Ralph Comptonstood six-foot-eight without his boots. He worked as a musician, a radio announcer, a songwriter, and a newspaper columnist. His first novel,The Goodnight Trail, was a finalist for the Western Writers of America Medicine Pipe Bearer Award for best debut novel. He was also the author of the Sundown Rider series and the Border Empire series. Robert Vaughan is the New York Times bestselling author of numerous novels.He has won the Spur Award, the PORGIE Award (Best Paperback Original), the Western Fictioneers Lifetime Achievement Award, received the Readwest President's Award for Excellence in Western Fiction, is a member of the American Writers Hall of Fame, and is a Pulitzer Prize nominee.
Praise for the novels of Ralph Compton
"Compton offers readers a chance to hit the trail and not even end up saddle sore."-Publishers Weekly
"Compton writes in the style of popular Western novelists like Louis L'Amour and Zane Grey...thrilling stories of Western legend."-The Huntsville Times (AL)
"If you like Louis L'Amour, you'll love Ralph Compton."-Quanah Tribune-Chief (TX)