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Colt, Paul

Overview
Works: 19 works in 74 publications in 1 language and 3,180 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Western fiction  Historical fiction  Biographical fiction  History  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3603.O4673, 813.6
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Paul Colt
Wanted: Sam Bass by Paul Colt( Book )

9 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pinkerton Detective Agency had a competitor. Who knew? Wanted: Sam Bass introduces the Great Western Detective League and a colorful cast of law enforcement professionals operating across the west in the late eighteen hundreds. Sam Bass launches his outlaw career in 1877 with high stakes stage and train robberies. Wells Fargo and Union Pacific want Bass and his gang. Crafty bounty hunter Briscoe Cane takes the case for the league. Pinkerton assigns agent Beau Longstreet. While Cane dogs the gang's trail Longstreet entertains ladies with information on Bass. With a hefty stack of reward money at stake Cane and Longstreet match wits to bring down Bass in a winner-take-all race to a bloody showdown in a dusty Texas town
Boots and saddles : a call to glory by Paul Colt( Book )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictionalized account of "the turning point that saved George Patton's military career. At thirty-two, Patton is a West Point graduate, Second Lieutenant mired in a dead-end career. He is a cavalry officer and Saber Master, a nineteenth-century warrior facing the reality of a twentieth-century military that seemingly has no place for him. Prospects for the glorious career he desires seem lost, until the United States Cavalry is called to one last fight"--Amazon.com
Bounty of vengeance : Ty's story by Paul Colt( Book )

6 editions published in 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former Cheyenne Sheriff Ty Ledger and bounty hunter Johnny Roth pursue a half-breed serial killer responsible for the death of Ledger's wife and unborn child. The bloody trail leads to Lincoln County, New Mexico and a town girding for war. An encounter with renegade Comanche has the pair counting their bullets, making sure each has one left to assure his final escape
A question of bounty : the shadow of doubt by Paul Colt( Book )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a fictionalized account of the controversy over Sheriff Pat Garrett's claim that he killed Billy the Kid, a report called into question by John Poe and the emergence of a gunfighter weeks after the Kid's alleged death
The bogus bondsman by Paul Colt( Book )

10 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anonymous New York investor sets in motion a hostile railroad takeover financed by more than a million dollars in counterfeit bearer bonds issued by a rival railroad. The work is carried out by a ruthless, ultra-secret crime syndicate using an enigmatic beauty hired to beguile unsuspecting bankers while passing the bogus paper. The Texas & Pacific Railroad turns to Pinkerton to stop the fraud while victimized banks retain the Great Western Detective League to recover their losses. Colonel David J. Crook assigns the case to ace operatives Briscoe Cane and Beau Longstreet. Pinkerton partner Reginald Kingsley is joined by seductively talented agent Samantha Maples in a pursuit that races across the west and southwest, riding the rails from one exciting encounter to the next. Kingsley and Cane match deductive wits to outsmart the mysterious bogus bondsman. Maples and Longstreet engage in a friendlier match with neither taking their eye off the prize. Syndicate muscle resorts to ambush and assassination in a desperate attempt to stop their pursuers from foiling the plot. Nothing will stop them, including terminating their own bogus bondsman.--Provided by Amazon.com
Bounty of greed : the Lincoln County war by Paul Colt( Book )

7 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Paul Colt captures the greed, cunning and vengeance that ignited the epic Lincoln County War. Powerful merchant and political strong man, James Dolan owns Lincoln County, until brash, young English business man John Tunstall hits town to challenge Dolan's empire. War breaks out when Tunstall is murdered. Tunstall partisan William Bonney vows revenge, launching the legendary outlaw career of Billy the Kid. Tunstall and Chisum gunmen, calling themselves Regulators, systematically hunt down and kill those responsible for Tunstall's murder. Deputy U.S. Marshal Ty Ledger is swept up in the tides of war, caught between determined forces swirling toward a bloody confrontation that threatens the woman he loves. The war comes to a fiery climax when the army is called in to battle for Lincoln"--Amazon.com
Sycamore promises by Paul Colt( Book )

4 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young couple leaves Ohio for the promise of a new life on the Kansas plains. They settle a prime tract of farm land near Lawrence, Kansas. A second young couple slips the bonds of slavery in Missouri. Circumstance brings them together. Set against the backdrop of a nation divided over the issue of slavery, the young settlers fight to hold their land and realize the future that unites them. Opposed by powerful forces they face human treachery, hostile Indians, prejudice, and a bloody, burning prelude to war as they battle to hold a hard-won home and fulfill the promises of their future. Sycamore Promises is a sweeping personal saga told with attention to history so as to both entertain and inform.--Provided by Amazon.com
Grasshoppers in summer by Paul Colt( Recording )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In need of a fresh start, eleven-year-old Sam White and his family leave Kentucky behind to the wilds of the Dakota Territory. Although Sam is prepared for the hardships that come along with living on the frontier, he is left helpless when a deadly plague ravages the region in 1874
Black Friday by Paul Colt( )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jake Gelb joins Diamond Jim Trask in a plot to corner the gold market. The post Civil War gold market is severely depressed. Short sellers have driven gold into a secular bear market. Trask reasons that given the limited pool of gold in circulation, well financed investors could acquire positions sufficient to control the market and dictate price. Gelb and Trask organize a Midas Compact syndicate to corner the gold market. Justice Department Special Services Officer, U.S. Marshal J.R. Chance and his Deputy Mourning Dove cracked the Credit Mobilier ring that defrauded the federal government of over twenty million dollars in Union Pacific construction contracts. Unfortunately the trail of arrests in the case falls short of the mysterious majority shareholder and mastermind
Case file : Union Pacific by Paul Colt( )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U.S. Marshal J.R. Chance is sent by President Grant to investigate suspected railroad construction fraud. Chance discovers a ruthless conspiracy that will stop at nothing to monopolize Union Pacific railroad contracts and the lucrative right of way land grants that go with them
Case file : Union Pacific by Paul Colt( Book )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All that glitters : a Great Western Detective League case by Paul Colt( Book )

2 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cajun box man known as Duval blows a safe in San Francisco and makes off with sixty thousand dollars in diamonds and precious stones. Insurance Company of North America engages Colonel David Crook's Great Western Detective League. Veteran investigators Beau Longstreet and Briscoe Cane take the case"--
Union Pacific by Paul Colt( Recording )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U.S. Marshal J.R. Chance is sent by President Grant to investigate suspected railroad construction fraud. Chance discovers a ruthless conspiracy that will stop at nothing to monopolize Union Pacific railroad contracts and the lucrative right of way land grants that go with them
Friends call me Bat by Paul Colt( Book )

2 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Case File. Union Pacific by Paul Colt( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

President Ulysses S. Grant dispatches Justice Department Special Services Officer, US Marshall J.R. Chance to investigate suspected railroad construction fraud. Chance confronts a ruthless conspiracy that will stop at nothing in its quest to monopolize Union Pacific construction contracts and the lucrative right of way land grants that go with them. A fast paced action story that seeps from the Wyoming basin to the financial center of New York City
Wanted: Sam Bass : Great Western Detective League bk. 1 by Paul Colt( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Pinkerton Detective Agency had a competitor. Who knew? Wanted: Sam Bass introduces the Great Western Detective League and a colorful cast of law enforcement professionals operating across the west in the late eighteen hundreds. Sam Bass launches his outlaw career in 1877 with high stakes stage and train robberies. Wells Fargo and Union Pacific want Bass and his gang. Crafty bounty hunter Briscoe Cane takes the case for the league. Pinkerton assigns agent Beau Longstreet. While Cane dogs the gang's trail Longstreet entertains ladies with information on Bass. With a hefty stack of reward money at stake Cane and Longstreet match wits to bring down Bass in a winner-take-all race to a bloody showdown in a dusty Texas town
Wanted: Sam Bass : great western detective league by Paul Colt( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Great western detective league : the bogus bondsman by Paul Colt( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

An anonymous New York investor sets in motion a hostile railroad takeover financed by more than a million dollars in counterfeit bearer bonds issued by a rival railroad. The work is carried out by a ruthless, ultra-secret crime syndicate using an enigmatic beauty hired to beguile unsuspecting bankers while passing the bogus paper. The Texas & Pacific Railroad turns to Pinkerton to stop the fraud while victimized banks retain the Great Western Detective League to recover their losses. Colonel David J. Crook assigns the case to ace operatives Briscoe Cane and Beau Longstreet. Pinkerton partner Reginald Kingsley is joined by seductively talented agent Samantha Maples in a pursuit that races across the west and southwest, riding the rails from one exciting encounter to the next. Kingsley and Cane match deductive wits to outsmart the mysterious bogus bondsman. Maples and Longstreet engage in a friendlier match with neither taking their eye off the prize. Syndicate muscle resorts to ambush and assassination in a desperate attempt to stop their pursuers from foiling the plot. Nothing will stop them, including terminating their own bogus bondsman.--Provided by Amazon.com
Bounty of vengeance : Ty's story by Paul Colt( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Case file : Union Pacific
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