WorldCat Identities

Champlin, Tim 1937-

Overview
Works: 50 works in 387 publications in 1 language and 21,203 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Western stories  History  Suspense fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3553.H265, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Tim Champlin
Tombstone conspiracy : a western story by Tim Champlin( Book )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 1,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Brady Fox Bandau returns to Mississippi at the end of the Civil War, he finds his family estate devastated and all his relatives either dead or missing. Enraged, he heads West with Ann Gilcrease, a beautiful woman and a spy for the Confederacy during the war. In Tombstone, Arizona, he gathers together a phantom legion of followers who help him continue the war in his own way
Deadly season : a western story by Tim Champlin( Book )

18 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1880s San Francisco, detective Fred Casey teams up with visiting detective Sherlock Holmes to solve a murder in Chinatown. A tale of opium smuggling
West of Washoe : a western story by Tim Champlin( Book )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On his second trip to Virginia City in Nevada Territory, Gil Ross, who had been a magazine writer reporting on silver strikes, is now a mining engineer employed by the federal government; a whole new set of problems are occurring in Virginia City with stagecoaches being held up by gangs
The blaze of noon : a western story by Tim Champlin( Book )

18 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After recovering from a snakebite in the Southwestern desert with help from a friendly Tarahumara Indian named Quanto, prospector Dan Mora is heading north for the border. Quanto warns him, in the limited words and gestures they use to communicate, of Apaches to the north and bandits everywhere. Coming upon the ruins of an abandoned mission, Mora cannot know that he has stumbled into a search for a legendary gold deposit - or that Quanto still has his back
Wayfaring strangers : a frontier story by Tim Champlin( Book )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1849, there were three ways to join the California gold rush. Those who survived the journeys would meet in Califoria with unexpected results
Swift thunder : a Western story by Tim Champlin( Book )

18 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When pony express rider Lance Barlow, 19, learns his friend Shadrack, a freed slave, is enslaved again, he braves danger to free him
The survivor : a western story by Tim Champlin( Book )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1880s, a French Foreign Legionnaire escapes from a French penal colony to the U.S. where he becomes the object of a double manhunt. For political reasons the U.S. wants the information he possesses while the French want to silence him
Cold cache : a western story by Tim Champlin( Book )

17 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kent Rasmussen, approached by Nellie Newburn to work for her briefly as a security guard, does not know that he is walking into the midst of a long-standing feud between two Southern families, the Newburns and the Claytons, who both know about the Confederacy's cold cache
Beecher Island : a western story by Tim Champlin( Book )

9 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kansas 1868. Matt Talbot is one of a trio of scouts who are meeting with a Cheyenne chief, Bull Bear. After the meeting, some renegade Cheyennes attack the scouts, killing one and leaving another for dead. Talbot manages to escape in one piece, but he soon learns that making his way out of this now-hostile territory unscathed is only the beginning. Surviving the attack will require more than being physically unharmed, as putting his near-death experience behind him is a lot tougher than he?d imagined it would be.--Booklist
Lincoln's ransom : a western story by Tim Champlin( Book )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1876, Lincoln's body is stolen from its tomb in Illinois and held for ransom
The last campaign : a western story by Tim Champlin( Book )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the wake of an agreement with Mexico on cross-border pursuit, the U.S. Army mounts an expedition to capture the Indian warrior, Geronimo. The hero of the tale is Russell Norwood, a cavalry officer, the heroine is a Mexican seÞorita, and the villain is Tom Horn, the ruthless chief of scouts
Territorial rough rider : a western story by Tim Champlin( Book )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Ormond steals his father's coin collection, and then has them stolen from him but cannot report the theft. Peter agrees to help Charley take a herd of horses to sale. When his father's black servant arrives in Arizona to get the coins back, the three men find themselves on a military train and end up enlisting in the Rough Riders. To save their skins, all three find themselves in the expeditionary force invading Cuba to defeat the Spaniards who are at war with the United States
A trail to Wounded Knee : a Western story by Tim Champlin( Book )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1876, alone after his wife abandons him, courtmartialed army lieutenant Thaddeus Coyle starts his life over in a Black Hills freighting business and eventually takes a job with the Bureau of Indian Affairs, setting the stage for complicated reunions years later--one with his family in Washington, D.C., and one with his freighting partner, Swift Hawk, at Wounded Knee
Treasure of the Templars : a western story by Tim Champlin( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While supervising a dig in a medieval dungeon in 1898, an archaeology professor unearths the journal of Peter Stirling, a 16th-century Scottish knight, as well as his map to a treasure in the New World
Cross of gold by Tim Champlin( Book )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wild race to claim a fortune in buried gold pits such adversaries as a kidnapped hostage, a gambler, a group of prison escapees, a hired detective, and the gold's rightful owner against each other on a dramatic Southern Pacific train ride bound for Los Angeles
King of the highbinders by Tim Champlin( Book )

13 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in English and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jay McGraw finds 3 million in stolen gold in his beer wagon, and joins forces with the police and a Chinese slave girl to capture the Chinese tong responsible for the theft
Fire bell in the night : a western story by Tim Champlin( Book )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Rudyard Kipling experiences two potentially deadly "accidents," a former secret service agent proposes to act as guardian for the British author on his tour of the American West to write his impressions for a popular Indian newspaper
Raiders of the Western & Atlantic : a western story by Tim Champlin( Book )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A select group of men in the Union Army will attempt to steal "The General, " a locomotive, behind enemy lines and drive the engine straight to safety behind Union lines, burning Confederate bridges as they go. The mother of a young Union private plans to steal a bullion shipment and rendezvous with "The General" and then contribute the money to the Union cause. Her highest concern becomes her pursuers and evading capture and execution as a spy
The secret of Lodestar by Tim Champlin( Book )

7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Four years ago, three men held up a train and made of with thirty thousand dollars in gold. Captured, they refused to trade the gold for lighter sentences. Now the leader, Denson Boyd, has been released, and it's up to ex-railroad detective Marc Charvein to follow him to the treasure. But when Boyd ambushes him and kills his horse, Charvein is stranded in the desert. He stumbles into Lodestar, a mining town abandoned by all but a hermit. But Lodestar is about to be overrun by people, and Charvein can only hope to make it out alive"--Page 2 of cover
Flying eagle by Tim Champlin( Book )

14 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former policeman Jay McGraw, messenger for Wells Fargo, finds trouble coming his way when a gang of masked bandits blow up a bridge on the central Pacific trail, and he knows they're after his cargo
 
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The survivor : a western story
Alternative Names
Champlain, Tim 1937-

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Deadly season : a western storyWest of Washoe : a western storyThe blaze of noon : a western storyWayfaring strangers : a frontier storySwift thunder : a Western storyThe survivor : a western storyCold cache : a western storyBeecher Island : a western story