WorldCat Identities

Patten, Lewis B.

Overview
Works: 430 works in 1,493 publications in 3 languages and 55,452 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Western stories  History 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator
Classifications: PS3566.A79, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Lewis B Patten
 
Most widely held works by Lewis B Patten
Bounty man by Lewis B Patten( Book )

18 editions published between 1974 and 2003 in English and Danish and held by 1,172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When he killed Frank Elbert, Ross Dunbar didn't know his days as a bounty hunter would soon end in a final man-hunt to save Elbert's widow and young son
Hunt the man down by Lewis B Patten( Book )

11 editions published between 1977 and 2006 in English and held by 1,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In defending a young widow from attack, Mike Logan manages to shoot and kill her attacker, the youngest son of a powerful rancher. The old man vows revenge, the sheriff is powerless to help Mike, and it becomes a duel to the death between a fugitive Mike and the vengeful rancher and his four surviving sons
The law in Cottonwood by Lewis B Patten( Book )

15 editions published between 1978 and 2004 in English and held by 1,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the town of Cottonwood, Kansas, passed a curfew and a ban on the wearing of firearms in hopes of averting the violence that always accompanied the annual spring arrival of trail-weary cowboys, Marshal Morgan Gaunt knew he would have a hard time upholding the new law--and knew also that in one of the crews there would be a man who had sworn to return to Cottonwood to kill him
The trail of the Apache Kid by Lewis B Patten( Book )

11 editions published between 1979 and 1999 in English and held by 1,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unware that the vicious killer, Apache Kid, has escaped from jail, Frank Healy returns to his ranch one night, only to find his ranch hands murdered and his lovely wife, Nora, gone!
The ordeal of Jason Ord by Lewis B Patten( Book )

17 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and held by 1,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen-year-old Jason Ord is accused of murder, ambushing a U.S. marshal, and massacring a peaceful band of Indians
Ambush at Soda Creek by Lewis B Patten( Book )

12 editions published between 1975 and 1995 in English and held by 1,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the wife of Colonel Detrick, the commanding officer of a fort on the Arizona frontier, is kidnapped by a band of Apaches, three troops of calvary set out in pursuit, only to realize that they are being helplessly led into an ambush
Tincup in the storm country : a western story by Lewis B Patten( Book )

19 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Good Western Story, First Edition
Ride a crooked trail by Lewis B Patten( Book )

17 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jason must hunt down three vicious killers who murdered his parents
Ride a tall horse by Lewis B Patten( Book )

8 editions published between 1980 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the owner of the town's general store is killed during a robbery while the sheriff is away, 16-year-old Jason Cole determines to catch the killer, thereby winning the admiration of the dead man's daughter and the respect of the sheriff--even though this means pursing the outlaw through hostile Indian country and being pursued himself by some men determined to secure the loot for themselves
Death rides the Denver Stage : a western story by Lewis B Patten( Book )

18 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arriving in Denver City, Colorado, at the start of the Civil War, Clee Farr finds the townspeople torn apart by loyalties to North and South
Posse from Poison Creek by Lewis B Patten( Book )

14 editions published between 1969 and 2008 in English and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Country Sheriff Webb Dolan is forced to ride with a posse of men whom he considers untrustworthy in pursuit of a gang of thieves and murderers
The tired gun by Lewis B Patten( Book )

12 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in English and Danish and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Certain he will be killed by a vengeful rancher who is chasing him, Sam Court returns to the town here he had been marshal and finds old friends, unexpected trouble and a son he has seen only once
Villa's rifles by Lewis B Patten( Book )

9 editions published between 1977 and 1995 in English and held by 859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sheriff Sam Chance discovers that the woman he hopes to marry and her young son have become hostages to a group of outlaws planning to hijack the profits of a gun running operation that is supplying rifles for Pancho Villa. He faces the almost impossible task of trying to save them alone and unaided
Cheyenne captives by Lewis B Patten( Book )

10 editions published between 1978 and 1986 in English and French and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Clay Holley's wife and Tom Denton's wife and son are captured by hostile Indians, the two men embark on a relentless pursuit of the savages. The chase leads to Tom Denton's death, and results in Clay and Tom's brother, Frank, joining Custer's campaign against the Indians at the Washita. The campaign offers the last glimmer of hope for rescuing the captives
The gallows at Graneros by Lewis B Patten( Book )

12 editions published between 1975 and 2005 in English and held by 835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a young girl's lie leads to the lynching of an innocent Indian, the sheriff of Graneros has trouble keeping the town from being destroyed by the desperate men who had murdered the Indian and by the Apaches who had escaped from a near-by reservation and were determined to avenge the Indian's death
Death rides a black horse by Lewis B Patten( Book )

6 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen-year-old Frank Halliday's life is placed in jeopardy by a well-meant provision in his father's will which states that his long-time foreman, who has helped raise Frank, will inherit the ranch if Frank should die before he reaches the age of 21
The angry town of Pawnee Bluffs by Lewis B Patten( Book )

8 editions published between 1974 and 1986 in English and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An act of cruel violence puts Deputy Sheriff Jesse Marks into the most difficult conflict he has ever faced. As lawman he finds himself responsible for the safety of two killers against the threat of mob violence, in spite of his own feelings of hatred for the men who had violated his fiancee
Pursuit by Lewis B Patten( Book )

20 editions published between 1957 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four strangers rode into the town of Buffalo Wallow, shot up the town, and robbed the stage of $150,000 in currency. Suspected of being part of the outlaw gang, Casey Day, in charge of the way station, set out to prove his innocence
Savage Desert : a Western Duo by Lewis B Patten( Book )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Killer in Him: Ross McNaul works for the Circle Dot Ranch. Knowledge of a terrible secret concerning his nine-year-old son has been used by Ernest Pfarr, foreman of the ranch, to secure Ross's help in rustling the ranch stock. Now the owner of the ranch is coming West and Pfarr wants the rest of the cattle to be abandoned to the fury of a blizzard so that he can acquire the ranch himself for a fraction of what it is worth. Ross doesn't want to go along with Pfarr, but fear of what will happen to his son if he doesn't convinces him that he has no choice
The arrogant guns by Lewis B Patten( Book )

23 editions published between 1965 and 2000 in English and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matt was five when he was rescued by Dan Lafferty from the Comanches. Now Matt helped Dan on his empire carved out of the unfenced vastness of New Mexico. But he knew Dan was headed for a range war with the homesteaders, and that he would have no choice but to defend Dan
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityFord, Lewis

controlled identityWayne, Joseph

Ford, Lewis.

Lewis B. Patten Amerikaans schrijver van misdaadromans (1915-1981)

Patten, Lewis

Patten, Lewis B. (Lewis Byford), 1915-1981

Patten, Lewis Byford

Льюис Б. Паттен

لوئیس بی. پاتن

Languages
English (261)

Danish (2)

French (1)

Covers
Hunt the man downThe law in CottonwoodThe trail of the Apache KidTincup in the storm country : a western storyRide a crooked trailRide a tall horseDeath rides the Denver Stage : a western storyPosse from Poison Creek