She learned to ride from her mother. She learned to shoot from her father.
Billie Jo Dobbs was born to a Cheyenne mother and a US Marshal father. After an attack claiming her mother’s life, she moves to Kansas with her father to start over. Years later in 1876, her father is ambushed at their homestead. With his dying breath he warns Billie Jo, saving her life.
Billie Jo flees to Rainbow Peak, Kansas on her Indian pony Bittersweet, looking for a few friendly faces. She convinces Judge Fuller Newton and his hired hand Digger to join up and ride with her to the Cheyenne territory in Montana to find her former tribe.
Along the way, facing trials and tribulations, Billie Jo discovers her Cheyenne family may be different than she remembered.
An all-new Western novel from John L. Lansdale (Zombie Gold, Hell's Bounty, Last Good Day).
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About the Author
John L. Lansdale was born and raised in East Texas. He is married to the love of his life Mary. They have four children. He is a retired Army reserve Psychological Operations Officer and a combat veteran with numerous medals and awards. Past roles include inventor, country music songwriter and performer, and television programmer. He produced and directed the Television Special "Ladies of Country Music." He has also produced several albums in Nashville, hosted his own radio shows and won awards for producing and writing radio and television commercials. He was a writer and editor of a business newspaper. He has worked as a comic book writer for Tales from the Crypt, IDW, Grave Tales, Cemetery Dance and several more. He co-authored the Shadows West and Hell's Bounty novels with his brother Joe R. Lansdale. He is also the author of Horse of a Different Color, Slow Bullet, Zombie Gold, When the Night Bird Sings, Broken Moon, Long Walk Home, The Last Good Day and several other titles.
What Others are Saying about John L. Lansdale
"Mickey Spillane fans will welcome this page-turner...Lansdale effectively delays revealing the novel’s big secret until the end. Those who like their thrillers with a heavy dose of violent action will be satisfied." - Publishers Weekly review of Slow Bullet
"This is an entertaining, science fiction-historical-horror blend with resourceful protagonists and a solid cast of secondary characters." - Booklist review of Zombie Gold
"Slow Bullet is a straight-ahead thriller...it's about action, and there's plenty of that. Check it out." - Bill Crider's Pop Culture Magazine
"...the author’s innate ability to spin a complex tale painted with vivid characters and intense suspense provides readers with a well-paced book that they may find difficult to set down...a worthwhile suspenseful ride." - Amazing Stories review of Horse of a Different Color
"Has something for everyone… It's exciting, entertaining and educational. A fun ride." – legendary TV personality/actress/author Joan Hallmark, review of Zombie Gold
"...something unique and comfortable and difficult to put down. Highly recommended." – Cemetery Dance review of Hell’s Bounty
"True to Lansdale tradition, John L. Lansdale has compiled a piece of work that should appeal to a wide range of readers." – Amazing Stories review of Zombie Gold