Hell's Half Acre

Hell's Half Acre

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THE GREATEST WESTERN WRITERS OF THE 21ST CENTURY
 
Bestselling Western novelists William W. Johnstone and J.A. Johnstone have created a new hero of the Texas frontier: Jess Casey, cowboy, lawman, gunfighter.
 
"STAY THE HELL OUT OF FORT WORTH."  
 
Those were the last words uttered by a dying man who was the boomtown's most recent sheriff.  Rail-thin and half starved, desperate cowpuncher Jess Casey ignores the travel advice. Instead, Jess not only enters Fort Worth, he becomes the new sheriff, inheriting the body-riddled little slice of heaven called Hell's Half Acre, the wide-open, deadliest piece of real estate on the American frontier.
 
Hell's Half Acre is home to Kurt Koenig and his gang-run empire of booze, prostitution, and wholesale slaughter. For Koenig, the only good lawman is a dead one, and he puts a pretty price on Jess Casey's head. For Jess Casey, that means war. Against him are the frontier's fastest draw and a host of murderous triggers. On his side are decades of rock-hard Texas living, a couple of ne'er-do-well deputies, and the good sense to do all his talking behind the barrel of a fast-blazing gun...

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Publisher: New York : Pinnacle/Kensington Publishing Corp., February 2017.
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9780786039449
Characteristics: 348 pages ;,17 cm.
Additional Contributors: Johnstone, J.A. - Author

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