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Other Men's Horses and Texas Standoff

Other Men's Horses and Texas Standoff

Two Texas Rangers Novels

Texas Rangers

Elmer Kelton

Forge Books


The final novels in the Texas Rangers series from genre-defining Western writer Elmer Kelton, offered together at one low price

Other Men's Horses
When Texas Ranger Andy Pickard is ordered to arrest Donley Bannister for murder, it turns out to be anything but a routine duty. Instead, the mission is interrupted by an ugly racial incident, an assault, and murder. Pickard must unravel this tangled series of events to bring an accused killer to justice.

Texas Standoff
Texas Ranger Andy Pickard is sent to investigate a series of killings and cattle thefts. The two biggest cattlemen in the area blame each other, but neither man looks guilty. The case is complicated by the rise of "regulators"—masked vigilantes—and the arrival of a notorious hired gunman. A standoff in the county jail will bring to justice the men responsible for the killings and thievery.


Cletus Slocum stole Donley Bannister’s best horse and crippled it. Now Slocum lay facedown in the dirt, as dead as he would ever be.

Bannister was known locally as a horse trader, finding them in faraway places and bringing them...

Praise for Other Men's Horses and Texas Standoff

“One of the best of a new breed of Western writers who have driven the genre into new territory.”
—The New York Times

“Kelton is a genuine craftsman with an ear for dialogue and, more importantly, an understanding of the human heart.”

“You can never go wrong if . . . you pick up a title by Elmer Kelton . . . Kelton's characters jump off the page, they are so real.”
—American Cowboy

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Elmer Kelton

ELMER KELTON (1926-2009) was the seven-time Spur Award-winning author of more than forty novels, including Wild West, Hanging Judge, and Stand Proud, and the recipient of the Owen Wister Lifetime Achievement award. In addition to his novels, Kelton worked as an agricultural journalist for forty-two years, and served in the infantry in World War II. He passed away in 2009.

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