ELMER KELTON (1926-2009) was the seven-time Spur Award-winning author of more than forty novels, including The Time It Never Rained, Other Men's Horses, Texas Standoff and Hard Trail to Follow, as well as the recipient of the Owen Wister Lifetime Achievement award. In addition to his novels, Kelton worked as an agricultural journalist for forty-two years, and served in the infantry in World War II. He passed away in 2009.
"As always, Kelton's history is accurate and his characters clearly drawn and believable." --The Dallas Morning News on Jericho's Road "An exciting and satisfying western tale." --Publishers Weekly on Hard Trail to Follow "Wonderful . . . [Kelton] deftly uses characters from past entries while constantly folding in new personalities." --Booklist (starred review) on Jericho's Road "An engrossing, entertaining chase." --The Dallas Morning News on Hard Trail to Follow