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In the first in this trio of Western stories by Louis L'Amour - "Black Rock" - Jim Gatlin, a Texas trail driver, arrives in the town of Tucker where he finds himself quickly drawn into the middle of an all-out battle for the XY Ranch when, due to a case of mistaken identity, he kills the segundo of Wing Cary's Flying C Ranch. Gatlin is a dead-ringer for Jim Walker, who, like Cary, wants control of the XY. Gatlin is thrown into a situation in which all he can do but fight for his life.

Seventeen-year-old Shandy Gamble in "Gamble of the KT" is in Perigord with plans to buy a new saddle and bridle with the $500 in reward money he had received for catching two horse thieves, but instead he gets conned out of the money. He returns to the KT Ranch never mentioning what happened. But when he learns the con man is back and hanging out with the June gang, he decides it's time to get his money back and even the score.

Always a fighting man, both for the US Army and in battles across the ocean, Tom Kedrick in "Showdown Trail" has been hired to help run off the squatters and outlaws occupying a strip of land claimed to be unusable swamp. When he learns that he is being misled by his new bosses and that the squatters are honest and hardworking settlers, including one of his father's old friends, he has to determine which side he will fight for.

Louis L'Amour is the most decorated author in the history of American letters, and his stories are loved the world over.

©2019 Louis L'Amour (P)2019 Blackstone Publishing

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  • Melvin
  • 21-03-19

Narrator.

Often, the narrator makes the story better! Lloyd James is such a narrator. I do love a good new Louis l’Amour Western.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 04-05-19

Travel back To another time.

A great wild West adventure, Well worth the time spent. Very exciting, Excellent , Realistic.

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  • Lisa Henson
  • 03-12-20

Mixed up

This started as Dead Ringer but at chapter 5 switched to another book. There must have been a problem with the upload.

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  • Allen
  • 19-06-19

three more great westerns

loved all of these western stories, the telling of them was in what I feel was true western style

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  • Anonymous User
  • 17-06-19

great escape

L'Amours' style effortlessly takes you back to a simpler time. Crack onto these westerns to get away from the daily chaos.

This trio is entertaining and well worth the listen.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 04-05-21

Louis Lamour

My all time favorite western writer. Devastated when he passed. His writing takes you to each place he wrote about.

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  • Autumn
  • 07-02-21

Western Mystery

A very good book. The reader did a great job. One book I will listen to again.

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  • steven cooke
  • 28-01-21

What can I say. It is L'Amour.

Good stories. Narration is great. Gives characters their own voices. Typical of Louis L'Amour. The best

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  • N. McKewin
  • 22-01-21

Loved the entire story, although it seemed to skip

was just confused while listening. it seemed to start the first book then after a few chapters, switched to the next book as soon as the first one started getting good. Finally it started and finished the last book of 3. I feel like I missed alot

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 28-11-20

Good group of stories

I've always enjoyed reading and listening to books by Louis L'Amour. These three stories were good.