The Goodnight Trail: The Trail Drive, Book 1 (Paperback)
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Other Books in Series
- #2: The Western Trail: The Trail Drive, Book 2 (Abridged / CD-Audio): $14.99
- #3: The Chisholm Trail: The Trail Drive, Book 3 (Abridged / CD-Audio): $14.99
- #4: The Bandera Trail: The Trail Drive, Book 4 (Abridged / CD-Audio): $23.99
- #5: The California Trail: The Trail Drive, Book 5 (Paperback): $22.99
- #8: The Dodge City Trail: The Trail Drive, Book 8 (Abridged / CD-Audio): $14.99
- #10: The Santa Fe Trail: The Trail Drive, Book 10 (Mass Market): $7.99
- #17: The Abilene Trail: A Ralph Compton Novel by Dusty Richards (Trail Drive #17) (Abridged / MP3 CD): $16.07
Former Texas Rangers Benton McCaleb, Will Elliot, and Brazos Gifford ride with Charles Goodnight as he rounds up thousands of ornery, unbranded cattle for the long drive to Colorado. From the Trinity River brakes to Denver, they'll battle endless miles of flooded rivers, parched desert, and whiskey-crazed Comanches. And come face-to-face with Judge Roy Bean and legendary gunslingers like Clay Allison. For McCaleb and his hard-riding crew, the drive is a fierce struggle against the perils of an untamed land. A fight to the finish where the brave reach glory—or die hard.
About the Author
Ralph Compton stood six-foot-eight without his boots. His first novel in the Trail Drive series, 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. A native of St. Clair County, Alabama, Compton worked as a musician, a radio announcer, a songwriter, and a newspaper columnist before turning to writing westerns. He died in Nashville, Tennessee in 1998.
“Lovers of Louis L'Amour–type Westerns will welcome [this] series.” —Nashville Banner
“A sweeping, historically accurate [series] that makes America's trail drives come alive.” —Artesia Daily Press (New Mexico)