WorldCat Identities

Savage, Les

Overview
Works: 166 works in 664 publications in 1 language and 21,725 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Western stories  History  Short stories  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: PS3569.A826, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Les Savage
Coffin Gap : a western story by Les Savage( Book )

21 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A doctor takes on powerful men whose greed threatens his town with typhoid and ecological disaster. One rogue is a mine owner, the other a rancher. Dr. Alan Craig is no stranger to standing up to rogues, his father was killed for it, and if the doctor does not watch out so might he
Fire dance at Spider Rock by Les Savage( Book )

18 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captured by indians and held with no hope of escape, a young mule skinner discovers why he has been taken alive when the Bead Clan holds a fire dance in the shadow of Spider Rock
Phantoms in the night : a Western story by Les Savage( Book )

19 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In California, a colony of Mexico in 1845, Roger Bardine, the U.S. consul, has disappeared, and John Hayward arrives to search for him
Medicine wheel by Les Savage( Book )

21 editions published between 1947 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arriving in Wyoming with his own herd of cattle, a ranch hand determined to become a man of substance finds the perfect opportunity
Table rock by Les Savage( Book )

9 editions published between 1963 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bob Conners was convinced his brother Ian didn't rob the train payroll for which he was sent to prison. Bob is killed when he searches for clues. Can Gordon, his son, overcome his aversion to guns and defend himself before his father's killer gets him?
Black Rock Canon : a western story by Les Savage( Book )

15 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This western is story about a couple of Texas cowboys, Del and Tie, who come to Montana to rope wild horses. It's an episodic tale that puts our two heroes in harm's way a fistful of times, finds them vying for the attention of a beautiful woman, and paints a wild, splashy picture of the Old West
The bloody quarter : a western story by Les Savage( Book )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drifter Paul Hagar decides to settle down to homesteading in Wyoming, and unknowingly files a claim for a section of land that is the focus of a threatened land war among ranchers
In the land of little sticks : North-Western stories by Les Savage( Book )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven short stories and one long novella of Les Savage, Jr. that have been restored to the original manuscripts
The last ride : a western story by Les Savage( Book )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pothooks Marrs, convicted murderer who had escaped from prison, signs on as a camp cook for the Pickle Bar spread, hoping to elude Kettle Cory, a detective who knows Marrs' past, when he discovers, too late, that Kettle is one of the Pickle Bar crew
The shadow in Renegade Basin : a Western trio by Les Savage( Book )

9 editions published between 1944 and 2001 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wolves of the Sundown Trail : a western trio by Les Savage( Book )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wolves of the Sundown Trail: Duncan Innes, a Scot trapper fled Kentucky to escape the curse of the MacAlisters, a feud that began centuries before in Scotland and was transported to the New World when descendants of the two clans emigrated. Innes's lonely camp is invaded by John Ryker, a trapper, and his guide, Wisapa, a Dakota Indian, who are seeking a map to the Lost River and who don't intend to let Innes stand in their way
West of Laramie by Les Savage( Book )

12 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Returning from a Confederate hospital to his home burned in Missouri, Scott Walker makes the trek to reunite with his family in Wyoming. There he finds his sweetheart married to his older brother and his father embroiled in a bloody battle with a deputy surveyor for the railroad
Outlaws of the Brasada : a western duo by Les Savage( Book )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outlaws of the Brasada: conditions are so harsh in Texas after the Civil War and with Reconstructionists imposing even harsher restrictions, Emery Bandine is desperate to protect his motherless children and gather a stake to get them out of poverty no matter what he has to do
The ghost horse : a western duo by Les Savage( Book )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eddie has seen a lot of horseflesh in his day, but this one is special
The sting of Señorita Scorpion : a western trio by Les Savage( Book )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bk. 1 "The Sting of Senorita Scorpion Bk. 2 "The Hangman's Segundo," Bk. 3 "The Lone Star Camel Corps."
Gambler's row : a western trio by Les Savage( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three classic Western tales, from a master of Frontier fiction, are contained within this exciting volume that includes "Gambler's Row," in which a mysterious man known only as Drifter arrives at the Silver Slipper in Laramie, Wyoming Territory in search of an elusive eyewitness to a murder
Danger rides the river : a Frontier story by Les Savage( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just a few years before the War of 1812, Natchez-Under-the-Hill rang with the cries of hawkers and harlots, the curses of brawling river boatmen and the clank of slave chains. It was a lusty and turbulent time on the mighty Mississippi. Owen Naylor and Charlotte Dumaine are united in their effort to put steam power on the river, an idea that threatens the traditional reign of the keelboats. They must pit their strength and will against the river's treachery and the men who are willing to fight steam with fire, violence and bloodshed. Against this backdrop is the dramatic Battle of New Orleans with the ragtag Americans under the command of Andrew Jackson-a handful of troops standing alone against thousands of British regulars poised to seize the city and control the Mississippi
Doniphan's thousand : a western story by Les Savage( Book )

7 editions published between 1194 and 2011 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colonel Alexander Doniphan was an inexperienced battle commander who managed to create a loyal, and formidable, fighting force out of a thousand 1st Missouri Volunteers. His men fight mightily against the Mexicans in New Mexico, but then Doniphan is called on to make peace where enmity has been brewing for 200 years! Doniphan's Thousand shines a light on the personal stories of the enlisted men of this mighty volunteer army, men who are driven by myriad reasons to leave everything behind and risk their lives for their country
The devil's corral : a western trio by Les Savage( Book )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Satan sits a big bronc" is set in Texas shortly before the War Between the States where the new carpetbag governor, A.J. Rhode, has organized Rhode's Riders to enforce his tax policies. Chisos Owens is offered one thousand dollars to find "Senorita Scorpion" but his reasons have nothing to do with the reward being offered. The devil in "The Devil's Corral" is a recalcitrant horse that has refused all efforts to ride him. Devil is responsible for putting Ed Ketland in the hospital and also for Ed's newly acquired phobia of riding any horse
Copper Bluffs by Les Savage( Book )

19 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Escaping Copper Bluffs after the murder of his stepfather, Kenny Blacklaws returns nine years later, only to be faced with brutal rustlers, Corsica, the woman he loves who belongs to his stepbrother, and a wealth of people who want to see him dead
 
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Doniphan's thousand : a western story
Alternative Names

controlled identityStewart, Logan

controlled identitySutter, Larabie

Savage, Les Jr

Stewart, Logan

Languages
English (249)

Covers
Fire dance at Spider RockPhantoms in the night : a Western storyMedicine wheelTable rockBlack Rock Canon : a western storyThe bloody quarter : a western storyIn the land of little sticks : North-Western storiesThe last ride : a western story