WorldCat Identities

Ross, Dana Fuller

Overview
Works: 265 works in 1,323 publications in 2 languages and 51,928 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Historical fiction  Western fiction  History  Domestic fiction  War fiction  Novels  Railroad stories  Guidebooks  Action and adventure fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3513.E8679, 813.54
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Most widely held works by Dana Fuller Ross
Oregon! by Dana Fuller Ross( Book )

25 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They are the first wagon train to cross the American continent and forge the Oregon Trail. Five-hundred courageous men, women and children, led by mountain man Whip Holt, they have survived the Rocky Mountain winter, fierce native attacks, and countless other hardships. Now, on the last leg of their journey, they face their greatest challenge yet. Three mighty nations have sent explorers to stake their claims the English army, Russian agents, and American pioneers but only one can win. Devoted to the dream of a new home, Whip Holt finds himself divided by two women: his wife, who is courted by both the English and the Russians, and Cathy van Ayl Blake, who is married to an American commander. Together, these would-be settlers must fight for what they believe in, or die for what they love in the name of freedom, justice, and destiny. This is their story the birth of America
Nebraska! by Dana Fuller Ross( Book )

31 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1837 a dauntless band of pioneers sets out from Long Island on a mission to win the rich Oregon territory for America. The major characters are a fiery young widow, Claudia Humphries, and the bold wagon master, Sam Brentwood, who commands the first leg of the remarkable journey
Nevada! by Dana Fuller Ross( Book )

23 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Virginia City! Boom town on the wild Nevada frontier! Atop the silver-rich mountains of the Comstock Lode were the desperate dreamers, thousands of men and women lured by the glittering promise of limitless wealth. But as the bountiful mother lode is mined, the nation itself is being torn apart by a burning confrontation that threatens to destroy America for ever
Utah! by Dana Fuller Ross( Book )

24 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raw determination carried them across steep mountain trails to the lawless territory of Utah. Here brawny work gangs and rugged engineers blasted out rock-walled tunnels and laid countless miles of shining rails to link a vast continent from coast to distant coast. But soon rampaging Indians with rifles blazing joined unscrupulous ranchers in trying to stop the iron wheels of progress from entering this virgin, untamed land
Independence! by Dana Fuller Ross( Book )

28 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The saga of men and women caught up in the great adventure of America's westward drive
Texas! by Dana Fuller Ross( Book )

27 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sweeping saga of America's great expansion and the invincible men and wome who braved the unknown peril of the vast frontier. Ever onward! They came from a young nation's East and West, from around the world--to claim new lands, new loves, new lives
Idaho! by Dana Fuller Ross( Book )

26 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Only the most daring cross the River of No Return to enter this wild, lawless region. Mountains laden with riches lured prospectors burning with gold fever. Easy money brought ruthless young men with guns for hire. And hidden amid the vast forests of white pine were the war ponies of Shoshoni and Nez Perce--bloodthirsty Indian warriors who gathered to drive the white man from the red man's ancestral home
Missouri! by Dana Fuller Ross( Book )

21 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Color illustration on front cover, a man and a woman standing in a western town
Tennessee! by Dana Fuller Ross( Book )

19 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and Swedish and held by 1,380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Secret orders from the White House send the legendary frontiersman, Toby Holt to Tennessee to take a stand against a private army backing a conspiracy which threatens America's democracy
Arizona! by Dana Fuller Ross( Book )

19 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Where ther is no law and order, the renegade will prey on the weak and innocent. West of Yuma, beneath the red sandstone bluffs, the comancheros reigned with brutal terror. A motley crew of savage men, they rode with lust in their hearts and cruelty on their minds. For until brave men rose up to stop them, these desperadoes--like evil doers everywhere--made fear their ally in a battle for the land
California! by Dana Fuller Ross( Book )

24 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 1,336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Violence ignited by the glitter of gold. Men desperate to strike it rich. Families and farms forsaken in a wild rush West to stake a claim. Strong men and courageous women struggle across an untamed continent to gamble their last dollar in overnight boom towns or die bushwhacked by outlaws. Some become valiant fighters in places where six-shooters keep the peace. No risk is too great, no depravity too low-when men catch gold fever and dream of quick millions, strong whiskey and wanton women. California! Men answer the siren song of gold. Lonely wives fend off peril while husbands pan for nuggets. And Melissa, a red-haired Texas beauty, finds herself sold into shame by the man she loves. Former wagon master Whip Holt sets out to save her and joins Sheriff Rick Miller in a relentless search for two brutal murderers. Together they try to stem the tide of greed and violence which threatens to destroy the new American territory
New Mexico! by Dana Fuller Ross( Book )

20 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No marshal's badge or sheriff's posse had yet brought law to the sun-drenched adobes of the great American Southwest. White settlers, Indians, and Mexicans trembled in fear under the azure sky of old Albuquerque, as they prayed to God that the cruel renegades called the comancheros would spare their women, their homes and their lives. But outside this thriving city the comancheros were gathering ... as the time neared when all would feel the terror of the desperadoes' lost for cruelty and gold
Dakota! by Dana Fuller Ross( Book )

14 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 1,297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unflagging courage took them through the valleys of the Badlands to the vast priaries of fertile, new territory. The promise of endless fields of golden wheat, great herds of prime beef cattle, fabulous empires built from railroads and mines lured the ambitiousand the brave to the uncharted country. But war cries soon echoed across the plains as mighty red nations united in a pact of blood to fight the newcomers for their sacred hunting grounds
Oklahoma! by Dana Fuller Ross( Book )

18 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ruthless group of men are doing everything possible to declare war in the Oklahoma Territory and it will take all of Toby Holt's energy to quell the warring factions
Wyoming by Dana Fuller Ross( Book )

25 editions published between 1198 and 2010 in English and held by 1,289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Savage Indian attacks. A lone, war-crazed Blackfoot stalking them. The courts of Queen Victoria and Russia's Czar plotting to thwart their valiant gamble for the future of a new nation. Bitter winter coming. Yet America;s first wagon train pushes its way westward through the Rockies. Ahead is Oregon, the Promised Land--and the endless miles of hardship and danger, treachery and death that stand between them and their beloved goal
Kentucky! by Dana Fuller Ross( Book )

18 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following the Civil War, Toby Holt is sent to the Kentucky hills in pursuit of an assassin plotting against President Grant's life
Illinois! by Dana Fuller Ross( Book )

12 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As roughrider Toby Holt struggles to build a new life in nineteenth-century Chicago, an old enemy and a former love bring upheavel, tragedy, and death in a tale set against the 1871 fire that devasted Chicago
Mississippi! by Dana Fuller Ross( Book )

16 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toby Holt wages a war on the dreaded Oriental Tong while men struggle to control the fortunes of New Orleans
Colorado! by Dana Fuller Ross( Book )

22 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Denver! Braving the Rockies and the untamed wilderness, they came to the wild frontier town and watched it explode into a city of fabulous instant wealth. Some were desperate men and women fleeing the mounting turbulence in the East, others were adventurers forsaking the played-out dreams of the California gold fields. They were lured by the most powerful promise of all--bonanza!
Montana! by Dana Fuller Ross( Book )

20 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and held by 1,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rugged pioneer trails led them across snowy mountain peaks to the grassy plains of big-sky country. Rich mines of fabulous gold lured dreamers and desperados to stake their claims in this lawless territory. There, brave ranchers fought for their homesteads against outlaws and Indians who tried to plunder their wealth and capture their women in the high adventure of these wild and bloody days
 
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