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Foster, Bennett

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Works: 119 works in 331 publications in 1 language and 6,505 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Western stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3511.O6812, 813.52
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Most widely held works by Bennett Foster
The Mexican saddle : a western story by Bennett Foster( Book )
17 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 940 libraries worldwide
As collateral for a loan, Texas cowboy Jim Barre is given a Mexican saddle. When the saddle owner is killed, his sister points an accusing finger at Barre. For Barre it is the start of an adventure involving badmen, a silver mine, and his accuser's love
Dust of the trail by Bennett Foster( Book )
19 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in English and held by 649 libraries worldwide
A fractious herd of bawling cattle at his side, a gang of rustlers and killers in front of him, and a death-jammed gun at his back-this was Rusty Shotridge's life. But even when the young trail boss sliced his way through to Dodge City, his job was not over. For now he had to find the men who had killed his foreman, rustled his herd, and robbed his 'punchers-and there, west of Raton Pass, he found them. He found them waiting in ambush, their death trap ready to spring-and Rusty Shotridge Knew he was headed for the toughest fight of his gun-slinging life
Seven slash range by Bennett Foster( Book )
16 editions published between 1936 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 512 libraries worldwide
It all started when President Theodore Roosevelt issued a proclamation that all fences on public domain property had to come down -- and that meant nearly every strand of barbed wire in the Arizona Territory. It was Marshal Cody Venture's job to follow this order, and that meant that Tim Auliffe's mammoth cattle empire would come crashing down in ruins. Tim Auliffe had raised Cody as his own son and had been his best friend. And now, Cody Venture was the man with the guns on his hips and the law behind him who had to go back home and deliver the crushing news -- news that would bring a savage war to the Seven Slash Range!
Lone wolf by Bennett Foster( Book )
13 editions published between 1938 and 2004 in English and held by 418 libraries worldwide
At the age of twelve, Larry Blue watched while a crooked town in his beloved New Mexico hanged his innocent father. From then on he had to be a man. He learned to fight hard and tough. At sixteen, he killed his first gun-slinger. At twenty, he was one of the shrewdest gamblers in the west and a loner who trusted nobody. Someday that lone-wolf trail would take him back to the scene of his father's death, where Larry Blue would get his final revenge
Badlands by Bennett Foster( Book )
18 editions published between 1938 and 2003 in English and held by 388 libraries worldwide
It didn't pay to ride the Badlands, but Chance Pagan had no choice. He was an outlaw now, accused of being a cattle theif and dry-gulching the man who had raised him
Gila City : western stories by Bennett Foster( Book )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 335 libraries worldwide
Bob Roberts fancies himself the town dandy. But any money Roberts has is from crooked gambling and petty cons. His latest scheme is to get his hands on an assayer's report about a possible strike in the area. If he can make the claim first, he'll be rich. He can't steal the letter in town, so he goes out to lie in wait along the mail route...in the middle of hostile Indian territory. Old Man Duggan volunteers to deliver the mail across the dangerous Indian territory to prove his claims. Bloodthirsty Apaches attack the mail run. Duggan and Roberts have no choice but to team up in a desperate fight for their lives
Bullets for a badman by Bennett Foster( Book )
9 editions published between 1951 and 2009 in English and held by 307 libraries worldwide
Action was what Dan Mar wanted, and to get it he joined a Wild West carnival as a trick roper. Teamed with Penny Thwaite, who could use a lariat as gracefully as any girl in show business, Dan seemed headed for stardom. Until Penny's brother was found dead after a vicious bank robbery, and some of the stolen cash was found in Dan's room. Accused of murder, he knew he'd have to confront the real killers to clear his name--unless the law got to him first!
Pay-off at Ladron by Bennett Foster( Book )
14 editions published between 1937 and 2001 in English and held by 298 libraries worldwide
Manhunter Llano Land came to Ladron, looking for a friend--and found only the trace of a dead man. His job was done, but Llano was forced to stay, for in the Rincon canyon, a huge struggle was taking place and it would prove to be one of the bloodiest gun wars in the West--a handful of nesters pitted against the huge and greedy Duro Grant ranch. Wherever men fought for a piece of the range, Llano Land was there, his life at stake and his guns blazing
Barbed wire by Bennett Foster( Book )
5 editions published between 1940 and 2001 in English and held by 258 libraries worldwide
Color illustration on front cover of a cowboy, gun in hand, climbing through a barbed wire fence
Rough mesa by Bennett Foster( Book )
6 editions published between 1940 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 257 libraries worldwide
When Lin McCord and his brother John leased the grass of Rough Mesa from Eleanor Patrick, John was forced by Otis Melcomb, a timber magnate, to sell timber rights he didn't even own. So when John was killed, Eleanor seemed the most likely suspect. It was none other than Lin who ultimately cleared Eleanor of the murder charges. Yet a killer was still on the loose - and this very wiley murderer still wanted the Rough Mesa land
Blackleg range by Bennett Foster( Book )
10 editions published between 1939 and 2003 in English and held by 256 libraries worldwide
Men fought over water rights. Cowmen battled sheepmen. A kid was shot because he'd seen too much. One man can make a stand against a country full of trouble, and that man was Price Thorn
Pot luck : a western quintet by Bennett Foster( Book )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 253 libraries worldwide
Contains the following stories: "The Man Who Broke the Bank at Gila City", "Jerico Takes the Rough String", "Steers", "Coffins for Bellaire", "Pot Luck Pardners"
Rawhide Road by Bennett Foster( Book )
5 editions published between 1939 and 1998 in English and held by 227 libraries worldwide
Thad was just a kid when he joined the Owl Hoot gang, but he had no choice--he'd been framed for a crime that he didn't commit and was on the run
Trigger kid by Bennett Foster( Book )
6 editions published between 1947 and 2002 in English and held by 225 libraries worldwide
Man tracks by Bennett Foster( Book )
10 editions published between 1943 and 2009 in English and held by 218 libraries worldwide
War ripped the Arizona range to shreds. Rustlers did their dirty thieving by moonlight. Killers rained down their death from ambush. Apaches terrorised the lonely ranchers. And through the gunshot-plagued Southwest rode one man - Lane Mclain - holding the law in his fists, fighting to preserve a blood-stained cattle empire, challenging any backleg crook or killer to make his play. Bennett Foster, master storyteller of the cattle lands, tells here the violent yarn of one man's stand on a range full of death
Rider of the Rifle Rock by Bennett Foster( Book )
12 editions published between 1939 and 2005 in English and held by 190 libraries worldwide
The town of Rifle Rock was on the verge of exploding into a range war. Chet Minor had tried to clean it up once, but was crippled for life for his efforts. However, now an even worse crisis was brewing and once again Chet was in the middle of it. How could a crippled cowboy help in such a troubled situation?
Trigger vengeance by Bennett Foster( Book )
10 editions published between 1940 and 2001 in English and held by 187 libraries worldwide
When Dr. Eliot Carey arrived at Sotura, a small settlement of ranchers and sheepmen, to take up a friend's practice, he thought that life in the West was going to be quiet. But things began to happen. Following an express train robbery, Eliot was called to save the life of an escaping outlaw. But trouble soon followed and it was only when he found himself facing an unmasked killer, a gun in his hand instead of his doctor's kit, that the favor he had done for an outlaw who was not all bad, saved his life
The Owl Hoot Trail by Bennett Foster( Book )
10 editions published between 1940 and 2002 in English and held by 181 libraries worldwide
Cow thief trail by Bennett Foster( Book )
13 editions published between 1936 and 2001 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
Turn loose your wolf by Bennett Foster( Book )
4 editions published between 1938 and 1948 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
 
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