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Author Noonan, David C., author.

Title The man from Misery / David C. Noonan.

Publication Info. New York : Five Star, [2019]
2019

Copies

Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Graves-Hume PL Adult Fiction - GVHY-12  FIC NOO    AVAILABLE
 Plano CLD Adult Westerns - PDBB-4  W NOONAN (NEW)    AVAILABLE
 Stockton Twp PL Stacks - SKLY-13  FIC NOO    AVAILABLE
 Wilmington PL Adult Fiction - WLBB-2  FIC NOO    AVAILABLE
Description 271 pages ; 23 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
Summary "Can intentionally killing a child ever be justified? In 1871, sharpshooter Emmet Honeycut is acquitted of murdering a 12-year-old girl who was about to burn to death in a hotel fire. The mercy killing has made Emmet a pariah in town. Jobless, penniless, friendless, Emmet faces a bleak future until he receives a telegram from Major Kingston, his former Confederate commander. Kingston's niece, Faith, has been abducted, and he's offering Emmet a huge payday to help rescue the girl. Although weary of being a gun-for-hire vagabond, Emmet joins Kingston's rescue party to fight one last battle. The antogonists? Salazar and Yago Garza, powerful cousins who mercilessly control the village of Santa Sabino. The pair has kidnapped ten teenage girls and will auction them off as sex slaves Complications abound: Salazar's estate is heavily guarded and will be bolstered by Mexican soldiers escorting the bidders. Mariana, a beautiful local woman, is assisting the rescuers for her own ulterior reasons--and enchanting Emmet at the same time. And Salazar's initial infatuation with Faith deepens; he intends to marry her instead of selling her. Can eight men and one woman outgun two-dozen vicious pistoleros and save Faith? Will Emmet's love for Mariana be reciprocated or is she merely using his deadeye for her own vengeful purposes? Should Emmet reveal the last dark secret he harbors if it means increasing the odds of a successful rescue--even though it jeopardizes his last chance for love and redemption?"--Jacket flap.
Subject Kidnapping -- Fiction.
Gunfighters -- Fiction.
Human trafficking -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Western stories.
Historical fiction.
ISBN 1432851888
9781432851880

 
    
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