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Ghost River
     

Ghost River

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by L. J. Washburn
 
After his entire hometown turns against him for a crime he didn't commit, Jacob Travers runs away and joins a gang of bank robbers. But when a job goes bad and Travers is seriously wounded, he sees the man he considers his only friend, turn tail and run, leaving him to die or be caught. Disillusions but determined to survive, Travers crawls to the site of a deserted

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After his entire hometown turns against him for a crime he didn't commit, Jacob Travers runs away and joins a gang of bank robbers. But when a job goes bad and Travers is seriously wounded, he sees the man he considers his only friend, turn tail and run, leaving him to die or be caught. Disillusions but determined to survive, Travers crawls to the site of a deserted trading post in Ghost River -- a settlement he never knew existed – where he recovers, repents, and swears to stay clean. Life has a way of making that difficult however, as he finds himself right in the middle of a range war.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780871315564
Publisher:
Evans, M. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
01/01/1988
Series:
Novel of the West Ser.
Pages:
182

Meet the Author

L.J. Washburn has been writing professionally for over 30 years. Washburn received the Private Eye Writers of America award and the American Mystery award for the first Lucas Hallam mystery, WILD NIGHT.

Reviews:
"True-to-life characters with a dash of 1920's seasoning . . . a satisfying read." --Publishers Weekly
"There is more tension than in a barbed-wire fence."
--The Los Angeles Times
"A striking original detective set against a lush, fascinating narrative backdrop."
--The Dallas Morning News
"Livia Washburn's Hallam mysteries are among the best thrillers of the '90's.
--Mystery News

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