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cover of Street & Smith's 'Cowboy Stories' pulp magazine of April 1934                  here on page three

authors, N to R

authors, S to Z

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                 Western re-enactor Old Jimmy Ringo, aka James Logue of Tennessee


P.G. Nagle of Albuquerque, NM: browse books • official website

John D. Nesbitt of Wyoming: browse books • official website

Nelson C. Nye [1907-97]: browse books • official website

Theodore V. Olsen: all books

'Readers of The Purple Sage' Western Bookstore's
Frank O'Rourke [1916-89] Page

Frank O'Rourke was dubbed 'King of The Westerns' {circa 1968}

Stephen Overholser {son of Wayne}: all books

Wayne D. Overholser [1907-96]: all books

Jake Page + blind sculptor Mo Bowdre of Santa Fe, NM
all books

Lauran Paine: all books
"Open Range Men": pb [9/2003] for $5.99 • movie [Aug 2003] site • videos/DVDs

J.R. {Judith) Parker: books • official website

Westerns by Robert B. Parker [1932-2010]
at BlackHat Mystery Bookstore

Richard Parrish + Joshua Rabb of Tucson, Arizona: series books

Abe Peρa of New Mexico: books • official website

Lee Pitts of Morro Bay, CA: books

ex-Arizona Ranger Wm. MacLeod Raine []
books & ebooks
http://www.amazon.com/Classic-Westerns-William-contents-ebook/dp/B001F0PVW6/
http://www.amazon.com/Wild-Anthology-western-novels-ebook/dp/B002WYJG66/

cowboy humorist Slim Randles of Albuquerque, NM
browse books • official website

Ol' Max Evans: The First Thousand Years book by Slim Randles  
"Ol' Max Evans: The First Thousand Years" [2004]
by Slim Randles

Univ New Mexico Press 9½x6¼ hardcover [9/2004] for $17.24
Sun Dog Days by Slim Randles  "Sun Dog Days" [2006] by Slim Randles
"... filled with quick wit and earthy insight." — Max Evans
Univ NM Press 8x5½ pb [3/2007] for $12.89
Univ NM Press 8¼x5¾ hardcover [3/2006] for $18.96

James Reasoner
wrote 52 "Stagecoach Station Series" Western novels, 1982-91 as Hank Mitchum
as well as 'Longarm' and other Western novels under a dozen pseudonyms
browse books • browse Hank Mitchum books • official website • entry at Wikipedia

'Readers of The Purple Sage' Western Bookstore's
Eugene Manlove Rhodes [1869-1934] Page

Lucia St. Clair Robson: browse books • official website

Frank Roderus: browse books

Mari Sandoz [1896-1966]
browse books • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

Mari Sandoz Heritage Society [est. 1971]

author & artist Ross Santee [1888-1965]
browse books • brief IMDb listing • Wikipedia

Ross Santee Papers at Arizona State University

Cowboy 1928 book by Ross Santee   "Men and Horses" [1921]
Kessinger Publng 9x6 pb [11/2007] for $21.24
Kessinger Publng 9x6 hardcover [6/2008] for $32.64
"Cowboy" [1928]
Univ NE Press 8¼x5½ pb [8/77] out of print/used
Cosmopolitan hardcover [1928] out of print/used
"Wranglers and Rounders: The Cowboy Lore of Ross Santee" [1981]
Northland Press hardcover [1981] out of print/used

Walter Satterthwait + Santa Fe NM P.I. Joshua Croft
series books • official website

Les Savage, Jr. [1922-58]: books • credits on IMDb

Best Western Stories of Les Savage, Jr. edited by Bill Pronzini & Martin Greenberg  
"The Best Western Stories of Les Savage, Jr." [11 stories 1991]
Edited by Bill Pronzini & Martin H. Greenberg

Swallow Press 9x5¾ hardcover [11/91] out of print/used

Thomas Savage [1915-2003]: books • publisher page

'Readers of The Purple Sage' Western Bookstore's  12/2016
Jack Schaefer [1907-91] Page

Charles Alden Seltzer [1875-1942]
browse books • credits [1917-1936] on IMDb • Wikipedia

9 Western Novels by Charles Alden Seltzer in Kindle format from Amazon Digital Services  "9 Western Novels by Charles Alden Seltzer" for Kindle [2015]
Kindle Edition from Amazon Digital Services [1/2015] for 99’ {sic}
"The Two-Gun Man" [1911]; "The Coming of The Law" [1912]; "The Boss of The Lazy Y" [1915]; "The Range Boss" [1916]; "Firebrand Trevison" [1918]; "The Trail To Yesterday" [1919]; "The Trail Horde" [1920]; "Drag Harlan" [1921]; and "Square Deal Sanderson" [1922]
Timeless Western Stories by Charles Alden Seltzer in Kindle format  "Classic Westerns by Charles Alden Seltzer" for Kindle [2015]
Kindle Edition from Titan Read [10/2015] for 99’ {sic}
contains ten public domain novels by Charles Alden Seltzer: the same nine as just above, plus "The Ranchman" [1919]
"Timeless Western Stories: Charles Alden Seltzer" for Kindle [2016]
Kindle Edition from Combo Press [3/2016] for 99’ {sic}
contains ten public domain novels by Charles Alden Seltzer: the same nine as just above, plus "The Ranchman" [1919]

"The Council of Three" [first book 1900]
"The Range Riders" [1911]
"The Two-Gun Man" [1911]
"The Triangle Cupid" [1912]
"The Coming of The law" [1912] filmed May 1919 starring Tom Mix
"The Boss of The Lazy Y" [1915] filmed April 1917
"The Range Boss" [1916] filmed 1917, directed by W.S. Van Dyke
"The Vengeance of Jefferson Gawne" [1917] filmed Aug 1918 as "Riddle Gawne" starring William S. Hart
"'Firebrand' Trevison" [1918] filmed Sept 1920 starring Buck Jones
"The Ranchman" [1919]
"The Trail To Yesterday" [1919] filmed May 1918
"Treat 'Em Rough" [??] filmed Jan 1919 starring Tom Mix
"Forbidden Trails" {??} filmed May 1920 starring Buck Jones
"The Trail Horde" [1920]
"Beau Rand" [1921]
"'Drag' Harlan" [1921] filmed Oct 1920 starring William Farnum
"West!" [1922] filmed June 1922 as "Roughshod" starring Buck Jones
"Square Deal Sanderson" [1922] filmed June 1919 starring William S. Hart
"The Way of The Buffalo" [1924]
"Code of The Wilderness" {??} filmed June 1924
"Last Hope Ranch" [1925]
"Channing Comes Through" [1925]
"'"Slow' Burgess" [1926] filmed Oct 1918 as "Fame and Fortune" starring Tom Mix
"Land of The Free" [1927]
"The Mesa" [1928]
"Mystery Range" [1928]
"Brass Commandments" [1928] filmed Jan 1923 starring William Farnum
and filmed Aug 1927 as "Chain Lightning" starring Buck Jones & Silver the Horse
"The Valley of The Stars" [1928]
"The Gentleman From Virginia" [1928]
"The Red Brand" [1929]
"The Raider" [1929]
"Gone North" [1930]
http://www.amazon.com/North-Argosy-Library-Charles-Seltzer-ebook/dp/B0163EJJEE/
"A Son of Arizona" [1931]
"Double Cross Ranch" [1932]
"War On Wishbone Range" [1932]
"Lonesome Ranch" [1933]
"Clear The Trail" [1933]
"West of Apache Pass" [1934]
"Silver Spurs" [1935] filmed 1936 starring Buck Jones, George 'Gabby' Hayes & Silver the Horse
"Kingdom In The Cactus" [1936]
"Parade of The Empty Boots" [1937]
"Treasure Ranch" [1940]
"Arizona Jim" [1942]
"So Long, Sucker" [1943]

Jory Sherman: books • official website

Gordon D. Shirreffs [1914-1996]
books • JC's excellent fansite

Luke Short: books

historian Marc Simmons of New Mexico: books • official website

cowboy author John L. Sinclair [1902-93]: browse books

A Cowboy Writer In New Mexico by John L. Sinclair  
"A Cowboy Writer In New Mexico: The Memoirs
of John L. Sinclair" [1996]

Univ NM Press 8x5½ pb [7/96] out of print/used
Cowboy Riding Country by John L. Sinclair  "Cowboy Riding Country" [1982]
by John L. Sinclair, illustrated by Edmond Delavy

Memories of working on the range near Roswell, NM and of
cowboy life in Lincoln County, NM up thru World War II.

Univ NM Press harcover [1982] out of print/used

Frank H. Spearman [1859-1937]
browse books • credits on IMDb • Wikipedia

The Nerve of Foley railroad stories collection by Frank H. Spearman  "The Nerve of Foley & Other Railroad Stories" [1900]
Ten stories & four illustrations in the original
Kindle Edition from Amazon Digital Services [3/2011] for FREE {sic}
CreateSpace 9x6 pb [8/2014] for $6.64
Paper Tiger hardcover [1996] out of print/used
available as free online etext at Internet Archive (from Gutenberg)
Held for Orders railroad stories collection by Frank H. Spearman  "Held For Orders: Tales of Railroad Life" [1900]
Ten stories & 8 illustrations in the original
Kindle Edition from Amazon Digital Services [3/2011] for FREE {sic}
Ulan Press 10x7½ pb [8/2012] for $27.99
Paper Tiger 7½x5½ hardcover [1996] out of print/used
available as free online etext at Internet Archive
available as free online etext at Internet Archive (from Gutenberg)
The Strategy of Great Railroads 1904 book by Frank H. Spearman  "The Strategy of Great Railroads" [1904] by Frank H. Spearman
chapter titles: The Vanderbilt Lines; The Pennsylvania System; The Harriman Lines; The Hill Lines; The Fight for Pittsburg; The Gould Lines; The Rock Island System; The Atchison; The Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul; The Chicago and Northwestern; The Rebuilding of an American Railroad; The First Transcontinental Railroad; and The Early Day in Railroading
Univ Press of the Pacific 8x5 pb [10/2003] for $14.55
Kessinger Publng 9x6 hardcover [9/2010] for $33.08
Charles Scribner's Sons hardcover [1904] out of print/used

Charlie Steel: 'Tale-Weaver Extraordinaire'
browse books • official website • publisher's Charlie Steel pages

Wallace Stegner
browse books • browse audio • credits on IMDb • Wikipedia

Stegner's "Angle of Repose" won The Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1972

1997 bio by Jackson J. Benson

"Wallace Stegner: A Writer's Life" [1997 TV special] /tt0326382/

"Wallace Stegner: A Biographical Film Portrait" [indep 2009?] not listed on IMDb
one-hour documentary narrated by Peter Coyote

All The Wild That Remains book by David Gessner  "All The Wild That Remains: Edward Abbey, Wallace Stegner, and The American West" [2015] by David Gessner
Kindle Edition from W.W. Norton [4/2015] for $9.43
W.W. Norton & Co. 8¼x5½ pb [3/2016] for $12.68
W.W. Norton & Co. 9½x6½ hardcover [4/2015] for $17.99

see also the Edward Abbey [1927-89] Page

Thomas Thompson [1913-93]
NOTE: search results on Amazon, IMDb, etc. are mixed with books by non-fiction author Thomas Thompson [1933-1982] of Texas
browse books • credits at IMDb • Wikipedia {empty}

Aimιe & David Thurlo Page
at BlackHat Mystery Bookstore

Navajo cop Ella Clah mystery series
New Mexico nun Sister Agatha mystery series

Walker A. Tompkins [1909-88]
Tompkins was a histortian and Western writer who did everything from 'Gunsmoke' novelizations to 'Roy Rogers' and 'Lone Ranger' TV episodes to mass paperback Western novels featuring the Rio Kid or The Masked Rider (with Blue Hawk). In the late 1960s, Curtis Publishing (The Saturday Evening Post) revived the Masked Rider in 26 paperback reprints of the original pulp stories.
browse books • official website [est. 2002] • credits at IMDb • credits at IMDb as 'Walter' • Wikipedia {empty}

Two Rails West Western novel by Walker A. Tompkins (the Masked Rider)  "Two Rails West" Western novel [1969]
Series hero The Masked Rider and his Indian companion Blue Hawk investigate the ruthless Nevada railroad that is killing and convicting ranchers to grab their land without paying; Blue Hawk rides into Muscatero first, and within two days he is condemned to hang at dawn . . .
Curtis Books mass pb [1969] out of print/used
Curtis Books mass pb [1969] out of print/used
Gunsmoke Westerns 8x5¼ hardcover [12/2009] out of print/used
Trail of the Iron Horse Western novel by Walker A. Tompkins (Rio Kid)  "The Trail of The Iron Horse" Western novel [Oct 1976]
Two railroads are being built across the continent; where they will eventually meet is outlaw territory, and the Rio Kid is sent in to clean things up.
Popular Library mass pb [10/76] out of print/used

Doyle Trent: browse books [out of print/used]

Western historian Frederick Jackson Turner: browse books

Mark Twain
{the pen name of Samuel Langhorne Clemens [1835-1910]}
browse books • videos/DVDs • credits at IMDb • witty quotations

Mark Twain [1835-1910] Page
at Spirit of America Bookstore

pseudonym Jonas Ward
The Tom Buchanan series books were written by William Ard [1922-60], William Robert Cox [1901-88], Brian Garfield, and Robert Silverberg.
browse books • {Ard} credits at IMDb

"Buchanan Gets Mad" [Fawcett 1958]
http://www.amazon.com/Buchanan-Gets-Mad-Jonas-Ward/dp/B000OP7XO2/

"The Name's Buchanan" [Fawcett 1958]
http://www.amazon.com/Names-Buchanan-Jonas-Ward/dp/0449141357/
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0051437/

"One-Man Massacre" [Fawcett 1958]
http://www.amazon.com/One-Man-Massacre-Jonas-Ward/dp/B000B7KD9K/

"Buchanan's Gamble" [Fawcett 1972]
http://www.amazon.com/Buchanans-Gamble-Jonas-Ward/dp/B001Q1G56U/

"Buchanan's Stolen Railway" [Fawcett 7/1979]
http://www.amazon.com/Buchanans-Stolen-Railway-Fawcett-Medal/dp/0449139778/

"Get Buchanan" [Fawcett 7/1979]
http://www.amazon.com/Get-Buchanan-Jonas-Ward/dp/0449140628/

"Buchanans Range War" [Fawcett 7/1980]
http://www.amazon.com/Buchanans-Range-War-Jonas-Ward/dp/0449143570/

"Buchanan's Manhunt" [Fawcett 1/1981]
http://www.amazon.com/Buchanans-Manhunt-Jonas-Ward/dp/0449141195/

"Buchanan's Big Fight" [Fawcett 5/1981]
http://www.amazon.com/BUCHANANS-BIG-FIGHT-Jonas-Ward/dp/0449144062/

"Buchanan's Showdown" [Fawcett 9/1981]
http://www.amazon.com/Buchanans-Showdown-Jonas-Ward/dp/0449141098/

"Buchanan on the Prod" [Fawcett 11/1981]
http://www.amazon.com/BUCHANAN-PROD-Jonas-Ward/dp/0449141071/

"Buchanan's War" [Fawcett 12/1981]
http://www.amazon.com/Buchanans-War-Jonas-Ward/dp/0449141373/

"Buchanan's Revenge" [Fawcett 6/1982]
http://www.amazon.com/Buchanans-Revenge-Jonas-Ward/dp/0449123618/

"Buchanan's Black Sheep" [Fawcett 12/1984]
http://www.amazon.com/BUCHANANS-BLACK-SHEEP-Jonas-Ward/dp/0449124126/

"Buchanan's Stage Line" [Fawcett 3/1986]
http://www.amazon.com/Buchanans-Stage-Line-Jonas-Ward/dp/0449128474/

'Readers of The Purple Sage' Western Bookstore's
L.J. Washburn Page

Frank Waters [1902-95] of Arroyo Seco, NM
books • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

Frank Waters Foundation

The Man Who Killed The Deer novel by Frank Waters  
"The Man Who Killed The Deer: A Novel of Pueblo Indian Life" [1942]
recommended by author Rudolfo Anaya as an essential study book about New Mexico
Swallow Press / Ohio Univ 8½x6 pb [1989] for $10.26
Pocket mass pb [12/84] out of print/120+ used
Ohio Univ Press 8x5¼ hardcover [6/42] out of print/used
"The Woman At Otowi Crossing" [1965]
http://www.amazon.com/Woman-Otowi-Crossing-Frank-Waters/dp/0804008930/

Frank Waters Remembered book by Alan Louis Kishbaugh  "Deep Waters: Frank Waters Remembered In Letters and Commentary" [2017]
by Alan Louis Kishbaugh

Kindle Edition from Univ New Mexico Press [2/2017] for $34.22 {sic}
Univ New Mexico Press 9x6 hardcover [4/2017] for $34.22

Robert Westbrook: all books • official website
+ Howard Moon Deer mysteries: webpage

Stewart Edward White [1873-1946]
browse books • IMDb listing • Wikipedia
http://www.online-literature.com/stewart-white/

24 free online etexts available at Project Gutenberg

Essential Stewart Edward White Collection in Kindle format from Amazon Digital Services   "The Essential Stewart Edward White Collection: 16 Books, Illustrated" [2009]
Kindle Edition from Amazon Digital Services [6/2009] for $3.99
contains 16 books, with 10 unique illustrations: "The Adventures of Bobby Orde" [1910]; "African Camp Fires" [1913]; "Arizona Nights" [1907]; "The Blazed Trail" [1902]; "Blazed Trail Stories" [1904]; "The Call of The North" [1941?]; "The Claim Jumpers" [1901]; "The Forest" [1903]; "The Forty-Niners" [1918]; "The Gray Dawn" [1915]; "The Killer" [1919]; "The Land of Footprints" [1912]; "The Mountains" [1904]; "The Riverman" [1908]; "The Rules of The Game" [1910]; and "The Sign at Six" [1912]
Essential Stewart Edward White Collection 2nd edition in Kindle format from Amazon Digital Services  "The Essential Stewart Edward White Collection: 22 Books" [2nd edition 2013]
Kindle Edition 2nd edition from Amazon Digital Services [4/2013] for $2.99
contains 22 books - fifteen books as in the first edition (minus "The Forest"), plus seven other books: "Camp and Trail" [1907]; "Conjuror’s House" [1903]; "Gold" [1913]; "The Leopard Woman" [1916]; "The Mystery" [1907]; "The Silent Places" [1904]; and "The Westerners" [1901]

"Conjurers House: A Romance of The Free Forest" [1903]

"Blazed Trail Stories, and Stories of The Wild Life" [1904]

"The Mountains: The Adventures of A Tenderfoot" [1904]

"The Mystery" [1907] with S.H. Adams

"Arizona Nights" Western novel [1907]
Arizona Nights Western novel by Stewart Edward White  34 tales told at the evening campfire
Kindle Edition from Amazon Digital Services [5/2012] for FREE {sic}
Kindle Edition from Pendleton Artists [4/2010] for $2.99 annotated by Linda Pendleton
Ζterna 9x6 pb [2/2011] for $10.79
IndyPublish 9¼x6½ hardcover [12/2001] for $24.99
available as free online etext at Project Gutenberg
1907 cover for 'Arizona Nights' Western novel by Stewart Edward White  original 1907 edition with six illustrations by N.C. Wyeth [1882-1945]
McClure original 7½x5¼ hardcover [1907] out of print/used
Grosset & Dunlap original 7½x5¼ hardcover [1907] out of print/used
available as free online etext with six b&w illustrations at Internet Archive
Arizona Nights silent feature starring Fred Thomson  "Arizona Nights" silent feature [R.C./F.B.O. Aug 1927]
Directed by Lloyd Ingraham; written by Hal Conklin, based on the novel by Stewart Edward White; starring Fred Thomson, Nora Lane, J.P. McGowan, William Courtright, Lottie Williams, Merrill McCormick, Dan Peterson & Silver King the Horse
{this film is considered lost} • VHS/DVD/Blu-ray not available • credits at IMDb

"Daniel Boone, Wilderness Scout" [1922]
http://www.amazon.com/Daniel-Boone-Stewart-Edward-White/dp/1103270591/

"The Long Rifle" [1930]

"Folded Hills" [1932]

"The Call of The North: Being A Dramatized Version of Conjurers House: A Romance of The Free Forest" [1941]

"Stampede" [1942]

http://www.amazon.com/Stewart-Complete-Volumes-Mountains-Rediscovered/dp/B00CCEOQHU/ [1987 set]
http://www.amazon.com/Works-Stewart-Edward-Complete-Titles/dp/B008GN19D0/

Laura Ingalls Wilder [1867-1957] Page
at Spirit of America Bookstore

Laura Ingalls Wilder produced the nine beloved 'Little House On The Prairie' books (1932-71),
which are augmented by dozens of other books and by the popular 1974-84 TV series.

Library of America Laura Ingalls Wilder Little House on the Prairie books  "Laura Ingalls Wilder: Little House Books" [ages 7-12; 2012]
Volume 1 Edited by Caroline Fraser

Library of America 8x5 hardcover [8/2012] for $26.77
includes "Little House In The Big Woods" [1932], "Farmer Boy" [1933], "Little House On The Prairie" [1935], and "On The Banks of Plum Creek" [1937]
Volume 2 Edited by Caroline Fraser
Library of America 8x5 hardcover [8/2012] for $27.88
includes "By The Shores of Silver Lake" [1939], "The Long Winter" [1940], "Little Town On The Prairie" [1941], "These Happy Golden Years" [1943], and "The First Four Years" [1971]
"The Little House Books Collection" [2012]
Library of America slipcover 8½x5½ hardcover set [8/2012] 2 volumes for $50.03

Chris Scott Wilson
official website

Double Mountain Crossing Western novel by Chris Scott Wilson  "Double Mountain Crossing" [1979]
Kindle Edition from Boson Books [10/2010] for $9.95
"Desperadoes" [1981]
Kindle Edition from Boson Books [4/2011] for $7.96
"The History of Saltburn" [1983]
"The Fight At Hueco Tanks" [2010]
Kindle Edition from Boson Books [10/2010] for $9.95
"The Quantro Story" [2010]
Kindle Edition from Boson Books [11/2010] for $9.95
"The Copper City" [2011]
Kindle Edition from Boson Books [1/2011] for $7.96

Owen Wister []
http://www.amazon.com/Classic-Westerns-Stories-contents-ebook/dp/B001ET66AE/
http://www.westernwriters.org/owen_wister_award_history.htm


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