The rancher turned gunman settled back in the dentist’s chair anticipating relief from a toothache causing him unbearable pain. Minutes later, he exploded in rage when the dentist accidentally drilled into the wrong molar, a misstep that would haunt the doctor later that day.
Clay Allison, a man given to violent mood swings, leaped out of the chair and charged out the door, heading for Cheyenne, Wyoming only other dentist.
After being […]
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Phil Dunlap’s “Cotton’s War,” opens with outlaw Virgil Cruz on the hunt for revenge, and a big payday.
His target for vengeance: Sheriff Cotton Burke who gunned down Cruz’ brother in the not-too-distant past –the same brother who killed rancher Otis Wagner in cold blood. Cruz kidnaps widow Emily Wagner, as a way to keep Burke at bay for a job he’s planning.
Cruz warns that he’ll kill the woman if Burke comes looking for […]
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In John Legg’s BLOOD OF THE SCALPHUNTER, Lije Paterson, a longtime mountain man lends a helping hand to a young man in his twenties, wandering the mountains after Indians killed his fellow trappers.
Dougal McKagan knows little about the rugged life of mountain men, but Paterson teaches him – sometimes with selfish reluctance – what it takes to survive.
Motivated By Profit
Paterson wears many hats –trader, trapper, explorer, teamster, and farmer.
Like other mountain […]
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