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Lloyd's novel begins in Stoneville, eastern Montana. Young Bill McCarthy and his friend Boots Axelbee, with the other C Bar cowboys, are attacked by Belle Fourche Sheriff O'Hara's posse. In the shoot-out, Bill kills the Sheriff and another deputy. The C Bar crew flees the scene and split up. Bill and Boots team up and head west.Action continues as they run into stock thieves after their horses, then end up in lawless Virginia City, seeking their fortune.Boots splits the team up and Bill ends up as a bounty hunter in the Montana frontier, while wanted himself for the Stoneville killings. Later, the Nez Perce flight from their home in Idaho intersects the Montana buffalo country and Bill finds himself embroiled in an Indian war.This book contains black and white photos.
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About the Author
Dave Lloyd is a 4th generation Montanan whose great-grandmother came up the Yellowstone on a steamboat to the head-of-track outside Miles City. She knew and told her family stories of the men and the women who lived at the time. Dave grew up listening to her and his grand-mother, the first white baby born in the county, as they reminisced of that era's rowdy times. Later, Dave was a working cowboy and became assistant ranch-manager on one of the largest ranches in the state. Western Cattle Company, with hundreds of sections of land and cattle numbering in the thousands. He researches his books, and tries to make them historically accurate with their characters true to the times. OUTLAW is his 13th book and he plans to write a sequel to it. He lives in Helena, Montana with his wife, Donna and continues to write of the early beginnings of the state he loves.