Ralph Compton The Abilene Trail

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Penguin, Oct 7, 2003 - Fiction - 288 pages
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There's no such thing as safe passage in this western in Ralph Compton's USA Today bestselling series.

Ben McCullough was once an officer in the Confederate Army. Now, he’s a rancher in the Texas hill country, hoping to earn enough money to settle down and marry. With eight hundred head of cattle to drive north, Ben is relying on his ex-sergeant, Hap, to watch over the bunch of greenhorns he’s recruited to help.
 
These young cowboys have their work cut out for them as they confront the dangers of cattle driving. But stampedes, raging rivers, and nature’s worst elements are nothing compared to the threat that awaits them—a gang of outlaws determined to rustle the herd…

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Contents

Title Page Copyright Page Dedication Introduction
Chapter
Chapter
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 14
Chapter 15
Chapter 16
Chapter 17
Chapter 18
Chapter 19
Chapter 20
Chapter 21

Chapter 8
Chapter 9
Chapter 10
Chapter 11
Chapter 12
Chapter 13
Chapter 22
Chapter 23
Chapter 24
Chapter 25
Chapter 26
Copyright

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About the author (2003)

Ralph Compton stood six-foot-eight without his boots. He worked as a musician, a radio announcer, a songwriter, and a newspaper columnist. His first novel, The Goodnight Trail, was a finalist for the Western Writers of America Medicine Pipe Bearer Award for best debut novel. He was also the author of the Sundown Rider series and the Border Empire series.

Dusty Richards is the only author to win two Spur awards in one year (2007), one for his novel The Horse Creek Incident, and another for his short story "Comanche Moon." He is an inductee in the Arkansas Writers Hall of Fame.

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