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On the Wrong Track

(2007)
(The second book in the Holmes On the Range Mystery series)
A novel by

 
 
It might be 1893 and the modern world may in full-swing, but cowboy Gustav "Old Red" Amlingmeyer is an old-fashioned kind of guy: he prefers a long trail ride even when a train could get him where he's going in one-tenth the time. His brother Otto ('Big Red'), on the other hand, wouldn't mind climbing down from his horse and onto a train once in a while if it'll give his saddle-sore rear end a rest. So when it's Old Red who insists they sign on to protect the luxurious Pacific Express, despite a generations-old Amlingmeyer family distrust of the farm-stealin', cattle-killin', money-grubbin' railroads, Big Red is flummoxed. But Old Red, tired of the cowpoke life, wants to take a stab at professional 'detectifying' just like his hero, Sherlock Holmes and guard jobs for the railroad are the only ones on offer. So it is that Big Red and Old Red find themselves trapped on a thousand tons of steam-driven steel, summiting the Sierras en route to San Francisco with a crafty gang of outlaws somewhere around the next bend, a baggage car jam-packed with deadly secrets, and a vicious killer hidden somewhere amongst the colorful passengers. On the Wrong Track, Old Red and Big Red's much anticipated return, is filled with all of the wit, flavor, humor, and suspense that made Hockensmith's debut, Holmes on the Range, so beloved by critics and fans alike.

Genre: Historical Mystery

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Used availability for Steve Hockensmith's On the Wrong Track

Hardback Editions

September 2007 : USA Library Binding
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Title: On the Wrong Track (Western Series)
Author(s): Steve Hockensmith
ISBN: 1-58547-986-1 / 978-1-58547-986-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Center Point Pub
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March 2007 : USA Hardback
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Title: On the Wrong Track: A Holmes on the Range Mystery (Holmes on the Range Mysteries)
Author(s): Steve Hockensmith
ISBN: 0-312-34781-2 / 978-0-312-34781-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Minotaur Books
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Paperback Editions

November 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: On the Wrong Track: A Holmes on the Range Mystery (Holmes on the Range Mysteries) (Volume 2)
Author(s): Steve Hockensmith
ISBN: 1-5399-4862-5 / 978-1-5399-4862-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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January 2008 : USA Paperback
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Title: On the Wrong Track: A Holmes on the Range Mystery (Holmes on the Range Mysteries)
Author(s): Steve Hockensmith
ISBN: 0-312-37288-4 / 978-0-312-37288-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Minotaur Books
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Audio Editions

March 2007 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: On the Wrong Track
Author(s): Steve Hockensmith
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


March 2007 : USA Audio CD
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Title: On the Wrong Track (Holmes on the Range)
Author(s): Steve Hockensmith
ISBN: 1-4001-0355-X / 978-1-4001-0355-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
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March 2007 : USA Audio CD
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Title: On the Wrong Track (Holmes on the Range)
Author(s): Steve Hockensmith
ISBN: 1-4001-3355-6 / 978-1-4001-3355-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


March 2007 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: On the Wrong Track (Holmes on the Range, 2)
Author(s): Steve Hockensmith
ISBN: 1-4001-5355-7 / 978-1-4001-5355-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Kindle Editions

November 2016 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: On the Wrong Track: A Holmes on the Range Mystery (Holmes on the Range Mysteries Book 2)
Author(s): Steve Hockensmith
Publisher:
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