WorldCat Identities

Short, Luke 1908-1975

Overview
Works: 301 works in 1,206 publications in 3 languages and 28,075 library holdings
Genres: Western films  Drama  Fiction  Western stories  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Spaghetti Westerns  Made-for-TV movies  Motion pictures 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Editor, Creator, Photographer, Other, Adapter
Classifications: PZ3.G4955, 813.54
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Ambush by Luke Short( Book )

25 editions published between 1939 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Across the heat-scorched mountain passes rode the weary calvalrymen. They were outnumbered and they knew it. Somewhere out there Diablito, las of the great Apache chieftains, waited with his savage warriors. The orders were to find the Indians, engage and destroy them, and rescue the kidnapped white woman. Impossible. But orders were orders
Play a lone hand by Luke Short( Book )

19 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blood on the moon by Luke Short( Book )

28 editions published between 1941 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Riling had a plan -- he wanted to squeeze the Blockhouse spread between a bunch of land-hungry nesters and a crooked Indian agent. And he knew that if anyone could make it stick, it was his buddy Jim Garry. At first Garry was willing ... but when he found out just how dirty a job his friend had given him, he began to have misgivings -- not only about the job, but about who his friends really were
Marauders' moon by Luke Short( Book )

21 editions published between 1937 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Webb Cousins was headed for a short trial and a long stretch in jail. A bounty hunter had him cuffed, covered, and brought back alive. But when the prisoner and his captor ride into Wagon Mound, death rides in with them. In a flash of rifle fire, Cousins finds himself shackled to a dead man and swept up in a desperate struggle. A murderous range war threatens to destroy everything and everyone in its path
The man on the blue by Luke Short( Book )

18 editions published between 1936 and 1993 in English and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wanted in three states and tailed by a posse, Shamrock finds a temporary refuge when shady Sheriff Lobell offers him shelter, a deputy's star, and $500 in gold
Ramrod by Luke Short( Book )

24 editions published between 1943 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epic of the grim battle for the range
And the wind blows free by Luke Short( Book )

18 editions published between 1945 and 1993 in English and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jim Wode gambles desperately in his bid to establish a cattle-ranching empire in the West of 1884, suffering exhausting cattle drives, harsh weather, and warring Cheyennes
Sunset graze by Luke Short( Book )

12 editions published between 1942 and 1991 in English and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bounty guns by Luke Short( Book )

25 editions published between 1939 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The guns of Hanging Lake by Luke Short( Book )

8 editions published between 1968 and 2016 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ACTION AND REVENGE IN THE OLD WEST. TONY BRADEN, AN ENGLISHMAN MAKES A GO OF RANCHING AND IS ROBBED, RIDICULED AND CHEATED BY THE GOOD FOLKS OF INDIAN BEND. THEN HE IS KNIFED AND KILLED. TRAF KINNARD SWEARS TO FIND HIS KILLER IN THIS ACTION PACKED ADVENTURE
Trouble country by Luke Short( Book )

13 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of good and evil wrapped up in the lives of two brothers. One is determined to grow rich at all cost. The family name means nothing to him. The other is more concerned about clearing the family name than anything else. These brothers end up in a show down and the outcome is even better than expected
Last hunt by Luke Short( Book )

16 editions published between 1962 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judge Lillard rides off into a blizzard with the intention of hunting elk and instead finds himself on the wrong side of a gun, leaving his best friend Lee McPhail to bring the killer to justice
First campaign by Luke Short( Book )

13 editions published between 1965 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summer of the smoke by Luke Short( Book )

15 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maco, cruel Apache chief, is loose on an orgy of murdering, burning and raiding. Army scout Keefe Calhoun alone and wounded, rides to the wild country to stop the massacre
Desert crossing by Luke Short( Book )

16 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

His wagon train was toting guns and a pretty woman right into deadman's land--Apache Territory!
Hardcase by Luke Short( Book )

31 editions published between 1942 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No jail could hold him. There wasn't a scaffold high enough to hang him. A hundred men with guns were scared to catch him. The law dreaded his name. He was an outlaw who defied the frontier. They called him "hardcase"--The outlaw who would gamble his life against any odds and laugh as he did it!
The deserters by Luke Short( Book )

8 editions published between 1969 and 2006 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lieutenant Pete Brisbin had a simple mission. Bring the deserter to justice. And there was only one way to do that. He'd have to brawl and shoot his way into the town of Banning and become Ben Maule's most trusted man
Dead freight for Piute by Luke Short( Book )

12 editions published between 1940 and 2016 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Cole refused the dirty job offered him by the Monarch outfit, he knew that from now on it was him against the gang, but he was ready to pay for his freedom -- and if the price was his blood, so be it
Donovan's gun by Luke Short( Book )

12 editions published between 1968 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

War on the Cimarron by Luke Short( Book )

17 editions published between 1940 and 2016 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Christian is determined to get back what was rightfully his after his friend and partner is murdered and his land stolen from under him
 
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Summer of the smoke
Alternative Names
Glidden F.D. 1908-1975

Glidden Fred 1908-1975

Glidden, Frederick Dilley

Glidden Frederick Dilley 1908-1975

Glidden, Frederik Dilley 1908-1975

Luke Short (writer) Amerikaans romanschrijver (1908-1975)

Short, Luke

Люк Шорт

Languages
English (375)

German (4)

French (1)

Covers
Blood on the moonTrouble countrySummer of the smokeThe desertersWar on the Cimarron