Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Bad Bunch (Floating Outfit, #20)” as Want to Read:
Blank 133x176
Bad Bunch
 
by
J.T. Edson
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Bad Bunch (The Floating Outfit #20)

3.79  ·  Rating Details ·  39 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
The war with the North was over, but Texas was still a battleground. Outlaw bands ravaged whole towns, drenching the Border Country with blood. Deadliest of all was the silent band of knife-artists know as "the Bad Bunch"...

Under Dusty Fog, the Texas Light Cavalry had held of the Yanks as long as the South had stood. Now they were called the Floating Outfit--and they were
...more
160 pages
Published October 1983 by Hale (first published 1979)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Bad Bunch, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Bad Bunch

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Ashley Brown
Jul 09, 2013 Ashley Brown rated it really liked it
I love reading Westerns, there's something about that period that just makes it a great landscape for storytellers. JT Edson is one of the most prolific Western authors that I've come across, and judging by some of the interviews I've seen he is a very funny man too. Sadly, as far as I'm aware he has now passed away.

It's been many years since I've read about the adventures of Dusty Fogg and his friends, but I remember this, very clearly, as being the first Edson book I read. It deals with a bunc
...more
Jacquie
This book opens with the end of the Civil War. Despite being informed that the war is over Dusty insists on completing his final mission and wiping out a band of guerillas. He makes a fatal mistake that will nearly cost him his life. Years later a secretive group of outlaws plague Texas leaving no witness. Striking at night they successfully murder tough capable men without a fight. When several old friends join the ranks of the victims Dusty and the floating outfit turn their attention to the ...more
Larry Holshu
Feb 17, 2012 Larry Holshu rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: owned-books
Good read. Good western. Great characters and an easy to follow storyline. Mr. Edson is a good story teller.
Karikath Menon
Karikath Menon rated it it was ok
Jan 24, 2014
Spencerm2501
Spencerm2501 rated it really liked it
Jan 08, 2015
Glenn Bainbridge
Glenn Bainbridge rated it it was amazing
Oct 22, 2013
Janet Potts
Janet Potts rated it liked it
Sep 21, 2016
Feueriosa
Feueriosa rated it liked it
Jan 28, 2015
Andrew Cullum
Andrew Cullum rated it liked it
Apr 28, 2016
Tony Alvarez
Tony Alvarez rated it really liked it
Jan 28, 2014
Daniel Groth
Daniel Groth rated it liked it
Jan 28, 2013
Clare O'Beara
Clare O'Beara rated it liked it
Jul 20, 2014
Rosanne Reeve
Rosanne Reeve rated it it was amazing
May 01, 2013
Mo
Mo rated it it was amazing
Jan 02, 2016
Fanie Coetzee
Fanie Coetzee rated it liked it
Sep 28, 2010
Kevin
Kevin rated it liked it
Dec 02, 2012
Leo Laursen
Leo Laursen rated it liked it
Jul 18, 2013
John Harris
John Harris rated it it was amazing
May 16, 2013
James
James rated it it was amazing
Sep 09, 2014
Evert Kleynhans
Evert Kleynhans rated it really liked it
Jan 06, 2013
Martyn
Martyn rated it really liked it
Apr 11, 2011
Drift
Drift rated it it was amazing
Nov 12, 2014
Leon Niemandt
Leon Niemandt rated it liked it
Mar 16, 2016
Bob Puckett
Bob Puckett rated it it was amazing
Apr 05, 2015
Terry
Terry rated it really liked it
Apr 12, 2012
Rick
Rick rated it liked it
May 17, 2012
Jimmy Walton
Jimmy Walton rated it it was amazing
Oct 03, 2015
Matt Dormer
Matt Dormer rated it it was amazing
Jun 03, 2014
Mark
Mark rated it it was ok
Nov 28, 2012
Michael Beatty
Michael Beatty rated it it was ok
Nov 23, 2015
« previous 1 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
John Thomas Edson is an English writer of Westerns.

He was born in 1928.He was obsessed with Westerns from an early age and often "rewrote" cowboy movies that he had seen at the cinema. One thing that always intrigued him was the minutiae—how did the baddie's gun jam? What were the mechanics of cheating at cards? How did Westerners really dress and speak?

His writing was helped to develop by a scho
...more
More about J.T. Edson...

Other Books in the Series

The Floating Outfit (1 - 10 of 66 books)
  • The Ysabel Kid (Floating Outfit, #1)
  • .44 Caliber Man (Floating Outfit, #2)
  • A Horse Called Mogollon (Floating Outfit, #3)
  • Goodnights Dream (Floating Outfit, #4)
  • From Hide And Horn (Floating Outfit, #5)
  • Set Texas Back on Her Feet (Floating Outfit, #6)
  • The Hide and Tallow Men (Floating Outfit, #7)
  • Quiet Town (Floating Outfit, #8)
  • The Hooded Riders (Floating Outfit, #9)
  • Trail Boss (Floating Outfit, #10)

Share This Book