WorldCat Identities

Robbins, David 1950-

Overview
Works: 145 works in 493 publications in 1 language and 19,158 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Western stories  Historical fiction  History 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PS3568.O2228, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David Robbins
West of Pecos : a Ralph Compton novel by David Robbins( Book )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 674 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 : blood duel : a Ralph Compton novel by David Robbins( Book )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 643 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
A wolf in the fold by David Robbins( )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 626 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
By the horns by David Robbins( )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 602 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
Rio Largo by David Robbins( )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 582 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 Undetermined and held by 544 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
Ralph Compton brother's keeper by David Robbins( Book )

7 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A puncher for the Crescent H in Texas, Thalis Christie loves what he does and is very good at it too. He's away from his family, but good friends keep him from getting homesick. Then his folks write, imploring him to find his brother, who's been shot while prospecting in the Black Hills. Thalis sets out with some travel companions, including his partner and the famous Wild Bill Hickok. And as he follows his brother's wandering trail across the country, Thalis wonders if he even wants to return to the comfortable life he used to lead
Bluff city by David Robbins( )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 492 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( )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 487 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
Blood duel by David Robbins( )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 485 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
Ride the hard trail by David Robbins( )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 482 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
A wolf in the fold : a Ralph Compton novel by David Robbins( Book )

10 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 438 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
Guns on the prairie by David Robbins( Book )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this Western novel by the author of Badlanders, a con man's ruse casts him in the role of heroic lawman ... THE GREAT PRETENDER Alonzo Pratt, alias Robert Grant, has always survived by his wits, working his way up from petty pickpocket to polished con artist. Saddlebags bulging with disguises, he is a master impersonator, whether limping in a Civil War uniform or toting a Bible dressed in black. On occasion, a tin star pinned to his vest is just the ticket to winning the trust of his innocent marks. When Federal Marshal Jacob Stone happens to come across another lawman while taking in a wounded prisoner, he's grateful for some assistance. And when he hears tell that Cal Grissom's gang is roaming these parts, he enlists Deputy Grant to help him track down the thieves. But he does wonder why his new partner seems so ... reluctant. Alonzo never planned to join a manhunt. But now he's shooting Sioux and rescuing an outlaw's gorgeous daughter. His disguise may have fooled the marshal, but it won't stop lead
Ride to valor by David Robbins( Book )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Doyle is just another Irish boy in the Five Points slum of New York City until his father dies. In the struggle for survival, James is schooled in violence as a member of a street gang. And like many a boy, he makes some wrong choices and ends up on the run from the law. But no one can flee forever. When James lands in more trouble, the judge gives him a choice: Go to prison or serve in the army. Soon James is sent west as a recruit in the cavalry, where he discovers enemies more brutal and dangerous than any found back home
Town tamers by David Robbins( Book )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 427 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
Ride the hard trail : a Ralph Compton novel by David Robbins( Book )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 412 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 mericless bounty hunters arrives to collect the prices on their heads
Badlanders by David Robbins( Book )

4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Alexander Jessup moves with his two daughters to the Badlands to run a ranch, he's unprepared for the West's deathly perils. But despite the dangers, his daughter Edana is determined to manage the Diamond B. And it may be possible, thanks to ranch's foreman, Neal Bonner, and his partner, Jericho, an expert gunman. But Edana's headstrong sister, Isolda, has other plans. She has no interest in herding cows--or in polite society, for that matter. So she latches onto cutthroat conman Beaumont Adams, and the two scheme to take over the Diamond B with the help of the worst criminals in the Badlands. Now Edana, Neal, and Jericho must face down a pack of stone-cold thieves and murderers to save their ranch--or die trying."--Back cover
Thunder Valley by David Robbins( Book )

7 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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