WorldCat Identities

Robbins, David 1950-

Overview
Works: 124 works in 337 publications in 1 language and 15,748 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Western stories  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PS3568.O22288, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David Robbins
Nowhere, TX : a Ralph Compton novel by David Robbins( Book )

8 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Welcome to Nowhere. It's a small town that sits on the border of Texas and the Oklahoma Territory -- a haven for cutthroats and thieves who are on the run and looking to raise some hell. But the citizens who've suffered under the bootheels of these desperadoes have had enough. Their unwanted guests have overstayed their welcome. Now it's time to put Nowhere, Texas, on the map
Ralph Compton : ride the hard trail : a Ralph Compton novel by David Robbins( Book )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The EJ Ranch in Wyoming may be Lin and Chancy's best opportunity to put their past behind them. But when the widow and her property are coveted by a cattle baron, the Bryce brothers find themselves in the crosshairs of a looming range war
West of Pecos : a Ralph Compton novel by David Robbins( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Civil War veterans-from opposite sides of the conflict-settle on the same land. They must put aside their differences not only for the sake of their families, but in order to fend off a gang of rustlers who want the land for themselves
Ralph Compton : By the horns : a Ralph Compton novel by David Robbins( Book )

7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Owen and three of the Bar 40's toughest cowhands must escort a British cattle rancher on a cattle drive from Texas to Wyoming, a dangerous adventure that pits them against Luke Deal and his murderous gang, who are looking for revenge
Ralph Compton : blood duel : a Ralph Compton novel by David Robbins( Book )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gunfighter learns how to read in order to understand what dime novelists have been writing about him
By the horns by David Robbins( )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A greenhorn--an Englishman, no less--arrives in Whiskey Flats to purchase one of the Bar 40's best longhorns. Owen, the ranch foreman, must escort the tenderfoot on the drive from Texas to Wyoming. But Luke Deal and his gang of ruthless cowboys have been hankerin' to get even with Owen, and this seems like the perfect time to settle an old score
A wolf in the fold by David Robbins( )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In West Texas, Lucius Stark is regarded as a no-good killer with nothing to say in his favor. But when Stark goes tender for a woman he's hired to kill, he's shot in the back and left with a burning desire for revenge
Rio Largo by David Robbins( )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Sweet Grass Valley, Kent Tovey's Circle T ranch and Dar Pierce's DP ranch sit on either side of the Rio Largo River. Tovey and Pierce have no beef with each other--until a no-good schemer instigates a bloody feud between the old friends
Blood feud by David Robbins( Book )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They beat and abused his older sister. They poisoned his pa and his uncle and then chopped them up with an ax. But the bloodthirsty Harkey clan really went wrong when they didn't bargain on a sixteen-year-old avenger. Chace Shannon killed his first man before he could shave. Now he and his twin sister, Cassie, are sixteen. But Chace must ride the vengeance trail alone. For the sake of his family, he's taking the fight to the Harkeys - and the lucky ones will die quickly
Blood duel by David Robbins( )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jeeter Frost is targeted by reporters seeking insider details of the "Missouri Man-Killer." Jeeter knows he's done his share of killin', but his inability to read the so-called true accounts of his exploits makes his trigger finger burn worse than ever
Bluff city by David Robbins( )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bluff City is a booming silver mining town full of pigeons to pluck. When two of its wealthiest citizens devise plans to rob their neighbors legally and illegally, only Clay Adams stands in their way
Bullet for a bad man by David Robbins( )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The son of a prosperous Arizona rancher, Boone Scott is content to raise cattle for the rest of his days. Not his brother, Eppley. Dangerously dissatisfied, he plots to take over the family ranch. When Epp pays an assassin to kill him, Boone's lightning-quick hands leave a fistful of dead men behind. Unaware of his brother's treachery, Boone flees and faces danger from hired gunmen, rustlers, and wild Apaches. If he can survive, he just might come up against the deadliest peril of all: a showdown with his own flesh and blood
Ride the hard trail by David Robbins( )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the EJ Ranch the Bryce brothers have found good, honest work. A widow with two young children has a herd of cattle that needs grazing. But the widow and her property are coveted by a cattle baron. As the Bryce brothers find themselves in the crosshairs of a looming range, a trio of merciless bounty hunters arrives to collect the prices on their heads
Ride to valor by David Robbins( Book )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Doyle was just another Irish boy in the slums of New York until the law forced him to go west. In the wide open plains he joins the U.S> calvary, determined to straighten out his life. But he soon discovers an enemy more brutal than those back home-the Cheyenne
A wolf in the fold : a Ralph Compton novel by David Robbins( Book )

10 editions published in 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A KILLER BORN When it comes to taking lives, Lucius Stark is just about the meanest mongrel who ever aimed a gun in west Texas. For him, killing means making money, and if the price is right, he'll do the job. But even the hardest of men has a soft spot ... A KILLER BETRAYED when Stark grows too fond of a woman he is hired to kill in a range war, his client shows his displeasure by shooting him in the back. Stark is saved by the Butcher family-the very ranchers he was paid to eliminate. But when the Butchers end up slaughtered without mercy, Stark sets out to deliver his own brand of vengeance ... free of charge.--BOOK COVER
The return of the Virginian by David Robbins( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ralph Compton : for the brand : a Ralph Compton novel by David Robbins( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Willis Lander was the T-Bar ranch's best bronc buster until a stallion shattered his leg. Unable to work as a cowboy, Willis was forced to mind a line shack forty miles from the ranch, secluding himself in the Wyoming wilderness. But when the T-Bar is sold, Willis wonders whether the new owner will want to keep him on. Laurella Hendershot is a Texan rancher grateful for the opportunity to build a new life for herself. And she just may be Willis' last chance
Rio largo : a Ralph Compton novel by David Robbins( Book )

8 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For years, the Circle T ranch and the D/P ranch have existed in Sweet Grass Valley. Separated by the Rio Largo river, both ranches have managed to prosper-mostly due to the ranch owners Kent Tovey and Dar Pierce, who are the best of friends. But all that is about to be challenged
Town tamers by David Robbins( Book )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ludlow, Texas, has a problem. A band of rowdy and violent cowhands from the Circle K ranch have been terrorizing the small town: drinking, smashing windows, and even shooting up innocent citizens. With the townsfolk terrorized, Ludlow is on its way to being totally under the gang's control--unless someone does something about it. Asa Delaware has a good reputation as a very bad man to cross. Roaming the West with his two grown children and his gun for hire, he's known as the Town Tamer. For a fee, he'll fix what--or who--is causing a ruckus. There isn't any job he'll walk away from or any challenge he finds too hard. But when his children start backing out of the family business, Delaware may find out what it is means to be on the business end of a shotgun barrel..."-- Page [4] of cover
Thunder Valley by David Robbins( Book )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a railroad baron sends hired guns to clear the farmers out of Thunder Valley, Roy Sether befriends the notorious Rondo James to help protect his family
 
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A wolf in the fold : a Ralph Compton novel
Alternative Names

controlled identityCameron, J. D., 1950-

controlled identityCompton, Ralph

controlled identityDixon, Franklin W.

controlled identityKildeer, John, 1950-

controlled identityMcElwain, Dean L., 1950-

controlled identityMcMasters, Jake, 1950-

controlled identityPendleton, Don, 1927-1995

controlled identitySharpe, Jon

controlled identityThompson, David, 1950-

David L. Robbins US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller aus Oregon

Robbins, David L. 1950-

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Languages
English (132)

Covers
Ralph Compton : ride the hard trail : a Ralph Compton novelWest of Pecos : a Ralph Compton novelRalph Compton : By the horns : a Ralph Compton novelRalph Compton : blood duel : a Ralph Compton novelBlood feudRide to valorA wolf in the fold : a Ralph Compton novelThe return of the Virginian