WorldCat Identities

Lee, Wayne C.

Works: 59 works in 404 publications in 2 languages and 13,956 library holdings
Genres: Western fiction  Fiction  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ4.L482, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Wayne C Lee
Blood on the prairie by Wayne C Lee( Book )

24 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in English and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Day after day, month after month, Wade Harper has searched the fringes of civilization for one man -- and now he's finally found him. All Wade has to do is ride in and claim the revenge he's waited so long for. But before he can even get into town, he's ambushed by three strangers and beaten to within an inch of his life. And if that wasn't enough, it's the news he hears while recovering that almost kills him: His enemy is engaged to be married to Wade's sister, respected by Wade's father, and generally accepted as a pillar of society. Wade knows better, and he's determined to expose the fraud for what he is -- even if he has to take on the whole town to do it!
White Butte guns by Wayne C Lee( Book )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cole Waldron will face legal tricks, gunmen, and dynamite to keep his promise to his army buddy who willed him half a ranch as he was dying"
Law of the prairie by Wayne C Lee( Book )

18 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If the county seat were to move to Mapleton, it would not only mean a loss to the storekeepers and ranchers of Peaceful Springs - it would mean that a different lawman would be running things, and it might mean that certain undesirables would no longer be prosecuted. So, among certain citizens, there was a concerted effort to affect the issue, using not bullets but the ballot box
Arikaree war cry by Wayne C Lee( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Indian raids on Central Kansas in 1868 provide the backdrop for a novelization of a true tale of bravery and vengeance in which Dain Talmadge swears to make the Cheyenne pay for the murder of his sister
War at Nugget Creek by Wayne C Lee( Book )

12 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Texan Dan York came to Goldtown to give his stepsister Carlista her inheritance and investigate the buggy accident that had taken the lives of his father and stepmother. Before long Dan uncovers other mysterious deaths in the area and becomes embroiled in a vicious war between two brutal cattle barons
Guns at genesis by Wayne C Lee( Book )

18 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Preacher's son Sam Trego meant to follow in his father's footsteps - until he killed a man in a fistfight. From then on he was a pariah to his family, and so he set out to build a new life. Sam rode into Genesis looking for work and found a job as a preacher. But the last thing the town needed was a man of the cloth: a gang of violent renegades was terrorizing Genesis with kidnappings and murder. Forced to take arms, Trego started to clean up the town
Trail of the skulls by Wayne C Lee( Book )

8 editions published between 1966 and 1998 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beaten and robbed of his stake in trail city, Jason Trent knew he was no match for the sparks, but an organized group of angry ranchers could make a heroic stand against the greedy spark clan
Broken Wheel Ranch by Wayne C Lee( Book )

16 editions published between 1956 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clark Hudson finds it difficult to tell friends from enemies after he serves as foreman on a jury that convicts Fred Hayes of murder
Wind over rimfire by Wayne C Lee( Book )

11 editions published between 1973 and 1996 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rimfire was as peaceful a town as ever sprang out of the prairie west of the Missouri, and Reed Coleman's job of marshal was little more than a title. But the salary earned by wearing the silver badge was going to buy stock for Reed's little piece of land and pay for the building of the ranch. Then he could ask Martha Preston to marry him. But the marshal's dreams were shaken when a stranger rode into town. Everything about the man, his eyes, the way he moved, the holster tied low on his thigh, told Reed that he was a gunman, a killer. And that the peace of Rimfire was about to be blown sky high
Prairie vengeance by Wayne C Lee( Book )

14 editions published between 1899 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Jim Taylor set up shop in the new town of Bluestem, the townsfolk agree that he had the gumption and dogged courage to fight rancher Claude Verdune
Son of a gunman by Wayne C Lee( Book )

13 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in English and Czech and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dusty Deking and his hunchback companion, "Hunch" Huckle are stopped by the town of Jawbone's deputy and his riders, forbidding them to enter their town. Why would the law in Jawbone bear down on two hapless riders? One of them was the son of the notorious gunslinger Matt Dekin, and right or wrong, there were plenty of places where Dusty wasn't welcome. There wasn't much a man could do to rid himself of a reputation that was his birthright--until he proved his mettle by thwarting the most daring robbery in the West
The buffalo hunters by Wayne C Lee( Book )

13 editions published between 1972 and 2009 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Buffalo Hunter Dave Larabee, with two wagons piled high with dried buffalo hides, glanced at the endless stretches of western Kansas prairies and thought his load of skins represented enough money to make any man as poor as him ignore the peaceful world through which he was passing. But at least he had company on this trip. Kelly O'Brien was a green but eager young man, and a welcome assistant. Larabee's dreamy reverie was abruptly shattered by the sudden and swift onslaught of a pack of bushwhackers. O'Brien was killed and the precious buffalo skins stolen. Larabee set out to exact his revenge, but his plans were immediate complicated by a strange combination of events
Gun in his hand by Wayne C Lee( Book )

16 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Although Web Scott had tried to live a good and honest life, the brand of his father was upon him. For Mort Scott had been in prison for ten years for rustling and murder, and everywhere Web went he was pointed out as a jailbird's son. But now Mort, about to die, was protesting his innocence. Furthermore, he was laying the blame on Cole Tillotson, Web's uncle, who owned a big spread in Tomahawk Valley and who had bought Web up when the youngster had been left without a father to raise him."--Back cover
Gun brand by Wayne C Lee( Book )

16 editions published between 1961 and 2009 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dan Blake had not yet seen the town of Winner, yet he knew it as well as if he had lived there. Already, in the black night, he could visualise the main street, the false fronts, the homes - the town rising out of the Nebraska plains and the prairie sod. It was three in the morning when he knocked on Ben Evans' door; as arranged, Evans was expecting him, to discuss Dan's plans to recapture the Lazy R...So begins the story of a man driven by hate and full of lust for revenge
Stage to Lonesome Butte by Wayne C Lee( Book )

12 editions published between 1961 and 2003 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gold Run was an angry town. Nobody knew that better than Morgan Steele, because that anger was focused on him. The name Steele was a bad word in Gold Run, although it might not have been that way if Herman Kaplan were alive. He and Daniel Steele, Morgan's father, had been good friends. But neither was a good manager. After the rich vein in the Yellowbird mine had been lost, Kaplan had tried to keep it going. Within a year creditors were snapping at his heels. Daniel Steele had saved Kaplan by buying the mine and paying off the debts. But Kaplan's new wealth was gambled away and he took his own life. And a lot of people still blamed Steele
The hostile land by Wayne C Lee( Book )

16 editions published between 1964 and 2018 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the owner of the Tree Ranch attempts to control the whole range by forcing out neighboring homesteaders, Web Blaine, along with a cadre of angry folks, decides to fight for what is right. Reprint
His brother's guns by Wayne C Lee( Book )

13 editions published between 1958 and 2006 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matt Freeman arrived in Tumbleweed, Nebraska only to learn his brother had been killed in a gunfight earlier that day. Matt knew his brother had hidden a box that contained clues to the unrest, but he didn't know where it was hidden
Die-hard by Wayne C Lee( Book )

10 editions published between 1975 and 2006 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ever since Vance Belford had seen the four riders, he knew they were trailing like stalking cats, waiting for just the right moment to pounce. The Belfords had sold their freighting business in Nebraska and were headed to Denver, and they were carrying over four thousand dollars-and it seemed that somehow, the outlaws knew about the money. Vance and his father were tortured and robbed, and Dan had died as a result of that assault. Now, Vance was being carried by his rescuers to Denver, and though his head throbbed, he began to devise a plan. He\'d track down his father\'s murderers, and he\'d kill them, one by one
Killer's range by Wayne C Lee( Book )

18 editions published between 1958 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Troy, Boone, and their father, Dan Willouby were driven from their Storm Valley home after their ranch had been raided by a group of murderers, and Mrs. Willouby and two of the children killed. Dan attempts to train his sons to avenge the foul murders. However, when they return to Storm Valley, Troy and Boone have very different reactions to their family responsibilities
Petticoat wagon train by Wayne C Lee( Book )

10 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jeff Ryan knew he was in for plenty of trouble when he saw that the 'cargo' in the wagon train he'd agreed to lead from Kansas to Colorado was a group of pretty young women. He'd had some difficult people in the trains he'd guided across the plains before. Surely, he could get these ladies to Colorado safely--his future depended on it. But even before he got going, three masked men charged at him. He was sure they meant to kill him when suddenly, he heard one of the riders call out.'Don't kill him. We just want him to understand that he ain't going to Colorado. If he tries, he'll get worse than he got today.' Most men might have heeded such a warning, but Jeff Ryan wasn't most men ..."--Page 4 of cover
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Trail of the skulls
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Lee, Wayne

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Law of the prairieWar at Nugget CreekGuns at genesisTrail of the skullsBroken Wheel RanchPrairie vengeanceSon of a gunmanThe buffalo hunters