The Shadow of a Noose

The Shadow of a Noose

by Ralph Cotton, Ralph Compton

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Overview

In this Ralph Compton western, the Strange twins find themselves in double trouble...

Young Jed and Tim Strange lost their father to an outlaw's bullet, and now their mother has succumbed to a fatal illness. Unable to farm their land due to a lack of funds, the twins set out to find their sister—who left home to avenge their father's death over a year ago.

Farm life hasn't prepared the twins for the rough-and-tumble cow towns west of Missouri. And before they even begin their search, they're accused of a murder they didn't commit. Just barely escaping a posse's rope, the twins are on the run—wounded, hounded by the law, and desperately seeking the true killers...

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780451193339
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 09/06/2011
Series: Ralph Compton Western Series
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 84,822
Product dimensions: 4.20(w) x 6.75(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Ralph Compton stood 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.

Ralph Cotton is a former ironworker, second mate on a commercial barge, teamster, horse trainer, and lay minister with the Lutheran church. There are millions of Ralph Cotton books in print worldwide.

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