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  • The Strong Land

  • A Western Sextet
  • By: Louis L’Amour, Jon Tuska - editor
  • Narrated by: Traber Burns, Jim Meskimen, Mark Bramhall
  • Length: 4 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 16
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    5 out of 5 stars 13
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    5 out of 5 stars 11

Louis L'Amour was the most decorated author in the history of American letters and a recipient of the Medal of Freedom. Now collected here in a single book are several of Louis L'Amour's finest Western stories the way Mr. L'Amour wrote them. At the time Louis L'Amour was writing, it was common practice for editors to rewrite the manuscript to fit certain publishing criteria. The text of The Strong Land has been restored, and the stories within it appear as Mr. L'Amour intended.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good stories of western lore and well written.

  • By Rebecca Louthan on 11-20-18

Good stories of western lore and well written.

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Reviewed: 11-20-18

Enjoyed the adventerous and looked forward to learning the ending not always obvious. Honest and forth right men following their dreams and toughing it out.

  • The Burning Hills

  • A Novel
  • By: Louis L'Amour
  • Narrated by: Keith Szarabajka
  • Length: 4 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 106
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 94
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 92

Wounded, dehydrated, and escaping a violent feud with the men of Bob Sutton’s ranch, Trace Jordan is near collapse when he descends from the heat of the desert into a cool, secluded canyon. He wakes to find a beautiful woman gently nursing him back to health. Strong and proud, Maria Cristina has also suffered at the hands of Sutton and his men. The experience has left her hostile and defiant. Trace, intrigued by Maria’s grit and determination, can’t help trying to peel back her layers - but his attraction makes her a target.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A Rousing Tale

  • By Jean on 01-03-18

great tale full of adventure and hard riding .

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Reviewed: 11-10-18

on the run and finding no one to help his needs out weigh the risks and he keeps surviving even the desert. Finally finding himself hope and rescue.

  • Three Bullets for the Cactus Kid

  • By: Louis L'Amour
  • Narrated by: Randal Schaffer
  • Length: 1 hr and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 28
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28

Louis L'Amour's three novelettes about the legendary hero, the Cactus Kid, previously published separately, have been gathered into one audiobook, a thrill-a-minute adventure as the Kid rides into danger and romance. He will have to think fast and shoot faster to survive. But how many battles can a peace-loving cowpoke survive, when half the gunmen in the Old West are waiting to contest the range against him?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • cactus kid ridez and shoots straight as well.

  • By Rebecca Louthan on 08-09-18

cactus kid ridez and shoots straight as well.

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Reviewed: 08-09-18

Well liked and great chacter he loves doing the right thing for those he meets.

  • Trouble Shooter

  • A Hopalong Cassidy Novel
  • By: Louis L'Amour
  • Narrated by: Robert Petkoff
  • Length: 6 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 122
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 106
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 107

Hopalong Cassidy has received an urgent message from the dead. Answering an urgent appeal for help from fellow cowpuncher Pete Melford, he rides in only to discover that his old friends has been murdered and the ranch Pete left to his niece, Cindy Blair, had vanished without a trace. Hopalong may have arrived too late to save Pete, but his sense of loyalty and honor demands that he find that cold-blooded killers and return to Cindy what is rightfully hers.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great deducing while riding and hunting.

  • By Rebecca Louthan on 08-03-18

Great deducing while riding and hunting.

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Reviewed: 08-03-18

Having clues without much proof he is caught trying tryin to collect evidence and find proof of the ranch once there 3 years earlier. without finding anyone to tell him what became of the home and stock he must keep quietly finding clues.

  • The Rustlers of West Fork

  • A Novel
  • By: Louis L'Amour
  • Narrated by: Robert Petkoff
  • Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 141
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 127
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 130

In The Rustlers of West Fork, the quick-thinking, fast-shooting cowpuncher heads west to deliver a fortune in bank notes to his old friend, Dick Jordan. When he arrives at the Circle J, he discovers that the rancher and his daughter, Pam, are being held prisoner by a desperate band of outlaws led by the ruthless Avery Sparr and his partner Arnold Soper. Even if Hopalong Cassidy can free Jordan and Pam, he will have to lead them across rough and untamed Apache country, stalked by the outlaws who have vowed to gun him down.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent plot and storyline of rescue and slueth.

  • By Rebecca Louthan on 08-01-18

Excellent plot and storyline of rescue and slueth.

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Reviewed: 08-01-18

Found friends in trouble and went to their rescue needed help of old friends and new to finally stop and clean out rustlers.

  • The Sackett Brand

  • By: Louis L'Amour
  • Narrated by: David Strathairn
  • Length: 4 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 372
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 332
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 331

Tell Sackett and his bride Ange came to Arizona to build a home and start a family. But on Black Mesa something goes terribly wrong. Tell is ambushed and badly injured. When he finally manages to drag himself back to where he left Ange, she is gone. Desperate, cold, hungry, and with nothing to defend himself, Tell is stalked like a wounded animal.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • By far my favorite

  • By Spencer Wicks on 12-13-16

Tale of woe and pain trying times for Tell Sackett

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Reviewed: 07-24-18

Heartwrenching sorrow and vengeful action to find the killer of his beloved wife is where Tell becomes open with his raw emotions. Here he tells the story of heartache and pain often given to many a settler coming west and having to deal with white men of evil intent.

  • Bannon

  • By: Louis L’Amour
  • Narrated by: Traber Burns
  • Length: 4 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 70
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 61
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 61

Rock Bannon, wounded in an Indian attack, is rescued by a wagon train heading to Oregon. He has fully recovered when the train pulls into a fort to stock up on supplies. It is there that the leaders of the train meet Morton Harper, a smooth-talking man who persuades them to take an easier trail that will allow them to escape an attack by Indians. Bannon knows that there will be no escape from attack on that route and that it will lead the train directly onto Hardy Bishop's vast ranching domain.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • good book

  • By Anonymous User on 03-15-18

Great novel of riding and manly fights.

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Reviewed: 07-24-18

Fully engaging action packed with mounting suspense. Leads readers to believe western lore of individual heroics.

  • Guns of the Timberlands

  • By: Louis L'Amour
  • Narrated by: Jason Culp
  • Length: 5 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 241
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 201
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 199

Clay Bell spent the last six years fighting Indians, rustlers, and the wilderness itself to make the B-Bar ranch the prize of the Deep Creek Range. But Jud Devitt, a ruthless speculator from the East, now threatens everything Clay has worked for. Devitt, holding a contract with the Mexican Central to deliver railroad ties, wants to harvest timber off the land where Clay grazes his cattle. Backing Devitt are shady politicians, a dishonest banker, and fifty of the toughest lumberjacks in the county.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great!

  • By Randall on 02-14-17

Beatiful tale of life lived in west.

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Reviewed: 07-19-18

Young man begins a journey to find himself and life long ambitions in western travels.

  • Westward the Tide

  • By: Louis L'Amour
  • Narrated by: Robert Petkoff
  • Length: 7 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 338
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 279
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 280

Matt Bardoul was a good man to have as a friend and a bad one to make trouble with. He was also a single-minded drifter - until he met his match in an outspoken beauty named Jacquine Coyle. She was headed into the Bighorn Mountains with her father and an expedition in search of gold. After Matt signs on to join them, he discovers that there is a group of outlaws in the party, gunfighters and thieves that Matt wouldn't trust for a minute.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Never Disappointed!

  • By Lady M on 10-05-12

Excellent romantic tale of riding trail .

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5 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 07-19-18

Young Matt finds love and friendships on a wagon train headed west. Finally able to use his skill with a gun and wit of the trails in Wyoming he helps lead and rescue his new found companions to a new life start.

  • Reilly's Luck

  • By: Louis L'Amour
  • Narrated by: Beau Bridges
  • Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 551
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 485
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 482

Val Darrant was just four years old the snowy night his mother abandoned him. But instead of meeting a lonely death, he met Will Reilly - a gentleman, a gambler, and a worldly, self-taught scholar. For 10 years they each were all the family the other had, traveling from dusty American boomtowns to the glittering cities of Belle Époque Europe - until the day Reilly’s luck ran out in a roar of gunfire. But it wasn’t a gambling brawl or a pack of thieves that sealed Will’s fate. It was a far more complex story that Val would soon uncover.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another Great Read By Louis L'Amour

  • By Lady M on 11-18-12

Superb storyline with fascinating detail of west.

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Reviewed: 07-08-18

Loved the characters and how they were depicted. Brought the western world to life giving interesting factual accounts of living during that time and the struggles endured.