The Return: A Steve Dancy Tale

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Return to danger

It's the summer of 1880, and Thomas Edison's incandescent bulb is poised to put the gaslight industry out of business. Knowing a good business opportunity, former New York shopkeeper Steve Dancy sets out to obtain a license for Edison's electric lamp. Edison agrees, under one condition: Dancy and his friends must stop the saboteurs who are disrupting his electrification of Wall Street.

After two years of misadventures out West,...

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Overview

Return to danger

It's the summer of 1880, and Thomas Edison's incandescent bulb is poised to put the gaslight industry out of business. Knowing a good business opportunity, former New York shopkeeper Steve Dancy sets out to obtain a license for Edison's electric lamp. Edison agrees, under one condition: Dancy and his friends must stop the saboteurs who are disrupting his electrification of Wall Street.

After two years of misadventures out West, the assignment appears to be right up his alley. But new troubles await him in New York City. Dancy has brought a woman with him, and his high-society family disapproves. More worrisome, he has also unknowingly dragged along a feud that began out West. The feud could cost him Edison's backing ... and possibly his life.

About the Author

James D. Best is the author of The Shopkeeper, Leadville, Murder at Thumb Butte, The Shut Mouth Society, Tempest at Dawn, The Digital Organization, and Principled Action. He lives in Omaha, Nebraska, with his wife, Diane.

Praise for Steve Dancy titles

"You'll find yourself lost in the book."

Maritza Barone, Woman's Day

"Once again, Best has penned a fine read."

C. K. Crigger, Roundup Magazine

"This is a fast-paced tale with an interesting hero...you'll certainly find enough twists and turns to provide an entertaining and exciting story."

Western Writers of America, August, 2008

"The James Best books...are about the best new western series to come along since Larry McMurtry."

Larry Winget, True West Magazine, March, 2012

"This is a compelling narrative and as good as the best of classic westerns. James D. Best is a name to remember."

Saline River Chronicle

"The Shopkeeper is quick and fun to read, perfect for a vacation escape."

Diane Scearce, Nashville Examiner

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781627870085
  • Publisher: Wheatmark
  • Publication date: 8/15/2013
  • Pages: 232
  • Sales rank: 813,688
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.53 (d)

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