Devil on the Loose

Devil on the Loose

by Doug Hocking

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Devil on the Loose. In the tradition of Louis L'Amour, a love story. A strong, lonely man hiding from enemies while seeking his fortune encounters an inaccessible, fairy-beautiful woman-child in a land beset by outlaws where there is no law but the gun. Encounter the wonderful, real people who populated 1850s Arizona - Captain Ewell, Sylvester Mowry, Great Western, Charles Poston, Tevis, Mose Carson, and Palatine Robinson - as the former dragoon battles Mexican bandits, Apaches and outlaws with wits and brawn. The government would allow no law so the outlaws gathered and the devil was on the loose.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940156903450
Publisher: Buckland Abbey, L.L.C.
Publication date: 10/18/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 225
File size: 985 KB

About the Author

Doug Hocking is an independent scholar who has completed advanced studies in American history, ethnology and historical archaeology. He is a retired armored cavalry officer who grew up among the Jicarilla Apache and paisanos of the Rio Arriba (Northern New Mexico). Doug writes both fiction and history. His biography of Tom Jeffords (think Jimmy Stewart in Broken Arrow who rode alone into Cochise’s Stronghold to make the peace) will appear in May 2017. Other novels include Mystery of Chaco Canyon (the DaVinci Code Meets the Wild West) and Devil on the Loose (a love story in the tradition of Louis L’Amour set in 1860 Arizona). This is also an anthology of short stories and short non-fiction articles. His work has appeared in True West, Wild West, and the Journal of Arizona History.

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