Whenever a group of people start talking about western books, author Louis L'Amour will show up in the conversation. The L'Amour compilation entails 90 western novels, 31 short adventure stories, 2 works of nonfiction, and a memoir. Louis L’Amour is undoubtedly the best-selling frontier novelist of all time. He is also the only American-born author in history to receive both the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Congressional Gold Medal in honor of his life’s work.
Here is our list of the best western novels in the past 100 years.