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Roberts, J. R. 1951-

Overview
Works: 460 works in 1,372 publications in 1 language and 36,657 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Western stories  History  Adventure stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3568.A53, 813.54
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Publications by J. R Roberts
Most widely held works by J. R Roberts
Ambush at black rock by J. R Roberts( Book )
91 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 1,102 libraries worldwide
Loretta Burns may be the rudest woman Clint Adams ever met, but she's also in a heap of trouble. After losing a precious black chest on her way from California, she soon discovers--from a run-in with a crooked sheriff and two of his goons--that Clint is the only man she can trust to help her find it. The question now is ... can he trust her?
The dead ringer by J. R Roberts( Book )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 225 libraries worldwide
"Clint Adams is playing high-stakes poker when his game is interruptedby a mysterious Mexican woman - who shoots first and asks questions later. After the beauty sinks a slug into the Gunsmith's shoulder, she tells him she's there to settle a score. Her brother is in jail, falsely accused of murder. The real killer, her brother says, is a man named Clint Adams. Someone's been impersonating the Gunsmith, and now an innocent man's life hangs in the balance. Whoever this pistol-packing pretender is, he's about to find out the hard way - the West ain't big enough for two Gunsmiths"--Page 2 of cover
Standoff in Santa Fe by J. R Roberts( Book )
5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 181 libraries worldwide
A high-profile funeral brings Clint Adams and other "old-time gunnies" to Santa Fe, but when the gunslingers start shooting, Clint needs to put his problem to rest--or start planning his own funeral
Vengeance ride by J. R Roberts( Book )
7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
After Clint Adams' horse is shot he sets out to find those responsible
The trial of Bat Masterson by J. R Roberts( Book )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
"Hotheaded Cable Lockhart is about to beat Bat Masterson at poker for the third night in a row, but the legendary gunslinger wins it all back in one hand. Furious at his defeat, Lockhart storms out of the saloon with everyone worried he'll shoot Masterson. But it's not Bat who's found dead the next morning--it's Cable. And Bat's standing over the body. With Bat locked up in jail, it's up to his old friend Clint Adams to save him from the hangman's noose--and from Cable's brother, who's quick with a gun and hungry for vengeance."--Page 4 of cover
Deadly fortune by J. R Roberts( Book )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 174 libraries worldwide
"Trouble is in the cards for Clint Adams when he saunters into a saloon to quench his thirst. After hearing Clint's name, two shady customers look to improve their standing with their prospector boss, Mr. Torquelan, by greeting the Gunsmith with guns drawn. But they quickly feel the sting of regret..."--Page 4 of cover
Let it bleed by J. R Roberts( Book )
3 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
"Two years ago, a killer stalked the streets of Boston, and reporter Harry Temple covered the case. After an informant gave Harry the criminal's identity, the police ordered him not to run the story--but he did anyway. The killer fled the city, and Harry has been on his trail ever since, hunting for a chance at redemption. Now, Harry is in Abilene, Kansas, with a burden on his shoulders and a news clipping in his pocket. A woman has been strangled, and the perpetrator left a calling card that is all too familiar. The town council is hoping to keep the story quiet, and the police are on high alert as they wait for the madman to strike again. But Harry doesn't have time for that. Luckily, there's one man in town who can help: Clint Adams, the Gunsmith."--
Death in the desert by J. R Roberts( Book )
5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
Clint protects a girl and a young woman from some very sick men
Two guns for vengeance by J. R Roberts( Book )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
When a wealthy man wants to hire Clint Adams to get rid of Ben Randolph and his crew, Clint isn't about to get involved if the cause isn't just. But when he finds out Randolph killed an old friend, Clint needs to find out what's really going on
A different trade by J. R Roberts( Book )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 171 libraries worldwide
"Danger greets Clint Adams on the winding streets of the mysterious town of Larga Noche. After stable owner Danielle Hagerty loses control of one of her horses, it's up to the Gunsmith to subdue the beast before it does anyone harm. But while Clint can think of more than a few ways for Danielle to repay him, he doesn't have time for pleasure just yet. Because the Gunsmith has a special delivery for Leo Parker, owner of the Dig Dog Saloon, one that could prevent Parker from seeing red in his ledger--and his shirt front. But with one lowlife already circling in for the kill, it's up to Clint to protect the beleaguered barkeep before more than beer is spilled" --
The governor's gun by J. R Roberts( Book )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 171 libraries worldwide
While constructing a gun for Governor John Ireland, Clint Adams comes to the rescue of the lovely Adrienne who is searching for her missing sister and finds himself in a world of danger when both jobs turn deadly
The Bisbee massacre by J. R Roberts( Book )
7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
After the OK Corral shoot-out in '81 and the Massacre of '83, Tombstone's pretty quiet on Clint Adams' first visit back. But then a local rancher is sent to his Maker, and it's up to Clint to find the killer
Buffalo soldiers by J. R Roberts( Book )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 169 libraries worldwide
"A former slave, Bass Reeves is a man proud to wear the badge and uphold the law. While on the trail of a gang of masked bank robbers, the Deputy Marshal discovers that the murderous men aren't just criminals--they're former Buffalo Soldiers. Bass knows that he's going to need help capturing the rest of the gang--and he knows just the Gunsmith for the job ... Clint Adams ..."--Page 4 of cover
Ticket to Yuma by J. R Roberts( Book )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 169 libraries worldwide
When his search for an old friend lands him in the infamous Yuma Prison, Clint Adams must make friends fast and come up with a plan to break out even faster if he wants to escape this prison built on lies and corruption
The Salt City scrape by J. R Roberts( Book )
7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 169 libraries worldwide
"The only way to avoid problems is to stay out of other people's business, but Clint Adams can't help but step in when a friend is in need. When his old comrade Ben Blanchard asks Clint to come check on some shady business going on with his salt mine, Clint hitches up his horse and heads out to Hutchinson, Kansas--and straight into hot water. Blanchard's recent troubles with cave-ins at the mine clearly point to sabotage, and the dirty work has the name of rich local rancher Avery Kendall all over it. But Kendall isn't just the wealthiest man in town--his deep pockets are paying off half of the residents, not to mention the local law. Now, to protect his friend's business, find a saboteur, and save his own skin, the Gunsmith will have to dig up more than just dirt"--
Copper Canyon killers by J. R Roberts( Book )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
"Riding through Copper Canyon, Wyoming, Clint Adams is trying to mind his own business for a change. But when a man is murdered, it is everybody's business--at least according to Big Al Henry. With his son accused and awaiting trial, Big Al wants the Gunsmith to prove his boy is innocent--and he's rich enough to make it worth his while. With the town judge hell-bent on convicting the boy, and the real killers still lurking around town, the job turns deadly--and that is the kind of business the Gunsmith does best."--Page 4 of cover
The last buffalo hunt by J. R Roberts( Book )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
When he teams up with his old friend Tyrone Crapface Jones for one last buffalo hunt, Clint Adams finds himself stuck in the settlement of Woodsdale and in the middle of a bloody political rivalry
Mexico mayhem by J. R Roberts( Book )
5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
"Someone has a score to settle with the Gunsmith, and after a few attempts are made on his life, Clint Adams decides to lay low in Mexico until it blows over. But he's not the only gringo taking refuge in the sleepy seaside town of Laguna Niguel. With an old friend staying close by, and a man who is going by the name Father Flynn hanging around, everyone is keeping their secrets close and their heads down. But when it gets too quiet in Laguna Niguel, the sheriff knows it can only mean one thing: trouble"--P. [4] of cover
The three mercenaries by J. R Roberts( Book )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 164 libraries worldwide
"All Clint Adams wants is some good rest and some good food. But when he rides into Acuna, Mexico, he's met with a hotheaded Mexican looking to start a fight with the legendary Gunsmith. Clint tries to convince Juanito that he's messing with the wrong gringo, but the only thing that stops him is a bullet to the shoulder. The wannabe pistolero will live, but the Montoya patriarch isn't about to let his family's reputation suffer for his son's stupidity. Now, with the wrath of the entire Montoya clan bearing down on him, Clint is outnumbered. But if he can convince three local mercenaries to stand with him, the Gunsmith just might get out of Mexico alive"--
Louisiana stalker by J. R Roberts( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 162 libraries worldwide
A latest entry in the popular series finds Clint Adams confronting a trio of deadly adversaries including two stalkers targeting the beautiful Capucine Devereaux and a gunman who is hunting Clint himself
 
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