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The Prodigal Brother: Longhorn Series, Book 3 | [Dusty Rhodes]

The Prodigal Brother: Longhorn Series, Book 3

Two brothers: one a gunfighter trying to escape his past, the other a pioneering cattle rancher. Neither knows the other is alive, both struggle to make their own way against overwhelming odds. Through death, birth, gunfights, hangings, scratching the dirt for wealth with no guarantees, hostile Indians and corrupt bandits, the chances of success are sometimes as elusive as smoke on the wind.
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Two brothers: one a gunfighter trying to escape his past, the other a pioneering cattle rancher. Neither knows the other is alive, both struggle to make their own way against overwhelming odds. Through death, birth, gunfights, hangings, scratching the dirt for wealth with no guarantees, hostile Indians and corrupt bandits, the chances of success are sometimes as elusive as smoke on the wind. Nevertheless, the foundation of our country was forged out of such men and women who fought all this and more to make their place in the sun and in American history.

Round 'em up: listen to another novel in the Longhorn Series.

©2007 Dusty Rhodes (P)2007 Books In Motion

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    Jean Santa Cruz, CA, United States 08-22-11
    Jean Santa Cruz, CA, United States 08-22-11 Member Since 2010

    I am an avid eclectic reader.

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    Gene Engene did a good job narrating this story. I started with book one in the series and have listened in order. The story is interesting but at times I was impatient and wanted to hurry the story as the suspense was getting to me. Was interesting that one brother was a rancher the other a miner. Both were occupation that build this country. The first train ride out of Denver was interesting. Can not wait to start book four.

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    Jennifer GENEVA, FL, United States 01-02-13
    Jennifer GENEVA, FL, United States 01-02-13 Member Since 2011

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    "Keep em' coming!"

    As good as the first two. The anticipation with the two brothers kept me waiting and waiting to see what would happen.

    Love this series- a great one for the female listeners too!

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Gary Colorado Springs, CO, United States 12-02-11
    Gary Colorado Springs, CO, United States 12-02-11 Member Since 2010

    Give me water to swim and surf in. That with a glass of white wine and the sun. That's heaven.

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    "Really Cowboy!"

    I stumbled onto this series by pure accident , but after listening to what the life was like, I can't wait to hear more. The story and narration was fantastic.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    "Great Series"

    I have listen to all 4 in order which is the best way to go. Great narrator. If westerns are your thing don't miss these four novels.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Lady M Peoria, AZ, United States 04-06-13
    Lady M Peoria, AZ, United States 04-06-13 Member Since 2012
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    "Great Series"

    Dusty Rhodes is a wonderful author, whom I've just recently discovered. The Longhorn Series is very well written and Gene Engene gave a great performance.

    Like Louis L'Amour, Dusty Rhodes has the ability to draw you into the story, to depict the characters and their surroundings without going into great detail.

    The one thing I would change if I could, is the abrupt changing from one character to the other without warning. If you are not listening intently it takes awhile to realize the scene and characters have changed.

    If you like westerns, you will not be disappointed, they're great entertainment.





    4 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    Lorraine Christies Beach, Australia 07-05-14
    Lorraine Christies Beach, Australia 07-05-14 Member Since 2012
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    "great part of a great series"
    Would you consider the audio edition of The Prodigal Brother to be better than the print version?

    Haven't read the hardcopy of the books and the narrator made the series so enjoyable that you would not have


    What other book might you compare The Prodigal Brother to and why?

    Just a great series


    Which character – as performed by Gene Engene – was your favorite?

    Not one character


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    Meeting his brother


    Any additional comments?

    Great series

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