Longhorn
Books in series4
UNABRIDGED
(4.4 based on 814 ratings)
  • 1
    The Beginning: Longhorn Series, Book 1 | Dusty Rhodes

    The Beginning: Longhorn Series, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 14 mins)
    • By Dusty Rhodes
    • Narrated By Gene Engene
    Overall
    (299)
    Performance
    (263)
    Story
    (265)

    Buck Cordell is a giant of a man in a giant, untamed land called Texas. He builds a cattle ranch where ordinary men all say it can't be done a cattle empire that defies all odds, a family that changes the course of Texas history, and a legacy that outlives the Old West.

    Don't like westerns...LOVED this book!

    STORY - I only got this book because it was on sale and the ratings were high. Even though I don't usually like westerns, what the heck, right? What..Show More »

    Reviewed on June 09 2013 by AudioAddict (Austin, Texas, USA)
  • 2
    Longhorn: The Hondo Kid: Longhorn Series, Book 2 | Dusty Rhodes

    Longhorn: The Hondo Kid: Longhorn Series, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 27 mins)
    • By Dusty Rhodes
    • Narrated By Gene Engene
    Overall
    (192)
    Performance
    (158)
    Story
    (159)

    He was 14. The Comanche slaughtered his parents and burned his house to the ground. His only brother never returned from the Civil War. Now the kid from Hondo, Texas, had nothing or no one. What would he do? Where would he go? How would he live? A chance good Samaritan act in the middle of the desert changed the course of his life and gave him a way to survive in the most dangerous way possible.

    Possibly my favorite series

    STORY (Western fiction) - It's strange. This series is full of cowboys, Indians, bank robbers, cattle rustlers -- totally NOT what I look for in a mo..Show More »

    Reviewed on November 19 2013 by AudioAddict (Austin, Texas, USA)
  • 3
    The Prodigal Brother: Longhorn Series, Book 3 | Dusty Rhodes

    The Prodigal Brother: Longhorn Series, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 50 mins)
    • By Dusty Rhodes
    • Narrated By Gene Engene
    Overall
    (172)
    Performance
    (148)
    Story
    (146)

    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.

    The Prodigal Brother

    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 t..Show More »

    Reviewed on August 22 2011 by Jean (Santa Cruz, CA, United States)
  • 4
    Longhorn IV: The Family: Longhorn Series, Book 4 | Dusty Rhodes

    Longhorn IV: The Family: Longhorn Series, Book 4

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 43 mins)
    • By Dusty Rhodes
    • Narrated By Gene Engene
    Overall
    (151)
    Performance
    (127)
    Story
    (130)

    Fate has brought about a reunion with a brother Buck Cordell thought was dead. Hard work and perseverance brought both of them success beyond their wildest expectations.

    Longhorn IV

    I have read the series in order and book IV brings it all together nicely. The importance of family comes through loud and clear in this book. Lots ..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 18 2011 by Jean (Santa Cruz, CA, United States)