820 libraries worldwide
When a Mexican girl shouts out a warning in the midst of a gunfight, Fast Larry Shaw knows he owes her his life. That's a debt he may end up paying, because the girl believes he's the answer to her pleas for rescue from outlaws who have put her through hell. Shaw's no angel but he is ready to give all the protection and hope a gunslinger can offer
Blood rock by Ralph W Cotton( Book )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 816 libraries worldwide
The historic beginnings of famed Arizona Ranger Sam Burrack, and the conclusion of a rip-roaring adventure that made him a man
Trouble Creek by Ralph W Cotton( Book )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 808 libraries worldwide
After putting Dick Lowry and his band of bank robbers behind bars, Arizona Ranger Sam Burrack goes up against a local beauty who has a penchant for crime
Showdown at Hole-in-the-wall by Ralph W Cotton( Book )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 804 libraries worldwide
Arizona Ranger Sam Burrack heads out going to meet Memphis Beck, a member of the notorious Hole-in-the-Wall gang, and collect his stallion that Beck's been holding for him. But another man has his own interest in Hole-in-the-Wall--a twisted, cold-blooded assassin known as "the Dutchman."
Killing Texas Bob by Ralph W Cotton( Book )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 797 libraries worldwide
Arizona Ranger Sam Burrack must find Texas Bob Krey, a gambler on the run from a murder charge who was in the wrong place at the wrong time, before bounty hunters and hired guns do
Guns on the border by Ralph W Cotton( Book )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 788 libraries worldwide
Arizona Ranger Sam Burrack is in the Mexican badlands, working his way down a list of killers, rapists and desperadoes who thought they could escape the law. When Burrack's list of prey leads him to the remote town of Esperanza, he uncovers a hive of American mercenaries in cahoots with corrupt local federales. Led by vicious Desmond Prew, they've been hitting U.S. Army supply trains just over the border, stealing weapons and ordinance
 
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