Once more into the fire #11
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|Barnesville Public Library||LARGE PRINT W BRA (Text)||33500013067764||New||Available||-|
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- ISBN: 1432842978
- ISBN: 9781432842970
- Physical Description: 511 pages (large print) 22 cm.
- Edition: Large print edition.
- Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Wheeler Publishing, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2019.
- Copyright: ©2018
|Formatted Contents Note:||Once more with a vengeance -- Rattlesnake convention.|
|Summary, etc.:||"In the first, full-length novel of this gritty, fast-moving western duo, Once More with a Vengeance, Sheriff Ben Stillman finds himself in the unenviable position of having to arrest a young man for murder on suspicious evidence. But the cards are stacked against the young firebrand who calls himself Johnny Nevada. One, Johnny has gotten Judge Hoagland's daughter pregnant, shaming and enraging Hoagland himself. Two, Johnny warned Dave Bliss he was going to kill him because Bliss ordered Johnny to stay away from Bliss's daughter, Sarah, whom the young Casanova was also sparking. Johnny made the warning public and two weeks later Bliss was dead. Now Stillman has Johnny locked up in his jail at the courthouse. The judge wants to try the boy pronto and won't recuse himself though under the circumstances Stillman knows he should. The young man's luck is about to get even worse when unknown men ambush Stillman and try to kill the kid. Knowing that Johnny Nevada will hang at the very least, or get filled full of lead before he can hang at the very worst, Stillman does the unthinkable--busts his prisoner out of his own jail. In the novella, Rattlesnake convention, Ben Stillman is on his way back to his hometown of Clantick after chasing illegal whiskey peddlers. He's eager to be back in his warm home with his wife and young child. But when he runs into a saloon owner who's been robbed and whose best whore has been killed, the sheriff of Hill County finds himself on the trail of two young thieving killers, with a hard winter storm bearing down"--|
- Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2018 April #2
The two Sheriff Ben Stillman stories in Once More into the Fire were originally digitally published separately in 2016 by Brandvold's Mean Pete Press. In the novel Once More with a Vengeance, the folks in the small northern Montana town of Clantick are preoccupied with the town doctor's wedding when the bank is robbed. Stillman, recovering from surgery, sends his deputy out with a posse to ride the robber gang down. Stillman himself is assigned by the town judge to arrest Johnny Nevada on suspicion of murder. Then the local ranchers are determined to break Johnny out of prison and treat him to a necktie party. With a plot twist the sheriff didn't see coming, Once More with Vengeance is brought to an end with flying lead, gun smoke, and death. The companion novella, "Rattlesnake Convention," pits Stillman against a lying, desperate murderer disguised as the local saloon owner. Readers of more traditional westerns may shy away from the extreme violence, profanity, and sex, but Brandvold's (To Hell on a Fast Horse, 2017) fans will find the action they crave in this volume. Copyright 2018 Booklist Reviews.
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