“A consummate Western storyteller with an eye for character and dialogue.” —Booklist, praise for the author
- “The Woman from Cougar Creek”
- “The Price of Pride”
- “The Devil and Old Man Gillis”
- “Shooting for a Fall”
- “It’s Hell to Be a Hero”
- “The Tongue-Tied Cowboy”
- “From Hell to Leadville”
- “The Deputy with a Past”
- “Judge Peterson’s Colt Law”
- “The Breaking of Sam McKay”
- “Fugitive from the Boothill Brigade”
- “The Man Ten Feet Tall”
Wayne D. Overholser (1906–1996) was an American Western writer from Pomeroy, Washington. He won the 1953 Spur Award for Best Novel for Lawman, written under the pseudonym Lee Leighton, and the 1954 Spur Award for The Violent Land.
Ramiz Monsef has spent several seasons as a member of Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s acting company, and he is the playwright of OSF’s 2013 production The Unfortunates. He has also appeared onstage in New York and in numerous regional productions.