Description - Showdown at Two-Bit Creek by Ralph Compton
In this western in Ralph Compton's USA Today bestselling series, home is a battlefield... Buck Fletcher, infamous shootist, was once a boy raised in a cabin near Two-Bit Creek in Montana. Returning home to pay his respects at the graves of his parents, Buck finds an unconscious woman in the woods--bleeding from a head wound. Taking refuge in his family's cabin--now home to a crotchety geezer with a rifle--Buck learns that the woman may be a victim in the range war that's brewing between the PP Connected and Lazy R ranches. Upon awaking, the woman can only remember that her name is Cathy. She has no idea who would attempt to kill her, or why. Now that Buck has befriended her, he finds himself drawn into the escalating conflict--threatened by one side, courted by the other. Neither side realizes that Buck's guns aren't for sale, but the lead is free... More Than Six Million Ralph Compton Books In Print!
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(169mm x 178mm x 20mm)
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Author Biography - Ralph Compton
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. As a little boy growing up in a small fishing village in Scotland, Joseph West enjoyed many happy Saturday mornings at the local cinema in the company of Roy and Gene and Hoppy. His lifelong ambition was to become a cowboy, but he was sidetracked by a career in law enforcement and journalism. He now resides with his wife and daughter in Palm Beach, Florida, where he enjoys horse riding, cowboy action shooting, and studying Western history.