WorldCat Identities

Cotton, Ralph W.

Overview
Works: 233 works in 997 publications in 1 language and 64,282 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Western stories  Historical fiction  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3553.O766, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Ralph W Cotton
 
Most widely held works by Ralph W Cotton
Jackpot Ridge by Ralph W Cotton( Book )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After leaving Elk Horn with his hard-earned poker winnings, Jack Bell, a legendary gunslinger, soon finds his life in grave danger when his opponent, Early Philpot, sends his ruthless gang of thugs after Jack to retrieve his money, but Jack has a special surprise in store for Early and his men. Original
Between hell and Texas by Ralph W Cotton( Book )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cray Dawson is on his way home, having just made a name for himself in a gang-busting shootout. He is now revered as one of the heroic gunmen who live their lives by their own credo, out on the frontier of civilization. Although Dawson doesn't want to be known as a gunman, he keeps getting mistaken for one. In a time when most people shoot first and ask questions later, Dawson may never get the chance to prove he's no gunslinger
Trouble Creek by Ralph W Cotton( )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dick Lowry anc his gang of crooks are robbing banks and stages like it's a God-given right--and that chaps Texas Ranger Sam Burrack something fierce. Then, in the small town of Olsen, Dick and his no-goodnik pals slip-up, straying within the grasp of the long arm of the law--namely Sam and his Colt handcannon. After the dust settles and the smoke clears, Sam emerges with the sorry gang in custody. But what Sam doesn't count on is the wiley charms--and devious intentions--of one local lady
Wildfire by Ralph W Cotton( Book )

11 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arizona Ranger Sam Burrack's on the trail of a gang of bank robbers, a mission that's led him right into the path of a raging wildfire
Fast guns out of Texas by Ralph W Cotton( Book )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cray Dawson is en route to Black's Cut in Montana to stake his claim when he learns his old friend Fast Larry Shaw faked his death to escape his notoriety as a gunfighter. But Dawson discovers that his own prowess with firearms haunts him too
Blood lands by Ralph W Cotton( Book )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When reputed killer Baines Meredith comes to her rescue after she is brutally victimized by a gang of outlaws, Julie Wilder, with his help, discovers the true identity of her attackers and exacts a deadly revenge
Powder river : a Jeston Nash adventure by Ralph W Cotton( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jeston Nash and his band of outlaws steal a herd of horses and drive north to sell them to the U.S. Army. The novel follows the drive against the background of the Powder River Indian War for the Wyoming Territory, the only war the Indians won. By the author of While Angels Dance
Sabre's edge by Ralph W Cotton( Book )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arizona ranger Sam Burrack rides into Sabre to take care of a family of outlaws, but the crooked sheriff wants them left alone. When the talking stops and the shooting starts, the odds are with the sheriff but Burrack has justice on his side
Gunman's song by Ralph W Cotton( Book )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lawrence Shaw once got a boost out of being the quickest gun alive. Now he's partial to telling gunfighter stories rather than living them. But that doesn't stop every ornery shootist with an itchy trigger finger from tying to pull iron on Fast Larry Shaw ... or a group of gamblers from wagering five grand on who will kill him ... or a gang of cutthroat saddle tramps from slaying his wife while in search of him. Racked with guilt for not saving his beloved Rosa, Shaw vows to shorten the life expectancy of her murderers ... and any other hardcase who even thinks of sending hot lead his way
Webb's posse by Ralph W Cotton( Book )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inexperienced lawman Abner Webb, caught unprepared when the Peltry Gang sweeps in and terrorizes Rileyville, calls upon a shady horse trader and an ornery schoolmaster for help in capturing the outlaws and restoring his reputation
Dead man's canyon by Ralph W Cotton( Book )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blake Carly is wanted for the murder of an elderly town sheriff. When his brother Abel flees with him intoe the New Mexico high country, ranger Sam Burrack is hot on the trail of these identical twins. But only one outlaw is alive when he catches up to them. Could Abel have shot Blake in self-defense as he claims? The manhunt seems to be over, but it has only just begun
Incident at Gunn Point by Ralph W Cotton( Book )

8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When he helps stop a bank robbery led by the son of Gunn Point's most powerful man, horse trader Will Summers, with a mysterious gunhand as his only ally, must outshoot and outsmart a gang of vengeful cutthroats
Nightfall at Little Aces by Ralph W Cotton( Book )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When he arrives in Little Aces, New Mexico, Arizona Ranger Sam Burrack must stop the late sheriff's wife, Emma Vertrees, who has brought violence to this seemingly peaceful town
Crossing Fire River by Ralph W Cotton( Book )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lawrence Shaw is known on both sides of the border as the fastest gun alive and for other reasons he'd like to forget. He's just spent a month in Old Mexico, drowning his demons in mescal, tequila, and peyote wine. But when his drunken sabbatical ends, he faces more than a lethal hangover. It begins when Shaw kills two bushwhacking banditos, becomes quarry for ruthless bounty hunters, and stumbles across a long-dead body in a cave
Midnight rider by Ralph W Cotton( Book )

8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offered 50,000 to help rob a U.S. Treasury Department freight car carrying gold bullion, former Pinkerton detective Avrial "Rock" Rochenbach must gain the confidence of some of the West's most notorious outlaws while protecting his true identity as an undercover U.S. secret service agent
Ambush at Shadow Valley by Ralph W Cotton( Book )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arizona Ranger Sam Burrack is on the trail of a gang of Yuma jail breakers being led by the bloodthirsty Suela Soto. The pursuit will bring Sam up against one of the most infamous criminal gangs ever to pull a heist in the West--the Hole in the Wall Gang
Hanging in wild wind by Ralph W Cotton( Book )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arizona Ranger Sam Burrack gets more than he bargains for when he tracks a gang of bandits to a badlands outpost called Wild Wind. Fresh off a big score, the thieves ride with the notorious desperado Silva "the Snake" Ceran, and an outlaw beauty named Kitty Delarros
Lookout Hill by Ralph W Cotton( Book )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arizona Ranger Sam Burrack is deep in Old Mexico, tracking two of the most heinous outlaws it's ever been his bad luck to track. Hodding "Hot Aces" Siebert and Bobby Hugh Bellibar have nine bank robberies, three train hijackings, and more than a dozen payroll raids to their names. And they've left an undertaker's fortune in dead bodies all along the border country. But there's no honor among thieves. When the pair is caught in a tight spot, Bellibar turns on his old pal Siebert like a snake, sparking a blood feud that makes it even more dangerous for Burrack to bring them in, and nearly impossible for him to get out alive
Gunfight at Cold Devil by Ralph W Cotton( Book )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Burrack and Summers apprehend Cold Devil's saloon owner Jack Spain, Spain offers $10,000 to anyone who frees him. Getting wind of Spain's reward, Waite and his posse bushwhack the lawmen and leave them for dead in a terrifying landslide. But blazing gunfire will soon heat up the town of Cold Devil
Gunmen of the desert sands by Ralph W Cotton( Book )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a Mexican girl shouts out a warning in the midst of a gunfight, Fast Larry Shaw knows he owes her his life. That's a debt he may end up paying, because the girl believes he's the answer to her pleas for rescue from outlaws who have put her through hell. Shaw's no angel but he is ready to give all the protection and hope a gunslinger can offer
 
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Between hell and Texas
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Cotton, Ralph

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