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Pale Moon Stalker
     

Pale Moon Stalker

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by Shirl Henke
 

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SHE NEEDS A KILLER...

Sky Brewster swore to her dying husband, a missionary, that she would not kill his murderer. But her heart cries out for justice, and she will not rest until she sees the gunman dead at her feet. To get the job done, she leaves her Sioux people to make a bargain with an Englishman whose talent as a man-hunter is surpassed only by his

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SHE NEEDS A KILLER...

Sky Brewster swore to her dying husband, a missionary, that she would not kill his murderer. But her heart cries out for justice, and she will not rest until she sees the gunman dead at her feet. To get the job done, she leaves her Sioux people to make a bargain with an Englishman whose talent as a man-hunter is surpassed only by his skill at seduction.

HE NEEDS A WIFE....

Max Stanhope is a deadly bounty hunter, the infamous "Limey." But now he must take a wife to claim an ancestral birthright. When his new client turns out to be as delectable as she is passionate, he decides to mix pleasure with business.

The beautiful widow and the Limey make a devil's deal: her hand in marriage for the body of a vicious murderer. But an ancient Cheyenne medicine man, who becomes their guide on an odyssey of revenge and redemption, has seen the Great Spirit's grand design.
True Dreamer knows Sky Eyes of the Sioux is destined to love the...
PALE MOON STALKER

Editorial Reviews

Romantic Times Magazine - Kathe Robin
"One of Western romance's grande dames crafts another sprawling adventure that sweeps across the Wild West with frying-pan-into-fire escapades designed to hold readers spellbound."
Amazon UK - Harriet Klausner
"A terrific tale filled with plenty of action...never slows down. Readers will enjoy this fine Western romance."
Powell's Books - A Non
"A sexy, humorous battle of wills between a Sioux beauty educated in the white world and the deadly bounty hunter she hires."
Queue My Review - jjmachshev anon
"Engrossing story...check out not just Pale Moon Stalker, but her backlist, too. Her writing and story weaving is too good to pass up."

Product Details

BN ID:
2940016415857
Publisher:
Shirl Henke
Publication date:
05/31/2013
Series:
The Nymph Trilogy , #2
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
841,036
File size:
956 KB

Meet the Author

SHIRL HENKE lives in St. Louis, where she enjoys gardening in her yard and greenhouse, cooking holiday dinners for her family and listening to jazz. In addition to helping brainstorm and research her books, her husband Jim is “lion tamer” for their two wild young tomcats, Pewter and Sooty, geniuses at pillage and destruction.
Shirl has been a RITA finalist twice, and has won three Career Achievement Awards, an Industry Award and three Reviewer’s Choice Awards from Romantic Times.
“I wrote my first twenty-two novels in longhand with a ballpoint pen—it’s hard to get good quills these days,” she says. Dragged into the twenty-first century by her son Matt, a telecommunication specialist, Shirl now uses two of those “devil machines.” Another troglodyte bites the dust. Please visit her at www.shirlhenke.com.

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Pale Moon Stalker 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
In 1884 before he died her spouse made Sky Eyes Brewster promised him she would not kill his murderer. Instead, she works around her pledge by hiring bounty hunter Max 'The Limey' Stanhope to kill him.-------------- Max needs a wife to insure his odious cousin does not inherit the estate he left behind in England. He believes his potential new employer would be perfect as his spouse although convincing her might prove impossible. The Limey offers her a deal he will kill her spouse¿s murderer in exchange for her marrying him. Reluctantly she accepts. As they travel together in search of her late husband¿s killer, her adversary and another unknown enemy want them dead. --------------- Shirl Henke¿s latest cross-Atlantic historical romance is a terrific tale filled with plenty of action from the onset and never slows down as the lead couple lands in one predicament after another. Whereas the Limey and the Indian widow insist they¿re not in love, ironically Cheyenne medicine man True Dreamer and the audience amusingly know otherwise. Readers will enjoy this fine western romance as the coupling makes it less safe for both of them with each bringing a deadly foe into their relationship.------------- Harriet Klausner
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a beautiful story. Well researched and wholly captivating. I highly recommend you check it out!
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