Books by Louis L’Amour

Louis L'Amour (March 22, 1908 – June 10, 1988) was an American author of (primarily) Western fiction (see also Frontier, Western movie, and Wild West). He was born Louis Dearborn LaMoore of French-Canadian background March 22, 1908 in Jamestown, North Dak


FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 7, 2006

"Potboilers, to be sure, but good fun, and just the thing for fans of L'Amour's better-known Westerns."
Workmanlike action tales from prolific author L'Amour (1908-88; Beyond the Great Snow Mountains, 1999, etc.). Read full book review >
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 2, 2004

"A master storyteller only whets the appetite for the next two volumes."
For reading under the stars. Read full book review >
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 4, 2003

"Library of America, eat your heart out."
The first anthology in a series gathers frontier stories by the superbly stylish late L'Amour. Read full book review >
FROM THE LISTENING HILLS by Louis L’Amour
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 6, 2003

"Fans, rejoice."
Twelve nifty tales, quite possibly the last from the drawer of L'Amour (1908-88), as collected and edited by son Beau L'Amour, who is also gathering material for a L'Amour biography. Read full book review >
WITH THESE HANDS by Louis L’Amour
Released: May 7, 2002

"The Ghost writes on. Wonderfully."
The final volume in a series of four posthumous titles (Beyond the Great Snow Mountains, 1999, etc.) collecting tales never before published in book form, many in genres we don't associate with the Western writer. Read full book review >
MAY THERE BE A ROAD by Louis L’Amour
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 8, 2001

"The Ghost walks."
The third posthumous sheaf of short stories from L'Amour (Beyond the Mangrove Swamp, 2000, etc.), with still a fourth promised for next year. Read full book review >
BEYOND THE GREAT SNOW MOUNTAINS by Louis L’Amour
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 11, 1999

"A master storyteller only whets the appetite for his next three volumes."
Superb stylist L'Amour returns (End of the Drive, 1997, etc.), albeit posthumously, with ten stories never seen before in book form—and narrated in his usual hard-edged, close-cropped sentences, jutting up from under fierce blue skies. Read full book review >
MONUMENT ROCK by Louis L’Amour
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 11, 1998

"Stinging stories of powerful men against landscapes you can strike a match on."
The late (d. 1988), leathery, awesomely unstoppable (over 100 books still in print) L'Amour, still producing fluently from his grave (End of the Drive, 1997), offers one more gathering of unpublished tales, proving again that great writing laughs at death. Read full book review >
END OF THE DRIVE by Louis L’Amour
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 1997

"Awesome immediacy, biting as creosote slapped on a fencepost."
The late, great, vastly prolific L'Amour (Jubal Sackett, 1985, etc.) rides again, with a recently discovered never-before-seen novella and sheaf of stories. Read full book review >