Yes, L'Amour was formulaic. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. I randomly picked this one from the assortment of L'Amour novels available in my library. The book had a tendency to lack in development of characters and situations but that maybe the result of editors constraints. I like reading Louis L'Amour books because you will not find a more compact, precisely-written story. Set in SE Texas, this is the story of Mac and Dal and their chase of Colonel Ashford, who’s leading a group of Civil War soldiers intent on restarting the war. They came back from opposite sides of a living hell, a war that had torn the nation in two. I like reading Louis L'Amour books because you will not find a more compact, precisely-written story. Read more. A lot of similarities in character and the code their families lived by. Reading this makes me want to see what other action/westerns might be out there! They now ride home together and have to fight off groups of raiders. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Reviewed in the United States on May 29, 2020, True to all L’Amour novels the local is correct as is the time so you have a novel that is historically factual and the story itself is almost impossible to put down, Reviewed in the United States on November 17, 2020. No, there are rarely any surprises in his books. They brothers had to now follow raiders as they posed a threat to their family and the way they lived. Mac unravels the story of what has taken place through a neighbor and from his uncle, and they set off to rescue their kin and punish those responsible. I was pleasantly surprised. Reviewed in the United States on August 6, 2015. Please try your request again later. For as Kate Connery kept telling the other women hostages, "The Travens will never stop until we are free or they are dead. I highly recommend it. Major Mac Traven is returning from the war after fighting for the Union. Two Texas brothers arrive home after the Civil War to find that there home has been raided and their brother and sister have been kidnapped. The story is about brothers who fought on opposite sides during the Civil War. The movie had plot differences from the book, but still remained a good yarn. . Glad to be back in Texas. I read this book a long time before the movie with Sam Elliot was made, so I like the book better. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. A solid traditional Western that doesn't really stand out from some of L'Amour's best work. I'd definitely recommend this if you're in the mood for a western. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. (No Cowboys and Indians, just Cowboys and Outlaws) I hope you enjoy them as much as I have. My first Western, my first Louis L'Amour. Reihenfolge der Shadows Bücher. I've decided to call the book Shadow Storm! They were good men that both went off to fight for what they believed in. Pretty good book. It was said no force in Texas could stop these raiders one their bloody path to Mexico. Not sure why, but I have found myself wanting to read some of Mr. L'Amour's books so I read the novel that the movie 'The Shadow Riders' is based on. Makes me long to be a Cowboy for sure. 10 editions. I think what put me off was the way it's written: a flat, dry, staccato style, and narration that jumps around among a large number of characters who were never fully described or fleshed out. Flip to back Flip to front. My husband really enjoys the film, but I had a sneaky suspicion that there would be differences because we all know that's what screenplays do. I am loving every moment of this series. No, there are rarely any surprises in his books. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Now those are Westerns! This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. The novel doesn't waste anytime getting into the story and then continues the fast pace to a satisfying climax and a perhaps somewhat abrupt ending. "Shadow Rider" lautet beispielsweise das erste Buch in der Originalausgabe. Just a good old western. Looking forward to reading another one. My first Louis L’Amour. “How are the girls?” Dal”, Heat Up the Holidays with These 27 Winter Romances. I could easily envision what was going on plus from the few westerns and gun draws I’ve seen on tv. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. Dal and Mac Traven left Texas young and idealistic. I love the first book, Shadow Rider, and I must say that Shadow Reaper was equally great. Dal and Mac Traven fought on opposite sides of the Civil War but rode home together to start rebuilding the family ranch. Refresh and try again. The chase is on and is led by Tom Selleck and Sam Elliot as the two brothers. Join Our Mailing List! But, you don't always read L'Amour for depth and thoughtfulness, you read him first to be transported to a different time that is still very real to many a reader and captures the imagination. Entertaining. by Bantam. Not a great book. You can really admire someone that can sacrifice everything and tries to be their best, and come home from something that they may not have wanted to be apart of, and rebuild from where they were. is Family in a nutshell. “shoulders. Unable to add item to List. (No Cowboys and Indians, just Cowboys and Outlaws) I hope you enjoy them as much as I have. . Today I don't see much character or code in modern life. No words are wasted and the story flows quickly from one chapter to the next. A good story but somewhat anticlimactic. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on August 9, 2019, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on September 5, 2016, Another excellent book from my favourite author that explains in detail how the american nation was formed, using real characters and families who helped to build america into the nation it is now, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on November 29, 2016. Along with Conagher, the Shadow Riders are my two favorite books from Louis L'Amour. I just started writing Emme's book which will be out next year. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. ), but I'll certainly take quiet, responsible, must-look-out-for-everyone Mac. You will live to regret it if you do or die knowing you crossed the wrong men.

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