WorldCat Identities

Ballard, Todhunter 1903-1980

Overview
Works: 186 works in 606 publications in 4 languages and 15,387 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Western stories  History 
Roles: Author, Creator, Editor, Scenarist
Classifications: PS3503.A5575, 813.52
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Todhunter Ballard
The sheriff of Tombstone by Todhunter Ballard( Book )

17 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in English and held by 1,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Savage, who carved a prosperous cattle ranch out of the harsh Arizona landscape, is turning into a one-man judge, juror, and executioner whose ways are as brutal as those of the desperadoes he hunts down, and his iron-fisted justice is earning him more than a few enemies
Trails of rage by Todhunter Ballard( Book )

11 editions published between 1975 and 2010 in English and held by 925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Confederate guerrillas disguised as Indians are carrying out vicious and deadly attacks on stagecoach stations between Kansas and Colorado, trying to stir up trouble and cut the West in half. And the only man who could stop them is Captain Jack Price of the Union Army - a prisoner of the Rebs
Nowhere left to run by Todhunter Ballard( Book )

17 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in English and held by 904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fugitive from the law for a murder he hadn't committed, Bob Steele was held in virtual bondage to a hill country patriarch who provided protection at a high price. But then the plight of a "boughten" women forced Steele to think more of someone else's welfare than his own and a desperate flight began
Blood and gold by Todhunter Ballard( Book )

23 editions published between 1962 and 2008 in English and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doctor Adam Patch comes face to face with the lust of gold in the town of Gopher as he tries to stop the epidemic of Tonopah fever
Westward the monitors roar by Todhunter Ballard( Book )

15 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in English and Dutch and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It was one of the neatest swindles of all time, and it looked foolproof. The scheme was simple: find a rich gold mine with a greedy superintendent, bribe him to report only half the mined gold, convert the stolen half into cash, and buy control of the company's stock. By the time the theft was uncovered, the company would have changed hands. The one element overlooked in the plan: chief mining engineer and troubleshooter Ghost Merrill. Merrill was an unusually capable man, but he soon found himself fighting a lonesome battle
Home to Texas by Todhunter Ballard( Book )

10 editions published between 1974 and 2005 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loco and the Wolf by Todhunter Ballard( Book )

8 editions published between 1973 and 1999 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prison escapees Loco and Wolf find their friendship in difficulty because of Pop Engle's gold and his goddaughter - not to mention Indians
Two tons of gold by Todhunter Ballard( Book )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bank of Califoria i the 1860s pays its mine workers very little, and will not permit strikes. Major Mark Dorne's father is murdered by strikebreakers and the Major goes out for revenge
Gunman from rawhide : a western duo by Todhunter Ballard( Book )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In "Dead Man's Gold," Ken Gregory comes upon a lynching and is able to disperse the mob. Sam Petnell, whom the mob had unjustly accused of horse stealing, tells Ken he knows the location of a buried cache of gold on the Box-T ranch. Then Sam is murdered on the trail ... In the title story, Ray Donovan, adopted as a child and raised by Aunt Kate Donovan on the Box D Ranch, returns to do a favor for his cousin and becomes embroiled in a bitter right-of-way dispute
West of quarantine by Todhunter Ballard( Book )

12 editions published between 1953 and 2007 in English and Dutch and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hard crack of a rifle shattered the stillness of the hills, the bullet ricocheting off a rock near Bruce Powell's head. 'Ride back!' yelled Que Layton. 'I've got fifty guns covering you!' There seemed to be no other way out, yet Powell hesitated. If he rode back, he'd be dooming Wirt Downer and his cattle herd to an ambush death. And it would mean ruin for himself, his brother, and the end of a dream to make Dexter Springs a cattle shipping center. A cautious man would have obeyed the rough command, but Powell was through with running. Now was as good a time as any to make a final stand
Gunman from Texas by Todhunter Ballard( Book )

12 editions published between 1956 and 2008 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After ten years of searching, Del Moffet finally locates the man he had sworn to kill, but the odds quickly change from even to a hundred to one as the land slowly fills with hired guns
Trouble on the massacre by Todhunter Ballard( Book )

15 editions published between 1959 and 2007 in English and Finnish and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sanderson had been hired to clean out a renegade outlaw town, but the task was proving mighty tough. Could one man tame a whole town filled with hired killers, before they kill him?
Gold in California! by Todhunter Ballard( Book )

13 editions published between 1965 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A saga of the mining camps in California during the Gold Rush. A newspaper publisher and his family leave Ohio and join others from all walks of life in their rush for gold
Dark kill : a western duo by Todhunter Ballard( Book )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents two novels by Todhunter Ballard, "Dark Kill", in which Lew Lander's two sons struggle to work together to keep their father's legacy alive, and "Railroad Doctor", about an orphan adopted into the Benton clan who is captured by train robbers and uses the opportunity to make a better life for himself
Blizzard range by Todhunter Ballard( Book )

12 editions published between 1955 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Owen Tolliver, ramrod of the Box M ranch, had proposed a suicide winter drive, a desperate plan to haze eight hundred steer through blizzards and drifts to relieve a band of starving, snowbound Indians. Failure meant freezing to death in the mountains. Success could mean lynching when he returned
The night riders by Todhunter Ballard( Book )

10 editions published between 1961 and 1998 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Krunger Mines wanted profits at any cost. As the big hydraulic pumps shot a continuous jet stream of water into the hills, huge sections of mountainside quivered under the impact and dissolved into a torrent of mud. In the valley below, the once-green pastures disappeared and cattle died of thirst and starvation. The ranchers grew desperate. With their homes at stake, a courageous group banded together to fight Kruger with his own methods. Soon, the night resounded with the thunder of hoofbeats as the ranchers rode to win back their way of life
The long trail back by Todhunter Ballard( Book )

12 editions published between 1960 and 2004 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the bitter years of the Civil War, Reese Carstairs leads the remaining members of a once proud troop of Confederate Cavalry back to the lush valley of the Medicine Bow, to the ranch his brother was keeping for him
High iron by Todhunter Ballard( Book )

10 editions published between 1953 and 2005 in English and Finnish and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novice telegrapher becomes involved with a ghost, train holdup, a robbery, and a blizzard
Saddle tramp : a western novel by Todhunter Ballard( Book )

9 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everybody calls you a drifter because you go from one range job to another and prefer peace to trouble. Then you take a job ramrodding the Diamond D ranch and you find Claude Burton's Bar X is squeezing Diamond D to the wall. As part of the campaign of terror, three gun toughs jump you. Suddenly you decide you've been crowded far enough. There's a time for peace and a time for war. So you wade into those buckos and the feud is on
Lost gold : a western duo by Todhunter Ballard( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faith Thorndike inherits a gold mine and mansion from her father who she hasn't seen for a number of years. She arrives in Goat Springs, on the eastern edge of Death Valley, and finds herself in the midst of turmoil. Lazarus Howe, attorney for the estate, wants to be her champion. He proposes marriage, and Faith, desperate, accepts him. In "Lost Gold" a wagon load of high-grade placer gold was abandoned and hidden in a caqon in the Superstition Mountains by Mary Thorne's grandfather after an Apache Indian attack. Mary Thorne has a map of the location, but only she knows where the gold was actually hidden in the caqon. She hires a dangerous gang to help her locate the cache. With problems arising with the group's leader, she has to form alliances with members of the gang, always a dangerous strategy. As they head into the Superstitions, they find that the Apaches know where they are, adding still more tension to the quest
 
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The sheriff of Tombstone
Alternative Names

controlled identityAgar, Brian, 1903-1980

controlled identityBallard, P. D., 1903-1980

controlled identityBonner, Parker, 1903-1980

controlled identityBowie, Sam, 1903-1980

controlled identityCarter, Nick

controlled identityD'Allard, Hunter, 1903-1980

controlled identityFox, Brian, 1903-1980

controlled identityHunt, Harrison, 1903-1980

controlled identityHunter, George, 1903-1980

controlled identityHunter, John, 1903-1980

controlled identityMacNeil, Neil, 1903-1980

controlled identityReno, Clint, 1903-1980

controlled identityShepherd, John, 1903-1980

controlled identitySlade, Jack

controlled identityTurner, Clay, 1903-1980

Agar Brian

Agar, Brian 1903-1980

Ballard P. D.

Ballard, P. D. 1903-1980

Ballard W. T.

Ballard, W.T. 1903-1980

Ballard, W.T. (Willis Todhunter), 1903-1980

Ballard, Willis T. 1903-1980

Ballard Willis Todhunter

Ballard, Willis Todhunter 1903-1980

Bonner Parker

Bonner, Parker, 1903-

Bonner, Parker 1903-1980

Bowie Sam

Bowie, Sam, 1903-

Bowie, Sam 1903-1980

Bruce Walt

Carter, Nick.

Carter Nick 1903-1980

D'Allard Hunter

D'allard, Hunter, 1903-

D'Allard, Hunter 1903-1980

Danford, Logan N.

Danford Logan N. 1903-1980

Fox Brian

Fox, Brian 1903-1980

Grange John

Hunt Harrison

Hunt, Harrison, 1903-

Hunt, Harrison 1903-1980

Hunter George

Hunter, George, 1903-

Hunter, George 1903-1980

Hunter, John, 1903-

Hunter John 1903-1980

Hunter, John A. 1903-1980

Kilgore Willard

MacNeil Neil

MacNeil, Neil, 1903-

MacNeil, Neil 1903-1980

Reno Clint

Reno, Clint 1903-1980

Shepherd, John.

Shepherd John 1903-1980

Slade Jack

Slade, Jack 1903-1980

Todhunter Ballard Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1903-1980)

Todhunter Ballard amerikansk manusforfattar

Todhunter Ballard amerikansk manusförfattare

Todhunter Ballard amerikansk manusforfatter

Todhunter Ballard amerikansk manuskriptforfatter

Todhunter Ballard écrivain américain

Turner Clay

Turner, Clay 1903-1980

Willis Todhunter Ballard US-amerikanischer Autor

Уилис Тодхънтър Балард

Languages
English (229)

Dutch (2)

Finnish (2)

German (2)

Covers
Trails of rageNowhere left to runBlood and goldWestward the monitors roarLoco and the WolfTwo tons of goldGunman from rawhide : a western duoWest of quarantine