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The Western Trail

The Western Trail

The Trail Drive (Volume 2)

Ralph Compton

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Praise for The Western Trail

“Lovers of Louis L'Amour–type Westerns will welcome [this] series.” —Nashville Banner

“A sweeping, historically accurate [series] that makes America's trail drives come alive.” —Artesia Daily Press (New Mexico)

“Compton may very well turn out to be the greatest Western writer of them all...Very seldom in literature have the legends of the Old West been so vividly painted.” —The Tombstone Epitath

“Compton offers readers a chance to hit the trail and not end up saddle sore.” —Publishers Weekly

“Compton has hit the bull's eye.” —The Birmingham News

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About the author

Ralph Compton

Ralph Compton stood six-foot-eight without his boots. His first novel in the Trail Drive series, 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. A native of St. Clair County, Alabama, Compton worked as a musician, a radio announcer, a songwriter, and a newspaper columnist before turning to writing westerns. He died in Nashville, Tennessee, in 1998.

Ralph Compton

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