"Wayne D. Overholser is one of the greatest western novelists in American history. Every one of his books were researched for historical accuracy and realism. His books are a treasure." ~ Dick Symonds

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Boulder Monthly, 1979

Boulder Daily Camera, 1969

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Wayne appeared in an advertisement for a local car repair business

Author review of Wayne's writing career

Internet Links

About Wayne from Writers of the West

Wayne's Wikipedia page

Wayne's Saddleman Award

Wayne D. Overholser (1989) — A member of an elite group of Western writers with 100 or more books to their credit (Max Brand, Louis L’Amour, Nelson Nye, Lauran Paine, and a few others), Washington-born Wayne D. Overholser (1906-1996), began writing for pulp magazines in 1936, and rose to eminence in the field after publication of his first novel, Buckaroo’s Code (1947).  In a writing life of sixty years he also produced upwards of 400 short stories under his own and such pennames as Dan J. Stevens, Joseph Wayne, John S. Daniels, and Lee Leighton.

Wayne's book Cast a Long Shadow made into a movie