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Desert Gold and the Light of Western Stars

Two Complete Novels

by Zane Grey


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"No man has employed the Western story formula with better results." —The New York Times

From the legendary writer of the west: two complete novels in one low-priced edition.

Desert Gold
While rescuing a lovely Spanish maiden from Mexican rebels, former Union soldier Dick Gale partners up with a pair of rough-hewn cowboys. The three men take refuge on the ranch of Al Belding, where Gale finds a new mission helping breed fine horses and carving a settlement out of the wild landscape. But angry, greedy men have their eyes on the rich ranchlands—and the beautiful women who live there.

The Light of Western Stars
Searching for her brother Al, Maddie Hammond gets off the transcontinental railroad in the middle of the night, in a New Mexico town full of drunken, dangerous men. A hard-bitten cowboy drags her before a priest and insists that they be married—until he hears her name. Al Hammond, a ranch foreman, holds the loyalties of many cowboys and ranchers, whom he defends from cruel lawmen and Mexican rebels alike. Maddie eagerly joins the struggle for freedom.

Other Zane Grey doubles
Wildfire and The Heritage of the Desert
The Spirit of the Border and The Last Trail
The Lone Star Ranger and The Mysterious Rider
The Last of the Plainsmen and Last of the Great Scouts
Riders of the Purple Sage and The Rainbow Trail
Betty Zane and To the Last Man

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Tom Doherty Associates
Forge Books
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Zane Grey (Author)

The father of the western novel, Zane Grey (1872 - 1939) was born in Zanesville, Ohio. He wrote 58 westerns, including Spirit of the Border, Wildfire, and Riders of the Purple Sage, as well as almost 30 other books. Over 130 films have been based ...

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