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Blood on the Gallows

Blood on the Gallows

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by Ralph Compton, Joseph A. West
     
 

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HIS GUN SPEAKS FOR THE OPRESSED?

Former big city detective John McBride is an easygoing man? until a cold-blooded town sheriff warns him to mind his own business, or face a lynching.

Driven by his sense of justice, McBride takes on the sheriff, an evil mayor and his cruel psychotic son, and a small army of hired gunmen.

Helped by a mysterious

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HIS GUN SPEAKS FOR THE OPRESSED?

Former big city detective John McBride is an easygoing man? until a cold-blooded town sheriff warns him to mind his own business, or face a lynching.

Driven by his sense of justice, McBride takes on the sheriff, an evil mayor and his cruel psychotic son, and a small army of hired gunmen.

Helped by a mysterious white-haired, quick-drawing preacher, McBride shoulders a task most men would flee from. But John McBride isn't most men?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780451224699
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
08/05/2008
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
770,863
Product dimensions:
6.76(w) x 10.86(h) x 0.81(d)
Age Range:
17 - 18 Years

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Meet the Author

Ralph Compton stood six-foot-eight without his boots. He worked as a musician, a radio announcer, a songwriter, and a newspaper columnist. His first novel, The Goodnight Trail, was a finalist for the Western Writers of America Medicine Pipe Bearer Award for best debut novel. He was also the author of the Sundown Rider series and the Border Empire series.
As a little boy growing up in a small fishing village in Scotland, Joseph West enjoyed many happy Saturday mornings at the local cinema in the company of Roy and Gene and Hoppy. His lifelong ambition was to become a cowboy, but he was sidetracked by a career in law enforcement and journalism. He now resides with his wife and daughter in Palm Beach, Florida, where he enjoys horse riding, cowboy action shooting, and studying Western history.

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