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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (46 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Elmer Kelton Narrator: Kevin Orton Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: April 2016 ISBN: 9781436133807
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This entry in Elmer Kelton's Tales of Texas series whisks us away to witness a violent 1875 conflict. Thirty years after the Battle of San Jacinto, Texans and Mexicans are still spilling blood over control of the Nueces Strip. And Horse thieves and bushwhackers transform this hot, dry stretch between the Nueces and Rio Grande rivers into a lawless inferno. Despite long odds, Captain McNelly and his small band of Texas Rangers strive to bring lasting peace to this swirling vortex of murder and racial hatred. Download and start listening now!

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Don | 6/22/2011

    " I wished every state had an author like Elmer Kelton. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jeff Dickison | 2/14/2010

    " Good book about the taming of the Nueces Strip, just north of the Rio Grande. Kelton weaves appropriate historical facts in with his fiction and always makes it interesting. Highly recommended to western fans. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Dave | 12/20/2009

    " In my opinin ElmerKelton is one of the best writers of westerns we have today. He has a real way of painting the scene in his books I like his characters and they heroic but also belivable people. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 J.R. | 11/3/2009

    " Kelton is rated among the top writers of Westerns and I have to agree. In this particular book he takes historical fact and makes of it an interesting and fast-moving story. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Dave | 1/26/2009

    " In my opinin ElmerKelton is one of the best writers of westerns we have today. He has a real way of painting the scene in his books I like his characters and they heroic but also belivable people. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 J.R. | 1/27/2008

    " Kelton is rated among the top writers of Westerns and I have to agree. In this particular book he takes historical fact and makes of it an interesting and fast-moving story. "

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About the Author
Author Elmer KeltonElmer Kelton (1926-2009) was award-winning author of more than forty novels, including The Time It Never Rained, Other Men’s Horses, Texas Standoff and Hard Trail to Follow. He grew up on a ranch near Crane, Texas, and earned a journalism degree from the University of Texas. His first novel, Hot Iron, was published in 1956. Among his awards have been seven Spurs from Western Writers of America and four Western Heritage awards from the National Cowboy Hall of Fame. His novel The Good Old Boys was made into a television film starring Tommy Lee Jones. In addition to his novels, Kelton worked as an agricultural journalist for 42 years. He served in the infantry in World War II. He died in 2009.
About the Narrator

Kevin Orton is a musician, composer, and actor. He performed in the 1999 Broadway revival of Amadeus and has appeared in numerous other New York and regional theater productions, as well as on television and in film. As a musician, he is most noted for composing and performing original music in the Tony Award–winning production of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night.