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Description - The Shopkeeper by James D Best

In 1879, Steve Dancy sells his New York shop and ventures west to explore and write a journal about his adventures. Though he's not looking for trouble, Dancy's infatuation with another man's wife soon embroils him in a deadly feud with Sean Washburn, a Nevada silver baron. Infuriated by the outrages of two hired thugs, the shopkeeper kills both men in an impulsive street fight. Dancy believes this barbarian act has closed the episode. He is wrong. He has interfered with Washburn's ambitions, and this is something the mining tycoon will not allow. Pinkertons, hired assassins, and aggrieved bystanders escalate the feud until it pulls in all the moneyed interests and power brokers in Nevada. Can the former city slicker settle accounts without losing his life in the process?

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781587369223
ISBN-10: 1587369222
Format: Paperback / softback
(229mm x 152mm x 15mm)
Pages: 242
Imprint: Wheatmark
Publisher: Wheatmark
Publish Date: 15-Dec-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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