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Ralph Compton (April 11, 1934—September 16, 1998) was an American writer of western fiction.

A native of St. Clair County, Alabama, Compton stood six-foot-eight without his boots. He worked as a musician, a radio announcer, a songwriter, and a newspaper columnist. Mr. Compton began his writing career with a notable work, The Goodnight Trail, which was chosen as a finalist for the Western Writers of America "Medicine Pipe Bearer Award" bestowed upon the "Best Debut Novel". He was also the author of the Sundown Rider series and the Border Empire series. In the last decade of his life, he authored more than two dozen novels, some of which made it onto the USA Today bestseller list for fiction.

Ralph Compton died in Nashville, Tennessee at the age of 64. Since his passing, Signet Books has continued the author's legacy, releasing new novels, written by authors such as Joseph A. West and David L. Robbins, under Compton's byline.
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Total Books: 242
Ralph Compton Double Rough Justice 2
2023 - Ralph Compton Double Rough Justice 2 [Ralph Compton Double, 2] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780593441183
ISBN-10: 0593441184
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 1

Counterfeit Lawman A Ralph Compton Western
2022 - Counterfeit Lawman a Ralph Compton Western [Gunfighter Series] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780593334119
ISBN-10: 0593334116
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
 2

Ralph Compton the Sagebrush Trail
2021 - Ralph Compton the Sagebrush Trail [The Trail Drive Series] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780593334034
ISBN-10: 0593334035
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
 1

Ralph Compton Blood on the Prairie
2021 - Ralph Compton Blood on the Prairie [The Gunfighter Series] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780593333891
ISBN-10: 0593333896
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
 1

Ralph Compton Terror Trail
2021 - Ralph Compton Terror Trail [The Trail Drive Series] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780593334010
ISBN-10: 0593334019
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Ralph Compton Seven Roads to Revenge
2021 - Ralph Compton Seven Roads to Revenge [Sundown Riders] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780593333938
ISBN-10: 0593333934
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 1

The Winter of Wolves
2021 - The Winter of Wolves [Sundown Riders] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780593333976
ISBN-10: 0593333977
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Ralph Compton the Wrong Side of the Law
2021 - Ralph Compton the Wrong Side of the Law [The Gunfighter Series] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780593333853
ISBN-10: 0593333853
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Ralph Compton Flames of Silver
2021 - Ralph Compton Flames of Silver (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780593333815
ISBN-10: 0593333810
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Ralph Compton the TooLate Trail
2021 - Ralph Compton the Toolate Trail [The Trail Drive Series] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780593333839
ISBN-10: 0593333837
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Hell Snake
2021 - Hell Snake (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780593337554
ISBN-10: 0593337557
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 1

Ralph Compton Shot to Hell
2021 - Ralph Compton Shot to Hell [Gunfighter, Bk 11] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780593333730
ISBN-10: 059333373X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Outlaw Hunters
2021 - The Outlaw Hunters (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780593337547
ISBN-10: 0593337549
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Ralph Compton Dalton's Justice
2021 - Ralph Compton Dalton's Justice [Gunfighter Series] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780593102466
ISBN-10: 0593102460
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 1

The Abilene Trail
2021 - The Abilene Trail [Trail Drive, Bk 17 - Audio CD - Abridged] (Audio CD)
ISBN-13: 9781665169998
ISBN-10: 1665169990
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Ralph Compton Face of a Snake
2021 - Ralph Compton Face of a Snake [The Gunfighter Series] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780593102428
ISBN-10: 0593102428
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Ralph Compton the Empire Trail
2021 - Ralph Compton the Empire Trail [The Trail Drive Series] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780593102442
ISBN-10: 0593102444
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Ralph Compton Stagecoach to Hell
2021 - Ralph Compton Stagecoach to Hell [The Sundown Riders Series] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781984803429
ISBN-10: 1984803425
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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2021 - Face of a Snake [The Gunfighter Series] (Paperback)
Ralph Compton Frontier Medicine
2021 - Ralph Compton Frontier Medicine [A Ralph Compton Western] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780593102282
ISBN-10: 0593102282
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Ralph Compton Trail's End
2021 - Ralph Compton Trail's End [Sundown Riders Series] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780593102404
ISBN-10: 0593102401
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Ralph Compton Red Trail
2020 - Ralph Compton Red Trail [The Trail Drive Series] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780593102343
ISBN-10: 0593102347
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
 1

2020 - Ralph Compton Ride the Hammer Down [The Gunfighter Series] (Paperback)
2020 - Drive for Independence [Trail Drive] (Paperback)
2020 - Ralph Compton Prairie Fire Kansas [Sundown Riders Series] (Paperback)
2020 - Ralph Compton Calvert's Last Bluff [The Sundown Riders Series] (Paperback)
2020 - Ralph Compton Ride for Justice [Gunfighter Series] (Paperback)
2020 - Ralph Compton Death Valley Drifter [Gunfighter, Bk 4] (Paperback)
2020 - Ralph Compton Broken Rider [Gunfighter, Bk 3] (Paperback)
2020 - Ralph Compton the Kelly Trail [The Trail Drive Series] (Paperback)
2020 - Lost Banshee Mine [Sundown Riders, Bk 15] (Paperback)
2020 - Ralph Compton the Badlands Trail [The Trail Drive Series] (Paperback)
2020 - Ralph Compton Never Bet Against the Bullet [Sundown Riders, Bk 14] (Paperback)
2020 - Ralph Compton Big Jake's Last Drive [The Trail Drive Series] (Paperback)
2020 - Ralph Compton Blood of the Hunters [Gunfighter, Bk 2] (Paperback)
2020 - Ralph Compton the Wolves of Seven Pines [The Sundown Riders Series] (Paperback)
2020 - Ralph Compton Reunion in Hell [Gunfighter, Bk 1] (Paperback)
2016 - Ralph Compton Phantom Hill [Ralph Compton Western Series] (Paperback)
2016 - Ralph Compton Outlaw Town [Ralph Compton Novels] (Paperback)
2015 - Ralph Compton Texas Hills [Ralph Compton Western Series] (Paperback)
 
2015 - Ralph Compton Brother's Keeper [Ralph Compton Western Series] (Paperback)
 
2015 - Ralph Compton the Law and the Lawless [Ralph Compton Western Series] (Paperback)
 
2015 - Ralph Compton Shotgun Charlie [Ralph Compton Western Series] (Paperback)
 
2015 - Ralph Compton Straight to the Noose [Ralph Compton Western Series] (Paperback)
2015 - Ralph Compton the Evil Men Do [Ralph Compton Western Series] (Paperback)
2014 - Vigilante Dawn a Ralph Compton Novel [Ralph Compton Western Series] (Paperback)
 
2014 - Ralph Compton the Dangerous Land [Ralph Compton Western Series] (Paperback)
2014 - Ralph Compton Comanche Trail [Ralph Compton Western Series] (Paperback)
2014 - Ralph Compton Doublecross Ranch [Ralph Compton Western Series] (Paperback)
 
2014 - Ralph Compton the Cheyenne Trail [Ralph Compton Western Series] (Paperback)
2013 - Ralph Compton Hard Ride to Wichita [Ralph Compton Western Series] (Paperback)
2013 - Ralph Compton the Hunted [Ralph Compton Western Series] (Paperback)
 
2012 - The Omaha Trail [Trail Drive, Bk 25] (Paperback)
2012 - The Compton Collection [The Trail Drive] (Audio CD)
2012 - The Green River Trail [The Trail Drive] (Audio CD)
2012 - The Old Spanish Trail [Trail Drive] (Audio CD)
2012 - The Santa Fe Trail [The Trail Drive] (Audio CD)
2012 - Ralph Compton Slaughter Canyon [Ralph Compton Western Series] (Paperback)
2012 - The Oregon Trail [The Trail Drive] (Audio CD)
2011 - The Dodge City Trail [The Trail Drive] (Audio CD)
2011 - The VIrginia City Trail [Trail Drive] (Audio CD)
2011 - The Shawnee Trail [Trail Drive] (Audio CD)
2011 - The California Trail [Trail Drive, Bk 5 - Audio CD - Abridged] (Audio CD)
2011 - The Bandera Trail [The Trail Drive] (Audio CD)
 
2011 - Ralph Compton the Stranger From Abilene [Ralph Compton Western Series] (Paperback)
 
2011 - The Chisolm Trail [Trail Drive, Bk 3 - Audio CD - Abridged] (Audio CD)
 
2011 - The Western Trail [Trail Drive, Bk 2 - Audio CD - Abridged] (Audio CD)
 
2011 - Skeleton Lode [Sundown Riders, Bk 6] (Paperback)
 
2011 - The Goodnight Trail [Trail Drive, Bk 1 - Audio CD - Abridged] (Audio CD)
2011 - The Amarillo Trail [Trail Drive, Bk 24] (Paperback)
 
2011 - Whiskey River [Sundown Riders, Bk 5] (Paperback)Paperback
2010 - Rusted Tin (Paperback)
 
2008 - Bullet for a Bad Man [Ralph Compton Western] (Paperback)
2008 - Ralph Compton Blood on the Gallows [Ralph Compton Western Series] (Paperback)
 
2008 - Ralph Compton Death of a Bad Man [Ralph Compton Western Series] (Paperback)
2008 - Ralph Compton Shadow of the Gun [Ralph Compton Western Series] (Paperback)
 
2007 - West of the Law [John McBride, Bk 1] (Paperback)
2007 - Ralph Compton the Bloody Trail [Ralph Compton Western Series] (Paperback)
2007 - Ralph Compton Trail to Cottonwood Falls [Ralph Compton Western Series] (Paperback)
2007 - A Wolf in the Fold [Ralph Compton Western Series] (Paperback)
2006 - Deadwood Gulch [Ralph Compton Western] (Paperback)
2006 - Ralph Compton Rio Largo [Ralph Compton Western Series] (Paperback)
2006 - The Tenderfoot Trail [Trail Drive, Bk 22] (Paperback)
2005 - The Ellsworth Trail [Trail Drive, Bk 21] (Paperback)
2005 - The Ogallala Trail [Trail Drive, Bk 20] (Paperback)
2005 - Dead Man's Canyon [Thorndike Press Large Print Western Series] (Paperback)
2005 - Blood and Gold [Large Print] (Paperback)
2005 - Ralph Compton Navarro [Ralph Compton] (Paperback)
2004 - The Palo Duro Trail [Trail Drive] (Paperback)
2004 - Bucked Out in Dodge [Sundown Riders, Bk 11] (Paperback)
2004 - Showdown at Two Bit Creek [Ralph Compton Novels Audio] (Audio Cassette)
2004 - The Abilene Trail a Ralph Compton Novel [Thorndike Press Large Print Western Series] (Hardcover)
2004 - Vengeance Rider [Buck Fletcher, Bk 3] (Paperback)
2004 - Doomsday Rider [Audio CD - Abridged] (Audio CD)
2004 - Nowhere Tx [Sundown Riders Audio] (Audio CD)
2003 - Doomsday Rider [Buck Fletcher, Bk 2] (Paperback)
2003 - Death Along the Cimarron [Large Print] (Hardcover)
2003 - Death Along the Cimarron [Ralph Compton Westerns] (Audio CD)
2003 - Showdown at Twobit Creek [Buck Fletcher, Bk 1] (Paperback)
 
2002 - Death Rides a Chestnut Mare [Thorndike Press Large Print Western Series] (Hardcover)
2002 - The Dakota Trail [Trail Drive, Bk 14 - Large Print] (Hardcover)
2002 - The Alamosa Trail [Trail Drive, Bk 15] (Paperback)
2001 - The Shadow of a Noose [The Gun Series] (Audio Cassette)
2001 - Ralph Compton Clarion's Call [Wheeler Large Print Book Series] (Paperback)
2001 - Skeleton Lode the Sundown Riders [The Sundown Riders] (Audio Cassette)
2000 - Sixguns and Double Eagles [The Gun Series, 5] (Audio Cassette)
2000 - The Border Empire [The Gunfighter Series 4] (Audio Cassette)
2000 - Demon's Pass [Sundown Riders, Bk 7] (Paperback)
2000 - Dawn of Fury [The Gun Series] (Audio Cassette)
2000 - The Killing Season [The Gun Series, 2] (Audio Cassette)
2000 - The Shadow of a Noose [Danny Duggin, Bk 2] (Paperback)
2000 - Devil's Canyon the Sundown Riders [Compton, Ralph. Sundown Riders Oklahoma City, Okla.] (Audio Cassette)
1999 - The Winchester Run [The Sundown Riders] (Audio Cassette)
1999 - Across the Rio Colorado [The Sundown Riders] (Audio Cassette)
1999 - The Deadwood Trail [The Trail Drive Series, Book 12] (Audio Cassette)
1999 - North to the Bitterroot [The Sundown Riders] (Audio Cassette)
1999 - Death Rides a Chestnut Mare [Danny Duggin, Bk 1] (Paperback)
1999 - Whiskey River [Sundown Riders, Bk 5] (Paperback)Paperback
1999 - The Dodge City Trail [The Trail Drive Series, Book 8] (Audio Cassette)
1999 - The Green River Trail [Trail Drive, Bk 13] (Paperback)
1998 - The VIrginia City Trail Bk 7 [Compton, Ralph. Trail Drive Series Oklahoma City, Okla.] (Audio Cassette)
1998 - The California Trail Bk 5 [Compton, Ralph. Trail Drive Series Oklahoma City, Okla.] (Audio Cassette)
1998 - Devil's Canyon [Sundown Riders, Bk 4] (Paperback)
1998 - The Chisholm Trail [The Trail Drive Series , No 3] (Audio Cassette)Hardcover
1998 - Sixguns and Double Eagles [Border Empire, Bk 2] (Paperback)
1998 - The Old Spanish Trail [Trail Drive, Bk 11] (Paperback)
1997 - Virginia City Trail [Trail Drive Large Print] (Hardcover)
1997 - The Border Empire [Border Empire, Bk 1] (Paperback)
1997 - The Santa Fe Trail [Trail Drive, Bk 10] (Paperback)
1996 - Autumn of the Gun [Trail of the Gunfighter, Bk 3] (Paperback)Paperback, Audio Cassette
1996 - Sundown Riders [The Sundown Riders] (Paperback)
1996 - The Killing Season [Trail of the Gunfighter, Bk 2] (Paperback)
1995 - The Dawn of Fury [Trail of the Gunfighter, Bk 1] (Paperback)
1995 - Western Trail [Trail Drive Hardcover] (Hardcover)
1995 - The Oregon Trail [Trail Drive, Bk 9] (Paperback)
1995 - The Dodge City Trail [Trail Drive, Bk 8] (Paperback)
1993 - The Chisholm Trail [Trail Drive, Bk 3] (Paperback)
1992 - The Western Trail [Trail Drive, Bk 2] (Paperback)
The Bozeman Trail [Ralph Compton Novels] (Paperback)
Bullet Creek [Ralph Compton Western Series] (Paperback)
 
Ralph Compton Snake's Fury [The Sundown Riders Series] (Paperback)
Ralph Compton the Outlaw Hunters [The Sundown Riders Series] (Paperback)
Ralph Compton Hell Snake [The Gunfighter Series] (Paperback)
The California Trial [Ulverscroft Large Print Series] (Hardcover)
Runaway Stage [The Sundown Riders Series] (Audio Cassette)
Texas Empire [Ralph Compton Novels] (Audio CD)