One of America's greatest Western storytellers, Wayne D. Overholser was born September 4, 1906 in Pomeroy, Washington and died August 27, 1996 in Boulder, Colorado. Overholser won the 1953 First Spur Award for best novel for Lawman using the pseudonym Lee Leighton. In 1955 he won the 1954 (second) Spur Award for The Violent Land. He also used the pseudonyms John S. Daniels, Dan J. Stevens and Joseph Wayne.
Lean more about the author on his website: www.waynedoverholser.com
Praise for Wayne D. Overholser
"Wayne D. Overholser is one of the greatest western novelists in American history. Every one of his books were researched for historical accuracy and realism. His books are a treasure."
"Overholser's Westerns will cast a spell over you that you'll remember for a long time!"
—Beaumont Journal (The Judas Gun)
"Overholser's Westerns will cast a spell over you that you’ll remember for a long time!”
—Beaumont Journal (The Violent Land)
“Wayne D. Overholser writes a true Western…a story that is impossible to put down!”
—New York Times Book Review (The Violent Land)