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The Dark Trail - a book by Paine, Lauran

The Dark Trail

The Dark Trail( )
Author: Paine, Lauran
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $14.95
Book Description:


It's often been said that the only law in the West was a gun, and that outlaws rode unchecked over anyone unlucky enough to stand in their way. But as these two classic short novels by Lauran Paine show, there were courageous men willing to risk their lives to tame the Wild West. "Lawman" is the story of Boyd Dylan, the newly appointed deputy sheriff of Santa Maria, who runs into trouble when his boss, Sheriff Rensberg, doesn't want him to disturb the...
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Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Westerns
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.3 x 0.5 Inches
Author Biography
Paine, Lauran (Author)
Lauran Paine was born on February 25, 1916 in Duluth, Minnesota. He spent his youth working as a cowboy. Paine entered the publishing scene in 1950, when he had 14 books published. Those first books were written under his own name and included Adobe Empire, Timberline, Geronimo, Wake of the Moon, Valour in the Land, The Bounty Hunter, Sixgun Atonement, The Apache Kid, Kiowa-Apache, Greed at Gold River, The Modoc War, Lawman, and The Story of Buckhorn.

Paine has also done quite a bit of magazine work, as well as motion picture work on Westerns, livestock dealing, rodeoing, blacksmithing and ranching. Paine's books have been translated into every major European language, and have even been reprinted behind the Iron Curtain and in Africa.

In 35 years of serious writing, Paine had seen over 900 of his manuscripts published as books, including at least 515 Westerns, all of them under about 74 pen names. He was listed in the Guiness Book of World Records from 1980 to 1984 as the world's most prolific living author.

Lauran Paine died December 1, 2001 in Fort Jones, California.


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