Order of Max Brand Books
Frederick Faust (1882-1944) was an American author of Western fiction. He is best known for his novels under the pen name Max Brand, but also used his real name and other pseudonyms including George Owen Baxter, David Manning, Evan Evans, John Frederick, Peter Morland, George Challis and Frederick Frost. His novels were initially serialized for pulp magazines such as Street & Smith’s Western Story Magazine. One of his non-Western characters was Dr. Kildare, who would make the transition over to several films. Faust was covering World War II in Italy when he was mortally wounded by sharpnel.
Max Brand is one of the most prolific authors of all time in the English language, having written over 500 novels for magazines. Even after his death, new books would be published based on his serials or previously unpublished work. His first published novel was Harrigan, published in 1918. His last (thus far?) is the 2010 novel Outlaws from Afar, published a remarkable 66 years following his death. Below is a list of Max Brand’s books in order of when they were originally published in novel format:
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Publication Order of Dr. Kildare Books
|Calling Dr. Kildare||(1940)|
|The Secret of Dr. Kildare||(1940)|
|Dr. Kildare Takes Charge||(1941)|
|Dr. Kildare's Trial||(1941)|
|Young Dr. Kildare||(1941)|
|Dr. Kildare's Crisis||(1942)|
|The Secret of Doctor Kildare||(1972)|
|Dr. Kildare's Search||(1994)|
Publication Order of Thunder Moon Books
|Thunder Moon Strikes||(1982)|
|Thunder Moon's Challenge||(1982)|
|Farewell, Thunder Moon||(1996)|
|The Legend of Thunder Moon||(1996)|
Publication Order of Standalone Novels
Publication Order of Short Story Collections
Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books
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Notes: Alcatraz was also titled Alcatraz, The Wild Stallion and also titled Devil Horse. Bandit’s Honor was also titled Six-Gun Country. The Blue Jay was also titled Rustlers’ Range. Brother of the Cheyennes was also known as Frontier Feud and as Rusty (UK). Call of the Blood was also known as Red Hawk and White Horse in the United Kingdom and also as War Party. Clung was also titled Ghost Rider. Dead or Alive was also titled Lanky in the United Kingdom. Fightin’ Fool was titled A Fairly Slick Guy and Showdown in the United Kingdom. Free Range Lanning was also titled Way of the Lawless. Gunman’s Legacy was also titled Six-Gun Legacy. Happy Jack was also titled Outlaw Rider. The Iron Trail was also titled Riding The Iron Trail. The Jackson Trail was also titled The Outlaw Trail. Jerry Peyton’s Notched Inheritance was also titled Gunmen’s Feud. Jim Curry’s Test was also titled Gunfighter’s Return. The Killers was also titled Three on the Trial. King Charlie was also titled King Charlie’s Riders. The Long Chance was also titled The Safety Killer in the United Kingdom. Marbleface was also titled Poker-Face in the UK. Mystery Ranch was also titled Mystery Valley in the UK. The Outlaw was also titled Crooked Horn. Pleasant Jim was also titled Six-Gun Ambush. Red Devil of the Range was also known as Horseback Hellion and as The Man from Savage Creek. Riders of the Silences was also titled Luck. Sawdust and Sixguns was also titled Tenderfoot. Senor Jingle Bells was also titled The Fastest Draw. The Seven of Diamonds was also titled Law of the Gun. The Sheriff Rides was also titled Triggerman. Smugglers’ Trail was also known as Lone Hand and as Smoking Gun Trail (UK). Strange Courage was also titled Showdown. Train’s Trust was also titled Steve Train’s Ordeal. The Trap at Comanche Bend was also titled The Guide to Happiness (UK). Trouble Trail was also titled Desert Showdown. The Untamed was also titled The Trail of the Panther (UK). Vengeance Trail was also titled Striking Eagle (UK). Western Tommy was also titled The Making of a Gunman.
The novels The Bait and the Trap, The Firebrand, The Golden Knight, Monsieur, The Naked Blade, The Splendid Rascal and The Smoking Land were written under the pen name of George Challis. The Bamboo Whistle, Secret Agent Number One and Spy Meets Spy were written under the pen name Frederick Frost. Riders of the Silences, The Bronze Collar and The Sword Lover were written using the pseudonym of John Frederick. The Bandit of the Black Hills, Hired Guns, Dionysus in Hades, Valley Vultures, The Thunderer and The Village Street were published using his real name of Frederick Faust. Beyond the Outposts and Lost Wolf were published using the nom de plume of Peter Henry Morland. The Return of the Rancher was written under the pseudonym of Frank Austin. Outlaw Valley, Sawdust and Sixguns, Strange Courage, Gunman’s Legacy, the Montana series, The Song of the Whip, The Rescue of Broken Arrow, Outlaw’s Code, The Border Bandit and Showdown were published under the pen name Evan Evans. Free Range Lanning, The Gauntlet, The Long, Long Trail, Train’s Trust, Donnegan, The Rangeland Avenger, The Whispering Outlaw, Wooden Guns, King Charlie, The Trail to San Triste, The Killers, Tiger Man, Call of the Blood, Brother of the Cheyennes, Red Devil of the Range, Rusty and The Shadow of Silver Tip were published under the pen name of George Owen Baxter. Ronicky Doone, Ronicky Doone’s Treasure, Bull Hunter, Bull Hunter’s Romance, Jerry Peyton’s Notched Inheritance, King Charlie’s Riders, Blackie and Red, The Black Sigma, The Brute, On the Trail of Four, Bandit’s Honor, The Mountain Fugitive, Western Tommy, The Outlaw Tamer, The Trap at Comanche Bend, The Mustang Herder and Senor Jingle Bells were all written under the pen name of David Manning. The novels Cross Over Nine and The Night Flower were written using the pseudonym Walter C. Butler.
Ten-Foot Chain was written with Achmed Abdullah, E.K. Means and P.P. Sheehan. The Golden West also contains contributions from Zane Grey and Louis L’Amour.