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McAllister and the Spanish Gold

(The second book in the McAllister series)
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TheComanche Crossing - the dreaded width of the Staked Plain between the Texas brasada and Colorado. McAllister and a handful of men, with three thousand cattle, would have to challenge distance, thirst and the most dreaded Indians in the West if they were to make it across in one piece.
But that might be easier said than done, because the Comanche, the finest horsemen in the world, reckoned McAllister owed them a life, and they were determined to collect in full ...


Matt Chisholm is otherwise known as Peter Christopher Watts. Born in London, England in 1919 and died on Nov. 30, 1983. He was educated in art schools in England, then served with the British Amy in Burma from 1940 to 1946.

Watts first become a Civil Servant before he co-founded the Electro Acupuncture Voluntary Society of Britain and Ireland. It was here that he began to write for two official magazines although he soon branched into fiction.

Peter Watts, the author of more than 150 novels, is better known by his pen names of "Matt Chisholm" and "Cy James". He published his first western novel under the Matt Chisholm name in 1958 (Halfbreed). He began writing the "McAllister" series in 1963 with The Hard Men, and that series ran to 35 novels. He followed that up with the "Storm" series. And used the Cy James name for his "Spur" series.
Under his own name, Peter wrote Out of Yesterday, The Long Night Through, and Scream and Shout. He wrote both fiction and nonfiction books, including the very useful nonfiction reference work, A Dictionary of the Old West.

Genre: Western

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Hardback Editions

August 1984 : UK Hardback

Title: McAllister and the Spanish Gold
Author(s): Matt Chisholm
ISBN: 0-7091-9990-2 / 978-0-7091-9990-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Robert Hale Ltd
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Paperback Editions

May 1985 : UK Paperback

Title: McAllister and the Spanish Gold (Linford Western Library)
Author(s): Matt Chisholm
ISBN: 0-7089-6090-1 / 978-0-7089-6090-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Linford (Large Print)
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December 1981 : UK Paperback

Title: McAllister and the Spanish Gold
Author(s): Matt Chisholm
ISBN: 0-600-20371-9 / 978-0-600-20371-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Littlehampton Book Services Ltd
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Kindle Editions

March 2017 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: McAllister and the Spanish Gold (A McAllister Western Book 2)
Author(s): Matt Chisholm
Publisher: Piccadilly Publishing
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