Yancey's Jackpot [NOOK Book]

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Can a shy and lonely prospector help some desperate nursing nuns?

Hard Luck Yancey finds bonanza gold directly under the grounds of a mining town hospital operated by the Sisters of Charity. Soon, every crook in the mining town is trying to euchre the nuns out of their hospital. Yancey, a shy and lonely bachelor, finds himself helping the sisters defend their property ...
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Yancey's Jackpot

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Overview

Can a shy and lonely prospector help some desperate nursing nuns?

Hard Luck Yancey finds bonanza gold directly under the grounds of a mining town hospital operated by the Sisters of Charity. Soon, every crook in the mining town is trying to euchre the nuns out of their hospital. Yancey, a shy and lonely bachelor, finds himself helping the sisters defend their property against rapacious mining tycoons-- and in the midst of that discovers he is not alone, and is loved, and some things are more important than gold.

This novel, previously published under the title, Vengeance Valley, by Pinnacle, won a Spur Award from Western Writers of America.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940011899317
  • Publisher: Richard S. Wheeler
  • Publication date: 3/22/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 881,016
  • File size: 647 KB

Meet the Author

Richard S. Wheeler is the author of over seventy novels, many of them set in the West. He has written stories about mining camps, the fur trade, ranching, and the Indian wars. He has written numerous historical and biographical novels, as well as mysteries. He had won five Spur Awards and the Owen Wister Award for lifetime contribution to the literature of the West.
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    "And hopefully descriptive?" He asks, sinking lower into the tub.

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