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Epitaph: A Novel of the O.K. Corral

Mary Doria Russell, the bestselling, award-winning writer of The Sparrow, returns with Epitaph. An American Iliad, this richly distinctive and meticulously researched historic novel maintains the tale she started in Doc, following Wyatt Earp and document Holliday to Tombstone, Arizona, and to the gunfight on the O.K. Corral.

A deeply divided kingdom. Vicious politics. A shamelessly partisan media. A president loathed by means of part the population. Smuggling and gang battle alongside the Mexican border. Armed voters prepared to face their flooring and take legislations into their very own palms. . . . 

That used to be the United States in 1881.

All these forces got here to endure at the afternoon of October 26 whilst document Holliday and the Earp brothers confronted off opposed to the Clantons and the McLaurys in Tombstone, Arizona. it's going to were an easy misdemeanor arrest. Thirty seconds and thirty bullets later, 3 officials have been wounded and 3 voters lay useless within the dirt.

Wyatt Earp was once the final guy status, the single one unscathed. The lies all started ahead of the smoke cleared, however the gunfight on the O.K. Corral might quickly develop into valuable to American ideals in regards to the outdated West.

Epitaph tells Wyatt’s actual tale, unearthing the Homeric tragedy buried less than a hundred thirty years of mythology, misrepresentation, and sheer indifference to truth. Epic and intimate, this novel offers voice to the genuine women and men whose lives have been replaced eternally by means of these deadly thirty seconds in Tombstone. At its center is the lady in the back of the parable: Josephine Sarah Marcus, who enjoyed Wyatt Earp for forty-nine years and who conscientiously chipped away on the fact till she had crafted the heroic legend that might develop into the epitaph her husband deserved.

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Bloody Hills

By Charles G. West

Small yet lethal with a gun, Billy Ray Blevins has made a name for himself as a gunslinger. After one cold-blooded homicide too many, the city humans shape a posse to move after Billy Ray. They flip again after Billy Ray flees to the Black Hills - that's, all however the widow of the guy he murdered and a deputy. infrequently certified to adopt the duty, inspite of their selection, they're lucky to ensue upon the only guy greater than capable - Clay Culver, a scout whose monitoring abilities are moment to none.

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A Foreign Range

By Andrew Grey

Tales from the variety: e-book 4 state singer Willie Meadows is a pretend. he is by no means ridden a horse, and his "Western" apparatus comes from a boutique store in l. a.. No ask yourself Wilson Edwards, the true guy in these faux boots, is affliction inventive block. made up our minds to connect to the song, Wilson buys a ranch in Wyoming to profit the rustic lifestyle, no matter if he has no goal of working the enterprise. Then Steve Peterson indicates up determined, destitute, and hungry, having simply escaped a homosexual deprogramming health center run by means of his father's cult. Steve was once purported to teach horses for the ranch's former proprietor, however the task is long gone with his would-be corporation. fortunately Wilson has a short lived resolution: Steve can ranch-sit whereas Wilson does company in l. a.. but if he comes again, Wilson slightly acknowledges where. There are knowledgeable horses within the paddock, and the ranch is in nice form. unexpectedly he reveals himself encouraged now not by means of the cowboy way of life yet by way of Steve himself. however the cult continues to be after Steve, and Wilson's worry of scandal capability he is nonetheless within the closet. popping out may well kill Willie's career-but denying his emotions for Steve may possibly kill the one a part of him that is actual.

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Last Stand at Saber River

By Elmore Leonard

A quiet haunted guy, Paul Cable walked clear of a misplaced reason hoping to select up the place he left off. yet issues have replaced in Arizona on account that he first rode out to move struggle for the Confederacy. brothers—Union men—have claimed his unfold and they are no longer approximately to provide it again, leaving Cable and his relatives no position to settle in peace. it sort of feels this struggle isn't but over for Paul Cable. yet no one's going to remove his land and his future—not with their legislation, their lies, or their guns.

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In the Rogue Blood

By James Carlos Blake

The offspring of a whore mom and a homicidal father, Edward and John Little are pushed from their domestic within the Florida swamplands through a sching parent's treacheries, and by means of a shameful, bad act that might hang-out their goals for the remainder of their days. becoming a member of the swelling ranks of the rootless--wandering throughout a virtually surreal bloodland populated by means of the sorrowfully misplaced and defiantly damned--two brothers are separated through loss of life and situation within the lawless "Dixie urban" of recent Orelans, and dispatched by means of future to opposing facets in a fierce and determined territorial struggled among Mexico and the U.S.. And a relations bond tempered in scorching blood is established within the merciless, all-consuming fires of battle and conscience.With hovering and masterful prose, James Carlos Blake brings to lifestyles a captivating old time and place--and a solid of memorable characters--in a beautiful story of darkish intuition, blood reckoning, and fates solid within the zeal of America's "Manifest Destiny."

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Outer Dark

By Cormac McCarthy

Outer Dark is a unique right away fabular and starkly evocative, set is an unspecified position in Appalachia, someday round the flip of the century.  A girl bears her brother's baby, a boy; he leaves the newborn within the woods and tells her he died of common causes.  Discovering her brother's lie, she units forth by myself to discover her son.  Both brother and sister wander individually via a geographical region being scourged by way of 3 terrifying and elusive strangers, headlong towards an eerie, apocalyptic solution.

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Guns of Wolf Valley

USA Today bestselling writer of Dead Man's Canyon. Sloan and C.C. must relive their desperado days to force off a preacher-a guy made up our minds to kidnap Sloan's spouse for his harem-and his gang of cutthroats. that is except secrets and techniques dredged up from the earlier do not break their partnership first.

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Chaparral Range War

By Dusty Richards

From Dusty Richards, winner of the 2007 Spur Award for The Horse Creek Incident, comes a brand-new sequence a couple of former Texas Ranger out to implement the legislations, regardless of the place he is going…

When the Texas Legislature determined to prevent paying its rangers, Phil Guthrey knew it used to be time to maneuver directly to greener pastures. As he rides into Arizona Territory, he unearths a slew of criminals operating free—thanks to criminal County’s no-good sheriff. With reviews of rape, arson, robbery, deadly shootouts, and foul play, Guthrey comes to a decision to make it his venture to rehabilitate criminal County, let alone trap the guts of the spunky Cally Bridges.

As Guthrey units out to carry to justice the boys terrorizing his new domestic, he is familiar with he needs to finally give you the option to uproot Sheriff Killion if he desires to freshen up the county for reliable. The struggle may be hard and long, yet for a former Texas Ranger like Guthrey, getting your palms soiled is simply a part of the task…

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