WorldCat Identities

Cheshire, Giff 1905-1973

Overview
Works: 125 works in 300 publications in 2 languages and 6,573 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Western stories  Juvenile works  History 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: PS3553.H38, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Giff Cheshire
 
Most widely held works by Giff Cheshire
Ambush at Bedrock by Giff Cheshire( Book )

19 editions published between 1969 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Someone was out to get Pace Larrabee. First he was crippled in an ambush then one of his men was killed. But it didn't stop there. Someone rustled a herd of his horses, stampled his cattle and threatened to poison his waterholes. This is the tense, exciting story of a man besieged by an invisible enemy; a man who had carved a thriving ranch out of wild, unclaimed land and stood to lose everything if he didn't uncover that enemy. But who could it be? Arliss, the woman whose money has staked Pace and made him her partner? Gilgen, a man with a shady past and a strange hold over Arliss?
Renegade river : western stories by Giff Cheshire( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bad year -- the mud at Charley's -- Strangers in the evening -- Man breaker -- Whistle on the river -- Stagecoach Pass -- Renegade river -- East ain't West -- The road to Jericho -- Know your headings -- A bridge to the future -- Miracle of Starvation Flat
Black list by Giff Cheshire( Book )

22 editions published between 1962 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Next to barbed wire, there was nothing a cattleman hated more than sheep. It wasn't surprising when the ranchers reacted in anger when Chance Abelard decided to turn over a portion of his ranch to sheep herding
Night riders : a western duo by Giff Cheshire( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blood oath: The story of Quincy Caine, who acquired a fear of guns and gunfire when his bride was killed in an Indian attack on their stagecoach. That fear places Caine at a clear disadvantage when he's involved in a railroad right-of-way dispute
Thunder on the mountain by Giff Cheshire( Book )

12 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The saga of Chief Joseph, last and best of the Indian leaders, who tried to use reason with his own people and the white commissioners who'd doomed his people to a living death
Edge of the desert by Giff Cheshire( Book )

15 editions published between 1958 and 2007 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moccasin, Nebraska had water - but not enough to supply the thousands of homesteaders that were eager to move in. When a half-dozen tough gunslingers moved in claiming they were the first Settlers and therefore had the right to the water, Jim Carlin realized that this was only the beginning of trouble - and murder
The sudden guns by Giff Cheshire( Book )

9 editions published between 1959 and 2001 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pick Atherton seemed to find trouble wherever he went, but a man gets weary of killing. So he bought a nice little spread and hung up his guns. Then Wells Packford told him to move on
Stronghold by Giff Cheshire( Book )

9 editions published between 1963 and 1998 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Color illustration on front cover of a cowboy on horseback
Wenatchee Bend by Giff Cheshire( Book )

14 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twig Tully was up to his ears in problems. His father, Oak Tully, owner of the giant OT ranch, was confined to a wheelchair, and Twig had become the trail boss. From the time he first took the job, everything went wrong for Twig--rustlers, blizzards, bad breaks of every kind. But, one day, Twig realized that his rotten luck wasn't entirely accidental. Twig knew, then that a bullet was waiting for him. He knew, too, that we would keep on going until the showdown
Year of the gun by Giff Cheshire( Book )

15 editions published between 1957 and 2004 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Color illustration on front cover of a cowboy reaching for his gun
Comanche prairie : a western trio by Giff Cheshire( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains three stories: No Man's Range, River of Gold, and Comanche Prairie
Wenatchie Bend by Giff Cheshire( Book )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twig Tully was getting used to having big problems. Though Twig's father still owned the giant OT ranch, the old man was confined to a wheelchair and could no longer manage his holdings. So Twig had become the trail boss. But from the time he took the job everything went wrong for him-cattle rustlers, blizzards and bad breaks of every kind seemed to plague the ranch daily. Then one day Twig realized that his rotten luck wasn't entirely, accidental. He also knew that he had no choice but to keep on going until the showdown, or he would lose everything
Hell rider by Giff Cheshire( Book )

9 editions published between 1955 and 2001 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kelly Drake was a drifter who came out of Texas following the trail herds. He was tired of being a drifter so when he got to the town of Lone Point he thought this might be a place he could settle down. Then he found big Rio there with his girl, and Chance Comber, another enemy from his past. But worse, Trench Durnbo-spoiling for a shoot-out that would make him top gun. Maybe Kelly should have just drifted as usual. Instead he rode right into trouble behind blazing side-guns-gambling for a woman, a ranch and a place in the sun
Starlight Basin by Giff Cheshire( Book )

8 editions published between 1954 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gunmaster by Giff Cheshire( Book )

9 editions published between 1956 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mason Price was a marshal who ruled by his gun. He made a lot of enemies
Outlaw justice by Giff Cheshire( Book )

3 editions published between 1957 and 2002 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gunmaster by Ford Pendleton( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comanche prairie by Giff Cheshire( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents twp short Western novels and a story: Comanche prairie, in which a trail boss is falsely accused of murder; No man's range, in which a ruthless cattle baron turns away a man in need; and River of gold, in which gold fever plagues a small town, leaving its residents vulnerable to danger
River of gold; Oregon and the challenge of the Gold Rush by Giff Cheshire( Book )

1 edition published in 1955 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mighty big river by Giff Cheshire( Book )

3 editions published between 1967 and 1999 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two families: the Arlens--Libby, her husband Alister, and five youngsters; and the Biggers--Sarah and Mose with their uncountable brood. And one man--a gentle giant named Matt Cowan. They had just 29 days to get to the Williamette Valley in time to stake out claims for free land. The only way to even get close to that was to travel the lot of them down the swollen Columbia River on open rafts. They all knew that some would not make it
 
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Renegade river : western stories
Alternative Names

controlled identityMerriman, Chad

controlled identityPendleton, Ford

Cheshire, Giff

Cheshire, Giff 1905-

Cheshire, Gifford Paul 1905-

Cheshire, Gifford Paul, 1905-1973

Merriman, Chad 1905-

Pendleton, Ford 1905-

Languages
English (181)

German (1)

Covers
Renegade river : western storiesBlack listNight riders : a western duoThunder on the mountainEdge of the desertThe sudden gunsStrongholdWenatchee Bend