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Short, Luke 1908-1975

Overview
Works: 337 works in 1,431 publications in 2 languages and 27,310 library holdings
Genres: Western fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Western films  Drama  Film adaptations  Motion pictures 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor, Author of screenplay, Adapter, Scenarist, Conceptor, Creator, Photographer, Other
Classifications: PZ3.G4955, 813.54
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Ambush by Luke Short( Book )

30 editions published between 1939 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 762 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 )

24 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Giff Dixon, a penniless drifter, wanders into a quiet and lawful Western frontier town, he rankles the easygoing tolerance of several locals, including Gus Traff
Marauders' moon by Luke Short( Book )

17 editions published between 1937 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 665 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
Ramrod by Luke Short( Book )

24 editions published between 1943 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epic of the grim battle for the range
The man on the blue by Luke Short( Book )

22 editions published between 1936 and 1993 in English and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"THE MAN ON THE BLUE is Shamrock Ireland, wanted in three states and trying to get to the Arizona border ahead of the latest posse. Six dry days later, he finds himself rescuing a stranger from cruel death at the hands of a woman. The stranger turns out to be Sheriff Lobell who is looking for a hardcase to do a dirty job; the woman turns out to be the sister of the man Lobell wants killed. The sheriff thinks he has found his man in Shamrock, not knowing that Shamrock has guessed Lobell's secret: one more killing and Sheriff Lobell would attain a fortune in dead man's gold. Would Shamrock be the instrument of the sheriff's gain and the woman's loss?"--BOOK COVER
And the wind blows free by Luke Short( Book )

22 editions published between 1945 and 1993 in English and held by 628 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
The guns of Hanging Lake by Luke Short( Book )

10 editions published between 1968 and 2016 in English and held by 623 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
Blood on the moon by Luke Short( Book )

18 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in English and held by 618 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
Trouble country by Luke Short( Book )

15 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in English and held by 612 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
Bounty guns by Luke Short( Book )

24 editions published between 1939 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hired to find a killer, a drifter rides into a deadly family feud, in this action-packed novel from an award-winning storyteller of the West. For $10,000, Tip Woodring must ride into a frontier town full of murderers and find one particular killer. The deal-offered by Rig Holman, a saloon owner who liked the way Woodring knocked out a nasty drunk in front of his bar-could make him a fortune ... 'r cost him his life. Last spring, a prospector named Blackie Mayfell walked into Holman's office with $15,000 in gold and a strange proposition. He asked Holman to keep the money and get it to his daughter if he died, handing over a little extra for insurance. Then Mayfell was slain by someone who wanted a piece of his claim. Holman wants to know who pulled the trigger, and Woodring will find out-or die trying. Filled with stunning action scenes, memorable characters, and authentic historical atmosphere, Bounty Guns is a suspenseful tale: part mystery, part western, all Luke Short
Sunset graze by Luke Short( Book )

15 editions published between 1942 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All hell was breaking loose in the town of Hilliard. Dave Wallace could hear the distant rifles of the possement, but the man he wanted was getting away. Arnie Chance had been giving him a hard time since he had come looking for the truth about Tip Macy's death. Chance and his gang had run Dave out of town, left him to parch in the desert, and tried to keep him from talking to Macy's widow. He tried to set the law on the man who'd killed his best friend, but he soon found out that the law had been bought. Now in the growing darkness, Dave lifted his gun and fired. Chance's return shot from the hip went wild. Walking slowly, cautiously, Dave took careful aim
Dead freight for Piute by Luke Short( Book )

16 editions published between 1940 and 2016 in English and held by 590 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
Desert crossing by Luke Short( Book )

19 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

24 editions published between 1940 and 2016 in English and held by 584 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
Hardcase by Luke Short( Book )

34 editions published between 1942 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 584 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!
Last hunt by Luke Short( Book )

17 editions published between 1962 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 567 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
Summer of the smoke by Luke Short( Book )

18 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Army scout Keefe Calhoun knows that Maco, a treacherous Apache chief, is ready to lead his marauding warriors against the settlements, but the army won't believe him. Alone and wounded, Calhoun rides into the wild mountains after the renegade chief. Grade I braille
First campaign by Luke Short( Book )

16 editions published between 1965 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The deserters by Luke Short( Book )

12 editions published between 1969 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 540 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
Donovan's gun by Luke Short( Book )

15 editions published between 1968 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Burt Hethridge had ruled the Triangle H and the townsfolk of Pitkin with an iron fist. When the old man died, the whole town exploded in a wild, blood-letting spree. It looked like nothing would be left of Pitkin except dead men and prairie dust. Until Jim Donovan came along -- because in a town gone mad, the last sane man becomes the law
 
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Summer of the smoke
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Blood on the moonTrouble countryWar on the CimarronSummer of the smokeThe deserters
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 écrivain américain

Luke Short escritor estadounidense

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

Short, Luke

Люк Шорт

Languages
English (425)

French (2)