Biography: Zane Grey was born Pearl Zane Gray in Zanesville, Ohio in 1872. Trained as a dentist, he had more success as a writer of Western stories, selling over 13 million copies of his books during his lifetime. Best known for Riders of the Purple Sage (1912), Grey helped create the romanticized image of the American West we still see today.

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  1. The Heritage of the Desert
    The Heritage of the Desert
    by Zane Grey

    Rating: 2.5/5 (251 votes cast)

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    Coming to Utah for healing, New Englander John Hare thinks he has found it with a Mormon family and the beautiful Indian girl Mescal. But when he learns Mescal is promised to one of his rescuers, his loyalties are tested. Can he woo Mescal without alienating the very people who are protecting him?

    Categories: Western, Western Romance

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  2. To The Last Man
    To The Last Man

    by Zane Grey

    To The Last Man
    by Zane Grey

    Rating: 2.3/5 (161 votes cast)

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    Son of a cattleman, Jean Isabel tests family loyalty by falling in love with the daughter of a sheepherder, Ellen Jorth. The rivalry of generations is reawakened and the lovers are caught in the crossfire in a story that takes a chapter from the real family feuds of the early American West.

    Category: Western Romance

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  3. The Man of the Forest
    The Man of the Forest
    by Zane Grey

    Rating: 2.8/5 (212 votes cast)

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    Loner Milt Dale seeks solitude in the wild mountains of Arizona, and instead finds himself rescuing two young women from a kidnapping plot. He must lead the timid Helen and her wildhearted sister Bo away from danger, and try not to fall in love along the way.

    Category: Western Romance

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  4. Riders of the Purple Sage
    Riders of the Purple Sage
    by Zane Grey

    Rating: 2.8/5 (293 votes cast)

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    Jane Withersteen, Mormon-born Utah native, goes against her church when she befriends a young Gentile rider, Venters. He is trailing the mysterious Masked Rider through the Old West. Both Venters and a notorious gunman named Lassiter bring adventure, intrigue, and romance to the Withersteen ranch.

    Categories: Romance, Western, Western Romance

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  5. Desert Gold
    Desert Gold

    by Zane Grey

    Desert Gold
    by Zane Grey

    Rating: 2.8/5 (298 votes cast)

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    Which is the true treasure, love or money? Prospecting in an Arizona border town, Richard Gale sees the possibilities of passion and gold when he finds himself trying to save a beautiful Spanish heiress from a Mexican bandit.

    Categories: Romance, Western, Western Romance

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  6. The Call of the Canyon
    The Call of the Canyon
    by Zane Grey

    Rating: 2.4/5 (181 votes cast)

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    Braving the elements, wilderness, and outlaws, Carley Burch leaves the glamorous life in New York to join her fiance, Glenn Kilbourne, in Arizona. Glenn needs the open country to help him recover from shellshock suffered in WWI. To keep him, Carley will need to adapt to the rigorous Western life, which includes fending off another woman who has her eye on Glenn in this romantic adventure story.

    Categories: Romance, Western Romance

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  7. The Border Legion
    The Border Legion
    by Zane Grey

    Rating: 3.1/5 (343 votes cast)

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    Only the love of the young Miss Joan Randle can melt the cold heart of Jack Kells, ruthless leader of a gang of desperados terrorizing the American borderlands. Although she starts out as his captive, something truly good in Joan makes Kells change his ways. That change of heart could cost him his life, or make him a hero, in the wild world of the West.

    Categories: Romance, Western Romance

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