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Curtis, Jack 1922-

Overview
Works: 36 works in 164 publications in 4 languages and 7,384 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Western stories  Domestic fiction  History  Bibliography  Christmas stories  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3505.U866, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jack Curtis
No mercy by Jack Curtis( Book )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Montana cowboy sets out to avenge the murder of his young brother, a city boy who was visiting him for the summer. The boy, an aspiring journalist from Chicago, had uncovered a plan by ranchers to grab land from Indians. By the author of Pepper Tree Rider
The sheriff kill by Jack Curtis( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kiowa Smith must take revenge on Sheriff Clark who ruthlessly kills Kiowa's partner Paddy Burke
Pepper tree rider by Jack Curtis( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rancher Harry Hamilton enrolls in the Civil War, leaving his wife, Elizabeth, and their son to fend for themselves. They are joined by her draft-dodging brother and when Hamilton is killed the brother tries to prove his manhood by joining a gang of cattle rustlers. Fortunately for Elizabeth, a war buddy of her husband shows up to protect her from what follows
The quiet cowboy by Jack Curtis( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Wes Bengard rides into Nevada's Juniper Valley, he steps into the biggest fight of his life. Beecher Turnbull is calling all the open range around the valley his private grazing land and promising to kill anyone who strays onto it
Christmas in Calico by Jack Curtis( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Larry McMurtry meets Richard Paul Evans in this inspiring Wild West tale about a desperate single mother, a violent snowstorm, and a tall, dark stranger. ... Distinguished writer Jack Curtis winningly combines suspense and a timeless holiday message with the best Western literary tradition in this dramatic novel
Hideout canyon by Jack Curtis( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wayne Carroll is wasting away in a Fort Yuma hotbox when his young, meddling wife, Kate, cuts a deal with the corrupt warden: Wayne can go free, if she'll snitch when he leaves town. The warden's cohort, brutal U.S. Marshal Shig Radiguet, wants Wayne to lead them to a far more interesting quarry -- a sixty-thousand dollar army payroll that he stole and stashed before landing in jail. But when the old bandit slips away in the dead of night, he sets off a greedy chase across a parched southwestern desert. Reuniting with his payroll heist co-conspirators, Wayne can taste the money -- and a fresh start for his wife and teenage son. But to make his dreams come true, he'll have to stop Radiguet's bloody run for treasure -- and avenge the death of an innocent man
Blood to burn by Jack Curtis( Book )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loyal army buddy Sam Benbow quits a Kansas cattle trail to help Billy Faraday, the Civil War cavalier who saved his life
Cut and branded by Jack Curtis( Book )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the trail of three thousand stolen longhorns, stock detective Sam Benbow stops in Dodge City where he tries to solve the brutal murders of several tribeless squaws camped on the city's riverbank
The fight for San Bernardo by Jack Curtis( Book )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dying kid cursed Sam Benbow after a shootout over some rustled livestock. But the words he said wouldn't die. Sick at heart and sick of violence, Sam headed west with his addled old friend Skofer. In the border town of San Bernardo, Benbow finds a clash of cultures, a reign of cruelty, and a strong, beautiful woman. Some missing Spanish land deeds are causing misery and bloodshed for the locals; people are dying mysteriously. Then Sam Benbow makes the kind of choice that doean't come often to a man. Taking on a roughneck band of Volunteer Texas Rangers, a powerful lawyer, and a former senator, Benbow hoists his heavy Colt and goes into battle--not for money, not on orders, but for truth
Texas rules by Jack Curtis( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They were Texas ranchers driving a herd of longhorns through a lawless land, risking everything to deliver their cattle to the railhead at Abilene. But for Cotton Dunbar and his men, the worst hardship would come at the end of their journey, where a sudden act of betrayal would push Cotton Dunbar too far--into a swift, savage war over what was right, and what wasn't
The jury on Smoky Hill by Jack Curtis( Book )

13 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sheriff Dave Cromwell has a tough job trying to tame the town of Ellsworth, TX. Some of the townsfolk decided to take matters into their own hands with a "neck-tie" party for four prisoners in the town jail. Dave turned in his badge after this, but the memory of the killings would not leave him alone
Wild River massacre by Jack Curtis( Book )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pall of sorrow shadows Wild River, where General Frederick Falls' troops slaughtered hundreds of Kiowa men, women and children while they slept. For General Falls, Wild River is to be a monument to his Indian-fighting prowess - and a stepping stone to his presidential ambitions. But the general never makes it to the dedication ceremony. One morning, he's found dead - his head severed by a razor-sharp Kiowa battle ax. To find his killer, the army offers a reward. And there's no shortage of suspects for range detective Sam Benbow
Blood cut by Jack Curtis( Book )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three strangers refuse to pay a toll to cross a river, and find themselves joining to fight a war against the dreaded Roark Shado
Paradise Valley by Jack Curtis( Book )

13 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam Paterson and Bobby Campbell rode to Texas to purchase a herd of cattle and bring them back to the Campbell ranch at Paradise Valley. But the deal came to a quick and violent end in San Antonio. In an alleyway, Bobby met his death at the hands of cattle broker Raven Dermott, who'd set his crooked, black heart on taking away the family's rich Colorado ranch. Sam should have known better than to let Bobby handle the money on his own. After giving the boy a decent burial, Paterson sets off for Abilene to warn Bobby's innocent sister Ruthie that Dermott is headed her way. She's the only thing between him and Paradise Valley. But in Abilene Sam finds he's a step behind - Dermott has already conned the girl and they're on their way to the ranch. If Sam can get to Colorado first he'll make sure Dermott never makes it to Paradise
Banjo by Jack Curtis( Book )

5 editions published between 1971 and 1993 in English and Russian and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The quick and the dead : a novel by Jack Curtis( Book )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The kloochman; a novel by Jack Curtis( Book )

2 editions published between 1966 and 1967 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mark of Cain by Jack Curtis( Book )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Long before he branded the West with his tough frontier justice, Sam Benbow had a dream of starting a cattle ranch with his brother Buddy. When the town fathers of Elk City, Montana, promise to deliver that dream--by offering him some land in exchange for a season's service as a marshal--he grudgingly agrees to keep the peace with his sidekick, Skofer
The man in place by Jack Curtis( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eagles over Big Sur by Jack Curtis( Book )

4 editions published between 1981 and 1989 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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