James J. Griffin brings back Texas Ranger Jim Blawcyzk in this book. Blawcyzk isn?t really working for the Texas Rangers this time, though. In fact, he winds up on the wrong side of the law with the Rangers after him for part of the book, because he takes off his badge and goes off on his own after the gang that attacked and possibly murdered his wife and son. As a result, RANGER?S REVENGE is a little grittier...
James J. Griffin brings back Texas Ranger Jim Blawcyzk in this book. Blawcyzk isn’t really working for the Texas Rangers this time, though. In fact, he winds up on the wrong side of the law with the Rangers after him for part of the book, because he takes off his badge and goes off on his own after the gang that attacked and possibly murdered his wife and son. As a result, RANGER’S REVENGE is a little grittier than Griffin’s earlier books, but it has the same fine action scenes, interesting settings, and welcome touches of humor.
Tough, gritty, poignant, and packed with action and emotion, Ranger's Revenge is James J. Griffin's best novel so far. The return of Texas Ranger Jim Blawcyzk is always welcome and he's in top form in this yarn that finds him tracking down the outlaws who attacked his family. Highly recommended for Western Fans and anyone who enjoys an exciting, well written story.
--James Reasoner, Author of the Wind River series, and numerous others.
Once again Jim Griffin has spun a tale of action and valor that will keep you riveted until the last word is read. Another true adventure of Ranger lore that gets better with each book
--Texas ranger Sergeant Jim Huggins of Company F
Jim Griffin knows his stuff when it comes to the Texas Rangers. Ranger's Revenge is the best Jim Blawcyzk tale yet.
--Lee Pierce, Author of Rough Justice
Jim Griffin became enamored of the Texas Rangers from watching the TV series, Tales of the Texas Rangers. He grew to be an avid student and collector of Rangers' artifacts, memorabilia and other items. His collection is now housed in the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum in Waco.
His quest for authenticity in his writing has taken him to the famous Old West towns of, Pecos, Deadwood, Cheyenne, Tombstone and numerous others. While Jim's books are fiction, he strives to keep them as accurate as possible within the realm of fiction.
A graduate of Southern Connecticut State University, Jim now divides his time between Branford, Connecticut and Keene, New Hampshire when he isn't travelling around the west.
A devoted and enthusiastic horseman, Jim bought his first horse when he was a junior in college. He has owned several American Paint horses. He is a member of the Connecticut Horse Council Volunteer Horse Patrol, an organization which assists the state park Rangers with patrolling parks and forests.
Jim's books are traditional Westerns in the best sense of the term, portraying strong heroes with good character and moral values. Highly reminiscent of the pulp westerns of yesteryear, the heroes and villains are clearly separated.
Jim was initially inspired to write at the urging of friend and author James Reasoner. After the successful publication of his first book, Trouble Rides the Texas Pacific, published in 2005, Jim was encouraged to continue his writing. Ranger's Revenge is the seventh book is a series of Westerns.