Rodeo Ranch by Max Brand audiobook

Rodeo Ranch: A Western Duo

By Max Brand
Read by Barry Press

Blackstone Western
6.13 Hours Unabridged
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This audiobook contains two of legendary Western author MaxBrand’s short novels for your listening pleasure. The Valley of Jewels Doc Willis, despite the nickname, is just an unemployedcowboy in Daggett Valley, a place that holds many secrets from the past—includinga now-deserted mining camp. When Buck Logan lures Willis to the camp with thepromise of great riches, Doc doesn’t even suspect he is about to play a part ina most subtle feat of deception. William Daggett, the man who first discoveredgold in the valley, is now a half-witted old man whom they will con intobelieving that he is reliving his past—for Buck Logan believes this man canlead them to a hidden cache of jewels worth a fortune. Rodeo Ranch Rodeo Ranch has earned its name from the rodeo that the wealthy,aged Ramon Alvarez sponsors there. An attempt has been made on Alvarez’s life,and Alvarez believes his would-be killer is a member of a secret league bent onhis destruction. He approaches Duds Kobbe, winner of the rodeo’s shootingcompetition, and offers him a job as a personal bodyguard, promising a fabulousreward for doing the job. The only catch is that, while employed, Kobbe cannotleave the Alvarez estate. WhatKobbe doesn’t realize is that he will be just as much a target as Alvarez.

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Summary

Summary

This audiobook contains two of legendary Western author MaxBrand’s short novels for your listening pleasure.

The Valley of Jewels

Doc Willis, despite the nickname, is just an unemployedcowboy in Daggett Valley, a place that holds many secrets from the past—includinga now-deserted mining camp. When Buck Logan lures Willis to the camp with thepromise of great riches, Doc doesn’t even suspect he is about to play a part ina most subtle feat of deception. William Daggett, the man who first discoveredgold in the valley, is now a half-witted old man whom they will con intobelieving that he is reliving his past—for Buck Logan believes this man canlead them to a hidden cache of jewels worth a fortune.

Rodeo Ranch

Rodeo Ranch has earned its name from the rodeo that the wealthy,aged Ramon Alvarez sponsors there. An attempt has been made on Alvarez’s life,and Alvarez believes his would-be killer is a member of a secret league bent onhis destruction. He approaches Duds Kobbe, winner of the rodeo’s shootingcompetition, and offers him a job as a personal bodyguard, promising a fabulousreward for doing the job. The only catch is that, while employed, Kobbe cannotleave the Alvarez estate. WhatKobbe doesn’t realize is that he will be just as much a target as Alvarez.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Brand practices his art to something like perfection.” New York Times, praise for the author
“The name Max Brand is synonymous with Western novels.” Booklist, praise for the author
“Max Brand is the Shakespeare of the Western range.” Kirkus Reviews, praise for the author

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Author

Author Bio: Max Brand

Author Bio: Max Brand

Max Brand® (1892–1944) is the best-known pen name of widely acclaimed author Frederick Faust, creator of Destry, Dr. Kildare, and other beloved fictional characters. Orphaned at an early age, Faust studied at the University of California, Berkeley. He became one of the most prolific writers of our time but abandoned writing at age fifty-one to become a war correspondent in World War II, where he was killed while serving in Italy.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Westerns
Runtime: 6.13
Audience: Adult
Language: English